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China Q3 GDP points to slower growth as trade war with US bites

Economy expanded by 6.5% against 6.7 per cent in the previous quarter, missing estimates

China's stock markets have plummeted 12 per cent since the beginning of October and 26 per cent over the year. The yuan is also under pressure, falling to its lowest point in 21 months this week, with investors keen to diversify placements and move money out of the country.


CHINA'S economy grew at its slowest quarterly pace since 2009 in the third quarter as both the trade war with the US and domestic restructuring are taking a toll on the world's second-largest economy.

China said its economy expanded by 6.5...

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