China factory sector contracts to seven-month low

The weak performance will add to the debate over whether Beijing needs to engage in more policy easing or fast-track market reforms to stimulate demand - or both.

Tata Steel shares gain over 3% on earnings, China reforms

At the NSE, the stock climbed 3.29 percent to close at Rs 387.70.

China keen for reforms, to tackle corruption

It also stated that "corruption is still a common phenomenon, and the situation remains critical and complicated".

No way out for China other than to deepen reforms: Xi Jinping

China has "no way out" but to deepen reforms in major areas to surmount the institutional barriers that are restraining growth, Chinese President Xi Jinping said as the world`s second largest economy continued to slowdown.

China's reform has entered crucial period: Daily

Reforms in China have entered a "crucial period" and the words and deeds of the new leadership reflect their determination to carry on with reforms, said a state-run Chinese daily Tuesday.