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China, Hong Kong stocks fall as China industrial profit growth slows

*Profit growth at China's industrial firms slowed in April. SHANGHAI, May 27- China stocks slipped on Friday as April industrial profit data added to concerns that a recent pick-up in the economy may be short-lived. Both China's blue-chip CSI300 index and the Shanghai Composite Index fell 0.3 percent, to 3,055.29 points and 2,814.03 points, respectively.

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China stocks give up gains amid yuan depreciation worries

SHANGHAI, May 25- China stocks gave up early gains to end weaker on Wednesday despite a sharp rebound in Hong Kong, as yuan depreciation fears resurfaced on the back of a stronger dollar and a possible U.S. rate hike next month. The CSI300 index of the largest listed companies in Shanghai and Shenzhen fell 0.1 percent, to 3,059.23, while the Shanghai Composite Index...

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China, Hong Kong shares fall; resource sector hit by economic gloom

*China's outstanding margin loans fall to 18- month low. SHANGHAI, May 24- Chinese and Hong Kong shares fell in line with regional markets on Tuesday, with resource companies slumping as commodity prices tumble amid worries over China's economic health. China's blue-chip CSI300 index fell 0.7 percent, to 3,064.72 points by the lunch break, while the Shanghai...

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China stocks end up, but Shanghai index posts 5th week of losses

SHANGHAI, May 20- China stocks ended a tepid week higher on Friday, but the Shanghai Composite Index posted its fifth week of losses hurt by fading optimism over the country's growth prospects and concerns about rising U.S. interest rates. China's blue-chip CSI300 index rose 0.5 percent, to 3,078.22, climbing 0.1 percent for the week. Beijing is pushing for...

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China stocks recoup early losses amid economic policy confusion

SHANGHAI, May 12- China stocks clawed back initial losses on Thursday as Beijing's announcement of a $724 billion transport investment plan bolstered infrastructure shares and eased fears of a possible shift in economic policies. The CSI300 index of the largest listed companies in Shanghai and Shenzhen rose 0.2 percent to 3,090.14 points, while the...

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China stocks close up marginally, policy uncertainty weighs

The CSI300 index of the largest listed companies in Shanghai and Shenzhen rose 0.1 percent to 3,069.11 points, while the Shanghai Composite Index was little changed at 2,832.59. A Monday article in the People's Daily newspaper, regarded as the Communist Party's mouthpiece, said the country may suffer from a financial crisis and economic recession if the...

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China stocks dip on growth concerns; Hong Kong tracks Wall Street lower

China's blue-chip CSI300 index fell 0.2 percent, to 3,202.33 points by the lunch break, while the Shanghai Composite Index lost 0.3 percent, to 2,983.06 points. China's robust market rebound since early March appears to be losing momentum as trading volumes have shrunk and the SSEC fails to stand decisively above the 3,000 mark- seen by many as a key...

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Shanghai stock index flat, nearing key resistance level

SHANGHAI, May 4- China stocks closed roughly flat on Wednesday, as the Shanghai market came under pressure near key technical resistance and after signs of subdued manufacturing activity. The CSI300 index of the largest listed companies in Shanghai and Shenzhen fell 0.1 percent, to 3,209.46, while the Shanghai Composite Index closed flat, at 2,991.27 points.

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China stocks dip at end of sluggish week, bond default worries weigh

SHANGHAI, April 29- China stocks edged lower on Friday, capping a sluggish week, as investors mostly adopted a cautious stance ahead of the Labour Day holiday with risk appetite curbed by rising bond defaults and commodities price volatility. The blue-chip CSI300 index fell 0.1 percent, to 3,156.75, while the Shanghai Composite Index also lost 0.1 percent, to...

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China shares down as bond defaults dim mood; Hong Kong fall over 1 pct

*Sentiment in Hong Kong hit by slump in Japan stocks. Hong Kong shares dropped over 1 percent as sentiment was soured by a tumble in Japanese stocks, after the Bank of Japan disappointed markets by electing not to expand monetary stimulus on Thursday. China's blue-chip CSI300 index dipped 0.04 percent to 3,159.46 points by lunch break, while the Shanghai...

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