Source: China Fund News
Let's see what's going on on the evening of the 21st.
The Russian stock market collapsed by 9% with the sound of a cannon.
The situation on the Russian-Ukrainian border continues to be tense, and Russia The stock market fell more than the day, the Russian Trading System Index (RTS) fell more than 9% on the day, and the Russian MOEX index fell 7.88%.
Previously, the Kremlin said there were no concrete plans for a Putin-Biden summit. Russia's Federal Security Service said a shell fired from Ukrainian territory hit a Russian border post.
In addition, the Udon Donetsk Civilian Armed Forces declared a state of emergency in the Donetsk region.
However, it is worth noting that this time, only Russia is falling unilaterally, The decline in European and American stock markets is not so big or so exaggerated.
On the news, the Federal Security Service of the Russian Federation released a message on the 21st saying that the A shell fired from inside Ukraine hit a border post in Russia's Rostov region, completely destroying buildings but causing no casualties.
The live video released by Russian media showed that the post was located in a low forest. After being bombarded, the wall collapsed and deformed, and the wall skin and building supports were completely broken.
However, the Ukrainian Border Service later stated that the Ukrainian side did not fire at the border checkpoint in the Rostov region of Russia from Ukrainian territory.
On the evening of the 20th local time, European Commission President von der Leyen revealed some specific sanctions that Russia will suffer once it "invades" Ukraine.
In an interview with German TV that night, she said that in the event of an "invasion", Russia would be cut off from international financial markets. At the same time, Russia will not have access to the goods it desperately needs, "we dominate the production of these goods, and they have no substitutes".
Recently, Russia-Ukraine relations have deteriorated rapidly, and both sides have deployed a large number of military personnel and weapons in the border areas of the two countries. The United States, Ukraine and NATO allege that Russia has assembled a large number of troops near the eastern border of Ukraine and has the potential of "invasion". Russia denied it, emphasizing that NATO activities threaten Russia's border security, and Russia has the right to mobilize troops within its borders to defend its territory.
In addition, the U.S. Embassy in Ukraine issued a security alert on the 21st, stating that the security situation in Ukraine is changing rapidly and unpredictably, and may deteriorate without notice. Potential military action will severely restrict business flights, the U.S. State Department continues to urge U.S. citizens to leave Ukraine immediately on a commercial or private flight.
Six major banks cut mortgage rates in Guangzhou starting today
According to CCTV news, today (February 21) learned that the six major banks of Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, Agricultural Bank of China, Bank of China, China Construction Bank, Bank of Communications, and Postal Savings Bank will start from today. , lowered the mortgage interest rate in Guangzhou area. Among them, the preferential approval rate for the first home set was lowered from the previous LPR+100BP (5.6%) to LPR+80BP (5.4%), and the preferential approval rate for the second home set was lowered from the previous LPR+120BP (5.8%) to LPR+100BP (5.8%).6%).
With a loan of 2 million yuan, 30-year term, and equal principal and interest repayment, first-home buyers can pay less monthly repayment of about 250.96 yuan each month, and second-home buyers can each The monthly payment can be reduced by about 253.48 yuan.
In addition, the People's Bank of China authorized the National Interbank Funding Center to announce that the loan market quoted interest rate (LPR) on February 21, 2022 is: 1-year LPR is 3.7%, 5 The LPR over tenure is 4.6%. The same as the previous month, while the previously quoted market rate (LPR) for loans on December 20, 2021 was: 3.8% for 1-year LPR and 4.65% for LPR for more than 5 years.
Central Bank Announcement: Suspension of Implementation
On the evening of the 21st, the central bank issued an announcement in the evening saying that it was originally scheduled for March The "Administrative Measures for Customer Due Diligence of Financial Institutions and Preservation of Customer Identity Data and Transaction Records", which was implemented on the 1st, "personal deposit and withdrawal of cash exceeding 50,000 yuan needs to register the source of funds" has been suspended due to "technical reasons".
The central bank said that after the "Measures" were released, some small and medium-sized financial institutions proposed that the "Measures" "Proposed specific norms and requirements for different financial products and business models, financial institutions need to revise and improve internal management systems, information systems, business processes, and conduct personnel training. To this end, after research, it was decided to suspend the implementation of the "Measures".
Previously, the "Administrative Measures for Customer Due Diligence and Preservation of Customer Identity Information and Transaction Records of Financial Institutions" was issued. For the cash deposit and withdrawal business of more than 50,000 yuan or the equivalent of more than 10,000 US dollars in foreign currency, the identity of the customer shall be identified and verified, and the source or purpose of the funds shall be understood and registered.
Many people are concerned, will this bring inconvenience to personal access to cash? In this regard, on the 9th, the person in charge of the relevant departments of the People's Bank of China stated that the relevant regulations on personal cash deposit and withdrawal will not affect the normal cash deposit and withdrawal business of residents, and the convenience of residents' cash deposit and withdrawal will not be affected.