China’s new bank loans tumble as coronavirus lockdowns hold back credit growth

Chinese banks extended 645.4 billion yuan (US$95.3 billion) in new yuan loans in April, down sharply from March and falling short of analyst expectations, according to data released by the People’s Bank of China on Friday.

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Russia calls West’s idea to use frozen funds to rebuild Ukraine ‘theft’

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Petition in court seeks worship of ‘shivling’ found in Gyanvapi premises

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Attack hits local Black publications hard, taking one of their own.

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Russia calls West’s idea to use frozen funds to rebuild Ukraine ‘theft’

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2 arrested after offices of Hong Kong cryptocurrency trading company splashed with red paint, damaged

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Sweden and Finland formally apply to join Nato

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