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China's Aug retail sales, output steady but downward pressures persist

Industrial output up 6.1%, retail sales up 9%; fixed-asset investment underperforms

China's industrial output has risen in August, up slightly from July and better than analysts' expectations.


CHINA'S economy remained steady last month, but shows signs of future weakness as the trade spat with the US drags on into its third month.

Industrial output and retail sales came in better than expected while other data painted a mixed picture of the world's second-largest...

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