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Beijing's reserve ratio cut to boost stocks, lending: analysts

The RRR reduction by the People’s Bank of of China was expected, but the extent of the cut – 100 basis points instead of the anticipated 50 points – was a surprise.


CHINA'S central bank move to cut reserve ratios for banks are expected to boost stock markets further and lead to easier loans to companies, analysts said.

As of Monday morning all banks in China have to hold less cash aside as reserves as the government loosens its...

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