The debt to GDP is currently on par with the USA, and this could mean the party's soon ending. "China's total debt (financial credit) burden hit 251% of GDP at the end of June, according to Stephen Green at Standard Chartered.
Hong Kong stocks rose, after swinging between gains and losses for most of the day, as investors weighed China economic data. China Mobile Ltd.
Oil prices were mixed in Asian trade on Tuesday as caution returned after a weak rally spurred by upbeat industrial production data from China, the world's top energy consuming nation, analysts said.
French politicians and oil industry leaders offered their condolences after the death of Christophe de Margerie, 63, chief executive officer of France's largest oil company, Total SA.
Microsoft highlights some big numbers when it tells the story of its growing cloud offerings. Analysts say the level of the company's investment in those operations is eye-catching.