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China eases restrictions on gold imports: sources

22 Aug 2019

LONDON/BEIJING China has partially lifted restrictions on imports of gold, bullion industry sources said, loosening curbs that had stopped an estimated 300-500 tonnes of the metal worth $15-25 billion at current prices from entering the country since May.

Modest gains in China's new home prices give authorities breathing room

15 Aug 2019

BEIJING China's new home prices rose in July as the property sector held up as one of the few bright spots in the slowing economy, although easing momentum in some markets took immediate pressure off regulators to unleash major new curbs to deter speculation.

Exclusive: China curbs gold imports as trade war heats up

15 Aug 2019

LONDON/BEIJING China has severely restricted imports of gold since May, bullion industry sources with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters, in a move that could be aimed at curbing outflows of dollars and bolstering its yuan currency as economic growth slows.

RPT-EXCLUSIVE-China curbs gold imports as trade war heats up

15 Aug 2019

LONDON/BEIJING, Aug 15 China has severely restricted imports of gold since May, bullion industry sources with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters, in a move that could be aimed at curbing outflows of dollars and bolstering its yuan currency as economic growth slows.

China's property investment slows in July as Beijing tightens curbs

14 Aug 2019

BEIJING China's property investment slowed to its weakest pace this year in a sign the housing market's resilience may be waning as Beijing toughens its crackdown on speculative investments and holds back on new stimulus.

Trump dismisses fears of long-lasting trade war; China sees severe global impact

07 Aug 2019

WASHINGTON/BEIJING/SHANGHAI U.S. President Donald Trump dismissed fears of a protracted trade war with China on Tuesday despite a warning from Beijing that labeling it a currency manipulator would have severe consequences for the global financial order. | Video

RPT-The pits: How China's U.S. tariff jab choked a cherry import boom

23 Jul 2019

* Whole trade decimated after U.S. import tariffs hiked to 50%

The pits: How China's U.S. tariff jab choked a cherry import boom

22 Jul 2019

BEIJING For public relations officer Rachel Li, paying top dollar for "beautiful" cherries imported from the United States was a no-brainer.

China home price growth cools in June, but investment quickens

15 Jul 2019

BEIJING Growth in China's new home prices cooled in June as sales shrank for a second month, but building starts and investment quickened, providing a cushion for the slowing economy while Beijing claims some wins in reducing market froth.

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