China stocks end firmer as weak data bolsters stimulus hopes

Reuters | Nov 14, 2019 at 7:33 AM

* Shanghai Composite +0.16%, CSI300 +0.15%

* Hikvision falls on CSRC probe

* Industrial activity misses forecasts in Oct; more support seen

SHANGHAI, Nov 14 (Reuters) - China shares rebounded from six-month lows to end higher on Thursday after data reflecting a sharper slowdown in industrial activity in October reinforced expectations that Beijing will introduce fresh measures to support economic growth.