BEIJING— China's manufacturing activity was weaker than expected in April, according to a survey by an industry group. The China Federation of Logistics and Purchasing says its purchasing managers' index declined to 50.1 in April from the previous month's 50.2 on a 100- point scale. China's economic growth slowed in the first quarter to 6.7 percent, largely in... » Read More
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Stuart Quint, senior investment manager and international strategist at Brinker Capital, explains why this week's BRICS summit may be dominated by politics, instead of economic issues.
Alex Muromcew, managing Director at TIAA-CREF, says a rush to reverse underweight positions among institutional investors, alongside more policy easing, will take Chinese stocks higher.
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