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China’s economic growth misses forecasts in third quarter

China’s economic growth misses forecasts in third quarter

Oct 18, 2019 — 1.39pmShenzhen | China’s economy grew at a weaker-than-expected 6 per cent in the third quarter as Donald Trump’s trade tariffs and weaker consumer spending had GDP coming in at the bottom end of the government’s target and a fresh 30-year low.While still the envy of Australia and most Western economies, China’s…



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Dow Holds Tepid Gains as Fed Eyes First Rate Cut in 11 Years

Published: 17/06/2019 15:30 EST By CCN Markets: The Dow and broader U.S. stock market rose on Monday, as investors shifted focus to a high-profile central-bank meeting that could lay the groundwork for the first interest rate cut in more than a decade. Dow Holds Gains; S&P 500, Nasdaq Follow All of Wall Street’s major indexes…




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US stocks set to get battered again as abandoned Trump-Xi meeting reignites trade-war uncertainty

President Donald Trump Associated Press US futures are taking a hit after trade war uncertainty sends markets lower.President Trump ruled out a meeting with his counterpart Xi Jinping before a crucial March trade-war deadline.Asian markets also closed lower while Europe is mixed. President Trump’s suggestion that he won’t meet Chinese Premier Xi Jinping before a…