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Bank of England stance on rates unchanged by China - Carney

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JACKSON HOLE, Wyo. - Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said on Saturday that a slowdown in China's economy could push down further on inflation but it did not change, for now, the central bank's position on when and how it might increase interest rates.

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U.N.'s Ban defends China parade trip after Japanese concern - Xinhua 10:24am BST

BEIJING - Chinese state news agency Xinhua said on Saturday U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has defended his trip to Beijing next week to watch a military parade marking the end of World War Two following concern from Japan.

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China's commerce ministry defends devaluation, sees 'limited' impact 8:38am BST

BEIJING - China on Saturday defended the recent revamp of its foreign exchange regime that led to a sharp devaluation of the yuan, calling it a "normal adjustment".

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Venezuela's Maduro to visit China, Vietnam for finance deals 28 Aug 2015

CARACAS - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Friday said he will visit China and Vietnam to sign economic and financing deals, as the OPEC nation struggles to make ends meet at a time of low oil prices.

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Carmakers scramble to adapt to slowing Chinese demand 28 Aug 2015

NEW YORK - China's demand for luxury cars used to move in one direction - up. Now, the prospect of a sustained slump in Chinese demand, prompted by sharp declines in Chinese equity markets and a devaluation of the yuan, has global auto manufacturers scrambling to find new markets to sell goods.

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Moody's cuts 2016 global growth forecasts 28 Aug 2015

LONDON - Credit rating firm Moody's cut its 2016 global economic growth forecasts on Friday, with China and United States both trimmed and Russia and Brazil seen staying in recession.

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FTSE posts biggest monthly decline since 2012 28 Aug 2015

LONDON - The FTSE 100 posted its biggest monthly drop in August since 2012 after fears over China's growth hit global markets, although it managed to recoup more losses on Friday following a volatile start to the week.

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Investors pull record $29.5 billion from equity funds in China-driven rout - BAML 28 Aug 2015

LONDON - Investors pulled a record amount of money out of global equity funds in the week to Aug. 26, according to Bank of America Merrill Lynch, a measure of the alarm that China's markets and economy have aroused around the world.

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China fears linger as focus on Fed sharpens 28 Aug 2015

LONDON - Fears over the health of China's economy kept world markets on edge this week and the country will remain in focus, along with the question of whether the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates next month.

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China to parade high-tech weaponry in signal of strength, and shop window 28 Aug 2015

BEIJING - From ballistic missiles to fighter jets, China has rolled out a host of high-tech weaponry ahead of a parade next week commemorating victory over Japan in World War Two, in a signal of Beijing's growing confidence in its military might.