By Gabriel Crossley and Kevin Yao
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's factory output rose faster-than-expected in October and retail sales sped up, as the recovery in the world's second-largest economy from its COVID-19 slump gathered momentum.
Industrial production climbed 6.
9% in October from a year earlier, data from the National Statistics Bureau showed on Monday, in line with September's gain and faster than the 6.5% rise expected in a Reuters poll of analysts.
The upbeat figures came as other Asian powerhouses also climbed.....