China exports rise for first time in 9 months

China exports rise for first time in 9 months

Chinese exports surged in March, the first gain in nine months and the latest positive data out of the world's number two economy, but analysts warned Wednesday's headline figure masked ongoing weakness in overseas demand.

China February factory activity shrinks more than expected

China February factory activity shrinks more than expected

Activity in China`s manufacturing sector shrank for the seventh month in a row in February and more sharply than expected, an official survey showed, suggesting the government will have to ramp up stimulus to avoid a deeper economic slowdown.

China official factory PMI at three-year low

China official factory PMI at three-year low

The official Purchasing Managers` Index (PMI) fell to 49.6 in November.

China manufacturing index falls to over 6 year low in September

China manufacturing index falls to over 6 year low in September

Chinese factory activity shrank at its fastest pace in six and a half years in September, data showed Wednesday, the latest in a litany of bad news undermining hopes of an uptick in the world`s second-largest economy.

China August factory activity shrinks at fastest pace in 3 years, services cool

A reading over 50 points signals an expansion in activity while one below that mark indicates an contraction on a monthly basis.

China July factory activity shrinks most in 2 years

The final, private Caixin/Markit China Manufacturing Purchasing Managers` Index (PMI) dropped to 47.8 in July, the lowest since November 2011, from 49.4 in June.

China July factory activity falls to 15-month low

China July factory activity falls to 15-month low

China`s factory sector contracted by the most in 15 months in July as shrinking orders depressed output, a preliminary private survey showed on Friday, a worse-than-expected result that should reinforce bets the struggling Chinese economy will get more stimulus.

Asian shares slump as oil resumes drop

Sliding oil prices and a downbeat China factory survey weighed on Asian shares on Tuesday, while the rouble jumped against the dollar after Russia sharply increased its benchmark interest rate in a bid to halt a collapse in its currency.

China factory growth slows in November, weakens quarterly outlook

China`s top leadership unveiled the boldest set of economic and social reforms in nearly three decades following a four-day conclave that ended last week.

China factory activity up for first time in 4 months in August: Survey

The survey came a day after China's official manufacturing PMI showed factory activity expanded at the fastest pace in more than a year in August with a jump in new orders.