Definitions

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  • Human: anthropometry.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

Greek, from anthrōpos, human being.

Examples

  • They'll endure more painful withdrawal symptoms than the U.S. will when the PBoC ends its own unsustainable borrowing.

    China's Debt Addiction

  • The People's Bank of China PBoC accumulated its forex reserves by borrowing yuan from the Chinese people.

    China's Debt Addiction

  • Were the PBoC to stop buying U.S. Treasurys and other dollar assets, the result would be an immediate increase in the yuan's value.

    China's Debt Addiction

  • On Tuesday, the PBoC sterilized again by raising the required reserve ratio for the 12th time in the last two years.

    Decision Time on the Yuan

  • Some wags are describing the latest reserve requirement hike as a sign that the PBoC is making progress in its fight against inflation, and are even suggesting it will be enough to arrest the more negative effects of a three-year credit binge.

    Chinese Monetary Reserve-ations

  • Perhaps that's why the PBoC didn't release the policy publicly, leaving the news to leak out from the banks themselves.

    Chinese Monetary Reserve-ations

  • The uncertainty could provide the PBoC greater discretion to manage the CNY's real effective exchange rate, albeit at the cost of some autonomy in monetary policy.

    Flexible Yuan's Impact On The U.S.

  • The specifics remain uncertain, but the PBoC seems likely to return to the multi-currency basket, within a band, with a crawling peg regime of the type that prevailed from mid-2005 to mid-08 (the composition of the basket is undisclosed).

    Flexible Yuan's Impact On The U.S.

  • Yet even though we expect gradualism and caution from the PBoC, we predict global markets -- and particularly risk assets and proxies for China revaluation, especially in Emerging Market Asia -- will react positively to the move in the short-term.

    Flexible Yuan's Impact On The U.S.

  • For a start, there's the question of how much more monetary policy ammunition the PBoC has left to fight inflation.

    Goldilocks and the China Bears

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