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China second quarter GDP growth slows to 6.2% year-on-year, 27-year low

Sun, 07/14/2019 - 11:02pm
China's economic growth slowed to 6.2% in the second quarter from a year earlier, the weakest in at least 27 years, as demand at home and abroad faltered as the United States ratcheted up trade pressure.

China June crude oil throughput rises to record on new plants

Sun, 07/14/2019 - 11:02pm
China's crude oil throughput rose to a record in June, up 7.7% from a year earlier, following the start-up of two new, large refineries, official data showed on Monday.

China June coal output hits record high as miners ramp up ahead of summer

Sun, 07/14/2019 - 11:02pm
China's coal output rose in June from the previous month to a record high, official data showed on Monday, as miners ramped up production to ensure supply ahead of peak summer demand for electricity.

China churns out record daily steel output in June - Reuters calculation

Sun, 07/14/2019 - 11:00pm
China's daily crude steel output rose to record levels in June, according to Reuters calculations, even as anti-pollution production curbs pushed whole-month production slightly lower, official data showed on Monday.

China June aluminum output climbs to daily record - Reuters calculations

Sun, 07/14/2019 - 10:48pm
China's daily aluminum output hit record levels in June, according to Reuters calculations, even as total production for the whole of the month fell slightly according to data released by the National Bureau of Statistics on Monday.

Asian shares pull ahead after encouraging Chinese data

Sun, 07/14/2019 - 10:32pm
Asian shares advanced on Monday as investors breathed a sigh of relief after encouraging Chinese data suggested the world's second-biggest economy may be starting to stabilize thanks to ramped-up stimulus from Beijing.

China home price growth cools in June, but investment quickens

Sun, 07/14/2019 - 10:29pm
Growth in China's new home prices cooled in June as sales shrank for a second month, but building starts and investment quickened, providing a cushion for the slowing economy while Beijing claims some wins in reducing market froth.

Instant View: China second quarter GDP rises 6.2% year-on-year, slowest in at least 27 years

Sun, 07/14/2019 - 10:24pm
China's second-quarter economic growth slowed to its weakest pace in at least 27 years, in line with expectations, as demand at home and abroad cooled in the face of a bruising trade war with the United States.

China says first-half growth sets good foundation for hitting 2019 GDP target

Sun, 07/14/2019 - 10:05pm
China's first-half economic growth of 6.3% was "hard-won" and laid a good foundation for achieving a full-year growth target of between 6% and 6.5%, a spokesman for the country's statistics bureau said on Monday.

U.S. launches small-scale immigration raids as families hide

Sun, 07/14/2019 - 9:55pm
U.S. authorities launched small-scale operations to arrest undocumented families over the weekend in a start to President Donald Trump's plan to deport thousands of immigrants.

China's first half pork output falls 5.5% to 24.7 million tonnes

Sun, 07/14/2019 - 9:53pm
China produced 24.7 million tonnes of pork in the first six months of 2019, down 5.5% from a year earlier, official data showed on Monday, as producers deal with a severe epidemic of deadly African swine fever.

China June industrial output up 6.3% year-on-year, beats forecasts, retail sales up 9.8%

Sun, 07/14/2019 - 9:35pm
China's industrial output grew 6.3% in June from a year earlier, official data showed on Monday, picking up from May's 17-year low and handily beating market expectations.

Iran ready to talk if U.S. lifts sanctions, Pompeo skeptical

Sun, 07/14/2019 - 9:15pm
Iran is ready to hold talks with the United States if Washington lifts sanctions and returns to the 2015 nuclear deal it quit last year, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said in a televised speech on Sunday.

Exclusive: U.S. firms may get nod to restart Huawei sales in two-four weeks - official

Sun, 07/14/2019 - 9:02pm
The U.S. may approve licenses for companies to re-start new sales to Huawei in as little as two weeks, according to a senior U.S. official, in a sign President Donald Trump's recent effort to ease restrictions on the Chinese company could move forward quickly.

Clashes break out as Hong Kong protesters escalate fight in suburbs

Sun, 07/14/2019 - 8:36pm
Tens of thousands rallied in a large Hong Kong suburb on Sunday, driven by abiding anger at the government's handling of an extradition bill that has revived fears of China tightening its grip over the former British colony and eroding its freedoms.

Djokovic beats Federer in Wimbledon epic to win fifth title

Sun, 07/14/2019 - 8:03pm
Novak Djokovic again proved the toughest nut for Roger Federer to crack, repelling all the Swiss threw at him in an epic duel to win a fifth Wimbledon crown in the longest singles final in the tournament's 133-year history on Sunday.

Factbox: List of Wimbledon men's singles champions

Sun, 07/14/2019 - 8:03pm
List of men's singles champions at Wimbledon:

Factbox: List of leading men's Grand Slam winners

Sun, 07/14/2019 - 8:03pm
List of leading men’s grand slam singles title winners after Novak Djokovic beat Roger Federer in the Wimbledon final on Sunday.

Factbox: Wimbledon men's champion Novak Djokovic

Sun, 07/14/2019 - 8:03pm
Factbox on Serbia's Novak Djokovic, who beat Switzerland’s Roger Federer 7-6(5) 1-6 7-6(4) 4-6 13-12(3) to win his 16th Grand Slam title on Sunday:

Factbox: Novak Djokovic's five Wimbledon titles

Sun, 07/14/2019 - 8:03pm
Following is a factbox on Novak Djokovic's five Wimbledon titles after the Serb beat Roger Federer in the final on Sunday.