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UPDATE 1-China's May property sales post biggest drop since Oct 2017

14 Jun 2019

* May property investment +9.5% y/y vs +12% in April - Reuters calculation

UBS global chief economist grilled in China for comment on pigs

13 Jun 2019

BEIJING A flippant reference to pigs in an inflation analysis by UBS Group AG's global chief economist has caused a furor in China, with some in the financial community rejecting UBS's apology and calling for a boycott.

UBS global chief economist grilled in China for comment on pigs

13 Jun 2019

BEIJING A flippant reference to pigs in an inflation analysis by UBS Group AG's global chief economist has caused a furore in China, with some in the financial community rejecting UBS's apology and calling for a boycott.

UPDATE 2-UBS global chief economist grilled in China for comment on pigs

13 Jun 2019

BEIJING, June 13 A flippant reference to pigs in an inflation analysis by UBS Group AG's global chief economist has caused a furore in China, with some in the financial community rejecting UBS's apology and calling for a boycott.

UBS global chief economist grilled in China for comment on pigs

13 Jun 2019

BEIJING, June 13 A flippant reference to pigs in an inflation analysis by UBS Group AG's global chief economist has caused a furore in China, with some in the financial community rejecting UBS's apology and calling for a boycott.

China consumers sour as fruit prices soar on weather, trade war

31 May 2019

BEIJING China's consumers are fretting over soaring fruit prices as poor domestic harvests and higher tariffs on U.S. imports take a bite out of supplies.

China consumers sour as fruit prices soar on weather, trade war

31 May 2019

BEIJING China's consumers are fretting over soaring fruit prices as poor domestic harvests and higher tariffs on U.S. imports take a bite out of supplies.

Shrinking China factory activity, faltering exports inflame economic anxiety

31 May 2019

BEIJING China's factory activity in May slumped into a deeper contraction than markets had expected, heaping pressure on Beijing to roll out more stimulus to support an economy hit hard by a bruising trade war with the United States.

China dreams on hold: heartland city feels chill of economic slowdown

28 May 2019

ZHENGZHOU, China For the last decade, the city of Zhengzhou has been getting a taste of the Chinese dream. | Video

In inland Chinese province, property bubble haunts dreams of prosperity

21 May 2019

ZHENGZHOU, China Song Jingyi, a paralegal from a family of modest means in the central Chinese region of Henan, had long dreamed of buying a home of her own in Zhengzhou, the sprawling provincial capital of 10 million where she attended college. | Video

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