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by victoriawu | Apr 13, 2011
As Chinese banks increase lending, the government looks to pass new, stricter regulations on capital requirements. From Bloomberg News: Chinese banks may have to raise about 860 billion yuan ($131 billion) of stock over six...
by cschultz | Feb 12, 2010
The Associated Press reports that China has moved to limit bank lending to prevent the economy from becoming overheated: Chinese leaders worry that a stimulus-driven torrent of lending is fueling a dangerous bubble in stock and...
by Liu Yong | Dec 23, 2009
From Bloomberg: China’s central bank reaffirmed plans to keep a “moderately loose” stance for 2010 and to restrict credit for industries with excess capacity, in its final monetary policy statement for the year. “Strict lending...
by Liu Yong | Aug 21, 2009
From Bloomberg: China plans to tighten capital requirements for banks, threatening to curb the record lending that’s fueled a 60 percent rally in the nation’s stock market, three people familiar with the matter said. The China...
by Sophie Beach | Aug 6, 2009
The New York Times reports: While banks in the United States and Europe are still reluctant to make loans because of fears they will not get their money back, Chinese banks issued a record 7.4 trillion yuan, or $1.1 trillion, in...
by Kate Zhao | Dec 5, 2007
From The Financial Times: China is to extend a clampdown on new bank lending into next year because of fears that rising inflation could become unmanageable, according to bankers, officials and economists. An annual economic policy meeting of top political and economic leaders that wraps up on Wednesday in Beijing is expected to decide to […]
by Zhao Ying | Jun 15, 2006
From AP: China recorded a rapid increase in urban investment in the five months to May, heightening expectations that Beijing will introduce further tightening measures to temper the economy’s high-speed growth. The rise in investment matches the large expansion of credit this year, with banks lending Rmb209.4bn ($26.2bn) in the five months to May, up […]
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