The mainland's non-manufacturing industries expanded last month at the fastest pace in four months, adding to the signs of economic recovery.Friday, 4 January, 2013, 2:48am
European shares hit a two-week high on Thursday as Chinese economic data gave a further sign of recovery, encouraging investors to put more money into stocks.22 Nov 2012 - 9:05pm
Manufacturing on the mainland likely improved this month from the past two months although continuing to contract, adding to signs the world's second-largest economy is stabilising.
The purchasing managers' index (PMI), a leading economic indicator, hit a three-month high of 49.1 this month, a preliminary reading by HSBC and Markit Economics showed yesterday.25 Oct 2012 - 4:53am
Manufacturing activity in China stabilised in September after hitting a 9-month low in August, even though output dipped to its lowest level in 10 months, a factory survey showed on Thursday.29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am
The mainland economy is showing further signs of slowing as manufacturers grapple with dwindling overseas and domestic orders, fuelling concerns of lay-offs by employers in the absence of a fresh stimulus package.4 Sep 2012 - 3:07am
Beijing is getting increasingly nervous about the rapid build-up of debt in industries such as steel and power, as cooling demand and overcapacity cause delays in payments amid the slowest economic growth in three years.30 Aug 2012 - 3:17am