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China’s home prices grew at slowest pace in two years in January, more weakness to come amid epidemic


Home prices in China grew at their slowest pace in nearly two years in January as the coronavirus outbreak hurts the already weakening housing markets.

New-home prices rose 0.27 per cent last month from December in 70 major cities, National Bureau of Statistics data showed Monday. That’s lower than a 0.3 per cent gain in December and marking the slowest pace since February 2018.

On a year-on-year basis, home . . .

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