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PRESS DIGEST - China - Oct 11

SHANGHAI, Oct 11 (Reuters) - Chinese newspapers available inBeijing and Shanghai carried the following stories on Thursday.Reuters has not checked the stories and does not vouch for theiraccuracy.

CHINA SECURITIES JOURNAL

--China's Central Huijin Investment said it has raisedholdings in China's "big four" banks, including Industrial andCommercial Bank of China Ltd , in thesecondary market. It also said on Wednesday it would continue tobuy shares in the market.

--China's five biggest state-owned banks likely lent 200billion yuan ($31.83 billion) in new loans in September, bankingsources said.

SHANGHAI SECURITIES NEWS

--China's Premier Wen Jiabao said in a State Councilexecutive meeting that China would give priority to thedevelopment of domestic public transport.

For Hong Kong and South China newspapers see..... ($1 = 6.2833 Chinese yuan)

(Reporting by Shanghai Newsroom; Editing by Jijo Jacob)

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