China's disappointing data dump weighs on Asia stocks

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markets.businessinsider.com—Asian stocks fell on Thursday after China released disappointing industrial, employment and retail data. The uninspiring figures come after the world's second-biggest economy cut its growth forecast to the lowest level in nearly 30 years. Asian stocks slid on Thursday after China released a raft of uninspiring industrial, employment and retail data. Chinese industrial output rose 5.3% in the first two months of 2019, its slowest rate of growth in 17 years, according to Reuters....

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