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  • SHANGHAI, July 17- China's yuan, which has firmed against the U.S. dollar the past five sessions, strengthened again on Monday after the central bank lifted its official guidance for the Chinese currency's midpoint to an 8-1/ 2 month high. Traders said the yuan was strengthened mainly by the midpoint setting, and was not impacted by news that China had slightly...

  • Q2 China GDP rises 6.9% on year

    Tommy Xie of OCBC Bank and Sat Duhra of Janus Henderson Investors discuss economic growth in China as the government takes on deleveraging in the SOE sector.

  • *Asia stocks gain on Wall Street records, robust China. SINGAPORE, July 17- Asian stocks set a fresh two-year high on Monday, boosted by stronger-than-expected economic growth in China and bets that lacklustre U.S. data will keep the Federal Reserve cautious about the pace of further policy tightening. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan...

  • BEIJING, July 17- China's economy grew 6.9 percent in the second quarter from a year earlier, matching the previous quarter's robust 6.9 percent even as policymakers sought to rein in property and debt risks. *Jan-June property investment +8.5 pct vs +8.8 pct gain Jan-May y/y, according to Reuters calculations from the National Bureau of Statistics' data.

  • *China Q2 GDP growth at 6.9 pct y/y, unchanged from Q1. BEIJING, July 17- China's economy grew faster than expected in the second quarter as industrial output and consumption picked up and investment remained strong, though analysts expect slower growth over the rest of the year as policymakers seek to reduce financial risk. Growth in China's economy this year has...

  • BEIJING, July 17- China's economy grew 6.9 percent in the second quarter from a year earlier, matching the previous quarter's robust 6.9 percent even as policymakers sought to rein in property and debt risks. *Jan-June property investment +8.5 pct vs +8.8 pct gain Jan-May y/y, according to Reuters calculations from the National Bureau of Statistics' data.

  • BEIJING, July 17- China's economy grew 6.9 percent in the second quarter from a year earlier, matching the previous quarter's robust 6.9 percent even as policymakers sought to rein in property and debt risks. *Jan-June property investment +8.5 pct vs +8.8 pct gain Jan-May y/y, according to Reuters calculations from the National Bureau of Statistics' data.

  • BEIJING, July 17- Final consumption accounted for 63.4 percent of China's first half economic growth, the statistics bureau said on Monday. That compares to a contribution of 77.2 percent in first quarter growth. Capital formation's contribution to growth in the first half rose to 32.7 percent, up from 18.3 percent in the first quarter.

  • BEIJING, July 17- China's economy grew 6.9 percent in the second quarter from a year earlier, matching the previous quarter's robust 6.9 percent even as policymakers sought to rein in property and debt risks. *Jan-June property investment +8.5 pct vs +8.8 pct gain Jan-May y/y, according to Reuters calculations from the National Bureau of Statistics' data.

  • BEIJING, July 17- China's economy grew 6.9 percent in the second quarter from a year earlier, matching the previous quarter's robust 6.9 percent even as policymakers sought to rein in property and debt risks. *Jan-June property investment +8.5 pct vs +8.8 pct gain Jan-May y/y, according to Reuters calculations from the National Bureau of Statistics' data.

  • BEIJING, July 17- China's economy grew faster than expected in the second quarter as industrial output picked up and investment remained strong, though analysts expect growth to slow over the remainder of the year as policymakers seek to reduce financial risk. The economy grew 6.9 percent in the second quarter from a year earlier, the same rate as the first...

  • *Asia ex- Japan stocks post mild gains. *China stocks narrow losses after Q2 GDP beats expectations. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan advanced 0.2 percent on Monday.

  • Zhao Yang at Nomura says there China's economy faces substantial slowdown risks and could grow at a rate of 6.2 percent next year.

  • BEIJING, July 17- China's economy grew 6.9 percent in the second quarter from a year earlier, faster than expected and in line with the first quarter's growth. Analysts polled by Reuters had expected the economy to expand 6.8 percent in the April-June quarter, slightly slower than the previous quarter's robust 6.9 percent pace. Gross domestic product in...

  • BEIJING, July 17- China's economy grew 6.9 percent in the second quarter from a year earlier, faster than expected and in line with the first quarter's growth. Analysts polled by Reuters had expected the economy to expand 6.8 percent in the April-June quarter, slightly slower than the pervious quarter's robust 6.9 percent pace. Gross domestic product in...

  • Song Seng Wun, regional economist at CIMB, says the China property sector might have experienced a slowdown, but the new economy is growing.

  • *China economy seen growing 6.8 pct y/y in Q2, vs Q1's 6.9 pct. BEIJING, July 17- China is expected to report on Monday that its economy grew 6.8 percent in April-June from a year earlier, cooling from the previous quarter's robust 6.9 percent pace as policymakers seek to rein in property and debt risks. Most economists polled by Reuters expected China's...

  • Catherine Yeung of Fidelity International talks about potentially higher inflation in China and says second-quarter GDP could be higher than expected.

  • Yellen reiterates challenge for GDP growth: Reuters' Rob Cox

    Discussing Fed Chair Janet Yellen's testimony before Congress with Rob Cox, global editor at Reuters Breaking Views.

  • CBO SAYS TRUMP BUDGET WOULD RESULT IN AVERAGE GDP GROWTH OVER NEXT DECADE OF 0.1 PERCENTAGE POINT MORE THAN CBO BASELINE.