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  • LONDON, Oct 18- World stocks flatlined after China posted its weakest growth in nearly three decades on Friday, while the dollar headed for its worst week in almost four months having been pummelled by pound and euro Brexit rallies. China's economy grew a slightly less-than-expected 6% in the third quarter, but traders seemed to be taking comfort that swift...

  • Oct 18- Hong Kong stocks weakened on Friday, tracking broader losses in other Asian markets following downbeat China growth data, but made weekly gains on hopes more measures would be taken to support the island city's economy amid months-long protests. **Though expectations of more stimulus amid Hong Kong protests helped underpin the market in the past week.

  • SINGAPORE, Oct 18- Copper prices gave up earlier gains to trade lower on Friday as disappointing data from China showed the impact of the protracted U.S-China war on its economy, but easing trade tensions and hopes of a soft Brexit cushioned losses. Copper prices are widely used as a gauge of economic health, which has been hurt by the prolonged trade war between...

  • *Shanghai-> HK daily quota used 2.1%. SHANGHAI, Oct 18- China and Hong Kong stocks retreated on Friday following weak GDP data, though losses were capped by hopes that Beijing would step up stimulus to bolster the economy, amid a bruising trade war with the United States. **The miss of the GDP growth rate in the third quarter is not that big, as China's economy remains in a...

  • SINGAPORE, Oct 18- Copper prices rose on Friday as dismal economic growth data from China raised hopes of more stimulus measures, while expectations of a soft Brexit and easing U.S.- China trade tensions lifted sentiment. Copper prices are widely used as a gauge of economic health, which has been hurt by the prolonged trade war between the United States and China,...

  • BEIJING, Oct 18- China's third-quarter economic growth slowed more than expected and to its weakest pace in almost three decades as the bruising U.S. trade war hit factory production, boosting the case for Beijing to roll out fresh support. China's trading partners and investors are closely watching the health of the world's second-largest economy as the...

  • BEIJING, Oct 18- China's property investment stayed buoyant in September, boosted by a rise in new construction activity, underlining hopes that resilience in the sector will help cushion a broader slowdown in the world's second-largest economy. But growth in property transactions slowed during what is traditionally China's "Golden September" peak season...

  • Three-month copper on the London Metal Exchange fell 0.2% to $5,719 a tonne by 0502 GMT, while the most-traded copper contract on the Shanghai Futures Exchange declined 0.5% to 46,630 yuan a tonne. "While Trump still expects a trade deal with China to be signed soon, tensions between the two countries remain fragile. *LEAD: Henan Yuguang Gold and Lead, China's...

  • SHANGHAI, Oct 17- Hong Kong stocks rose on Thursday to their highest in a month, on hopes that more stimulative measures would be rolled out to bolster the island city's growth amid months-long protests. **Nine major banks in Hong Kong have agreed to adopt a number of measures to support small and medium enterprises in Hong Kong, the central bank said on Wednesday, as...

  • SINGAPORE, Oct 16- Copper prices dipped on Wednesday as supply fears eased after a leading Chilean producer averted a labour strike, and as demand remained depressed amid the Sino-U.S. trade war. Three-month copper on the London Metal Exchange was down 0.3% at $5,758 a tonne, as of 0432 GMT, while the most-traded copper contract on the Shanghai Futures Exchange.

  • SINGAPORE, Oct 16- Copper prices dipped on Wednesday as supply fears eased after a leading Chilean producer averted a labor strike, and as demand remained depressed amid the Sino-U.S. trade war. Three-month copper on the London Metal Exchange was down 0.3% at $5,758 a tonne, as of 0432 GMT, while the most-traded copper contract on the Shanghai Futures Exchange.

  • Three-month copper on the London Metal Exchange was down 0.2% at $5,764 a tonne, as of 0216 GMT, while the most-traded copper contract on the Shanghai Futures Exchange. Prices were also pressured as demand for copper remained subdued amid an ongoing trade war between the United States and China, the world's two biggest economies and also major copper users.

  • Three-month copper on the London Metal Exchange was down 0.2% at $5,764 a tonne, as of 0216 GMT, while the most-traded copper contract on the Shanghai Futures Exchange. Prices were also pressured as demand for copper remained subdued amid an ongoing trade war between the United States and China, the world's two biggest economies and also major copper users.

  • *China's Refined Zinc Imports: https://tmsnrt.rs/35DB08E. LONDON, Oct 15- "The most critical issue facing the zinc market is the performance of zinc smelters and Chinese zinc smelters in particular." The world's zinc mines lifted production by 1.9% in the first half of this year, according to the latest statistical bulletin from the International Lead and Zinc...

  • SINGAPORE, Oct 15- Nickel prices in London jumped on Tuesday, recouping some of the previous session's sharp losses, as stockpiles remained at a multi-year low. The most-traded nickel contract on the Shanghai Futures Exchange fell as much as 3.6% to 132,770 yuan a tonne and was down 3.1% at the midday break. "The fireworks were supplied very late in the day... taking...

  • *China's factory prices post steepest fall in 3 years. SHANGHAI, Oct 15- China stocks retreated on Tuesday after five straight sessions of gains, as the latest factory gate data added to China's economic woes and a deal to end the trade war with the United States remained elusive. **China's factory gate prices declined at the fastest pace in more than three years in...

  • SHANGHAI'S MOST ACTIVE NICKEL CONTRACT FALLS 3.3% TO 133,050 YUAN A TONNE.

  • *China wants more talks before signing initial trade deal- BBG. LONDON, Oct 14- A global index of stock markets dipped on Monday as a report that China wants more talks before signing a "Phase One" trade deal with the United States tempered an initial burst of optimism that followed signs of progress last week. But data showing a further contraction in Chinese imports...

  • *China trade data add to signs of weakness in economy. President Donald Trump's outlining the first phase of an agreement to end a trade war with China and suspending a threatened tariff hike, but European shares slipped. Germany's DAX, dominated by companies exposed to China, slipped 0.5%.

  • BEIJING, Oct 14- China is still a long way from forking out $50 billion for farm goods from the United States, agriculture industry analysts said on Monday, cautioning that getting there is contingent on removing substantial technical and political hurdles. Outlining the first phase of a deal to end a trade war with China, U.S. That would be double the $24 billion...