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Steady PMIs, sluggish China put brakes on European shares

LONDON - European shares edged down on Wednesday after three days of gains as data showing China's economy was still stuttering offset some broadly reassuring European purchasing manager index (PMI) numbers.

Steady PMIs, sluggish China puts brakes on European shares

LONDON - European shares edged down on Wednesday after three days of gains as data showing China's economy was still stuttering offset some broadly reassuring European purchasing manager index (PMI) numbers. | Video

2:09pm IST

Chinese brokerages queue up for next round of IPOs

SHANGHAI - Chinese securities firms are lining up to tap domestic equity markets, with one brokerage likely to post China's biggest initial public offering in four years if it receives listing approval, the latest batch of IPO applications shows.

1:50pm IST

Huawei says reports of NSA spying won't impact growth

SHENZHEN, China - China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, the world's No.2 telecoms equipment maker, on Wednesday shrugged off analysts' concerns that its growth will suffer from media reports alleging the United States accessed servers at its Shenzhen headquarters.

1:07pm IST

China's Huawei says reports of NSA spying won't impact growth

SHENZHEN China - China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, the world's No.2 telecoms equipment maker, on Wednesday shrugged off analysts' concerns that its growth will suffer from media reports alleging the United States accessed servers at its Shenzhen headquarters.

12:50pm IST

UPDATE 1-China's Huawei says reports of NSA spying won't impact growth

(Recasts, adds executive comments on NSA, future leadership, business growth)

12:29pm IST

China military says faces "complex" task keeping secrets

BEIJING - China's military faces a "severe and complex" task in maintaining secrecy, especially given the widespread use of the internet and mobile communications, and needs to ensure security is tightened, a top military paper said on Wednesday.

Tech, World 11:53am IST

China shares down, Aussie drops after inflation data

SINGAPORE - China's stock markets fell again on Wednesday after a survey showed manufacturing activity in the world's second-biggest economy was still contracting in April, while the Australian dollar tumbled to a two-week low after data showed surprisingly low inflation.

11:48am IST

GLOBAL MARKETS-China shares down, Aussie drops after inflation data

SINGAPORE, April 23 - China's stock markets fell again on Wednesday after a survey showed manufacturing activity in the world's second-biggest economy was still contracting in April, while the Australian dollar tumbled to a two-week low after data showed surprisingly low inflation.

11:41am IST

China activist missing after trying to help striking workers

SHANGHAI - A prominent Chinese labour activist has been missing for more than 24 hours and his wife suspects he was detained by state security agents after trying to help workers involved in China's biggest strike in years organise their case.

11:30am IST

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