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China stocks post modest gains despite disappointing economic data

China stocks post modest gains despite disappointing economic data

China stocks rebounded on Monday after the securities regulator denied media reports it was cracking down on fundraising and mergers and acquisitions in certain sectors, helping to offset disappointing April economic data.

Asia stocks near 5-1/2-month highs as oil prices rise
Asia stocks near 5-1/2-month highs as oil prices rise

Asian shares hovered close to 5-1/2-month highs on Thursday as oil prices showed surprising resilience partly on hopes that oil producers may eventually agree on a measure to ease a global glut.

Horoscope: By Peter Vidal

Today ( 26 May )This Week ( 22 May - 28 May )

SAGITTARIUS There should be a welcome absence of tension from most of today's personal proceedings, although excitement could boil over into animated arguments and disputes. These are lively times and you're a force to be reckoned with, as… read more