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  • NEW YORK, Sept 1- U.S. and European shares slipped on Thursday after a report showing weakness in U.S. manufacturing last month added to uncertainty ahead of Friday's monthly U.S. jobs data, while oil prices tumbled and the dollar dipped. The Institute for Supply Management said its purchasing managers' index fell to 49.4 in August, below expectations of...

  • TOKYO, Sept 1- Asian shares dipped on Thursday after lower crude oil prices dented Wall Street and a pair of Chinese manufacturing surveys did little to inspire investors as markets waited to see if U.S. employment data could put the Federal Reserve on track to hike interest rates. Financial spreadbetter CMC Markets expected Britain's FTSE 100, Germany's DAX...

  • *SSEC -0.2 pct, CSI300 -0.3 pct, HSI +0.5 pct. SHANGHAI, Sept 1- China stocks fell on Thursday as investors sold real estate stocks following official August purchasing managers' index data showing activity slowing in the construction sector. This was entirely due to a fall in the construction sector sub-index, "wrote Julian Evans-Pritchard, China economist at...

  • TAIPEI, Sept 1- Taiwan stocks fell on Thursday, tracking declines in overseas markets, with selling led by heavyweights in the financial sector. Shares in Mega Financial Holding Co Ltd, which closed down for nine in 10 trading sessions, slipped 1.9 percent early in the trade, following its chairman's resignation on Wednesday. Shiu Kuang- si resigned from all his...

  • TOKYO, Sept 1- Asian shares dipped on Thursday after lower crude oil prices dented Wall Street and a pair of Chinese manufacturing surveys did little to inspire investors as markets waited to see if U.S. employment data could put the Federal Reserve on track to hike interest rates. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan extended early...

  • TOKYO, Sept 1- Asian shares dipped on Thursday after lower crude oil prices dented Wall Street, as markets waited to see if U.S. employment data could put the Federal Reserve on track to hike interest rates. "This is setting up to be another difficult session for Asia-Pacific markets," Angus Nicholson, market analyst at IG in Melbourne, wrote in a note.

  • Seth Linden, president of Dukas Linden Public Relations, says the Brexit vote took many by surprise and U.S. firms should learn from this ahead of the presidential election.

  • SHANGHAI, Aug 31- China stocks firmed on Wednesday as the earnings season drew to a close, with interim results wrong-footing pessimists amid signs that state-backed investors have bought blue-chip shares in a bid to help stabilize the market. "Everyone is saying the economy is lousy, but if you look at listed companies results, they're not as bad as some had...

  • NEW YORK, Aug 30- U.S. stocks fell on Tuesday after stronger-than-expected U.S. consumer confidence data stoked worries about a potential Federal Reserve interest rate hike this year, while European shares gained and the dollar climbed. Fed Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer, in an interview with Bloomberg TV on Tuesday, said the U.S. job market is close to full...

  • TORONTO, Aug 30- Canada's main stock index rose in early trade on Tuesday, boosted by a rebound in energy stocks and further gains for financials, while a report of a possible merger sent shares of two fertilizer companies soaring. Shares of fertilizer companies Potash Corp and Agrium Inc jumped after Bloomberg reported that the two are in talks to merge.

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    Apple will likely end up paying less than the eye-popping $14.5 billion the EU says is owed to Ireland in back taxes, an analyst says.

  • Moody's is raising the red flag on the Chinese banking sector as small and mid-size banks increasingly rely on wholesale funding.

  • Aug 29- Hong Kong stocks fell on Monday after U.S. Yellen's relatively upbeat tone in a speech on Friday at the Fed's annual monetary policy conference in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, weighed on Hong Kong stocks, which are more vulnerable to global money flows. Bucking the trend, Chinese automaker BYD Co Ltd's shares in Hong Kong rose 2.5 percent after it predicted an up to...

  • NAIROBI, Aug 29- Shares in KCB Group,, Kenya's biggest bank by assets, and Equity Bank, the biggest in terms of number of customers, fell sharply on Monday for a third consecutive session as investors reacted further to a government move to cap commercial lending rates. By 0647 GMT, shares in KCB and Equity were both down 9.3 percent on the Nairobi Securities Exchange...

  • While non-performing loan ratios have crept up, recent results reflect a stabilization in asset deterioration, an analyst said.

  • TAIPEI, Aug 29- TAIPEI, Aug 29- Taiwan stocks fell on Monday tracking weakness in overseas markets and on technical selling in heavyweight chipmaker TSMC. Shares in Mega Financial, the centre of a probe in Taiwan following a rare fine in the U.S. for anti-money laundering violations, were down 0.5 percent. The Taiwan dollar softened T $0.152 to T $31.824 per U.S....

  • TAIPEI, Aug 29- Taiwan stocks fell on Monday tracking weakness in overseas markets and on technical selling in heavyweight chipmaker TSMC. Shares in Mega Financial, the center of a probe in Taiwan following a rare fine in the U.S. for anti-money laundering violations, were down 0.5 percent. The Taiwan dollar softened T $0.152 to T $31.824 per U.S. dollar.

  • SAO PAULO, Aug 26- Most Latin American currencies strengthened on Friday after U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen refrained from hinting at a September rate hike in her widely anticipated speech at the Jackson Hole meeting of global central bankers. Shares of Petróleo Brasileiro SA advanced after Credit Suisse analysts raised their recommendation...

  • Indonesian men put out a fire in Ogan Ilir, southern Sumatra on October 22, 2015.

    Southeast Asia is bracing itself for its annual, uncomfortable tryst with haze from Indonesia.

  • TAIPEI, Aug 26- Taiwan stocks were nearly unchanged on Friday in cautious trade as bellwether financial shares slipped and on weakness in overseas markets. CTBC said late on Thursday that it was scrapping a deal with CITIC Bank International Ltd, cancelling its second deal in less than one month. The Taiwan dollar softened T $0.01 to T $31.680 per U.S. dollar.