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China's banks throw open spigots in January, lend record 3.23 trillion yuan

Feb 15 2019

BEIJING China's banks made the most new loans on record in January - totaling 3.23 trillion yuan ($477 billion) - as policymakers try to jumpstart sluggish investment and prevent a sharper slowdown in the world's second-largest economy.

China January trade data beats forecasts, but sustainability in doubt

Feb 14 2019

BEIJING China's exports unexpectedly returned to growth in January after a shock decline the previous month, while imports fell much less than expected, but analysts said the strength was likely due to seasonal factors and predicted renewed trade weakness ahead.

UPDATE 1-China Jan FX reserves rise more than expected to $3.088 trln

Feb 11 2019

* Reserves rise $15.2 bln in January - the biggest gain in a year

China to step up economic stimulus in slowdown fight

Jan 25 2019

BEIJING China will take steps to spur growth amid a trade war with the United States, but there is limited room for aggressive stimulus in an economy already laden with massive debts and a property market prone to credit-driven spikes, policy insiders said.

China's 2018 growth slows to 28-year low, more stimulus seen

Jan 21 2019

BEIJING China's economy cooled in the fourth quarter under pressure from faltering domestic demand and bruising U.S. tariffs, dragging 2018 growth to the lowest level in nearly three decades and pressuring Beijing to roll out more stimulus to avert a sharper slowdown. | Video

China-Boom flaut ab - "Zollstreit hinterlässt Bremsspuren"

Jan 21 2019

Peking/Berlin Der Zollstreit mit den USA schlägt zusehends auf Chinas Wirtschaftswachstum durch und macht milliardenschwere Konjunkturprogramme wahrscheinlicher.

WRAPUP 2-China's 2018 growth slows to 28-year low, more stimulus seen

Jan 21 2019

* More policy easing, stimulus measures expected in form of construction spending, special loan programmes, tax cuts

CORRECTED-WRAPUP 1-China's 2018 growth slows to 28-year low, more stimulus seen

Jan 21 2019

* More policy easing, stimulus measures expected in form of construction spending, special loan programmes, tax cuts

China's economy cools in fourth quarter, 2018 growth hits 28-year low

Jan 20 2019

BEIJING China's economic growth cooled slightly in the fourth quarter from a year earlier as expected, weighed down by weak investment and faltering consumer confidence as Washington piled on trade pressure, leaving 2018 growth the weakest in 28 years.

UPDATE 1-China's economy cools in Q4, 2018 growth hits 28-year low

Jan 20 2019

* China GDP up 6.4 pct y/y in Q4, vs Q3's 6.5 pct 2018 growth slows to 28-year low of 6.6 pct

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