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China's new growth drivers stand out

High-tech and consumer-oriented companies seen outperforming those in industrial and financial sectors

More than half of 73 members of the MSCI China Index, which is heavily weighted with industrial and financial shares, missed earnings estimates.

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WHILE Chinese President Xi Jinping's vision of an economy dominated by high-tech and consumer-oriented companies may be years away, they're already standing out from their old-growth counterparts when it comes to earnings.

About two-thirds of the 54 companies in Bloomberg'...