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The Irish Times
Sterling suffers its longest slump in a year Traders worried by effects of China’s stock-market meltdown Bank of England g
Sterling suffers its longest slump in a year
The Irish Times / Posted yesterday
Traders worried by effects of China’s stock-market meltdown Bank of England governor Mark Carney who has claimed China’s economic problems are “unlikely” to derail plans to raise interest rates in the UK.... Read more
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Business Insider
The services sector is still red-hotMarkit Economics released its services Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI), which
The services sector is still red-hot
Business Insider / Posted 2 days ago
Markit Economics released its services Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI), which came in at 56.1. Economists had estimated a reading of 55. In the release, Markit chief economist Chris Williamson wrote: "Although the manufacturing sector has been... Read more
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Business Standard India
Services PMI up in August, offsets decline in manufacturing growthQuite contrary to manufacturing, services activities expanded in August compare
Services PMI up in August, offsets decline in manufacturing growth
Business Standard India / Posted 2 days ago
Quite contrary to manufacturing, services activities expanded in August compared to July, showed widely-tracked Nikkei purchasing manager' index (PMI). However, the expansion was moderate. Despite that, firms did not hire additional work force, as... Read more
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Providence Business News
American factories expand at slowest pace since May 2013WASHINGTON - Manufacturing in the U.S. expanded in August at the slowest pace s
American factories expand at slowest pace since May 2013
Providence Business News / Posted 3 days ago
WASHINGTON - Manufacturing in the U.S. expanded in August at the slowest pace since May 2013 as anemic demand from emerging markets such as China translated into leaner factory order books. The Institute for Supply Management’s index fell to 51.1,... Read more
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TheStreet.com
European Stocks Recoil From Further Drops in Asian StocksLONDON (TheDeal) -- European stock indices took fright on Tuesday from weak man
European Stocks Recoil From Further Drops in Asian Stocks
TheStreet.com / Posted 4 days ago
LONDON (TheDeal) -- European stock indices took fright on Tuesday from weak manufacturing data from China, which sent Asia Pacific indices down sharply. The Chinese government's purchasing managers' index fell to 49.7 in August from 50 in July. The... Read more
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TheStreet.com
European Stocks, Asian Shares Fall on Weak Chinese ManufacturingLONDON (TheDeal) -- European stock indices took fright on Tuesday from weak man
European Stocks, Asian Shares Fall on Weak Chinese Manufacturing
TheStreet.com / Posted 4 days ago
LONDON (TheDeal) -- European stock indices took fright on Tuesday from weak manufacturing data from China, which sent Asia Pacific indices down sharply. The Chinese government's purchasing managers' index fell to 49.7 in August from 50 in July. The... Read more
4d
Market Watch
Poland's manufacturing PMI falls sharply in AugustWARSAW--Activity in Poland's manufacturing sector expanded in August at a much
Poland's manufacturing PMI falls sharply in August
Market Watch / Posted 4 days ago
WARSAW--Activity in Poland's manufacturing sector expanded in August at a much slower rate than in July with output and new orders growing only marginally, Markit Economics said Tuesday. The survey of 300 industrial companies showed the... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
China's factory sector is running out of steamChina's all-important manufacturing industry is running out of steam. An impor
China's factory sector is running out of steam
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 4 days ago
China's all-important manufacturing industry is running out of steam. An important gauge of factory activity fell to a three-year low of 49.7 in August, according to China's National Bureau of Statistics. Any number below 50 indicates a deceleration... Read more
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4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville
China's factory sector is running out of steamChina's all-important manufacturing industry is running out of steam. An impor
China's factory sector is running out of steam
4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville / Posted 4 days ago
China's all-important manufacturing industry is running out of steam. An important gauge of factory activity fell to a three-year low of 49.7 in August, according to China's National Bureau of Statistics. Any number below 50 indicates a deceleration... Read more
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Brisbane Times
China stocks extend rout as factory data adds to economy woesThe Chinese factory gauge fell to the lowest reading in three years as five int
China stocks extend rout as factory data adds to economy woes
Brisbane Times / Posted 4 days ago
The Chinese factory gauge fell to the lowest reading in three years as five interest-rate cuts since November fail to revive old growth drivers weighed by overcapacity and sliding prices. Photo: Bloomberg China's stocks fell, extending the biggest... Read more
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WA Today
China stocks extend rout as factory data adds to economy woesThe Chinese factory gauge fell to the lowest reading in three years as five int
China stocks extend rout as factory data adds to economy woes
WA Today / Posted 4 days ago
The Chinese factory gauge fell to the lowest reading in three years as five interest-rate cuts since November fail to revive old growth drivers weighed by overcapacity and sliding prices. Photo: Bloomberg China's stocks fell, extending the biggest... Read more
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The Age
China stocks extend rout as factory data adds to economy woesThe Chinese factory gauge fell to the lowest reading in three years as five int
China stocks extend rout as factory data adds to economy woes
The Age / Posted 4 days ago
The Chinese factory gauge fell to the lowest reading in three years as five interest-rate cuts since November fail to revive old growth drivers weighed by overcapacity and sliding prices. Photo: Bloomberg China's stocks fell, extending the biggest... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
China stocks extend rout as factory data adds to economy woesThe Chinese factory gauge fell to the lowest reading in three years as five int
China stocks extend rout as factory data adds to economy woes
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 4 days ago
The Chinese factory gauge fell to the lowest reading in three years as five interest-rate cuts since November fail to revive old growth drivers weighed by overcapacity and sliding prices. Photo: Bloomberg China's stocks fell, extending the biggest... Read more
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Canberra Times
China stocks extend rout as factory data adds to economy woesThe Chinese factory gauge fell to the lowest reading in three years as five int
China stocks extend rout as factory data adds to economy woes
Canberra Times / Posted 4 days ago
The Chinese factory gauge fell to the lowest reading in three years as five interest-rate cuts since November fail to revive old growth drivers weighed by overcapacity and sliding prices. Photo: Bloomberg China's stocks fell, extending the biggest... Read more
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Profit Confidential
Global Economy: Why It Will Get Worse Before It Gets BetterChina is in deep trouble. Economic activity in the second-biggest economy is pl
Global Economy: Why It Will Get Worse Before It Gets Better
Profit Confidential / Posted 8 days ago
China is in deep trouble. Economic activity in the second-biggest economy is plunging and it looks like the situation is only going to get worse. The Caixin Flash China General Manufacturing Purchasing Mangers’ Index (PMI), an indicator of... Read more
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The Star
Tuesday, August 25Market wrap: Investors rattled about China sent US stock indices almost 4% lowe
Tuesday, August 25
The Star / Posted 11 days ago
Market wrap: Investors rattled about China sent US stock indices almost 4% lower on Monday in an unusually volatile session that confirmed the S&P 500 was formally in a correction, even after a dramatic rebound by Apple. The Dow Jones Industrial... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
Stocks fall in sea of red; Xero, Pacific Edge, A2 plungeNew Zealand shares dropped the most in four years in a global sell off after we
Stocks fall in sea of red; Xero, Pacific Edge, A2 plunge
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 12 days ago
New Zealand shares dropped the most in four years in a global sell off after weak Chinese manufacturing data added to concern about the world's second-largest economy and sapped risk appetite. Xero plunged to its lowest level in two years while a... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
NZ, Australian shares drop, Asia to follow as weak Chinese data saps risk appetiteNew Zealand shares suffered their biggest decline in almost four years and Aust
NZ, Australian shares drop, Asia to follow as weak Chinese data saps risk appetite
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 12 days ago
New Zealand shares suffered their biggest decline in almost four years and Australian shares dropped, heralding what's expected to be an Asia-wide selloff after weak Chinese manufacturing data added to concern about the world's second-largest economy... Read more
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14d
Business Insider
In just one week, everything changed for the FedAt the beginning of the week, it seemed the Federal Reserve had all the confirm
In just one week, everything changed for the Fed
Business Insider / Posted 14 days ago
At the beginning of the week, it seemed the Federal Reserve had all the confirmation it needed that the economy was ready for tighter monetary policy. Markets had been taking the economic data releases in stride, in this final stretch before the... Read more
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The Age
Shanghai benchmark slides as state-backed gains fadeThe Shanghai Composite closed below its 200-day moving average for the first ti
Shanghai benchmark slides as state-backed gains fade
The Age / Posted 14 days ago
The Shanghai Composite closed below its 200-day moving average for the first time in a year. Photo: Reuters Chinese stock traders put the government's market rescue to the test, sending the Shanghai Composite Index to within one point of its low... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Shanghai benchmark slides as state-backed gains fadeThe Shanghai Composite closed below its 200-day moving average for the first ti
Shanghai benchmark slides as state-backed gains fade
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 14 days ago
The Shanghai Composite closed below its 200-day moving average for the first time in a year. Photo: Reuters Chinese stock traders put the government's market rescue to the test, sending the Shanghai Composite Index to within one point of its low... Read more
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Canberra Times
Shanghai benchmark slides as state-backed gains fadeThe Shanghai Composite closed below its 200-day moving average for the first ti
Shanghai benchmark slides as state-backed gains fade
Canberra Times / Posted 14 days ago
The Shanghai Composite closed below its 200-day moving average for the first time in a year. Photo: Reuters Chinese stock traders put the government's market rescue to the test, sending the Shanghai Composite Index to within one point of its low... Read more
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iol.co.za
Global markets in ‘sad’ stateNew York - The weakest Chinese manufacturing data since the global financial cr
Global markets in ‘sad’ state
iol.co.za / Posted 15 days ago
New York - The weakest Chinese manufacturing data since the global financial crisis accelerated a selloff in riskier assets, sending emerging-market stocks to the worst week in two years. Investors sought safety in the yen. European shares headed... Read more
15d
TheStreet.com
European Stock Markets Tumble After New Selloff in Asia European markets fell on Friday, following another selloff in Asia, as invest
European Stock Markets Tumble After New Selloff in Asia
TheStreet.com / Posted 15 days ago
European markets fell on Friday, following another selloff in Asia, as investors remained largely unmoved by relatively upbeat data on the euro-zone manufacturing and services sectors. After... Read more
15d
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Eurozone business activity strengthens in August: surveyBRUSSELS - Eurozone business activity rose in August, a closely watched survey
Eurozone business activity strengthens in August: survey
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 15 days ago
BRUSSELS - Eurozone business activity rose in August, a closely watched survey said Friday, on the back of solid growth in Germany and despite sluggishness in France. Workers inspect margerine at the Unilever factory in Rotterdam The Markit... Read more
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The Standard
Eurozone business activity improvesThe Markit Economics Composite Purchasing Managers Output Index (PMI) came in a
Eurozone business activity improves
The Standard / Posted 15 days ago
The Markit Economics Composite Purchasing Managers Output Index (PMI) came in at 54.1 points in August, up from 53.9 in July, confirming that problems in crisis-hit Greece were not affecting the rest of the eurozone. Any reading above 50 points... Read more
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15d
RTE News
Eurozone business activity rises in AugustEurozone business activity rose in August on the back of solid growth in German
Eurozone business activity rises in August
RTE News / Posted 15 days ago
Eurozone business activity rose in August on the back of solid growth in Germany and despite sluggishness in France. The Markit Economics Composite Purchasing Managers Output Index (PMI) came in at 54.1 points in August, up from 53.9 in July,... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Australian shares fall again as China fears spreadThe big banks drove a steep afternoon sell-off on the ASX. Photo: Andrew Quilty
Australian shares fall again as China fears spread
Brisbane Times / Posted 15 days ago
The big banks drove a steep afternoon sell-off on the ASX. Photo: Andrew Quilty Australian shares are on track for their worst month since the global financial crisis, with steep falls on Wall Street and more bad economic data from China prompting... Read more
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WA Today
Australian shares fall again as China fears spreadThe big banks drove a steep afternoon sell-off on the ASX. Photo: Andrew Quilty
Australian shares fall again as China fears spread
WA Today / Posted 15 days ago
The big banks drove a steep afternoon sell-off on the ASX. Photo: Andrew Quilty Australian shares are on track for their worst month since the GFC, with steep falls on Wall Street and further bad economic data from China prompting another sharp... Read more
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The Age
Australian shares fall again as China fears spreadThe big banks drove a steep afternoon sell-off on the ASX. Photo: Andrew Quilty
Australian shares fall again as China fears spread
The Age / Posted 15 days ago
The big banks drove a steep afternoon sell-off on the ASX. Photo: Andrew Quilty Australian shares are on track for their worst month since the GFC, with steep falls on Wall Street and further bad economic data from China prompting another sharp... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Australian shares fall again as China fears spreadThe big banks drove a steep afternoon sell-off on the ASX. Photo: Andrew Quilty
Australian shares fall again as China fears spread
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 15 days ago
The big banks drove a steep afternoon sell-off on the ASX. Photo: Andrew Quilty Australian shares are on track for their worst month since the GFC, with steep falls on Wall Street and further bad economic data from China prompting another sharp... Read more
9 related stories
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Canberra Times
Australian shares fall again as China fears spreadThe big banks drove a steep afternoon sell-off on the ASX. Photo: Andrew Quilty
Australian shares fall again as China fears spread
Canberra Times / Posted 15 days ago
The big banks drove a steep afternoon sell-off on the ASX. Photo: Andrew Quilty Australian shares are on track for their worst month since the GFC, with steep falls on Wall Street and further bad economic data from China prompting another sharp... Read more
9 related stories
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Brisbane Times
ASX heading for worst month since the GFCMarket jitters: Investors' nerves took another hit on Friday when a gauge of Ch
ASX heading for worst month since the GFC
Brisbane Times / Posted 15 days ago
Market jitters: Investors' nerves took another hit on Friday when a gauge of Chinese manufacturing unexpectedly fell to the lowest level in more than six years. Photo: Dominic Lorrimer Australian shares are on track for their worst month since the... Read more
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WA Today
ASX heading for worst month since the GFCMarket jitters: Investors' nerves took another hit on Friday when a gauge of Ch
ASX heading for worst month since the GFC
WA Today / Posted 15 days ago
Market jitters: Investors' nerves took another hit on Friday when a gauge of Chinese manufacturing unexpectedly fell to the lowest level in more than six years. Photo: Dominic Lorrimer Australian shares are on track for their worst month since the... Read more
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The Age
ASX heading for worst month since the GFCMarket jitters: Investors' nerves took another hit on Friday when a gauge of Ch
ASX heading for worst month since the GFC
The Age / Posted 15 days ago
Market jitters: Investors' nerves took another hit on Friday when a gauge of Chinese manufacturing unexpectedly fell to the lowest level in more than six years. Photo: Dominic Lorrimer Australian shares are on track for their worst month since the... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
ASX heading for worst month since the GFCMarket jitters: Investors' nerves took another hit on Friday when a gauge of Ch
ASX heading for worst month since the GFC
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 15 days ago
Market jitters: Investors' nerves took another hit on Friday when a gauge of Chinese manufacturing unexpectedly fell to the lowest level in more than six years. Photo: Dominic Lorrimer Australian shares are on track for their worst month since the... Read more
9 related stories
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Canberra Times
ASX heading for worst month since the GFCMarket jitters: Investors' nerves took another hit on Friday when a gauge of Ch
ASX heading for worst month since the GFC
Canberra Times / Posted 15 days ago
Market jitters: Investors' nerves took another hit on Friday when a gauge of Chinese manufacturing unexpectedly fell to the lowest level in more than six years. Photo: Dominic Lorrimer Australian shares are on track for their worst month since the... Read more
9 related stories
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4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville
China's factory activity just hit a 77-month lowA key gauge of China's all-important manufacturing sector has tumbled to its lo
China's factory activity just hit a 77-month low
4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville / Posted 15 days ago
A key gauge of China's all-important manufacturing sector has tumbled to its lowest level in more than six years, indicating that the country's factories are losing momentum. The "flash" measure of sentiment among manufacturing purchasing managers... Read more
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