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  • PM To Clampdown On 'Dirty Money' In UK Property

    There should be a global crackdown on the "cancer of corruption", David Cameron will say later, amid concerns the London property market has become a "safe haven" for "dirty money". On his second stop in Singapore, the Prime Minister will point to concerns that some UK properties are bought using "anonymous shell companies" …

  • China stocks down at midday, defying government moves

    The Shanghai Composite Index plunged 8.48% on Monday, the biggest fall since February 27, 2007, despite a broad-based government effort to shore up prices following a weeks-long rout

  • Australia shares resilient to slide in China, energy helps Reuters - UK Focus - 1 hour 38 minutes ago

    Australian shares were little changed on Tuesday, having proved resilient to sliding stocks in China as strength in the energy sector offset fragile sentiment. The S&P/ASX 200 index was steady at 5,589 ...

  • China stocks down at midday, defying government moves

    The Shanghai Composite Index plunged 8.48% on Monday, the biggest fall since February 27, 2007, despite a broad-based government effort to shore up prices following a weeks-long rout

  • China stocks down at midday, defying government moves

    The Shanghai Composite Index plunged 8.48% on Monday, the biggest fall since February 27, 2007, despite a broad-based government effort to shore up prices following a weeks-long rout

  • Canadian-based copper miner, First (Shanghai: 603806.SS - news) Quantum Minerals, said that power cuts imposed by Zambia's state-run electricity company have hit its mining operations in the north western province of the country. First Quantum said it was unable to provide estimates on how long the power supply reduction …

  • Century Aluminum (NasdaqGS: CENX - news) said it will shut its Ravenswood smelter in West Virginia immediately as it had failed to secure competitive power supply amid tough market conditions. The Ravenswood smelter has been idled since February 2009. "The decision to permanently close the Ravenswood plant is based …

  • HSBC Faces Threat Of FTSE Exit Over HQ Review

    HSBC is wrestling with the potential loss of its membership of London's blue-chip share index if it moves its headquarters back to Hong Kong after a 23-year absence. Sky News has learnt that the bank, which announced in April that it was launching a formal review of its domicile, has been discussing with its advisers the …

  • U.S. Treasury prices rose on Monday after China's stock market experienced its deepest slide in eight years, which unsettled investors globally and sent them to the relative safety of U.S. government bonds. Longer-term Treasury prices improved, while short-term prices were mixed. "The overnight action with the flight …

  • The U.S. dollar hovered around a nearly two-week low against a basket of major currencies on Monday after the biggest drop in Shanghai shares in eight years drove demand for the safe-haven yen and led traders to trim bets against the euro.

  • China stocks down at midday, defying government moves

    An investor walks past a screen that shows share prices in a security firm in Hangzhou, east China's Zhejiang province on July 27, 2015

  • Delta Air Lines Inc (NYSE: DAL - news) has agreed to buy 3.55 percent of China Eastern Airlines Corp Ltd , a move that would make it the first U.S. carrier to own part of a Chinese airline. The deal may prompt Delta's rivals to beef up partnerships with Chinese carriers in an effort to secure their place in a country …

  • The biggest rout in Chinese shares in eight years stoked concerns on Monday over slowing growth in the world's No. 2 economy, knocking down global equities and the prices of key commodities. Wall Street was down on worries over China's slowing growth, crystallized by a stunning 8.5 percent fall in shares in Shanghai that …

  • (ShareCast News) - European equities declined on Monday following a slump in Asia, hurt by disappointing data.

  • European stocks sink after China equities plunge

    A view of the financial district of Hong Kong on July 27, 2015

  • China stocks down at midday, defying government moves

    An investor walks past a screen that shows share prices in a security firm in Hangzhou, east China's Zhejiang province on July 27, 2015

  • European equities dropped to a two-week low on Monday, recording their fifth straight daily decline, as fears for China's growth prospects overshadowed some forecast-beating results. A slightly better-than-expected July reading from the German IFO business climate index helped ease some of the sell-off pressure in early …

  • China stocks down at midday, defying government moves

    An investor walks past a screen that shows share prices in a security firm in Hangzhou, east China's Zhejiang province on July 27, 2015

  • European stock markets sink AFP - 13 hours ago
    China stocks down at midday, defying government moves

    Shanghai shares on Monday suffered their biggest one-day decline in more than eight years, plummeting 8.48 percent

  • The biggest rout in Chinese shares in eight years stoked concerns on Monday over the worldwide impact of slowing growth in the world's No. 2 economy, knocking down global equities and the prices of key commodities. The dollar was weak ahead of the week's main set piece - Wednesday's Federal Reserve policy decision and …

  • European shares hit 2-week low on China concerns Reuters - UK Focus - 14 hours ago

    European equities dropped to a two-week low on Monday and headed for their fifth straight daily decline as worries over China's growth prospects overshadowed some forecast-beating corporate results. Sectors exposed to China - the world's biggest metals consumer and a big market for automobiles, luxury goods, oils and …

  • U.S. Treasury prices rose on Monday following a stock market rout in China, the worst in eight years, that has unsettled investors globally and sent them to the relative safety of U.S. government bonds. Longer-term Treasury prices improved, while short-term prices were just slightly negative following the sharp decline …

  • Chinese Stocks See Biggest Fall In Eight Years

    The Shanghai composite index fell 8.48% amidst widespread selling activity on Monday as the government tried to support the market. The fall comes just weeks after the government threatened to arrest "hostile" short sellers. To contain the sell-off the government has also banned sales by large shareholders and has extended …

  • GLOBAL MARKETS-China slides again, Europe follows Reuters - UK Focus - 17 hours ago

    Concerns over China dominated financial markets on Monday, with the biggest fall in Shanghai shares in eight years driving stock markets and prices of major commodities lower across the board. Traders and investors said that was all rooted in broader concerns over global growth midway through the corporate results reason …

  • British Prime Minister David Cameron said on Monday his government would make available loans of up to 1 billion pounds to Indonesia to help finance infrastructure projects. Indonesia is Cameron's first stop on a four-day trade mission to Southeast Asia to spur lucrative business deals and to forge new political alliances …

  • With commodity prices slumping, the local currency slipping and manufacturing jobs disappearing, Australians are starting to question whether they've backed the wrong economic horse. The country's wealth and unbroken 24 years of economic growth have largely been built on exploiting natural resources and the happy coincidence …

  • European equities began the week on a downbeat note, hitting a two-week low and heading for their fifth straight daily fall as worries over China's growth prospects overshadowed some forecast-beating corporate results. "Most of the fall is coming from China ... European markets are getting hit," said Markus Huber, trader …

  • Results of Annual General Meeting Business Wire - 18 hours ago

    LONDON--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- 27 July 2015 China Nonferrous Gold Limited 中国有色黄金有限公司 (“CNG” or the “Company”) Results of Voting at Annual General Meeting China Nonferrous Gold Limited 中国有色黄金有限公司 (AIM: CNG), ...

  • Shanghai share plunge leads broad Asian decline

    The Shanghai Composite Index closed down 345.35 points to 3,725.56 on turnover of 721.3 billion yuan ($117.9 billion)

  • China's Market Plunge -- The Numbers The Wall Street Journal - 19 hours ago

    China stocks on Monday suffered their sharpest one-day percentage decline since 2007 as worries mount that authorities are pulling back measures to prop up the market. The Shanghai Composite Index ended down 8.5% at 3725.56, its worst daily percentage fall since February 2007.

  • China Lifts Games Consoles Ban After 15 Years

    China has lifted its ban on sales of video games consoles which has been in force for 15 years. The sales ban was imposed in 2000 over concerns Chinese children would waste time playing video games. Consoles manufactured in the Shanghai Free-Trade Zone will automatically be approved for sale in the rest of the country, …

  • British PM heads to Southeast Asia with trade, IS on agenda

    British Prime Minister David Cameron will discuss what he calls the "common enemy" of IS jihadists with leaders in Southeast Asia

  • European equities started the week on a downbeat note, heading for their fifth straight daily fall, with worries over China's growth prospects overshadowing some forecast-beating corporate results. Although ...

  • Shanghai share plunge leads broad Asian decline

    The Shanghai Composite Index closed down 345.35 points to 3,725.56 on turnover of 721.3 billion yuan ($117.9 billion)

  • Shanghai share plunge leads broad Asian decline

    The Shanghai Composite Index closed down 345.35 points to 3,725.56 on turnover of 721.3 billion yuan ($117.9 billion)

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