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  • Jan 11- U.S. stock index futures were slightly higher on Monday, with Wall Street coming off its worst-ever start to a year and ahead of the start of corporate earnings season. *Not even a surge in U.S. nonfarm payrolls in December stemmed the bleeding, as investors went on the defensive over increasing worries about Beijing's ability to manage the world's...

  • SHANGHAI, Jan 11- China stocks fell more than 2 percent on Monday, shrugging off a firmer yuan, as data pointed to growing deflationary risks in the world's second-largest economy. China CSI300 stock index futures for January fell 2.4 percent, to 3,256, 32.80 points below the current value of the underlying index, suggesting investors see further losses.

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    Order placement in the physical and derivative markets needs further investigation to find the cause of Shanghai's plunge.

  • *Concerns over China have hit European stocks this week. LONDON, Jan 8- This week's rocky start for European stocks is driving equity traders to seek protection against any further sharp declines as concerns over China weigh on markets. Fears of a slowdown in China, the world's second-biggest economy and a major export market for European companies, intensified...

  • Jan 8- U.S. stock index futures extended gains on Friday after data showed hiring surged in December and employment for the prior two months was revised sharply higher. The strong report suggested that a recent manufacturing-led slowdown in economic growth would be temporary. Futures snapshot at 8:31 a.m. ET:.

  • US STOCKS-Futures bounce back ahead of jobs report Friday, 8 Jan 2016 | 6:54 AM ET

    Jan 8- U.S. stock index futures were higher on Friday as Chinese stocks recovered, oil prices clawed back after touching 12- year lows and the yuan was firmer, ahead of the monthly U.S. jobs report. The report is expected at 8:30 a.m. ET. *China nudged the yuan higher for the first time in nine days, while traders welcomed the country's decision to suspend a circuit...

  • Jan 7- U.S. stock index futures fell sharply on Thursday after China allowed the yuan to fall further and oil prices slid to near 12- year lows, raising concerns over the state of the global economy. *China allowed the biggest fall in the yuan in five months, and Shanghai stocks slid 7.3 percent to trigger the second trading halt this week. *With Beijing accelerating...

  • BUENOS AIRES, Jan 6- Argentina has swapped $16 billion in notes held by the central bank for fresh dollar-denominated bonds, the government said on Wednesday as the country moves to bolster reserves and strengthen its hand against creditors suing over defaulted debt. The central bank also is talking with investment banks about a financing deal of up to $7...

  • Jan 6- U.S. stock index futures were sharply lower on Wednesday as China allowed its currency to weaken further and oil prices fell to their lowest in more than 11 years. *North Korea's announcement that it had successfully conducted a test of a hydrogen bomb added to geopolitical worries stirred by a row between Saudi Arabia and Iran. *The year was off to a shaky...

  • China stocks rise at market open after repo Tuesday, 5 Jan 2016 | 8:31 PM ET

    SHANGHAI, Jan 6- China major stock indexes opened higher on Wednesday after state media reported a ban on share sales by major shareholders will remain in place until new rules to manage the process are promulgated. China CSI300 stock index futures for January rose 0.4 percent, to 3,408.8, 73.61 points below the current value of the underlying index.

  • China stocks fall at market open after Monday crash Monday, 4 Jan 2016 | 8:31 PM ET

    SHANGHAI, Jan 5- China stocks opened lower on Tuesday, the day after a 7 percent plunge in mainlaind shares roiled global markets and caused domestic trade to be suspended. China CSI300 stock index futures for January fell 2.1 percent, to 3,425, 42.82 points above the current value of the underlying index. Shortly prior to market open, the China Securities...

  • SHANGHAI, Jan 4- China's CSI300 stock index fell 5 percent on the first trading day of 2016, triggering a circuit breaker mechanism that would briefly halt trade. A 5 percent rise or fall in the CSI300 index triggers a 15- minute suspension of all the country's equity indexes and equity index futures. Moves of 7 percent from the previous close would trigger a...

  • Dec 31- U.S. stock index futures were little changed in subdued trading on the last day of the year, with the S&P 500 holding on to a small gain for the year. *Wall Street closed lower on Wednesday. *Eight of the 10 worst performers on the S&P this year are energy companies, led by Chesapeake Energy, which shed nearly 78 percent of its value in 2015..

  • US STOCKS-Futures slightly lower as crude oil retreats Wednesday, 30 Dec 2015 | 7:17 AM ET

    *Futures down: Dow 41 pts, S&P 3.75 pts, Nasdaq 4.75 pts. Dec 30- U.S. stock index futures were marginally lower on Wednesday as crude oil gave up Tuesday's gains after forecasts suggested winter in Europe and the United States would be short-lived. *Global stocks followed crude prices lower, as demand remains sluggish and supply continues unabated.

  • Dec 29- U.S. stock index futures were higher on Tuesday as Brent crude steadied above the 11- year low it hit last week. *Crude prices edged up as colder weather entered Europe and North America, raising hopes of a short-term uptick in the tepid demand that has plagued the commodity this year. *Data scheduled for release on Tuesday includes the Conference Board's...

  • Bank of New York Mellon Corp and units of Deutsche Bank AG, Wells Fargo& Co and HSBC Holdings Plc were named in the lawsuits filed on Wednesday and Thursday in Manhattan federal court. BNY Mellon was the trustee for over $1 billion in mortgage-backed securities bought by Commerzbank and $1.3 billion of investments tied to a collateralized debt obligation,...

  • Bank of New York Mellon Corp and units of Deutsche Bank AG, Wells Fargo& Co and HSBC Holdings Plc were named in the lawsuits filed on Wednesday in Manhattan federal court. BNY Mellon was the trustee for over $1 billion in mortgage-backed securities bought by Commerzbank and $1.3 billion of investments tied to a collateralized debt obligation, Millstone II CDO,...

  • *Stock markets close at 1 p.m. ET. Dec 24- U.S. stocks index futures were little changed on Thursday, ahead of a shortened trading session on Christmas eve. I think we're going to trade in slow motion for most of the day, "said Peter Cardillo, chief market economist at First Standard Financial in New York.

  • US STOCKS-Futures little changed on Christmas eve Thursday, 24 Dec 2015 | 7:16 AM ET

    Dec 24- U.S. stocks index futures were little changed on Thursday, ahead of a shortened trading session on Christmas eve. *Wall Street closed higher on Wednesday for the third straight session this week. The data is scheduled for release at 8:30 a.m. ET.

  • US STOCKS-Futures higher as crude extends recovery Wednesday, 23 Dec 2015 | 7:29 AM ET

    Dec 23- U.S. stock index futures were higher on Wednesday as crude oil prices continued to rebound and investors awaited a slew of economic data. *The Commerce Department will publish the full report, which includes income and inflation data, at 8:30 a.m. ET. *Other data scheduled for Wednesday includes the University of Michigan's consumer sentiment index,...