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COLUMN-China's diesel exports may return after going missing in action: Russell

LAUNCESTON, Australia, July 2 - One of the little mysteries this year in Asian oil markets has been the drop in China's diesel exports.

China stocks fall despite fresh policy support, Hong Kong up

* 12 China-listed firms say top managers, shareholders buy shares

10:23am IST

Images show Chinese airstrip on man-made Spratly island nearly finished

- China has almost finished building a 3,000-metre-long (10,000-foot) airstrip on one of its artificial islands in the disputed Spratly archipelago of the South China Sea, new satellite photographs of the area show.

9:17am IST

Xiaomi's H1 handset sales put full-year target in doubt

BEIJING - Xiaomi Inc on Thursday said it sold 34.7 million smartphones in the first six months of 2015, casting doubt on the ability of China's most valuable tech startup to achieve its full-year target.

9:15am IST

China-listed firms announce share buy plans as market slumps

SHANGHAI, July 2 - As many as 12 China-listed firms on Thursday said their major shareholders or top managers have recently increased holdings in the companies, in a show of confidence in a stock market that has lost one-fifth of its value over the past two weeks.

9:12am IST

Xiaomi's H1 handset sales put full-year target in doubt

BEIJING - Xiaomi Inc on Thursday said it sold 34.7 million smartphones in the first six months of 2015, casting doubt on the ability of China's most valuable tech startup to achieve its full-year target.

9:10am IST

China steps up battle to avoid stock market crash, relaxes margin trading rules

SHANGHAI - China's securities regulator has relaxed rules on using borrowed money to speculate on stock markets, the latest in a flurry of government measures aimed at stemming two weeks of panic selling that is posing a growing risk to the world's second-largest economy.

6:22am IST

China steps up battle to avoid stock market crash, relaxes margin trading rules

SHANGHAI - China's securities regulator has relaxed rules on using borrowed money to speculate on stock markets, the latest in a flurry of government measures aimed at stemming two weeks of panic selling that is posing a growing risk to the world's second-largest economy.

6:21am IST

UPDATE 1-China steps up battle to avoid stock market crash, relaxes margin trading rules

SHANGHAI, July 2 - China's securities regulator has relaxed rules on using borrowed money to speculate on stock markets, the latest in a flurry of government measures aimed at stemming two weeks of panic selling that is posing a growing risk to the world's second-largest economy.

6:19am IST

Images show Chinese airstrip on man-made Spratly island nearly finished

July 2 - China has almost finished building a 3,000-metre-long (10,000-foot) airstrip on one of its artificial islands in the disputed Spratly archipelago of the South China Sea, new satellite photographs of the area show.

5:48am IST

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