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China service sector activity jumps to 11-month high

China service sector activity jumps to 11-month high

Activity in China`s services sector rose to an 11-month high in June, a private survey showed on Tuesday, diverging from struggling manufacturing in a trend that if sustainable would indicate Beijing is making progress in rebalancing the economy.

India's growth spillover unlikely outside South Asia: IMF

India's growth spillover unlikely outside South Asia: IMF

Even as India is now the fastest growing emerging economy in the world, its impact is unlikely to be felt beyond South Asia, senior IMF officials said.

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.

India to notch up to 7.5% growth in 2016-17: IMF

India to notch up to 7.5% growth in 2016-17: IMF

Driven by private consumption and increased industrial activity, India's growth is projected to notch up to 7.5 percent in 2016?17, overtaking China's GDP by more than 1 percent, the IMF said on Tuesday.

China's industrial profits return to growth

China's industrial profits return to growth

 Profits of China`s major industrial firms rose 4.8 percent year on year in the first two months of 2016, reversing the downward trend of last year, official data showed on Sunday.

China to raise retirement age

China to raise retirement age

Beijing, Feb 28 (IANS) China will set a plan to raise the statutory retirement age in 2017 to relieve pressures from an aging population, a media report said on Sunday.

China growth to slow to 6.8% next year: Central bank

China growth to slow to 6.8% next year: Central bank

China`s economic growth is expected to slow slightly to 6.8 percent next year, the central bank said Wednesday, adding that downward pressures would persist for a while. 

China to invest over $1 trillion abroad in next 5 years: Li

China to invest over $1 trillion abroad in next 5 years: Li

Although China's economic growth has slowed, growth volume is increasing annually.

China cuts rates again as growth engine stalls

China cuts rates again as growth engine stalls

China's central bank cut interest rates on Friday for the sixth time in less than a year, and it again lowered the amount of cash that banks must hold as reserves in a bid to jump start growth in its stuttering economy.

China's January-September FDI up 9%

The growth slowed markedly from a 22-percent jump in August but was still faster than a 5.2-percent increase in July.

Chinese slowdown would hit Asia-Pacific region hard, says IMF

Chinese slowdown would hit Asia-Pacific region hard, says IMF

The IMF on Saturday warned that a sharp economic slowdown in China would hit not only the world's second largest economy but the rest of Asia-Pacific region hard.

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.

Make economy transparent, currency market-driven: US to China

Make economy transparent, currency market-driven: US to China

The White House has urged China which is facing one of the worst financial crises in decades - to continue to pursue financial reform and move rapidly toward a more "market-determined" exchange rate system.

China manufacturing index tumbles to more than six-year low

China manufacturing index tumbles to more than six-year low

A key indicator of China's manufacturing activity slumped to a 77-month low in August, an independent survey showed today, fuelling concerns of further deceleration in the world's second-largest economy.

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.

China's growth steady at 7% as investment rebounds

China`s economy grew an annual 7.0 percent in the second quarter, steady with the previous quarter and slightly better than analyst forecasts, though further stimulus is still expected after the quarter ended with a stock market crash.

China may invest $500 bn pension fund into stockmarket

China may invest $500 bn pension fund into stockmarket

China may invest its huge USD 500 billion pension fund into the volatile stock market, a move officials say will keep up its value and improve management as the world's second largest economy faces challenges arising out of growing ageing population.

China's economy to pick up in H2: Economists

Economists at China`s central bank have sharply lowered their 2015 inflation forecast even as they predicted that stabilising Chinese home prices and firmer foreign demand will drive a pick-up in the world`s second-biggest economy in the next six months.

China service sector accelerates in May, new business up most since 2012

Activity in China`s services sector accelerated in May as new business rose at the fastest pace in three years, a private survey showed on Wednesday, a rare piece of good news for policymakers struggling to reviving a cooling economy.

China May factory activity shrinks for 3rd month, more stimulus seen

The flash HSBC/Markit Purchasing Managers` Index (PMI) fell to 49.1 in May, below the 50-point level that separates growth in activity from a contraction on a monthly basis.