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Morningstar
ASIA MARKETS: Asian Shares Rise With China Closed For HolidayJapan's Nikkei rose 0.5% to 18,182.39, helped by a weaker yen throughout most o
ASIA MARKETS: Asian Shares Rise With China Closed For Holiday
Morningstar / Posted 18 hours ago
Japan's Nikkei rose 0.5% to 18,182.39, helped by a weaker yen throughout most of the session. South Korea's Kospi ended slightly higher at 1,915.53 and Malaysia's main index added 0.8% to 1,602.75. Markets in China and Hong Kong are closed Thursday... Read more
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Reuters
Yuan pessimism eases on China central bank efforts, Asia FX sentiment less bearishA customer counts Chinese Yuan notes at a market in Beijing, August 12, 2015.
Yuan pessimism eases on China central bank efforts, Asia FX sentiment less bearish
Reuters / Posted 19 hours ago
A customer counts Chinese Yuan notes at a market in Beijing, August 12, 2015. SINGAPORE Bearish views on the Chinese yuan eased in the last two weeks as the central bank worked to stabilize the currency after its surprise devaluation last month... Read more
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Market Watch
Asian shares rise with China closed for holidayAsian markets closed mostly higher on Thursday, led by a strong performance in
Asian shares rise with China closed for holiday
Market Watch / Posted 20 hours ago
Asian markets closed mostly higher on Thursday, led by a strong performance in Japanese stocks after U.S. markets restored some stability to a region rocked by volatility. Preliminary data showed overnight that U.S. private-sector jobs expanded at a... Read more
1d
Finance Asia
Al-Salam Reit IPO sets sail amid Malaysia crisisBankers running the $60 million initial public offering for JCorp's real estate
Al-Salam Reit IPO sets sail amid Malaysia crisis
Finance Asia / Posted yesterday
Bankers running the $60 million initial public offering for JCorp's real estate investment trust Al-Salam Reit hope a successful deal will give investors something to cheer as Malaysia grapples with political and economic uncertainties. The listing... Read more
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Finance Asia
Al-Salam Reit IPO sets sail amid countrywide crisisBankers running the $60 million initial public offering for JCorp's real estate
Al-Salam Reit IPO sets sail amid countrywide crisis
Finance Asia / Posted yesterday
Bankers running the $60 million initial public offering for JCorp's real estate investment trust Al-Salam Reit hope a successful deal will give investors something to cheer as Malaysia grapples with political and economic uncertainties. The listing... Read more
1d
Morningstar
ASIA MARKETS: Chinese Stocks Rebound From Earlier Sharp SelloffDeepening worries over China's slowdown pushed down most markets elsewhere in t
ASIA MARKETS: Chinese Stocks Rebound From Earlier Sharp Selloff
Morningstar / Posted yesterday
Deepening worries over China's slowdown pushed down most markets elsewhere in the region, including the Australian dollar, which hit its lowest level in more than six years. The Shanghai Composite Index finished down 0.2% at 3,160.17. But it staged... Read more
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Business Spectator
China stocks edge back ahead of paradeSellers eager to cash out before a four-day holiday in China and buyers believe
China stocks edge back ahead of parade
Business Spectator / Posted yesterday
Sellers eager to cash out before a four-day holiday in China and buyers believed to be backed by Beijing staged a stock-market tug-of-war in Shanghai on Wednesday, leaving shares down slightly after a tumultuous trading session. Deepening worries... Read more
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Market Watch
Chinese stocks rebound from earlier sharp selloffMost Asian markets slumped Wednesday with Australia’s dollar falling to its low
Chinese stocks rebound from earlier sharp selloff
Market Watch / Posted yesterday
Most Asian markets slumped Wednesday with Australia’s dollar falling to its lowest level in more than six years amid a deepening economic malaise in China, although stocks in China recovered from a sharp morning selloff. The Shanghai Composite Index... Read more
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The Star
Ringgit down on Fitch downgrade warningSINGAPORE: Most emerging Asian currencies resumed falling on Wednesday as fears
Ringgit down on Fitch downgrade warning
The Star / Posted yesterday
SINGAPORE: Most emerging Asian currencies resumed falling on Wednesday as fears over global growth and downbeat factory activity reports drove investors from risky assets including stocks. The Malaysian ringgit led regional losses as Fitch Ratings... Read more
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Morningstar
Asian Markets Wobble on U.S. Drop, China WorriesIn recent weeks, stocks, currencies and commodities have dropped dramatically o
Asian Markets Wobble on U.S. Drop, China Worries
Morningstar / Posted 2 days ago
In recent weeks, stocks, currencies and commodities have dropped dramatically on signs of a slowdown in Chinese growth. Disappointing economic data out of China Tuesday triggered more selling after Beijing's devaluation of its currency and a sharp... Read more
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2d
Market Watch
Chinese factory data pull Asian shares lowerAsian markets fell Tuesday, pressured by disappointing manufacturing data that
Chinese factory data pull Asian shares lower
Market Watch / Posted 2 days ago
Asian markets fell Tuesday, pressured by disappointing manufacturing data that fueled concerns about growth in China and its neighboring economies. The region is extending a turbulent stretch, as fears over a slowdown in China have weighed on... Read more
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3d
Anwar Ibrahim Blog
Malaysia’s democracy is in worse shape than we thought « Demi RakyatMalaysia’s pro-democracy rally shows a country deeply divided along ethnic line
Malaysia’s democracy is in worse shape than we thought « Demi Rakyat
Anwar Ibrahim Blog / Posted 3 days ago
Malaysia’s pro-democracy rally shows a country deeply divided along ethnic lines. But the rally, smaller in number than hoped for and lacking a representative ethnic mix, served only to show that democracy in Malaysia is more troubled than many... Read more
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Business Spectator
Asian stocks fall on weak dataAsian markets fell Tuesday after disappointing manufacturing data further put i
Asian stocks fall on weak data
Business Spectator / Posted 3 days ago
Asian markets fell Tuesday after disappointing manufacturing data further put in focus China's economic slowdown. The region was already extending a turbulent stretch where fears about a slowdown in China have weighed on commodities and worries... Read more
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Aljazeera
Malaysia's democracy is in worse shape than we thoughtThe human sea of yellow swarming though the streets of Kuala Lumpur on the week
Malaysia's democracy is in worse shape than we thought
Aljazeera / Posted 3 days ago
The human sea of yellow swarming though the streets of Kuala Lumpur on the weekend looked, at first glance, like an overwhelming show of people power directed against a government and a prime minister deeply imperilled by political and financial... Read more
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Times of Malta
US retailers prod China for lower prices after devaluationUS retailers including Toys R Us are starting to negotiate with their Chinese s
US retailers prod China for lower prices after devaluation
Times of Malta / Posted 3 days ago
US retailers including Toys R Us are starting to negotiate with their Chinese suppliers to take advantage of lower manufacturing costs after China devalued the yuan, with many saying they want to be ready if currencies in China and other Asian... Read more
4d
The Standard
Don't be pessimistic about growth, urges TsangMonday, August 31, 2015ADVERTISEMENTFinancial Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah exp
Don't be pessimistic about growth, urges Tsang
The Standard / Posted 4 days ago
Monday, August 31, 2015ADVERTISEMENTFinancial Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah expects the economy to grow slower in the second half amid a volatile financial market and weak exports and tourism, but stresses Hong Kong's economic fundamentals remain... Read more
4d
Pilipino Star
From ghost to CupidLast Monday, the PSE Index declined the most since June 2013. This was triggere
From ghost to Cupid
Pilipino Star / Posted 4 days ago
Last Monday, the PSE Index declined the most since June 2013. This was triggered by the devaluation of the Chinese yuan, which caused a global rout in stocks, currencies and commodities. All these earth-shaking drops coincided with the ghost month.... Read more
4d
Channel NewsAsia
Two tremors felt in NepalKATHMANDU: Two mild tremors were felt in Kathmandu and its adjoining districts
Two tremors felt in Nepal
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 days ago
KATHMANDU: Two mild tremors were felt in Kathmandu and its adjoining districts early Sunday morning (Aug 30). A tremor measuring 4.3 on the Richter scale with epicentre in Dhading, 25km west of Kathmandu, shook the Nepalese capital and its adjoining... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Minister urges action against students in Parliament demo Published: 30 August 2015 11:58 AM | Updated: 30 August 2015 7:58 PM Datuk S
Minister urges action against students in Parliament demo
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 5 days ago
Published: 30 August 2015 11:58 AM | Updated: 30 August 2015 7:58 PM Datuk Seri Idris Jusoh urges universities to take action against student that were involved in the demonstration in front... Read more
5d
The Hindu
Paradox of a dwindling world economy and a growing IndiaFor Indian markets, as inflation has been climbing down, monsoon near normal an
Paradox of a dwindling world economy and a growing India
The Hindu / Posted 5 days ago
For Indian markets, as inflation has been climbing down, monsoon near normal and currency being one of the better currencies compared to Malaysian Ringgit, Indonesian Rupiah and South African Rand, the economy could withstand any financial... Read more
6d
Business Spectator
China stocks extend two-day gainsChina's shares surged on Friday amid suspected government buying, but the week'
China stocks extend two-day gains
Business Spectator / Posted 6 days ago
China's shares surged on Friday amid suspected government buying, but the week's volatile trading still puts the index down nearly 8 per cent in that time. In one wild week, China became the epicenter of a global sell-off, with a five-session crash... Read more
6d
The Malaysian Insider
Mara will not reduce overseas students despite ringgit’s fall Published: 28 August 2015 2:46 PM Mara assures parents of sponsored students
Mara will not reduce overseas students despite ringgit’s fall
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 6 days ago
Published: 28 August 2015 2:46 PM Mara assures parents of sponsored students that their sponsorship amount will remain the same despite the drop in the ringgit's value. – The Malaysian... Read more
6d
Market Watch
Asian markets ride tide of strong U.S. growthAsian markets rose Friday as renewed optimism about the U.S. economy and China’
Asian markets ride tide of strong U.S. growth
Market Watch / Posted 6 days ago
Asian markets rose Friday as renewed optimism about the U.S. economy and China’s recent stock gains offset worries about global growth. Currencies in Asia also strengthened after hitting multiyear lows earlier in the week. Anxiety about China’s... Read more
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7d
Channel NewsAsia
US retailers prod China for lower prices after devaluationCHICAGO: U.S. retailers including Toys R Us are starting to negotiate with thei
US retailers prod China for lower prices after devaluation
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 7 days ago
CHICAGO: U.S. retailers including Toys R Us are starting to negotiate with their Chinese suppliers to take advantage of lower manufacturing costs after China devalued the yuan, with many saying they want to be ready if currencies in China and other... Read more
7d
Reuters
U.S. retailers prod China for lower prices after devaluationWomen make their way though Times Square with bags of purchases from Toys R Us
U.S. retailers prod China for lower prices after devaluation
Reuters / Posted 7 days ago
Women make their way though Times Square with bags of purchases from Toys R Us in New York November 27, 2014. CHICAGO U.S. retailers including Toys R Us are starting to negotiate with their Chinese suppliers to take advantage of lower manufacturing... Read more
7d
The Borneo Post
Franklin Templeton remains optimistic on MalaysiaKUALA LUMPUR: Franklin Templeton remains optimistic over Malaysia, saying the c
Franklin Templeton remains optimistic on Malaysia
The Borneo Post / Posted 7 days ago
KUALA LUMPUR: Franklin Templeton remains optimistic over Malaysia, saying the country is an example of investors being overly negative, despite its economic resilience. Templeton Global Macro (TGM) chief investment officer Dr Michael Hasenstab said... Read more
7d
Business Insider
Here's a super quick guide to what traders are talking about as stocks rebound around the worldMorning! Rebound continues with S&P and Naz futures up 1% and both have regaine
Here's a super quick guide to what traders are talking about as stocks rebound around the world
Business Insider / Posted 7 days ago
Morning! Rebound continues with S&P and Naz futures up 1% and both have regained losses for the week with both E-Mins and NQ above recent resistance points (1940/4200) as yesterday’s Dudley/Gamma induced buying continues. Euro markets are playing... Read more
7d
Morningstar
A Macro View of Recent Market VolatilityThe global markets have experienced heightened market volatility tied to a numb
A Macro View of Recent Market Volatility
Morningstar / Posted 7 days ago
The global markets have experienced heightened market volatility tied to a number of factors, including concerns about China and expectations for rising US interest rates ahead. Michael Hasenstab and Sonal Desai of Templeton Global Macro break down... Read more
7d
Market Watch
China leads Asian markets higher with late rallyAsian markets rebounded Thursday with the help of central bankers around the gl
China leads Asian markets higher with late rally
Market Watch / Posted 7 days ago
Asian markets rebounded Thursday with the help of central bankers around the globe and encouraging signs from China, where volatility in stocks dropped off significantly from previous sessions. The start of a global recovery Wednesday picked up pace... Read more
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Business Spectator
China stocks jump over 5%Asian markets rebounded on Thursday with the help of central bankers around the
China stocks jump over 5%
Business Spectator / Posted 7 days ago
Asian markets rebounded on Thursday with the help of central bankers around the globe and encouraging signs from China, where volatility in stocks dropped off significantly from previous sessions. The Shanghai Composite Index ended up 5.3 per cent... Read more
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7d
The Malaysian Insider
Malaysia, Thailand to use their currencies in trade, investment Published: 27 August 2015 4:09 PM Bank negara Malaysia has signed a memorand
Malaysia, Thailand to use their currencies in trade, investment
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 7 days ago
Published: 27 August 2015 4:09 PM Bank negara Malaysia has signed a memorandum of understanding with Bank of Thailand to promote the greater use of their currencies to settle trade, in... Read more
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7d
The Courier Mail
China stocks jump over 5%Asian markets rebounded on Thursday with the help of central bankers around the
China stocks jump over 5%
The Courier Mail / Posted 7 days ago
Asian markets rebounded on Thursday with the help of central bankers around the globe and encouraging signs from China, where volatility in stocks dropped off significantly from previous sessions. The Shanghai Composite Index ended up 5.3 per cent... Read more
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7d
The Star
Top foreign and local stories at 3pmEnergy Brent crude was up 2.43% to US$44.19 pre barrel at 2.29pm. Forex Ringgi
Top foreign and local stories at 3pm
The Star / Posted 7 days ago
Energy Brent crude was up 2.43% to US$44.19 pre barrel at 2.29pm. Forex Ringgit was up 0.21% to 4.2370 versus the US dollar at 2.53pm. Top foreign storiesChina market chaos blamed on exodus of regulatory ‘turtles’: Chinese fund managers say the... Read more
7d
Daily Telegraph
Asia stocks jump after Fed dashes prospect of September rate rise"Anxiety is likely to maintain a tight grip over investors until the wild gyrat
Asia stocks jump after Fed dashes prospect of September rate rise
Daily Telegraph / Posted 7 days ago
"Anxiety is likely to maintain a tight grip over investors until the wild gyrations in share prices calm down and signs of a bottom are put in markets." China’s stocks rose on Thursday, halting the benchmark index’s steepest five-day rout since... Read more
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7d
The Star
Central banks of Malaysia, Thailand set up local currencies frameworkKUALA LUMPUR: Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) and Bank of Thailand (BOT) plan to set
Central banks of Malaysia, Thailand set up local currencies framework
The Star / Posted 7 days ago
KUALA LUMPUR: Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) and Bank of Thailand (BOT) plan to set up a framework to promote the settlement of bilateral trade and direct investment in their local currencies. The two central banks had on Thursday signed an MoU which... Read more
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8d
Market Watch
Asian markets rebound, boosted by central banks, U.S. dataAsian markets rebounded Thursday with the help of central bankers around the gl
Asian markets rebound, boosted by central banks, U.S. data
Market Watch / Posted 8 days ago
Asian markets rebounded Thursday with the help of central bankers around the globe and encouraging signs from China, where volatility in stocks dropped off significantly from previous sessions. The Shanghai Composite Index SHCOMP, +1.41% was up 1.6%... Read more
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The Standard
Market turmoil) Regional stocks ride Wall Street rallyBut dealers cautioned the specter of a slowing Chinese economy meant more turbu
Market turmoil) Regional stocks ride Wall Street rally
The Standard / Posted 8 days ago
But dealers cautioned the specter of a slowing Chinese economy meant more turbulence ahead. US stocks snapped a six-day losing streak on Wednesday after one of the most senior officials in the Fed said the turmoil that has gripped world financial... Read more
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8d
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Asian shares follow Wall St higher but China fears lingerSHANGHAI - Asian stocks surged on Thursday after hints the US Federal Reserve w
Asian shares follow Wall St higher but China fears linger
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 8 days ago
SHANGHAI - Asian stocks surged on Thursday after hints the US Federal Reserve will not raise interest rates next month sparked a rally on Wall Street, but dealers cautioned the spectre of a slowing Chinese economy meant more turbulence ahead. World... Read more
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8d
Channel NewsAsia
Asian shares follow Wall St higher but China fears lingerSHANGHAI: Asian stocks surged Thursday (Aug 27) after hints the US Federal Rese
Asian shares follow Wall St higher but China fears linger
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 8 days ago
SHANGHAI: Asian stocks surged Thursday (Aug 27) after hints the US Federal Reserve will not raise interest rates next month sparked a rally on Wall Street, but dealers cautioned that the spectre of a slowing Chinese economy would mean more turbulence... Read more
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8d
Zero Hedge
Here We Go Again: US Equities Surge Even As Chinese Stock Market Rollercoaster Tumbles To 8 Month LowIt seemed like finally China's relentless and increasingly futile attempts to h
Here We Go Again: US Equities Surge Even As Chinese Stock Market Rollercoaster Tumbles To 8 Month Low
Zero Hedge / Posted 8 days ago
It seemed like finally China's relentless and increasingly futile attempts to have a green stock close would work: interest rate cuts, liquidity injections, direct stock interventions, even threats on the Prime Minister's head, and just to make... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
China stock slide slows at market close after unconvincing interventionChina stock slide slows at market close; central bank intervention draws unconv
China stock slide slows at market close after unconvincing intervention
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 8 days ago
China stock slide slows at market close; central bank intervention draws unconvincing response China's turbulent stock markets slipped again on Wednesday as a double-barrelled blast of central bank stimulus failed to convince investors of Beijing's... Read more
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Market Watch
China stocks wipe out early gains as jitters persistAsian markets began to shake off a global rout Wednesday after China’s central
China stocks wipe out early gains as jitters persist
Market Watch / Posted 8 days ago
Asian markets began to shake off a global rout Wednesday after China’s central bank took steps to address the country’s deteriorating economy. But a volatile Shanghai market, which has now lost nearly a fourth of its value in the past five sessions,... Read more
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Market Watch
Asian markets seesaw after China’s easing moves disappointAsian markets struggled to shake a global selloff Wednesday, as worries about w
Asian markets seesaw after China’s easing moves disappoint
Market Watch / Posted 8 days ago
Asian markets struggled to shake a global selloff Wednesday, as worries about whether China’s central bank had done enough to spur its slowing economy sent Shanghai into another volatile session. While some stock markets in the region rebounded,... Read more
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9d
Business Spectator
China shares fluctuate following stimulusAsian markets were off to a choppy start Wednesday after a late-day sell-off in
China shares fluctuate following stimulus
Business Spectator / Posted 9 days ago
Asian markets were off to a choppy start Wednesday after a late-day sell-off in the US shattered the veneer of stability that had settled over global markets. Some stocks in the region rebounded after China's central bank's fresh easing moves late... Read more
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9d
Business Standard India
Cut corners to tide the currency fluctuationA few adjustments can help foreign travellers and students reduce the impact of
Cut corners to tide the currency fluctuation
Business Standard India / Posted 9 days ago
A few adjustments can help foreign travellers and students reduce the impact of a falling rupeeA few adjustments can help foreign travellers and students reduce the impact of a falling rupee The rupee might... Read more
9d
The Borneo Post
Tour prices to be based on exchange ratesKOTA KINABALU: Travel agencies in Sabah will start collecting payment for tours
Tour prices to be based on exchange rates
The Borneo Post / Posted 9 days ago
KOTA KINABALU: Travel agencies in Sabah will start collecting payment for tours based on daily exchange rates amidst concerns over operating at a loss due to the depreciation of the Malaysian ringgit. Sabah Association of Tour and Travel Agents... Read more
9d
Daily Mail
UK savings and pensions hit after Chinese crashGreat fall of China: Shanghai and Tokyo markets plummet for a second day after
UK savings and pensions hit after Chinese crash
Daily Mail / Posted 9 days ago
Great fall of China: Shanghai and Tokyo markets plummet for a second day after £75billion 'Black Monday' FTSE plunge hits UK savings and pensions Panic over China's slowing economy tore through global financial markets Came after the Chinese stock... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Chinese stocks tumble, end 7.6% lowerChinese stocks tumbled on Tuesday, bringing two-day losses to more than 15 per
Chinese stocks tumble, end 7.6% lower
The Courier Mail / Posted 9 days ago
Chinese stocks tumbled on Tuesday, bringing two-day losses to more than 15 per cent, while other markets in Asia started to turn negative again after a bounce in earlier trading. Shares in Shanghai finished down 7.6 per cent at 2964.97 and fell as... Read more
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Business Spectator
Chinese stocks tumble, end 7.6% lowerChinese stocks tumbled on Tuesday, bringing two-day losses to more than 15 per
Chinese stocks tumble, end 7.6% lower
Business Spectator / Posted 9 days ago
Chinese stocks tumbled on Tuesday, bringing two-day losses to more than 15 per cent, while other markets in Asia started to turn negative again after a bounce in earlier trading. Shares in Shanghai finished down 7.6 per cent at 2964.97 and fell as... Read more
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Business Spectator
China stocks slip amid wider reboundChinese stocks tumbled on Tuesday, bringing two-day losses to nearly 12 per cen
China stocks slip amid wider rebound
Business Spectator / Posted 10 days ago
Chinese stocks tumbled on Tuesday, bringing two-day losses to nearly 12 per cent, but other markets in Asia rebounded after a big global selloff, a signal that China's effect on stocks was waning. Shares in Australia, Hong Kong and Japan moved... Read more
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