Elaine Kurtenbach

Elaine Kurtenbach is a reporter with The Associated Press, an American not-for-profit news agency headquartered in New York City and founded in 1846.

China rolls out new measures to fix property crisis

The central bank said it will reduce the minimum down payment for mortgages

By Elaine Kurtenbach |May 17, 2024

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China fines Evergrande and bans chairman for life

Regulators are striving to reassure investors after Chinese markets slumped in the past year

By Elaine Kurtenbach |March 19, 2024

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China cuts key interest rate

The move is the latest attempt at boosting the country’s ailing property sector

By Elaine Kurtenbach |February 20, 2024

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China doubles down on moves to mend its economy

What’s at stake: stable financial markets and a major driver of global economic growth

By Elaine Kurtenbach |January 26, 2024

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China cuts required bank reserves

Move appears to be part of a concerted effort to stabilize the markets

By Elaine Kurtenbach |January 24, 2024

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China holds major financial conference

Leaders expected to maneuver to get slowing economy back on track

By Elaine Kurtenbach |October 30, 2023

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Chinese officials express faith in economy, keep interest rates steady

Upbeat tone contrasts with fears that China’s economic concerns could dent global and regional growth

By Elaine Kurtenbach |September 20, 2023

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