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  • European shares slip as worries over China linger Monday, 11 Jan 2016 | 3:19 AM ET

    LONDON, Jan 11- European shares inched down towards their lowest level in more than three months on Monday as doubts grew about Beijing's ability to manage the world's second-biggest economy. Britain's FTSE 100 declined 0.4 percent while Germany's DAX weakened by 0.3 percent. China let its yuan currency strengthen for a second straight session on Monday, in a...

  • *China baffles by guiding yuan higher, shares fall 3 pct. SYDNEY, Jan 11- Asian shares sank to their lowest in over four years on Monday as doubts mounted about Beijing's ability to manage the world's second-biggest economy. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan slid 1.8 percent to its lowest since late 2011. China's main indexes slumped...

  • *China shares rise strongly after circuit breaker drop. *Oil prices also recover on China moves. After a 10 percent- plus drop in Chinese equities, an equally dramatic slump in oil and major volatility in other markets, a 2 percent rise by Chinese shares helped Asia end higher for the first time in 2016. Europe followed suit, with the FTSE, DAX and CAC40 up 0.5 to 0.7...

  • Europe markets tumble, DAX drops over 3 percent Thursday, 7 Jan 2016 | 6:12 AM ET
    Europe markets tumble, DAX drops over 3 percent

    CNBC's Wilfred Frost reports on the ripple effect of the sell-off in China.

  • European stocks tumble as China markets shutdown Thursday, 7 Jan 2016 | 5:17 AM ET
    European stocks tumble as China markets shutdown

    CNBC's Julia Chatterly reports European markets are down sharply after China suspended trading and Asian stocks plunge.

  • LONDON, Jan 7- European shares fell sharply on Thursday after China accelerated the depreciation of the yuan, sending currencies across the region reeling and domestic stock markets tumbling. Germany's DAX declined 1.4 percent, while Britain's FTSE 100 weakened by 1.6 percent. Investor sentiment is very fragile at the moment, "said Terry Torrison, managing...

  • LONDON, Jan 7- European equity futures fell sharply on Thursday after China accelerated the depreciation of the yuan, sending currencies across the region reeling and domestic stock markets tumbling. Futures on Britain's FTSE 100 fell 1.9 percent. The People's Bank of China again surprised markets by setting the official midpoint rate on the yuan, also known...

  • *MSCI Asia-Pacific index drops to 3- mth low, Nikkei down 2.2 pct. Regional currencies battered, Singapore dollar falls to 6- yr low. TOKYO, Jan 7- Asian stocks slid across the board on Thursday after China again guided the yuan sharply lower while Shanghai shares tanked more than 7 percent and triggered a stock market circuit breaker for the second time this week.

  • *Weaker yuan, soft China survey sour risk sentiment. LONDON, Jan 6- World stocks fell for a fifth day on Wednesday as China fuelled fears about its economy by allowing the yuan to weaken further and a nuclear test by North Korea added to a growing list of geopolitical worries. European markets followed Asia into the red, with Britain's FTSE, Germany's DAX and France's...

  • *European stocks close higher, Wall Street mostly flat. *Oil prices drop as weak China data, stronger dollar drag. Crude oil prices fell on concerns about the pace of growth in China, the world's second-largest oil consumer.

  • *Oil prices drop as weak China data, stronger dollar drag. Crude prices also fell on concerns about the pace of growth in China, the world's second-largest oil consumer. "The main reason for the uncertainty is China, given that company numbers and the macroeconomic picture in Europe and the U.S. have not changed," said Alessandro Allegri, chief executive of Italian...

  • *China stocks steady from shaky start, sentiment fragile. SYDNEY/ SINGAPORE, Jan 5- Asian shares retreated in choppy trade on Tuesday, led by Chinese stocks, whose early rebound fizzled out as investors remained unconvinced by Beijing's moves to restore market confidence following a disasterous start to the new year. Prospects were brighter for European shares,...

  • *All eyes on China to see if Beijing can calm markets. SYDNEY, Jan 5- Asian share markets were on the ropes for a second straight session on Tuesday as investors waited anxiously to see if Beijing can head off the latest selling stampede in Chinese stocks. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was down 0.2 percent, while Australia's market shed...

  • *European shares down 2.5 percent after China stocks sink. Rising tensions in the Middle East also increased demand for safe-haven assets. Global benchmark Brent crude rose above $38 a barrel as some speculated a breakdown in diplomatic ties between Saudi Arabia and Iran could result in oil supply restrictions.

  • *DAX down more than 4 pct as weak China data hits markets. LONDON/ MILAN, Jan 4- European shares fell sharply on Monday, the first trading day of 2016, as weak Chinese data weighed on world stock markets and a rebound in oil prices added to market volatility. "This year got off on the wrong foot because of China," said ActivTrades chief market analyst Carlo Alberto De Casa.

  • Saudi Arabia, Iran, Apple: Week in Review Monday, 4 Jan 2016 | 10:00 AM ET
    Saudi Arabia, Iran, Apple: Week in Review

    If you were off on holidays during the last week of Christmas, here are the the events you absolutely need to be aware of.

  • LONDON, Jan 4- A 7 percent drop in Chinese shares on Monday halted trading in Shanghai and dragged down stock markets around the world, as investors began 2016 with fresh worries over global growth and sought the safety of bonds and gold. Rising tensions in the Middle East added to the gloom. Oil prices soared more than a dollar to $38.50 before giving back some of...

  • *Oil up on Saudi/ Iran tensions. LONDON, Jan 4- European shares fell on Monday on the first trading day of 2016 after weak Chinese data rekindled global growth worries, while oil prices jumped and bond yields dropped on rising tensions in the Middle East. Adding to the worries, China's central bank fixed the yuan at a 4-1/ 2 year low.

  • LONDON, Dec 31- European shares slipped on Thursday as weak oil prices weighed on equities, although major regional stock markets were still set to end 2015 with gains over the course of the year. Britain's blue-chip FTSE 100 index and France's benchmark CAC-40 index were both down 0.4 percent in early trading. Both the FTSE and DAX have fallen from record highs...

  • European shares pushed down by weak commodity prices Wednesday, 30 Dec 2015 | 7:31 AM ET

    *FTSEurofirst 300 down 0.4 pct, FTSE 100 down 0.5 pct. *Ocado falls on concerns of competition from Amazon. Britain's FTSE 100 index of leading shares fell 0.5 percent while Germany's DAX retreated by 0.8 percent.