BEIJING, March 21 Business confidence among
entrepreneurs in China improved in the first quarter of 2017
from the fourth quarter last year, according to a survey by the
People's Bank of China published on Tuesday.
Another central bank survey showed bankers' confidence also
rose in the first quarter, though 20.3 percent of bankers
believe monetary policy was "relatively tight" in the Jan-March
period, up 14.6 percentage point from the fourth quarter.
In another central bank survey, 52.2 percent of urban
households believed housing prices were "unacceptably high" in
the first quarter, and 27.2 percent of households expect housing
prices to rise in the second quarter this year.
(Reporting by Beijing Monitoring Desk; Editing by Kim Coghill)