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China’s Manufacturing Recession Keeps Markets Under Pressure

Global stock and energy markets were under pressure on Monday after a benchmark purchasing managers’ index showed China’s manufacturing sector contracted sharply in January,...

Shanghai Composite Dives More than 6% in Renewed Volatility

Chinese stocks took a beating on Tuesday, with the Shanghai Composite plunging to its lowest level in 14 months after a late selling frenzy...

Asian Stocks Rebound after China GDP Figures Fuel Stimulus Bets

Asian markets rose on Tuesday, with Chinese stocks jumping by the most in two months after weaker than expected economic data raised the prospect...

USD/JPY Approaches One-Year Low amid Market Turmoil

Japanese yen’s status as a global safe-haven was bolstered Friday, pushing the USD/JPY to nearly one-year lows following another rout in the Chinese equities...

Weekly Markets Update China Growth Fears Drags Oil Prices Lower for...

Ongoing concerns about China’s economic health pushed mainland stocks lower on Monday, while oil prices continued to plumb new lows amid heightened oversupply worries. Oil...

China Volatility Sends Global Markets Crashing

Global stock prices collapsed on Thursday and oil prices fell to their lowest level in more than a decade after renewed volatility in China...

US Dollar Surges amid China Growth Woes

The US dollar traded higher against a basket of currencies on Tuesday, climbing for a seventh consecutive day amid renewed fears about a protracted...

Global Stocks Plunge amid Rout in Chinese Markets

European stocks plunged on Monday and American futures fell more than 1% after a fresh sell-off in China shaved nearly 7% off the Shanghai Composite...

Oil Prices Hit 2009 Lows, Global Stocks Plunge

Oil prices plunged to new seven-year lows on Tuesday, dragging down global stocks in belated response to OPEC’s decision last week to keep crude...

Asian Stocks Snap Back on China Data

Asian stocks rebounded following last week’s rout, as investors digested mixed China manufacturing data amid ongoing brokerage probes. Mainland China stocks posted modest gains on...

Gold Crumbles, Dollar Spikes after Thanksgiving

The price of gold fell back near six-year lows on Friday and was headed for a sixth straight weekly decline, as the dollar firmed...

Global Stocks Rally on Fed Minutes

Global stocks advanced on Thursday, following Wall Street higher amid clear signals from the Federal Reserve that interest rates will rise next month. The minutes...

Asian Stocks Rise on Prospect of China Stimulus

Asian stocks diverged Monday, but closed mostly higher after government data showed another deterioration in China’s terms of trade, raising the prospects of additional...

Chinese Stocks Decline as Manufacturing Sector Contracts in October

Stocks in mainland China declined on Monday after data showed another contraction in the country’s manufacturing sector, reducing hopes that the world’s second-largest economy...

Asian Stocks Close Mixed ahead of Fed Decision

Asian stocks closed mixed on Wednesday, as investors turned cautious amid weak energy prices ahead of the Federal Reserve rate decision. Tokyo’s Nikkei Index led...

Global Stocks Roar Back on China Rate Cut, Draghi Guidance

Global stocks surged Friday after China cut interest rates for the sixth time in a year, adding to optimism that the European Central Bank...

Asian Stocks End Mixed amid Healthcare Volatility

Asian stocks ended mixed on Thursday, as weak commodity prices and volatility in the overnight session played to investor concerns about the health of...

Chinese Stocks Decline Sharply in Volatile Session

Chinese stocks fell sharply on Wednesday, posting their biggest drop in a month amid speculation that the equities rally of October had gone too...