LONDON - A fall in copper to near four-year lows combined with increasing concern about China's economic slowdown sent a wave of unease on Wednesday through world financial markets. | Video
LONDON - The concerns about China and other developing economies that are 2014's major theme so far came back to haunt foreign exchange markets on Wednesday, weakening the Australian dollar and other currencies closely linked to commodities markets. | Video
LONDON - U.S. futures market operator CME has joined a growing list of companies seeking to cash in on new rules on derivatives trading by securing regulatory approval for a London-based derivatives exchange.
LONDON - German shares rose on Tuesday, outperforming European stocks more broadly, as strong trade data from the region's largest economy revived investor appetite for the DAX index.
TOKYO - The Bank of Japan maintained its massive monetary stimulus on Tuesday on the view that growth in the economy and consumer prices remains on track, but downgraded its assessment of exports in a warning about external demand.
LONDON, March 12 - European shares fell in early trading on Wednesday, with poor earnings outlook from some companies and concerns about the Chinese credit market hurting sentiment.
* Indexes down: Dow 0.24 pct, S&P 0.3 pct, Nasdaq 0.25 pct
* Russia-exposed stocks hit again as sanctions talk builds
TOKYO, March 12 - Japan's Nikkei share average fell to a one-week low on Wednesday as investors locked in profits after a recent rally and as caution over Chinese demand continued to hurt such commodity-related shares such as mining and metal companies. The Nikkei ended 2.6 percent lower at 14,830.39 points, the lowest closing level since March 4, and the biggest daily drop in more than a month. It had hit a five-week high of 15,312.60 last Friday. The broader Topix index shed
HONG KONG, March 12 - Chinese shares listed in Hong Kong closed at their lowest since July on Wednesday, led by resources-related counters after commodities markets again slumped to multiyear lows, with further losses feared ahead of more macroeconomic data.
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