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China Cuts Interest Rate by 25 bps – First Time in 4 Years

The People’s Bank of China (PBOC) has cut the interest rate by 25 bps in a surprise move for the first time in 4 years.  Though the rate cut is not large, the timing was a surprise and the action … Continue reading

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China reduces Reserve Requirement Ratio by 50bp

China’s central bank said over the weekend it will lower the reserve requirement ratio (RRR) that banks must hold as reserves to 20.5 percent from 21 percent, effective Friday. This 50 basis points (bp) reduction will free up tens of … Continue reading

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