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Home prices in 70 major Chinese cities remained generally stable in January, official data showed Monday.
New home prices in four first-tier cities -- Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen and Guangzhou -- increased 0.4 percent month on month in January, 0.2 percentage points faster than the previous month, the data from National Bureau of Statistics showed.
In 31 second-tier cities, new home prices rose 0.2 percent in January from December, 0.1 percentage points lower than the previous month.
New home prices rose 0.4 percent in 35 third-tier cities in January from last month and the growth pace was 0.2 percentage points lower than the previous month.