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PBOC liquidity injection today, 7- and 14-day reverse repos

The People's Bank of China injected funds into money markets today, increasing liquidity, using both 7-day and 14-day reverse repos

Bloomberg add more info:

  • PBOC using 14-day reverse-repurchase agreements for the first time since February
  • Amid speculation policy makers are looking to increase the use of more expensive, longer-term funding to cool a bond rally.
  • "The offering of long-term funds seems to be sending a signal to warn market participants not to get excessively leveraged," said Liu Changjiang, a bond analyst at Soochow Securities Co. in Shanghai. "The follow-up impact hinges on what the PBOC plans to do next - whether it will continue to offer 14-day reverse repos and any other policies - so the market can gauge its determination."

Indeed, again today the PBOC gauged demand for another round of 14-day reverse repos (along with 7-day) for more tomorrow. Stay tuned ...

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