Protest words written in chalk reads "People's Bank of China devour retirement funds" on the steps outside the central bank's headquarters in Beijing, China, Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2011. The People's Bank... more 
Protest words written in chalk reads "People's Bank of China devour retirement funds" on the steps outside the central bank's headquarters in Beijing, China, Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2011. The People's Bank of China announced interest rate hike on Tuesday, Feb 8, 2011 for the second time in just over a month in a bid to dampen high inflation and guide blistering economic growth to a sustainable level. The increases are effective Wednesday. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Ng Han Guan
Fri, Feb 11, 2011 3:34 AM EST