Following a press conference on Friday, People's Bank of China (PBOC) Vice Governor Liu Guoqiang said that the central bank should consider CPI and other factors before adjusting the benchmark deposit rate.
Need to consider further before changing deposit rate - need a complete evaluation before changing.
Deposit rate is a tool, need to be balanced in its use.
China has ample policy tools to cope with impact from coronavirus outbreak.
Won't allow credit crunch or flood of credit
Must ensure M2, loans grow slightly faster than nominal GDP.
Virus shock to china's economy is temporary.
China eco performance in march to be better than February.
Virus effects haven't exceeded 2008 crisis yet.
Can't say how large effect of virus will be on global economy.
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