Banking & Monetary Markets, Forecasting, Regional Financial system

Banking & Monetary Markets, Forecasting, Regional Financial system

China’s banking sector has traditionally served as a party-managed feeding trough for its inefficient, unprofitable state-owned enterprises (SOEs), most of which were technically insolvent. The Federal Reserve can contract or expand the cash supply by elevating or reducing banks’ reserve necessities. Banks themselves can contract the money supply by rising their very own reserves to guard against loan losses or to satisfy sudden money demands. A sharp increase in financial institution reserves, for any motive, can create a “credit crunch” by reducing the amount of cash a financial institution has to lend. As a result of for those who could... Read More