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Asian markets mixed, China factory data underwhelms

Asian markets were mixed on Friday, with Tokyo supported by further weakness in the yen, while Hong Kong and Shanghai dipped after official data showed Chinese manufacturing saw a moderate slowdown.

Friday, 1 February, 2013, 11:24am

China’s services industries expand more slowly: HSBC

China’s services industries expanded at a slower pace in November, damping hopes for a faster rebound in the economy after a seven-quarter slowdown.

5 Dec 2012 - 12:01pm

PMI pickup cuts odds for policy easing

The mainland's manufacturing sector is picking up, reducing the odds for further policy easing in the near term, but economists say a recovery might be uneven.

4 Dec 2012 - 4:51am

PMI data boosts hopes for mainland economic recovery

The mainland's services industry expanded last month, bolstering hopes for an economic recovery after last week's data indicated a pickup in manufacturing.

6 Nov 2012 - 4:24am