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Feb 25, 2022 03:27 PM
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China Boosts Liquidity by Most Since 2020 Amid Ukraine Conflict

A pedestrian walks past buildings in the Lujiazui Financial District in Shanghai on Jan. 4. Photo: Bloomberg
A pedestrian walks past buildings in the Lujiazui Financial District in Shanghai on Jan. 4. Photo: Bloomberg

(Bloomberg) — China’s central bank ramped up its short-term liquidity injection in the banking system, providing support just as global markets are roiled by the Ukraine conflict.

The People’s Bank of China injected a net 290 billion yuan ($45.8 billion) into the financial system via seven-day reverse repurchase agreements Friday, the most since September 2020. The operation is aimed at keeping liquidity stable at month-end, it said.

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