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China CPI, PPI, and RRR
The most impactful piece of news from China was the increase in the Reserve Requirement Ratio (RRR) by the PBOC from 7% to 9%
European Open: PBOC to ‘take it easy’ on XI’s command?
The independence of China’s central bank is being questions on reports that China’s top anticorruption agency have been the PBOC’s offices after the past few weeks.
Are China’s problems finally catching up? USD/CNH
It appears that the PBOC couldn’t keep the Yuan down any longer and may have “let it go” to take out stops below the market
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People’s Bank of China: a guide to China’s interest rates
The People’s Bank of China is somewhat of an enigma compared to other central banks. Find out everything you need to know about the PBOC and how its meetings influence financial markets.
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