PROFITS at China's industrial firms grew at the fastest pace in eight months in November, but broad weakness in domestic demand remains a risk for company earnings next year.

[BEIJING] Profits at China's industrial firms in November grew 5.4 per cent from a year earlier to 593.9 billion yuan (S$115 billion), the National Bureau of Statistics said on Friday.

[BEIJING] Profits at China's industrial firms contracted in August after a brief gain the previous month, suggesting renewed pressure on corporate balance sheets as domestic demand remains weak...

[SHANGHAI] Some Chinese business sectors reported solid first half earnings, though a substantial fall in industrial profits and in tepid overseas investment inflows into China's stock markets...

[BEIJING] Profits at China's industrial firms returned to growth in July helped by improvements in the petrochemical and auto sectors but a broader economic slowdown and the protracted US trade...

[BEIJING] Profits at China's industrial firms grew in March, rebounding from four months of contraction, adding to optimism the world's second-largest economy may be starting to stabilise.

[BEIJING] Profits earned by China's industrial firms dropped 14.0 per cent year-on-year to 708.01 billion yuan (S$142.8 billion) in the first two months of 2019, the statistics bureau said on...

[BEIJING] Profits notched up by China's industrial firms declined 1.9 per cent from a year earlier to 680.8 billion yuan (S$136.4 billion) in December, the statistics bureau said on Monday....

[BEIJING] Profits at China's industrial firms fell 1.8 per cent to 594.8 billion yuan (S$118.5 billion) in November from a year earlier, the first contraction since Dec 2015, and compared...