China's new stimulus plan
The New York Times reported that China announced an economic stimulus plan on Sunday to help its weak economy.
The $586 billion plan could also help fight the effects of the global slowdown, the Times said.
The money is to go into housing, infrastructure and post-earthquake reconstruction in China over the next two years, said the BBC.
China's markets have already risen a day after they announced the investment plan to kick-start its slowing economy.