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S&P says downgraded China as credit growth still too fast

S&P says downgraded China as credit growth still too fast

China`s finance ministry said the downgrade was "a wrong decision" that ignored the economic fundamentals and development potential of the world`s second-largest economy.

S&P downgrades China, says rising debt is stoking economic, financial risks

S&P downgrades China, says rising debt is stoking economic, financial risks

S&P had said in June there was a "real" chance of a downgrade and a decision would be made based on whether China is able to move away from a credit-driven growth strategy. The demotion follows a similar move by Moody`s Investors Service in May. 

China investment growth slows to near 18-year low

China investment growth slows to near 18-year low

Factory output also disappointed, rising 6.0 percent in August from a year earlier, the weakest pace in nine months, statistics bureau data showed.

China export growth slows in August but imports pick up

The figures follow a run of broadly positive readings in recent months, which have provided some optimism in the world`s number two economy and key driver of global growth.

 'China's economy to remain strongest engine for growth'

'China's economy to remain strongest engine for growth'

China on Thursday said its economy is expected to remain the "strongest engine" for world economic growth this year despite the slowdown.

China's GDP growth slows to 26-year low of 6.7%

China's GDP growth slows to 26-year low of 6.7%

China`s economy grew 6.7 percent year on year in 2016, the slowest pace of growth in 26 years, but well within the government`s target range.

Growth in China's factories, services slows in December - official PMI

Growth in China's factories, services slows in December - official PMI

China`s manufacturing sector expanded for a fifth month in December, but growth slowed a touch more than expected in a sign that government measures to rein in soaring asset prices are starting to have a knock-on effect on the broader economy. 

China Q3 GDP grows 6.7%; increased government spending, property boom offset weak exports

China Q3 GDP grows 6.7%; increased government spending, property boom offset weak exports

China`s economy grew 6.7 percent in the third quarter from a year earlier, steady from the previous quarter and in line with expectations, as increased government spending and a property boom offset stubbornly weak exports

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.