Shanghai (above) has seen some of the sharpest property price rises. Market regulators nationally are well aware that one wrong move could cause a price crash instead, similar to what ignited last year’s stock market rout. Photo: Xinhua
Xie Yu
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Across The Border by Xie Yu

Regulators begin the delicate task of cooling, but not stalling or crashing, China’s sizzling property market

21 cities have introduced fresh home-buying curbs, after prices nationally increased at their fastest pace in six years in August, and continue rising

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Shanghai (above) has seen some of the sharpest property price rises. Market regulators nationally are well aware that one wrong move could cause a price crash instead, similar to what ignited last year’s stock market rout. Photo: Xinhua
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