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China‘s 2018 growth slows to 28-year low, more stimulus seen

China‘s economy cooled in the fourth quarter under pressure from faltering domestic demand and bruising U.S. tariffs, dragging 2018 growth to the lowest in nearly three decades and pressuring Beijing to roll out more stimulus to avert a sharper slowdown.

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Nissan, Renault not ready to discuss new capital ties - Saikawa

Nissan CEO Hirota Saikawa said on Monday that he had not heard directly about a reported French proposal to integrate the Japanese carmaker‘s management with Renault, adding that it was not the time to discuss revising the partners‘ capital ties.

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China‘s 2018 oil refinery output, December gas production hit records

Chinese oil refiners raised their output to a record in 2018, led by state-run oil majors which maximized operations on firm profit-margins and private refiners which increased processing after being granted higher crude import quotas.

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Student in Trump hat denies mocking Native American activist in videotaped encounter

A white high school student seen with classmates appearing to confront a Native American Vietnam veteran near the Lincoln Memorial issued a statement on Sunday that video of the incident that went viral gives the false impression that the teens were instigators.

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Patriots beat Chiefs to join Rams in Super Bowl

New England and 41-year-old quarterback Tom Brady will be going to their third consecutive Super Bowl after they beat the Kansas City Chiefs 37-31 in overtime on Sunday, with the Los Angeles Rams standing between the Patriots and a sixth NFL title.

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China December coal output rises about 2 percent to highest in over three years

China‘s December coal output climbed 2.1 percent from the year before, government data showed, hitting the highest level in at least three years as major producers ramped up production amid robust winter demand and after the country started up new mines.

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China has ample room for macro policy support - statistics bureau chief

China has ample room for macro policy support, Ning Jizhe, head of the National Bureau of Statistics said on Monday, after the world‘s second-largest economy grew at the slowest pace since the global financial crisis in the fourth quarter of 2018.

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China should boost banks‘ active support for economy: central bank official

Encouraging China‘s banks to actively increase support for the real economy, rather than relying on authorities‘ orders to boost lending, is the key to improving the supply of credit in the economy, a central bank official said on Monday.

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China December aluminum production surges to record monthly high

China‘s primary aluminum output defied low prices to rise for a second straight month to a record high in December as falling alumina costs boosted margins, while 2018 annual output was also a record, official data showed on Monday.

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China‘s December property investment slows in sign of fatigue for key GDP driver

Growth in property investment in China cooled to the second slowest pace in 2018 in December, adding to signs of a further slackening in the real estate market in a blow to a key driver economic growth.

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China‘s economy cools in fourth quarter, 2018 growth at 28-year low

China‘s economic growth cooled slightly in the fourth quarter from a year earlier as expected, weighed down by weak investment and faltering consumer confidence as Washington piled on trade pressure, leaving 2018 growth the weakest in 28 years.

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China‘s fourth quarter GDP rises 6.4 percent year-on-year, in line with forecast

China‘s economy grew 6.4 percent in the fourth quarter of 2018 from a year earlier, official data showed on Monday, in line with expectations and slower than the previous quarter‘s 6.5 percent growth.

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China‘s survey-based jobless rate up to 4.9 percent in December

China‘s survey-based jobless rate was 4.9 percent at the end of December, the statistics bureau said on Monday, slightly up from 4.8 percent in November.

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China‘s 2018 property investment up 9.5 percent year-on-year

Real estate investment in China rose 9.5 percent in 2018 from a year earlier, slowing from a 9.7 percent gain in the first 11 months of the year, official data showed on Monday.

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China December daily crude steel output at lowest since March

China‘s average daily steel output in December hit its lowest level since March, according to Reuters calculations based on official data, as producers cut output amid shrinking profit-margins.

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China‘s economy cools in the fourth quarter, 2018 growth hits 28-year low

China‘s economic growth cooled slightly in the fourth quarter from a year earlier as expected, weighed down by weak investment and faltering consumer confidence as Washington piled on trade pressure, leaving 2018 growth the weakest in 28 years.

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Nissan CEO says new capital ties with Renault not discussed

Nissan CEO Hirota Saikawa told reporters on Monday that he had not heard directly about a reported French proposal to integrate Nissan‘s management with France‘s Renault, adding that it was not the stage to discuss revising their capital ties.

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China fourth quarter GDP growth slows to 6.4 percent, as expected

China‘s economy grew 6.4 percent in the fourth quarter of 2018 from a year earlier, official data showed on Monday, in line with expectations and slower than the previous quarter‘s 6.5 percent growth.

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Saints coach laments late blown call in loss to Rams

New Orleans coach Sean Payton said the NFL‘s league office told him referees had blown a call in Sunday‘s National Football Conference (NFC) championship game that cost the Saints a trip to the Super Bowl.

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Mexico gasoline pipeline leak detected hours before fatal blast

Mexico‘s state oil firm, Pemex, did not close the valve at a leaking gasoline pipeline when first notified because it was not initially thought to be an "important" leak, Mexico‘s security minister said on Sunday.

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Nissan CEO says not at stage to discuss revising capital ties with Renault: Jiji

Nissan CEO Hirota Saikawa said he had not heard about a reported French proposal to integrate Nissan‘s management with France‘s Renault, adding that it was not the stage to discuss revising their capital ties, Jiji news agency reported on Monday.

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Detained ex-Nissan chairman Ghosn offers stock, passports for bail

Ousted Nissan Motor Co chairman Carlos Ghosn has offered to post stock he owns in the automaker as collateral, surrender his passports and submit to electronic tracking as part of a renewed effort to persuade a Tokyo court to grant him bail while he awaits trial on charges of financial misconduct, a spokeswoman for the car executive said.

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End ‘no-deal brinkmanship‘ and let‘s talk, Britain‘s Corbyn tells May

Jeremy Corbyn, leader of Britain‘s opposition Labour Party, will reiterate on Monday his willingness to talk to Prime Minister Theresa May on ways to break the deadlock over Brexit but not while the government wastes money on "no-deal brinkmanship".

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Death toll from Mexico pipeline blast rises to 85: health minister

The number of people who died from a gasoline pipeline explosion in central Mexico has risen to 85, Mexico‘s health minister said on Sunday.

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