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Nicholas Heath

China April factory growth slows to weakest in seven months: Caixin PMI

May 01 2017

BEIJING China's factory sector lost momentum in April, with growth slowing to its weakest pace in seven months as domestic and export demand faltered and commodity prices fell, a private survey showed on Tuesday.

China March producer inflation cools for first time in seven months on steel glut fears

Apr 12 2017

BEIJING China's producer price inflation cooled for the first time in seven months in March as iron ore and coal prices tumbled, pressured by fears that Chinese steel production is outweighing demand and threatening a glut of the metal later this year.

China March factory activity grows fastest in nearly five years on building boom

Mar 31 2017

BEIJING Activity in China's manufacturing sector unexpectedly expanded at the fastest pace in nearly 5 years in March, adding to evidence that the world's second-largest economy has gained momentum early this year as construction booms.

China house price growth to slow to 2 percent in 2017 on tighter credit, government curbs: Reuters poll

Mar 01 2017

BEIJING China's house price growth will slow significantly on continuing government curbs and tighter credit conditions this year, dampening land sales that hit record highs in 2016, but views diverge on whether prices will correct sharply, a Reuters poll showed.

China relaxes trading rules on stock index futures

Feb 16 2017

SHANGHAI/BEIJING China's securities regulator said late on Thursday it will relax certain rules on stock index futures trading as the government starts to gradually unwind restrictions imposed during the 2015 stock market crash.

China home prices seen rising 4 percent in 2016 on government support: Reuters poll

Feb 24 2016

BEIJING China's home prices are likely to rise modestly this year as government support measures gain traction, with more easing steps widely expected in coming months, a Reuters poll showed.

China probe concerns billionaire Fosun founder's 'personal affairs'

Dec 14 2015

BEIJING Guo Guangchang, one of China's best-known entrepreneurs, is helping police with an investigation that mostly concerns his personal affairs, the president of Guo's investment conglomerate Fosun International said on Sunday. | Video

China probe concerns billionaire Fosun founder's "personal affairs"

Dec 13 2015

BEIJING Guo Guangchang, one of China's best-known entrepreneurs, is helping police with an investigation that mostly concerns his personal affairs, the president of Guo's investment conglomerate Fosun International said on Sunday.

China probe concerns billionaire Fosun founder's 'personal affairs'

Dec 13 2015

BEIJING Guo Guangchang, one of China's best-known entrepreneurs, is helping police with an investigation that mostly concerns his personal affairs, the president of Guo's investment conglomerate Fosun International said on Sunday.

China securities body finds $166 billion error in CITIC Sec reports

Nov 25 2015

BEIJING CITIC Securities Co, China's biggest brokerage, overstated some of its financial derivatives by more than 1 trillion yuan ($166 billion) in monthly reports from April to September, the country's securities association said.

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