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Chinese home prices surged 1.3 percent in August from the previous month and increasing dependence on real estate by banks and local governments may keep them rising

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hina's property boom has spread from major metropolises to smaller cities, with price declines reported in only four of 70 locations surveyed.
6 months ago
Sky Canaves
By Sky Canaves
Sky Canaves previously reported for The Wall Street Journal in Beijing and Hong Kong, where she covered media, culture, social issues, and legal affairs, and served as the founding editor and lead writer of the WSJ’s China Real Time site. Prior to becoming a journalist, Sky worked in the China corporate law practice of Baker & McKenzie, and she has also taught journalism and media law at the University of Hong Kong. She speaks Mandarin and has accumulated more than a decade's experience living, studying and working in China.
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