China to look beyond prices for signals on rates


By Scott Hillis BEIJING, Feb 22 (Reuters) - Worries that high prices for raw materials and energy will rekindle Chinese inflation are fading after the latest batch of data showed price pressures easing at both the consumer and producer level. While any unexpected spike in consumer prices could trigger another interest rate rise, analysts said policy makers will look to investment trends for guidance on whether additional steps are needed to cool the world's seventh-biggest economy. ...

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