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China moves to lift confidence as economic growth hits weakest pace since 2009

19 Oct 2018

BEIJING China's economic growth cooled to its weakest quarterly pace since the global financial crisis, with regulators moving quickly to calm nervous investors as a years-long campaign to tackle debt risks and the trade war with the United States began to bite. | Video

China's real estate investment slows in September as caution sinks in

19 Oct 2018

BEIJING Growth in China's real estate investment eased in September and home sales fell for the first time since April, as developers dialled back expansion plans amid economic uncertainties and as additional curbs on speculative investment kicked in.

China's real estate investment slows in September as caution sinks in

19 Oct 2018

BEIJING Growth in China's real estate investment eased in September and home sales fell for the first time since April, as developers dialed back expansion plans amid economic uncertainties and as additional curbs on speculative investment kicked in.

UPDATE 2-China's real estate investment slows in Sept as caution sinks in

19 Oct 2018

* Sept property investment +8.9 pct y/y vs +9.2 pct in August - Reuters calculation

China's Q3 GDP growth set to hit weakest since 2009 amid trade war strain

19 Oct 2018

* China economy seen growing 6.6 pct y/y in Q3, vs 6.7 pct in Q2

RPT-UPDATE 2-China Sept new loans rebound on policy easing, more steps seen

18 Oct 2018

BEIJING, Oct 17 China's new bank loans rebounded in September after dipping in the two previous months, central bank data showed, but overall credit conditions stayed tight in an economy chilled by an ongoing tariff war with the United States.

UPDATE 2-China Sept new loans rebound on policy easing, more steps seen

17 Oct 2018

* Overall credit conditions remain tight (Adds details, analyst comment)

Lost in transmission: China's small firms get more loans on paper but not in reality

16 Oct 2018

BEIJING Beijing is keen to show results after four rounds of policy easing, so China's big banks are playing along, highlighting their efforts to boost lending to cash-starved small firms, offering collateral waivers and setting loan targets.

Trade war cost: China's third quarter GDP growth seen hitting lowest since 2009 - Reuters poll

16 Oct 2018

BEIJING At week's end, global investors and policy makers will likely be given a stark reminder of the costs of a bitter Sino-U.S. trade war, with a Reuters poll predicting that China's third-quarter growth will slow to its weakest pace since the global financial crisis.

RPT-UPDATE 5-China slashes banks' reserve requirements as trade war imperils growth

08 Oct 2018

BEIJING, Oct 7 China's central bank on Sunday announced a steep cut in the level of cash that banks must hold as reserves, stepping up moves to lower financing costs and spur growth amid concerns over the economic drag from an escalating trade dispute with the United States.

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