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China factory activity rises to 5-year high

The official manufacturing purchasing managers' index rose to 52.4 in September, up from 51.7 in the previous month and the highest level since April 2012.

Sep 30, 2017, 09:52 AM IST

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.

Apr 13, 2016, 15:50 PM IST

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.

Mar 01, 2016, 08:56 AM IST

China official factory PMI at three-year low

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

Dec 01, 2015, 08:56 AM IST

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 sec

Sep 23, 2015, 15:22 PM IST

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.

Sep 01, 2015, 08:44 AM IST

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.

Aug 03, 2015, 08:36 AM IST

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.

Jul 24, 2015, 09:17 AM IST

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.

Dec 16, 2014, 08:40 AM IST

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.

Nov 21, 2013, 12:08 PM IST

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.

Sep 02, 2013, 08:56 AM IST