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  • Workers at a toy factory in Jiangsu province.

    China's unemployment rate has hit its lowest point in multiple years at 3.95 percent by the end of September.

  • *10.97 mln new jobs created in China from Jan-Sept- ministry. BEIJING, Oct 22- China's unemployment rate has hit its lowest point in multiple years at 3.95 percent by the end of September, but employment still face challenges as the economy pushes ahead with structural reforms, China's labour ministry said on Sunday. "We need to create 15 million jobs per year," Yin...

  • *10.97 mln new jobs created in China from Jan-Sept- ministry. The ministry of human resources and social security said in a statement on Sunday that 10.97 million new jobs had been created in China from January to September this year, a growth of 300,000 compared with the previous year. Despite being ahead of schedule, Yin Weimin, head of the ministry, told reporters...

  • SHANGHAI, Oct 20- Shanghai stocks eked out modest gains on Friday but ended the week lower, amid concerns China's economy is losing momentum after official data showed growth slowing in the third quarter and property sales softening. Zhang Yidong, strategist at Chinese brokerage Industrial Securities, wrote in a report that Zhou's reference to a "Minsky moment"...

  • BEIJING, Oct 20- China posted relatively solid economic growth in the third quarter, driven by a stronger services industry, though there were signs of weakness in real estate and construction as property cooling measures start to bite, data showed on Friday. China's property sector grew 3.9 percent in the quarter from a year earlier, decelerating from 6.2...

  • TUESDAY, OCTOBER 24 BRASILIA- Central Bank of Brazil holds Monetary Policy Committee Meeting. BUDAPEST- Hungarian Central Bank rate-setting meeting. WINDHOEK, Namibia- Central Bank of Namibia monetary policy meeting.

  • BEIJING, Oct 19- China's central bank chief on Thursday issued a stark warning about asset bubbles in the world's second-largest economy, which looks set to clock its first acceleration in annual growth since 2010, driven by public spending and record bank lending. Zhou's comments refer to a theory on prices derived by American economist Hyman Minsky and...

  • BEIJING— China's economic growth stayed relatively stable in the latest quarter, buoyed by strength in retail spending and exports, giving the ruling Communist Party a boost as President Xi Jinping prepares for a new term as leader. Forecasters expect the unexpectedly strong growth this year to weaken as Beijing tightens controls on bank lending to cool a...

  • *China Q3 GDP growth at 6.8 pct, as expected, down from Q2. BEIJING, Oct 19- China's economic growth looked set to accelerate for the first time in seven years this year, after hardly skipping a beat in the third quarter, but efforts to cut risks in property and debt are beginning to weigh on parts of the world's second-largest economy. Beijing's push to consolidate and...

  • SHANGHAI, Oct 19- China's yuan eased against the U.S. dollar on Thursday morning after slightly slower economic growth in the third quarter, while strong corporate demand for the greenback piled additional pressure on the Chinese currency. China's economy grew 6.8 percent in July-September period from a year earlier, in line with market expectations and...

  • *China Q3 GDP growth at 6.8 pct, down from Q2. BEIJING, Oct 19- China's economic growth slowed slightly in the third quarter, as expected, as the government's efforts to rein in property market and debt risks tempered activity in the world's second-largest economy. "The data show that some deleveraging is continuing and government reforms are working but growth is...

  • BEIJING, Oct 19- China's economic growth slowed slightly as expected in the third quarter as the government's efforts to rein in the property market and debt risks tempered activity in the world's second-largest economy. While China produced forecast-beating growth of 6.9 percent in the first half, many economists and investors had expected momentum would...

  • BEIJING, Oct 19- China's economic growth slowed slightly as expected in the third quarter as the government's efforts to rein in the property market and debt risks tempered activity in the world's second-largest economy. While China produced forecast-beating growth of 6.9 percent in the first half, many economists and investors had expected momentum would...

  • BEIJING, Oct 19- China's robust economic growth hardly skipped a beat in the third quarter, expanding by 6.8 percent as widely expected but cooling slightly after a strong first half. While China produced forecast-beating growth of 6.9 percent in the first half, many economists and investors had expected momentum would start to fade as the government cracks...

  • *China Q3 GDP growth at 6.8 pct, down from Q2. BEIJING, Oct 19- China's economic growth slowed slightly as expected in the third quarter as the government's efforts to rein in the property market and debt risks tempered activity in the world's second-largest economy. The economy grew 6.8 percent in the third quarter from a year earlier, in line with the estimate...

  • BEIJING, Oct 19- China's robust economic growth hardly skipped a beat in the third quarter, expanding by 6.8 percent as widely expected but cooling slightly after a strong first half. While China produced forecast-beating growth of 6.9 percent in the first half, many economists and investors had expected momentum would start to fade as the government cracks...

  • *China Q3 GDP expands 6.8 pct as expected, mkt reaction limited. *Market focus on Fed, China's party congress. Other data showed China's industrial output rise a stronger-than-expected 6.6 percent in September, while retail sales also outperformed, though investment growth eased more than expected and property sales fell for the first time in over two years.

  • BEIJING— China's economic growth stayed relatively stable in the latest quarter, buoyed by strength in retail spending and exports, giving the ruling Communist Party a boost as it prepares to appoint President Xi Jinping to a new term as leader. Growth has been unexpectedly strong this year, but forecasters expect activity to weaken as Beijing tightens...

  • BEIJING, Oct 19- China's economy grew 6.8 percent in the third quarter from a year earlier, official data showed on Thursday, in-line with expectations and below the previous quarter's growth as fixed asset investment growth slowed. Beijing is aiming for growth of around 6.5 percent in 2017, slightly lower than last year's 6.7 percent, which was the weakest pace...

  • *China economy seen growing 6.8 pct in Q3 y/y, vs Q2's 6.9 pct. *Click here for multimedia coverage of China's congress http://reut.rs/2gN2YqY. BEIJING, Oct 19- China is expected on Thursday to post a modest slowdown in third quarter economic growth from the previous quarter as the government's efforts to rein in the property market and debt risks weigh on...