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  • Britain will struggle to meet its goals for emission reductions after it shelved a billion-pound scheme to help commercialise carbon capture and storage (CCS (Shanghai: 600180.SS - news) ) technology last year, lawmakers said on Wednesday. In December, nearly 200 nations agreed in Paris to limit greenhouse gas emissions …

  • FAA warns airlines of explosion risk in lithium batteries

    A table full of battery parts from a Japan Airlines Boeing 787 are displayed on January 24, 2013 in Washington, DC

  • Sterling slides as euro leans into banking storm Reuters - UK Focus - 7 hours ago

    Sterling sank to a more than one-year low against the euro but gained against the dollar on Tuesday as a wave of global concern over banks and other financial firms extended into a second day, hammering stock markets on both sides of the Atlantic (Shanghai: 600558.SS - news) . Morning data in Britain had offered some …

  • Bets on stronger yen hit nearly 6-year high Reuters - UK Focus - 7 hours ago

    Currency markets upped bets on gains for the yen in the next month to their highest in almost six years on Tuesday, a reflection of the scale of market stress which has sent investors scuttling for the traditional security of Japan. One-month risk reversals in the yen until late last year indicated a strong bias towards …

  • Technavio’s latest report on dental implants market in China analyzes the key trends expected to impact the dental implant market through 2016-2020. The dental implants market in China is likely to exceed USD 696 million by 2020, growing at a CAGR of over 28%.The dental implants market in China has experienced rapid …

  • A pedestrian holding an umbrella walks past an electronic board showing the graphs of the recent fluctuations of Japan's Nikkei average outside a brokerage in Tokyo

    The global stock market rout has intensified, with Japan's Nikkei losing 5.4% of its value in a horror show of a trading day that saw a rush for safe havens such as gold and the yen.

  • A winter storm that struck the eastern seaboard of the United States in January caused around $2 billion in economic losses, and hundreds of millions of dollars in insured losses, reinsurance broker Aon Benfield said on Tuesday. The storm brought "prodigious snowfall, high winds, coastal flooding, freezing rain, ice, sleet …

  • Ten times as many migrants and refugees arrived in Europe by sea in the first six weeks of the year as in the same period of 2015, and the number of deaths also soared, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said on Tuesday. The IOM also said it expected no fall in the number of arrivals in Europe and predicted …

  • Net Asset Value(s) Business Wire - 11 hours ago

    LONDON--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- FUND   ¦ db x-trackers MSCI Pacific ex Japan Index UCITS ETF (DR) DEALING DATE ¦ 05-Feb-16 NAV PER SHARE ¦ USD41.2100 NUMBER OF SHARES IN ISSUE ¦ 10,791,046 CODE ¦ View source ...

  • Fresh Turmoil For FTSE As Shares Slip Again

    The global stock market rout has intensified, with Japan's Nikkei losing 5.4% of its value in a horror show of a trading day that saw a rush for safe havens such as gold and the yen. The sell-off followed Monday's lead on the European and US stock markets when they endured further losses  on top of those already witnessed …

  • A drop in bank shares kept European shares under pressure on Tuesday, after losses in Asian markets sent investors scurrying for safe havens. Turmoil in Asia set the tone for the session, as yields on ...

  • Kumba Iron Ore, which is 70pc owned by Anglo, has been hit by faltering steelmaking in China

  • Currency markets upped bets on gains for the yen in the next month to their highest in more than five years on Tuesday, a reflection of the scale of market stress which has sent investors scuttling for the traditional security of Japan. One-month risk reversals in the yen until late last year indicated a strong bias towards …

  • The yen rose on Tuesday to its highest against the dollar since November 2014, as a sell-off in global stocks and worries about Europe's banking sector underpinned demand for safe-haven currencies. The rise has undermined plans by the Bank of Japan, which wants to generate inflation through negative interest rates and …

  • (ShareCast News) - Stocks in Japan fell more than 5% on Tuesday, and the yield on the country's benchmark government bond slid into negative territory for the first time as investors showed signs they ...

  • (ShareCast News) - European stocks edged lower in early trade, unable to hold on to opening gains following downbeat sessions in the US and Asia, as concerns over global growth took hold again.

  • These four points unlock the secret to cracking China's luxury market

    The huge anti-corruption and anti-extravagance campaign led by president Xi Jinping, has transformed China's burgeoning luxury goods sector forever. Luxury goods have become less accessible to the growing Chinese middle class, and less acceptable for members of China's elite. The affordable or accessible luxury segment …

  • (ShareCast News) - London stocks are expected to open lower on Tuesday, taking their cue from downbeat sessions in the US and Asia as worries about global growth and oil prices weigh on investors' minds. ...

  • 10 things you need to know in markets today Business Insider UK Finance - 17 hours ago
    10 things you need to know in markets today

    The Financial Times reports that the bank is leaning towards staying in Britain, and that CEO Stuart Gulliver has played down the case for leaving the UK in private meetings over recent weeks. In Japan, the Nikkei 225 index ended the day down more than 5%. A pair of Japan's biggest banks lost more than seven percent each …

  • Fresh Turmoil For FTSE As Shares Slip Again

    The global stock market rout has intensified, with Japan's Nikkei losing 5.4% of its value amid a rush for safe havens such as gold and the yen. While trading across Asia was largely muted because of continuing Chinese New Year holiday celebrations, the Nikkei followed European and US stock markets down on Tuesday after …

  • (ShareCast News) - Fires were still burning in Hong Kong on Tuesday night, after a government crackdown on illegal street food vendors turned ugly.

  • Global Growth Fears Prompt FTSE 100 Plunge Sky News - Mon, Feb 8, 2016 21:17 GMT
    Global Growth Fears Prompt FTSE 100 Plunge

    The FTSE 100 share index has fallen sharply as fears about the health of the global economy return to spook investors. By the close of trading, it had lost 2.7% - wiping £41bn from the value of the UK's 100 biggest listed companies. Lenders are also looking less likely to cash in on increases in interest rates as the …

  • FOREX-Dollar hits 15-month low vs yen as markets re-think BoJ rate cut Reuters - UK Focus - Mon, Feb 8, 2016 21:10 GMT

    The dollar fell to a 15-month low against the yen on Monday as a renewed slide in oil prices and doubts about the effectiveness of the Bank of Japan's negative interest-rate policy drove investors back into the safe-haven currency. The surprise announcement on Jan. 29 that the BoJ was cutting its interest rate to minus …

  • LONDON--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- Technavio’s latest report on the industrial automation control market in Asia-Pacific (APAC) provides an analysis on the most important trends expected to impact the market outlook ...

  • India's Annual Growth Outstrips China Sky News - Mon, Feb 8, 2016 19:42 GMT
    India's Annual Growth Outstrips China

    India's economy grew at an annual rate of 7.3% in the last quarter of 2015 beating its rival China which saw its GDP growth slip to 6.9% last year. These figures, which were in line with estimates, are good news for Prime Minister Narendra Modi who swept to power in 2014 on the single agenda of development. Since then …

  • London close: Economic data drags headline indices lower Sharecast - Mon, Feb 8, 2016 17:21 GMT

    (ShareCast News) - Data from China and Germany, coupled with another oil market slump saw headline London indices start the week on a negative footing.

  • The dollar fell to a 15-month low against the yen on Monday as a renewed slide in oil prices and doubts about the effectiveness of the Bank of Japan's negative interest-rate policy drove investors back into the safe-haven currency. The surprising announcement that BoJ was cutting its interest rate to minus 0.1 percent …

  • (ShareCast News) - The dollar headed higher against European crosses on Monday, as forex market chatter was dominated by the plunge in China's currency reserves.

  • Georgia to build $2.5 bn Black Sea port on China's Silk Road

    Georgia is planning a £2.5 bn Black Sea port to boost trade between China and Europe along the historic Silk Road

  • India Becomes Fastest Growing Economy Sky News - Mon, Feb 8, 2016 14:13 GMT
    India's Annual Growth Outstrips China

    India's economy grew at an annual rate of 7.3% in the last quarter of 2015 beating its rival China which saw its GDP growth slip to 6.9% last year. These figures, which were in line with estimates, are good news for Prime Minister Narendra Modi who swept to power in 2014 on the single agenda of development. Since then …

  • China's FX reserves plunge by $99.5bn Sharecast - Mon, Feb 8, 2016 14:08 GMT

    (ShareCast News) - China's foreign currency reserves fell by $99.5bn in January, according to data released by the People's Bank of China.

  • Thousands to protest in Brussels against relaxing China trade defences Reuters - UK Focus - Mon, Feb 8, 2016 12:29 GMT

    Members of troubled European industries including steel and aluminium will descend on Brussels in their thousands next Monday to protest against proposed measures to give China greater access to EU markets, and call for action on subsidised Chinese imports. Europe's industrial decline has picked up pace in recent years, …

  • FOREX-Dollar back on defensive as stocks head lower Reuters - UK Focus - Mon, Feb 8, 2016 10:03 GMT

    A rise in oil prices during Asian trading helped commodity-linked currencies like the Australian and Canadian dollars gain, but that advance faded as crude turned lower. The euro rose 0.2 percent to $1.1179 while the dollar was flat at 116.92 yen, giving back some earlier gains.

  • India due to become fastest growing country Sky News - Mon, Feb 8, 2016 09:55 GMT
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    India is forecast to become the fastest growing large economy in the world, surpassing that of China.

  • The chip designer's chief exec is leaving as it suffered from tough trading conditions in China

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