REFILE-UPDATE 1-China to strengthen policy, lower lending rates-PBOC Gov

(Corrects governor’s last name in third paragraph) BEIJING, May 26 (Reuters) – China will strengthen its economic policy and continue efforts to lower interest rates on loans, central bank Governor Yi Gang said, reinforcing expectations of further support measures to revive an economy ravaged by the coronavirus pandemic. 

UPDATE 1-Singapore’s Temasek joins Facebook-backed Libra project

(Adds background, tweaks headline) By John Geddie and Anshuman Daga SINGAPORE, May 15 (Reuters) – Singapore state investor Temasek Holdings has joined the Facebook-backed Libra digital currency project which has faced intense scrutiny from global regulators worried its launch could erode national control over money. 

UPDATE 2-Bitcoin goes through third ‘halving’, falls vs U.S. dollar

* Bitcoin 3rd halving goes through * Market participants see further upside (Adds new comment, more details, updates prices) By Gertrude Chavez-Dreyfuss NEW YORK, May 11 (Reuters) – Bitcoin slid on Monday in volatile trading, after it went through a technical adjustment that reduced the rate at which new coins are created, but the outlook remained upbeat as the increase in supply slows down.