China's Freeing of Loan Rates `Very Tiny Step

July 23 (Bloomberg) -- Lu Ting, chief China economist at Bank of America Corp. in Hong Kong, talks about People Bank's of China monetary policy, and the nation's economic outlook. The PBOC removed the lending-rate floor while leaving the deposit-rate cap intact, highlighting the tension between boosting consumer spending during an economic slowdown and maintaining profits at state-owned banks. Lu speaks with John Dawson on Bloomberg Television's "On the Move." (Source: Bloomberg)
Inside Alcoa's Decision to Split Into Two Companies
04:46 - Alcoa will separate its higher-margin manufacturing operations from a smelting and refining business that’s under pressure from plunging commodity prices and competition from record Chinese exports. Bloomberg's Sonja Elmquist reports on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg)
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