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  • ANKARA- German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble and European Central Bank Governing Council member Jens Weidmann hold a press conference at G20 meeting- 0500 GMT. SYDNEY- Reserve Bank of Australia head of financial stability department Luci Ellis speaks at the University of New South Wales Real Estate Symposium 2015 on "Property Markets and Financial...

  • *Indonesia exports no tin in August. LONDON, Sept 4- Copper and other industrial metals slumped on Friday on caution over the prospects of an increase to U.S. interest rates and the reopening of the hard-hit Chinese stock market next week. "The market's getting a bit uneasy about the fact that there's already been a lot of stimulus but the Chinese economy is...

  • SEOUL, South Korea— Global stock markets were lower Friday with Tokyo's index down 2 percent as jitters mounted before the release of the monthly U.S. jobs report and the resumption next week of trading on Chinese stock markets. Britain's FTSE 100 dropped 1.7 percent to 6,097.27 and France's CAC 40 sank 1.7 percent to 4,573.23. Germany's DAX fell 1.7 percent to...

  • "There's been a little bit of up and down and range-bound movement, which has all the hallmarks of a market marking time," said Ben Le Brun, market analyst at Sydney's OptionsXpress. Brent crude for October delivery fell 58 cents to $50.10 a barrel as of 0519 GMT, after ending the previous session 18 cents higher. U.S. crude for October delivery, also known as West Texas...

  • *Senate inquiry, TV report say firm underpays workers. SYDNEY, Sept 4- The operator of 7- Eleven convenience stores in Australia said it was launching its own probe into how its franchisees treat employees after a TV report and a Senate inquiry said the company was denying its workers proper pay. In a statement, Australia's 7- Eleven Stores Pty Ltd, which is licensed...

  • "There's been a little bit of up and down and range-bound movement, which has all the hallmarks of a market marking time," said Ben Le Brun, market analyst at Sydney's OptionsXpress. Brent crude for October delivery fell 22 cents to $50.46 a barrel as of 0357 GMT, after ending the previous session 18 cents higher. U.S. crude for October delivery, also known as West Texas...

  • India's GVK wins court fight over Australian coal mine Thursday, 3 Sep 2015 | 10:43 PM ET

    MELBOURNE, Sept 4- Green groups lost a fight to stop billionaire Gina Rinehart and India's GVK from building a giant coal mine in Australia, as a court on Friday dismissed an appeal against the state of Queensland's environmental approval for the project. But the green group appealed that decision to the Supreme Court saying the Land Court did not have the right...

  • "There's been a little bit of up and down and range-bound movement which has all the hallmarks of a market marking time," said Ben Le Brun, market analyst at Sydney's OptionsXpress. Brent crude for October delivery fell 21 cents to $50.47 a barrel as of 0156 GMT, after ending the previous session 18 cents higher. U.S. crude for October delivery was down 20 cents at...

  • DIARY- Top Economic Events to Sept 16 Thursday, 3 Sep 2015 | 8:01 PM ET

    MISSOULA, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Narayana Kocherlakota speaks before a Town Hall open forum- 0100 GMT. LONDON- Swedish Riksbank Deputy Governor Cecilia Skingsley speaks at Deutsche Bank's headquarter in London on the Swedish central bank's latest report- 0930 GMT. ANKARA- German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble and...

  • *Turkey keen to shake off perception G20 is "talking shop". ANKARA, Sept 3- When the Group of 20 finance ministers and central bankers meet on Friday in Turkey, China's market turmoil is likely to be the biggest problem they do nothing about. Slower growth in China and rising market volatility have boosted the risks to the global economy, staff of the International...

  • NEW YORK— China's economic problems have been a windfall for some U.S. small businesses— and pose a threat to others. Fucci is heading to China this weekend on a sales trip, optimistic that she'll find more buyers. But U.S. small businesses overall may feel little impact from the weakness in China's economy, says Ravi Madhavan, a professor at the University of...

  • LONDON, Sept 3- Copper surged to the highest level in over three weeks on Thursday as bearish investors closed out positions amid a stock market recovery, strong U.S. economic data and signals that European monetary stimulus could be extended. Copper led broad gains on the London Metal Exchange but some investors were preparing a renewed attack on the downside.

  • *Turkey keen to shake off perception G20 is' talking shop'. ANKARA, Sept 3- When the Group of 20 finance ministers and central bankers meet on Friday in Turkey, China's market turmoil is likely to be the biggest problem they don't do anything about. Slower growth in China and rising market volatility have boosted the risks to the global economy, staff of the...

  • *China bonded copper premiums hold at more than 1- year top. LONDON, Sept 3- Copper and other base metals gained on Thursday as bearish investors closed out positions amid a stock market recovery, but some were preparing a renewed attack on the downside. "There's definitely less of an extreme sense of volatility in the broader macro sense... so it's understandable...

  • *China bonded copper premiums hold at more than 1- year top. MELBOURNE, Sept 3- London copper climbed in light trade on Thursday, following a 1 percent bounce in the previous session, as shorts closed out positions amid a two-day holiday in top consumer China. A flood of data from China in coming weeks is likely to point to further weakness in the world's...

  • LAUNCESTON, Australia, Sept 3- It's tempting to mould events to suit your view of how the world should be, and there seems to be plenty of that in the coal debate. They have been heartened by recent news of the closure of a small coal mine in Australia and the decision by the city council of Australia's Newcastle, home to the world's biggest coal export harbour, to divest...

  • *Asian shares recover after Wall Street gains. SINGAPORE, Sept 3- Oil fell on Thursday on a surprise build in U.S. inventory levels and a firm dollar, but a recovery in Asian shares after Wall Street posted a near 2 percent gain checked losses. Asian investors were focused on the increase in U.S. crude inventories last week, but sentiment had been supported by the rally...

  • SINGAPORE, Sept 3- Oil fell on Thursday on an unexpected build in U.S. crude stocks and a stronger dollar, but a recovery in Asian shares after Wall Street posted a near 2 percent gain overnight helped support prices. Asian investors were focused on the increase in U.S. crude inventories last week, but sentiment had been supported by the rally on Wall Street, said...

  • SINGAPORE, Sept 3- Oil fell on Thursday on an unexpected build in U.S. crude stocks and a stronger dollar, but a recovery in Asian shares after Wall Street posted a near 2- percent gain overnight helped support prices. Asian investors were focused on the increase in U.S. crude inventories last week and questioned why supply had not filtered through to demand, said...

  • *China bonded copper premiums hold at more than 1 year top. MELBOURNE, Sept 3- London copper held steady on Thursday, following a 1 percent bounce in the previous session as investors closed short positions amid a two-day holiday in China that drained volumes from the market. A flood of data from China in coming weeks is likely to point to further weakness in the...