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China's production, investment, retail sales all disappoint in April

China's production, investment, retail sales all disappoint in April

China`s investment, factory output and retail sales all grew more slowly than expected in April, adding to doubts about whether the world`s second-largest economy is stabilising.

China September flash factory PMI unexpectedly falls to 6-1/2 year low

Activity in China`s factory sector unexpectedly shrank to a 6-1/2 year low in September, a private survey showed, raising fears of a sharper slowdown in the world`s second-largest economy that could spell more turmoil for financial markets.

China April HSBC PMI shows biggest drop in factory activity in a year

The number was weaker than a preliminary reading of 49.2, and below the 50-point level that separates growth from contraction compared with the previous month.

China's economic growth slows to 7% in Q1, six-year low

In the last quarter of 2014, China`s economy grew 7.3 percent on an annual basis.

China February HSBC PMI at 7-month high but deflation risk persists

The final HSBC/Markit Purchasing Managers` Index (PMI) climbed to 50.7 in February - the strongest level since July - from 49.7 in January, as overall new orders picked up.

China December factory sector contracts for first since in 7 months

A reading below 50 indicates contraction, while one above 50 points to expansion on a monthly basis.

China November PMI falls to 50.0, output shrinks for first time in 6 months

A reading above 50 indicates expansion, while one below 50 points to contraction on a monthly basis. The factory output sub-index fell to 49.5, the first contraction since May.

China's October official PMI edges down to 50.8

The official Purchasing Managers` Index (PMI) eased to 50.8 in October from September`s 51.1, but above the 50-point level that separates growth from contraction on a monthly basis.

China July official services PMI dips to six-month low

The official Purchasing Managers` Index (PMI) for the non-manufacturing sector slowed to 54.2 in July from June`s 55, the National Bureau of Statistics said on Sunday.

China July factory activity at 18-month high of 52.0

The HSBC/Markit Flash China Manufacturing Purchasing Managers` Index rose to 52.0 in July from June`s final reading of 50.7, beating a forecast of 51.0 in a Reuters poll.

China PMIs fuel hope economy is stabilising, property still a wild card

The final HSBC/Markit purchasing managers` index (PMI) rose to 49.4 in May, a four-month high and compared to April`s 48.1.

China April data underscores economy still losing steam

Retail sales also missed forecasts by rising 11.9 percent in April from a year earlier, the weakest growth in more than five years.

Chinese GDP data to offer "hard landing" clues

If forecasts are borne out, that would be the slowest pace of growth in five years and near the minimum level needed to ensure stable employment.

China Jan-Feb factory output up 8.6%, a five-year low

Annual growth in factory output in the first two months of the year is the weakest since March 2009.

China February flash PMI hits seven-month low

Activity in China`s factories shrank again in February, a preliminary private survey found on Thursday, reinforcing concerns of a minor slowdown in the economy and spooking markets across the region.

China final HSBC factory PMI eases to 50.8 in November

The final HSBC/Markit Purchasing Managers` Index (PMI) came in at 50.8 in November, down from 50.9 in October but improving from a preliminary reading of 50.4.

China's non-manufacturing PMI drops

A PMI reading above 50 percent indicates expansion, while a reading below 50 percent indicates contraction.

China's manufacturing sector picks up momentum

China's manufacturing activity picked up momentum in April but still remains below the boom-or-bust level, according to a reading of the manufacturing purchase manager index (PMI) released by HSBC Monday.