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Analysis: China's U.S. bond rebalancing would hold few fears for Fed

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By Jonathan SpicerNEW YORK (Reuters) - Federal Reserve policymakers reacted coolly to a report on Wednesday that China could curb its massive U.S. debt purchases, pointing out that such rebalancing by countries can be healthy and would not likely disrupt the U.S. central bank's plan to trim its own bond portfolio.Bloomberg News reported that unnamed Chinese officials have recommended slowing or halting purchases of U.S. Treasury bonds, a move that, depending on its size, could snag China's efforts to manage its currency and even spark a market selloff that imperils the strongest run of global ...

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First Published: Thu, January 11 2018. 02:04 IST