Chinese GDP growth slowed in the first quarter of 2014, from 7.7% at the end of last year to 7.4%, year-on-year.
Regulators in China today unveiled a pilot scheme that will allow cross-border stock investments between Shanghai and Hong Kong.
China’s Third Plenary Session earlier this month delivered reforms that have recently been elaborated upon.
Historically, China’s Third Plenum, an annual meeting of the ruling Communist Party, has often ushered in radical reform. By contrast, the meeting’s conclusion yesterday brought only a vague statement.
In this month's viewpoint:
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The quiet recovery in Europe
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Views at a glance
China’s third quarter GDP growth rebounded to 7.8% year-on-year, having decelerated to 7.5% year-on-year in the last quarter.