BEIJING China's foreign exchange reserves unexpectedly fell below the closely watched $3 trillion level in January for the first time in nearly six years, though tighter regulatory controls appeared to making some progress in slowing capital outflows.
(Corrects total 2016 loans to 12.65 trillion yuan, not 12.56 trillion in story first published on Jan 16, 2017) | Video
BEIJING China's central bank delivered a pointed reminder to financial markets and businesses this week that it is moving to a tightening policy bias, but analysts expect benchmark interest rates to remain unchanged and say any further measures will be limited as economic growth slows.
(Story filed on Jan 16, corrects total 2016 loans to 12.65 trln yuan, not 12.56 trln) | Video
BEIJING China's policymakers plan to keep their budget deficit target for 2017 at the same level as last year to underscore a focus on debt reduction and reform, though they have wiggle room to increase fiscal stimulus if the economy needs support again.
Peking Das Wachstum der chinesischen Wirtschaft hat sich Ende 2016 erstmals seit zwei Jahren wieder beschleunigt.
BEIJING China's economy grew a faster-than-expected 6.8 percent in the fourth quarter, boosted by higher government spending and record bank lending, giving it a tailwind heading into what is expected to be a turbulent year.
BEIJING Boosted by higher government spending and record bank lending, China is expected to report on Friday that its economy grew by a steady 6.7 percent in the fourth quarter, giving it a solid tailwind heading into what is expected to be a turbulent 2017.
BEIJING China vowed on Tuesday to contain high company debt levels and further cut excess coal and steel capacity, as Beijing attempts to maintain solid and more balanced economic growth while avoiding destabilizing asset bubbles. | Video
BEIJING China unveiled plans on Friday to allow more foreign investment in banking, insurance, securities and credit-rating firms, as part of a wider opening up of the world's second-largest economy.