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  • Yannick Bolloré, Chief executive of French advertising agency, Havas

    Yannick Bollore, CEO of French advertising agency, Havas, has said the group is seeing strong demand in China.

  • Need to be patient with China: Pro

    Daniel Tenengauzer, head of EM and global FX strategy at RBC, says China’s central bank policies should eventually help the country to bounce back, despite skepticism.

  • Aug 28- China's central bank is highly likely to ease monetary policy again by the end of this year, according to economists surveyed by Reuters, as it seeks to support a rapidly cooling economy and calm financial markets. While prospects of further easing will calm investors who are jittery over the effects a China slowdown could have on global growth, some...

  • BANGKOK, Aug 28- Thai factory output fell less than expected in July on strong growth in the auto sector, but a fifth month of persistently weak production will be a challenge for the new economic team tasked with revitalising Thailand's economy. With exports and domestic demand sluggish, Southeast Asia's second-largest economy has failed to emerge from a...

  • TOKYO— The backdrop to the wild drama in financial markets over the past few weeks is a less dramatic but more daunting reality: the deep-seated challenges for sustaining long-term growth, especially for aging economies like Japan's. Japan released data Friday showing its economy has yet to escape the doldrums more than two years after Prime Minister Shinzo...

  • CHICAGO, Aug 28- U.S. retailers including Toys R Us are starting to negotiate with their Chinese suppliers to take advantage of lower manufacturing costs after China devalued the yuan, with many saying they want to be ready if currencies in China and other Asian countries drop more against the dollar. Earlier this month, China devalued its tightly controlled...

  • SHANGHAI, Aug 28- China's yuan rose sharply against the dollar on Friday, with traders citing large transactions by state-owned banks on behalf of the central bank to support the currency. "There were clear signs that the central bank was continuing intervening in spot trading to support the yuan," said a dealer at a major European bank in Shanghai.

  • *Asia stocks rise on Wall Street surge, upbeat US data. Wall Street rose sharply overnight thanks to revised U.S. gross domestic product data showing the economy grew faster than initially thought in the second quarter- a reassuring sign amid worries over deepening economic woes in China. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was up 1.3...

  • TOKYO, Aug 28- Asian shares extended a global rally on Friday after upbeat U.S. economic data calmed sentiment shaken by days of turmoil in Chinese equities. Wall Street rose sharply overnight thanks to revised U.S. gross domestic product data showing the economy grew faster than initially thought in the second quarter- a reassuring sign amid worries over...

  • TOKYO— Japan's inflation rate dropped to its lowest level in more than two years in July and household spending also slowed, data that likely will raise pressure on the central bank to up its barrage of monetary stimulus. Many economists are forecasting a renewed expansion in the current quarter, though weakening demand for exports to China and other emerging...

  • DIARY- Top Economic Events to Sept 10 Thursday, 27 Aug 2015 | 8:01 PM ET

    EDINBURGH, Scotland- Bank of England's Executive Director of Prudential Policy David Rule at the Credit Scoring and Credit Control XIV Conference, University of Edinburgh. REYKJAVIK- Launch of Economic Survey of Iceland 2015. NEW YORK- Federal Reserve Bank of Boston President Eric Rosengren speaks on the economic outlook before the Forecasters Club of New...

  • Consumer prices in Japan were unchanged from a year earlier in July, underscoring the BOJ's struggle in achieving its 2 percent inflation target and building the case for additional monetary stimulus.

  • Financials in the spotlight Thursday, 27 Aug 2015 | 2:39 PM ET
    Financials in the spotlight

    Larry McDonald, Societe Generale, and Erin Gibbs, S&P Capital IQ, talk about the financials and whether the banks can continue the rally.

  • Could commodities make a real comeback soon? Thursday, 27 Aug 2015 | 12:51 PM ET

    With oil prices surging after the global market turmoil of "Black Monday," could investors regain their faith in commodities?

  • China expands debt-for-bond swap plan to $500B: Report Thursday, 27 Aug 2015 | 8:59 AM ET
    A teller counts yuan banknotes in a bank in Lianyungang, China, August 11, 2015.

    China has expanded its debt-for-bond swap programme for local governments to 3.2 trillion yuan ($499.7 billion) from 2 trillion yuan.

  • Red flags for China's economy: Expert Thursday, 27 Aug 2015 | 8:17 AM ET
    Red flags for China's economy: Expert

    Peter Navarro, UC Irvine economics professor, shares his bearish outlook for China.

  • Don't let China markets confuse you: Pro Thursday, 27 Aug 2015 | 7:29 AM ET
    Don't let China markets confuse you: Pro

    Tom White, Thomas White International, shares his bullish outlook on China's stocks and economy.

  • KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 27- Malaysia's rising political risks, weak prices for its commodity exports and China's economic slowdown raised potential doubts over the positive outlook for the country's credit rating, Moody's Investors Service said on Thursday. "Perhaps clouds are gathering on Malaysia's positive outlook," de Guzman told reporters.

  • JAKARTA, Aug 27- Indonesia will soon unveil a policy package aimed at propping up the fragile rupiah and helping an economy growing at its slowest pace in six years, senior government officials said on Thursday. Governments and central banks across emerging markets are being forced into action to stem falls in their currencies, especially after China allowed...

  • SHANGHAI, Aug 27- China's yuan closed firmer against the dollar on Thursday as traders cited large transactions by state-owned banks possibly on behalf of the central bank, which supported the Chinese currency in both spot and derivative markets. "Major state banks did some large deals, supporting the yuan's value," said a dealer at a European bank in Shanghai.

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