Asian stocks inched down from 10-year highs overnight following a burst of Chinese data that was largely weaker than investors expected.
Factory output grew 6% in August, while fixed-asset investment expanded 7.8% and retail sales rose 10.1%.
It’s the second straight month of soft economic figures, a sign that the world’s second-largest economy may be losing momentum in Q3.
Nikkei -0.3%; Shanghai -0.5% to 3,369; Hang Seng -0.6%
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