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China's housing market shows signs of slowing

Prices in the biggest markets slipped in Sept while gains in smaller cities eased

As mega-cities like Beijing (above) imposed increasingly stringent measures, speculators have moved to smaller centres this year where local governments offer cheap credit and impose few restrictions in the hopes of clearing a supply glut.


CHINA'S new home prices registered a second straight month of weak growth in September, with prices in the biggest markets slipping and gains in smaller cities slowing as government measures to cool a long property boom took hold.

China's housing market has been on a near...

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