10 February 2020 – Cut interest rates

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Intervention Categories: Finance policy and financial aid; Monetary and macro-financial policy
Level of Jurisdiction: National

Overview: The Chinese Central Bank began a reverse purchase of government bonds to cut the interest rate.

The Central Bank also implemented anti-repo up to four times and ¥2.7 billion to increase the liquidity of the money market.

These measures are intended to stimulate the economy.
Full details here: http://www.pbc.gov.cn/zhengcehuobisi/125207/125213/125431/125475/3969585/index.html