LONDON - Stock markets fell on Monday after China's factory output grew at the weakest pace in nearly six years in August, while worries over the impact of another round of sanctions on Russian projects added to headwinds for Moscow-listed companies and the oil market.
LONDON - Sweden's crown fell to a two-month low against the euro on Monday after the country elected a minority government, which could lead to a political impasse in Scandinavia's biggest economy.
NEW YORK - U.S. stocks fell on Friday as energy shares extended their recent slide, while rising bond yields drove down high-dividend paying shares.
- U.S. investigators have turned several bank employees into informants to gather evidence against some of their colleagues in the probe of possible manipulation of currency markets, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter.
LONDON - The global fund management industry is a potential source of risk for emerging markets because of its vast size and herd-like investor behavior that can exacerbate asset price fluctuations, a BIS report said on Sunday.
NEW YORK - Traders piled into U.S. short-term interest rates options on Friday, adopting a bearish posture on the view the Federal Reserve will signal next week that interest rates will be notably higher by the end of next year.
LONDON, Sept 15 - European equities fell in early trading on Monday after disappointing macroeconomic data from China raised concerns about the pace of economic growth in the world's second-biggest economy.
NEW YORK, Sept 12 - U.S. stocks fell on Friday weighed by energy shares as crude prices continued to fall, while high-yielding utilities and telecom shares also sold off as Treasury yields jumped.
LONDON, Sept 15 - European equities fell on Monday, led lower by shares in commodity companies, after disappointing macroeconomic data from China intensified concerns about the pace of economic growth in the world's No. 2 economy.
TOKYO, Sept 12 - Japanese share prices rose for the fifth straight session on Friday to end at an eight-month high, with exporters leading the gains on the yen's weakness. Japan's Nikkei share average rose 0.3 percent to 15,948.29 points, its highest close since Jan. 8. For the week, it gained 1.8 percent, outperforming most other share markets. The broader Topix gained 0.2 percent to a six-year closing high, while the new JPX-Nikkei Index 400 rose 0.2 percent. (Addition
HONG KONG, Sept 15 - Hong Kong shares finished at their lowest in five weeks on Monday, after a slew of weaker-than-expected China data over the weekend fanned fresh worries about the world's second-largest economy.
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- British Pound Report: Sterling a touch stronger, eyes on next Scots polls
- US Dollar Report : FOREX-Swedish crown slips to 2-month low, Aussie weakens on China data