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China new bank loans dip more than expected in February as virus jolts economy

11 Mar 2020

BEIJING New bank lending in China fell more than expected in February from a record in January, but the drop was likely due to seasonal factors as policymakers stepped up support for the economy jolted by a coronavirus outbreak.

China Jan new bank loans hit record, more policy support seen

20 Feb 2020

BEIJING New bank loans in China rose more than expected to a record high in January, as authorities step up support for an economy hit by trade tensions and facing a new threat from a fast-spreading coronavirus outbreak. | Video

WRAPUP 4-China virus toll passes 130; Japan evacuates citizens

29 Jan 2020

BEIJING, Jan 29 The death toll from a new coronavirus in China rose sharply to 132 on Wednesday with nearly 1,500 new cases, as Japan said it flew citizens out of Wuhan, the epicentre of the virus.

China virus death toll rises to 41, more than 1,300 infected worldwide

25 Jan 2020

BEIJING China said 41 people have now died from a new coronavirus that has infected more than 1,300 people globally, as health authorities around the world scramble to prevent a global pandemic.

China heads into Lunar New Year on shutdown as virus spreads to Europe

25 Jan 2020

BEIJING A new coronavirus that has killed 26 people in China was confirmed in Europe for the first time on Friday as it spreads despite Chinese attempts to quarantine the city at the heart of the outbreak. | Video

China verschärft Kampf gegen Coronavirus

24 Jan 2020

Peking/Wuhan Im Kampf gegen die Ausbreitung des Coronavirus schränken die Behörden in China die Reise- und Bewegungsfreiheit immer stärker ein.

China's new bank loans hit record in 2019, more stimulus expected

16 Jan 2020

BEIJING New bank lending in China hit a record of 16.81 trillion yuan ($2.44 trillion) in 2019 as the central bank eased policy to support the world's second-largest economy hobbled by weak global demand and the Sino-U.S. trade war.

RPT-UPDATE 2-China Nov new loans jump more than expected, modest easing seen on track

11 Dec 2019

* Modest c.bank easing seen on track to support slowing economy

UPDATE 2-China Nov new loans jump more than expected, modest easing seen on track

10 Dec 2019

* Modest c.bank easing seen on track to support slowing economy (Adds analyst comment, context)

RPT-UPDATE 2-China Oct new bank loans dip to 22-mth low, more easing expected

12 Nov 2019

BEIJING, Nov 11 New bank loans in China fell more than expected to the lowest in 22 months in October, but the drop was likely due to seasonal factors and policymakers are still expected to ramp up support for the cooling economy in coming months.

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