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China Lending Tops Forecasts While Adding to Financial Risks




China ’s new yuan loans and money supply exceeded analyst estimates last month, aiding the nation’s recovery from the slowest growth in 13 years while adding to financial risks that may presage tighter credit. New local-currency lending in March was 1.06 trillion yuan ($171 billion), the People’s Bank of China said today in Beijing. That compares with the 900 billion yuan median estimate in a Bloomberg News survey of 34 economists and 620 billion yuan in February. M2, China’s broadest measure of money supply, rose 15.7 percent, compared with the median forecast for 14.6 percent.

New Premier Li Keqiang is trying to keep credit flowing to sustain an economic rebound without creating asset bubbles or excessive risks in the banking system. While inflation eased more than forecast last month, Fitch Ratings Ltd. cut the nation’s long-term local-currency debt rating this week, citing dangers to financial stability. “China’s monetary policy makers are in a tough position to balance short-term growth stability, market worries and long- term economic health,” said Lu Ting, Hong Kong-based chief economist for Greater China at Bank of America Corp. While growth momentum is “not strong” and “external conditions are still volatile,” the data “could once again trigger fears on CPI inflation, property bubbles, government debt, shadow banking and then monetary tightening,” Lu said in a note today, referring to the consumer price index. (SHCOMP) Financial Stocks China’s benchmark Shanghai Composite Index of stocks, which rose as much as 0.4 percent after the data, was 0.1 percent higher at the 11:30 a.m. local-time break. Industrial Bank Co. led a gauge of financial companies to the steepest gain among 10 industry groups in the CSI 300 Index. Economic growth probably accelerated in the first quarter to 8 percent from a year earlier, according to the median estimate in […]



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