China March home prices fall 6.1 pct y/y

April 18, 2015 1:39 AM

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April 18 (Reuters) - Average new home prices in China's 70 major cities fell for the seventh consecutive month in March from a year earlier, down 6.1 percent.

The National Bureau of Statistics said on Saturday new home prices in Beijing fell 3.7 percent last month from a year earlier, versus the previous month's drop of 3.6 percent. They rose 0.3 percent between February and March.

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