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April 12 (Bloomberg) -- In "Company News," Bloomberg's Francine Lacqua reports on the top business stories of the day. She speaks on Bloomberg Television's "The Pulse."

China's Challenges: PMI Weakens to Lowest in Three Years
43:18 - China’s manufacturing conditions slipped to the weakest level in more than three years as sluggishness in the nation’s old growth drivers add to risks facing the government’s growth target. Bloomberg's Stephen Engle takes a look at the numbers on "Trending Business." (Source: Bloomberg)
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