• China's first-quarter economic growth beats expectations on firm consumption, property sector

    5 monthes ago - By Reuters

    BEIJING - China's economy grew 6.8 percent in the first quarter of 2018, slightly faster than expected, buoyed by strong consumer demand and surprisingly robust property investment despite continued measures to tame rising home prices.
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  • Shares of Dean Foods Co., the largest U.S. bottler, fell as much as 8

    5 monthes ago - By AG Web

    Shares of Dean Foods Co., the largest U.S. bottler, fell as much as 8.9 percent to a six-year low after Goldman Sachs Group Inc. downgraded its rating on the stock.
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  • China's economic growth holds steady at 6.8 percent

    5 monthes ago - By Chron

    BEIJING - China's economic growth held steady at 6.8 percent over a year earlier in the quarter ending in March, buoyed by retail sales and investment.
    Data released Tuesday showed growth in the world's second-largest economy was down slightly from 2017's full-year expansion of 6.9 percent but in line with the quarter ending in December.
    Forecasters are expecting growth to cool this year as Beijing tries to rein in rising debt by tightening controls to cool a boom in real estate sales and bank lending.
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  • China first-quarter GDP grows 6.8 percent year-on-year, slightly more than expected

    5 monthes ago - By Reuters

    BEIJING - China's economy grew 6.8 percent in the first quarter of 2018 from a year earlier, official data showed on Tuesday, slightly above expectations and unchanged from the previous quarter.
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