Chinese stock markets fall after data show economic slowdown

Chinese stock markets fall after data show economic slowdown

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China's stock markets closed down on Tuesday after data showed further signs of a cooling economy and concerns over the Chinese economy.

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China's stock markets closed down on Tuesday after data showed further signs of a cooling economy and concerns over the trade war continued.The CSI300 index, which brings together the largest listed companies in Shanghai and Shenzhen, fell 0.51 percent, while the Shanghai index fell 0.17 percent.The Chinese economy is showing signs of cooling as the United States sets even tighter trade rates, with investment growth slowing to a record low and consumers becoming more cautious about spending.China on Tuesday condemned measures aimed at a new US defense law, saying it will comprehensively evaluate aspects that reinforce the role of a panel charged with reviewing foreign investment proposals.Elsewhere in the Asian region, stock markets struggled to regain equilibrium on Tuesday, as fears of the Turkish lira collapse eased, although confidence was impacted by the release of Chinese economic data.The MSCI index, which shares Asia Pacific stocks with the exc...


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