SYDNEY/TOKYO - The euro and stock prices fell sharply in Asia on Monday after the Greeks had overwhelmingly rejected austerity measures demanded in return for bailout money, putting in doubt its continued place in the single currency.
LONDON - European stock and bond markets are set to take a sharp hit on Monday after Greece voted 'No' to harsh bailout conditions, and bankers said the European Central Bank's response was now key to the extent of contagion.
TOKYO - Oil prices slumped in early Asian trade on Monday after Greeks rejected conditions of a rescue package from creditors on Sunday, throwing the future of the country's euro zone membership into further doubt.
SYDNEY - The euro fell on Monday, while the safe-haven yen rallied after Greeks voted to reject terms of a rescue package, deepening the country's financial crisis that could splinter Europe if creditors refuse further aid.
TOKYO - Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said on Monday that while Japan's financial system remained stable, the central bank will monitor market developments in the wake of Greece's referendum that voted against European bailout terms.
SHANGHAI - China's state media expressed confidence on Monday that an unprecedented flurry of support measures announced over the weekend would stabilize the country's slumping stock market.
LONDON, July 3 - European shares edged down towards their biggest weekly fall in two months on Friday, with focus on a crucial vote in Greece over its debt negotiations at the weekend.
* Indexes down: Dow 0.16 pct, S&P 0.03 pct, Nasdaq 0.08 pct (Updates with market close, commentary)
* Banks under the spotlight after more regulatory issues emerge
TOKYO, July 3 - Japan's Nikkei share average inched up on Friday, paring earlier losses thanks to gains by banking sector shares and other large-caps, although caution ahead of a weekend Greek national vote limited overall action. Banking stocks rose across the board, lifted by a report that Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group will create targets this fall to reduce cross-shareholdings. The Nikkei share average rose 0.1 percent to 20,539.79 after losing as much as 0.4 percent.
July 3 - Hong Kong stocks fell on Friday, with sentiment soured by slumping shares in China and the Greek debt crisis.
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