Second-quarter data as stability reigns ahead of Party Congress

Economists in Reuters’ poll forecast second quarter GDP to grow 1.7 percent from a quarter ago. That was matched by Monday’s data. The Shanghai Composite was down 1.11 percent 10:09 a.m. SIN/HK while the Shenzhen Composite was down 2.57 percent, recovering some from earlier losses. China also reported January to June fixed asset investment rising …