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Andrew Galbraith

China central bank's record $83 billion injection heightens worries over ailing economy

16 Jan 2019

SHANGHAI China's central bank injected a record $83 billion into the country's financial system on Wednesday, seeking to avoid a cash crunch that would put further pressure on the weakening economy.

China doubles foreign investment quota as it talks up market opening

14 Jan 2019

SHANGHAI China will double the quota for the country's foreign institutional investment program, as Beijing talks up financial reforms amid stock market weakness and slowing economic growth.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Apple bombshell rocks European, Asian shares; 'flash crash' jolts currencies

03 Jan 2019

* European shares open firmly in red; Frankfurt leads fallers

GLOBAL MARKETS-Apple, China worries pummel Asian shares; 'flash crash' jolts currencies

03 Jan 2019

SHANGHAI, Jan 3 U.S. stock futures fell and Asian shares stumbled on Thursday after a rare revenue warning from Apple Inc added to worries about slowing global growth and weaker earnings and jolted currency markets.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Apple warning, China worries hit Asian shares; 'flash crash' jolts currencies

03 Jan 2019

SHANGHAI, Jan 3 U.S. stock futures fell and Asian shares wobbled on Thursday after a rare revenue warning from Apple Inc added to worries about slowing global growth and weaker earnings.

GLOBAL MARKETS-China gains cushion Asian shares after Apple jolt; flash crash hits currencies

03 Jan 2019

SHANGHAI, Jan 3 U.S. stock futures fell on Thursday after a rare revenue warning from Apple Inc added to worries about slowing global growth, but a move by China's central bank to help struggling smaller firms lifted shares there, cushioning losses for Asian markets.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Shares skid as Apple warning stokes growth fears, 'flash crash' sweeps currencies

03 Jan 2019

SHANGHAI, Jan 3 Shares in Asia fell on Thursday and U.S. stock futures dropped sharply after Apple Inc cut its revenue forecast due in part to weaker sales in China, adding to concerns about the slowing global economy.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares rally on US-China trade thaw

13 Dec 2018

SHANGHAI, Dec 13 Asian equity markets rallied on Thursday on signs of easing Sino-U.S. trade tensions and expectations that China will step up efforts soon to support its cooling economy.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares surge as US-China trade thaw seen, sterling wobbles

13 Dec 2018

SHANGHAI, Dec 13 Asian equity markets surged on Thursday on signs of easing Sino-U.S. trade tensions and expectations that China will step up efforts soon to support its cooling economy.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares, sterling up on pause in Brexit, trade fears

13 Dec 2018

SHANGHAI, Dec 13 Asian shares and the pound moved higher on Thursday as investors breathed a sigh of relief after British Prime Minister Theresa May survived a no-confidence vote, and as China appeared to be taking more steps to meet U.S. demands to open its markets.

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