Tag Archives: China

Taiwan, China leaders to hold historic meeting in Singapore

Chinese President Xi Jinping will hold talks with Taiwanese counterpart Ma Ying-jeou in Singapore on Saturday, the first meeting of leaders from the two rivals since the Chinese civil war ended in 1949. Both governments said the leaders would discuss cross-strait ties at the unexpected but historic meeting, which comes at a sensitive time in Taiwan, with presidential and parliamentary ...

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China’s October factory, services surveys show economy still wobbly

Activity in China’s manufacturing sector unexpectedly contracted in October for a third straight month, an official survey showed on Sunday, fuelling fears the economy may still be losing momentum in the fourth quarter despite a raft of stimulus measures. Adding to those concerns, China’s services sector, which has been one of the few bright spots in the economy, also showed ...

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China home price gains quicken in October

Growth in Chinese new home prices quickened in October from a year ago, two private surveys showed, adding to signs of stabilization in the housing market after a raft of government support measures. Prices of new homes in 288 cities rose an average 1.4 percent in October from a year earlier, marking the third straight month of gains, a poll ...

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China, Germany agree Syria needs political solution

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and German Chancellor Angela Merkel agreed on Thursday that there must be a political solution to the crisis in Syria. China has repeatedly expressed opposition to the use of force to resolve the crisis in Syria, saying that a political solution was the only way out. Russia last month began air strikes on targets in Syria ...

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China repeats opposition to force in Syria

China’s foreign minister has repeated his country’s opposition to the use of force to resolve the crisis in Syria, saying that a political solution is still the only way out, China’s foreign ministry said on Friday. Russia last month began air strikes on targets in Syria in a dramatic escalation of foreign involvement in the civil war. This has been ...

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China Outbound Investment Expands as Nation Boosts Global Clout

China’s long-term outbound investment is catching up with inbound foreign investment, bringing the country closer to becoming a net exporter of funds as it boosts its global economic clout. Outbound investment in yuan terms jumped 29.2 percent in the first half from a year earlier, dwarfing the 8.3 percent gain in foreign direct investment inflows, the Ministry of Commerce said ...

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Global Stock Fund Exits From China, Showing Bargains Are Hard to Find

Years investing in China’s stock market have taught Garry Laurence that extreme volatility creates opportunities. Lately, he says, they’ve all been opportunities to sell. The Sydney-based money manager, who helps oversee about $25 billion at Perpetual Ltd., has been unloading all the yuan-denominated A shares in his global equity fund over the past two months. He says Chinese stocks are ...

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