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China shares dip after property data, Great Wall Motor slides

China shares fell slightly today, weighed down by property stocks after home price data for March showed a further cooling in the real estate sector. By midday, the Shanghai Composite Index was down 0.1% at 2,096.30 points. The CSI300 index of the largest Shanghai and Shenzhen A-share listings was flat. House prices in China's... Read More

A man looks at a giant advertising board showing information on second-hand apartments at a real estate exhibition in Shenyang, Liaoning province yesterday. China

A man looks at a giant advertising board showing information on second-hand apartments at a real estate exhibition in Shenyang, Liaoning province yesterday. China's real estate investment rose 16.8% in first quarter of 2014 from a year ago while revenues from property sales dropped an annual 5.2%, the National Bureau of Statistics said on Wednesday. – Reuters, April 18, 2014

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