The Macau Metro Monitor, November 9, 2011
CHINA'S OCTOBER HOME SALES FALL 25% ON HARSHER MEASURES Bloomberg
China’s October housing transactions fell for the first time in three months, declining 25% from September. The value of homes sold last month dropped to 372.3 BN yuan (US$58.7BN) from 493.9 BN yuan in September, based on data from the statistics bureau.
CHINA'S CPI GROWTH EASES TO 5.5% IN OCTOBER Xinhua
According to the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), China CPI rose 5.5% YoY in October, weakening from September's 6.1% rise. The October CPI growth marked the slowest surge since May this year. On a monthly basis, the cost of living added 0.1% in October.