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Organizers of an international photo contest say it is helping to build the Beijing brand and give foreigners a deeper understanding of this ancient and ever-evolving city.

The Beijing in the Eyes of Foreigners contest has been held annually since 2009.

Between May and the end of October, the competition received more than 4,100 entries from 180 photographers. The participants came from 57 countries.

While most of the photographers live in Beijing, the contest plans to expand to interest more visitors, said Li Xiaoqiang, deputy director of the Beijing People's Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries and a member of the organizing committee.

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Local brokers here also said that the Chinese central bank lifted global markets by announcing its first interest rate cut in two years.

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