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  • US STOCKS-U.S. futures fall as Greek crisis worsens Monday, 29 Jun 2015 | 7:05 AM ET

    June 29- U.S. stock index futures fell around 1 percent on Monday as fears that Greece could be the first country to exit the euro zone intensified after bailout talks with lenders broke down over the weekend. *Greece faces defaulting on 1.6 billion euros of loans from the International Monetary Fund on Tuesday. *The impending default on IMF loans leaves Greece...

  • China stocks continue slide despite calming efforts Monday, 29 Jun 2015 | 4:56 AM ET

    SHANGHAI, June 29- China's stock markets closed sharply lower on Monday after a frantically volatile day of trading, despite surprise monetary easing moves by the central bank at the weekend. The chaotic trading day was an uncomfortable backdrop for policymakers in Beijing, where delegates from 57 countries gathered to witness the signing of the articles of...

  • LONDON, June 29- European shares sank almost 4 percent and government bond yields in Italy, Spain and Portugal jumped on Monday as investors priced in a growing risk that Greece will be the first country to leave the euro. Drops in bank shares and a 30 basis point rise in the cost of borrowing for other southern European euro zone members was the start of an acid test...

  • LONDON, June 29- European shares took a hammering in early deals on Monday, with Southern European banks especially badly hit, after Greece closed its banks and imposed capital controls as a result of its debt problems. Germany's DAX and France's CAC both fell by around 4 percent, while the euro zone's blue-chip Euro STOXX 50 index also declined by a similar amount-...

  • TOKYO, June 29- Japanese government bond prices rose on Monday on fears of a Greek default plus a sharp slide by Tokyo's Nikkei average, although the gains were modest. Treasury counterpart, which saw its yield drop about 15 basis points during the Asian trading session amid increasing risk of Greece leaving its debt unpaid and exiting the euro zone.

  • *Greece imposes bank holidays to stop bank runs. TOKYO, June 29- The euro fell almost 2 percent on Monday and European share markets looked set to eclipse big declines in Asia, as investors were spooked by the spectre of a Greek debt default which forced Athens to shut down its banks to prevent a run on deposits. With the prospect of Greece being forced out of the euro in...

  • *Investors eyeing Iran nuclear negotiations. TOKYO, June 29- Oil prices fell on Monday, with U.S. crude dipping below $59 per barrel to an almost three-week low, after Greece imposed capital controls as lenders refused to extend the country's bailout. Brent crude was down 79 cents at $62.47 a barrel by 0505 GMT, after rising 6 cents to $63.26 a barrel on Friday.

  • *China stocks open up over 2 pct but end morning down over 3 pct. *Regional markets down on China uncertainty, looming Grexit. The losses pushed China stocks deeper into correction territory, after a slump of over 20 percent in the last two weeks, fueled in large part by fears of a growing regulatory crackdown on loans used to speculate in securities.

  • Oil prices fall after Greek imposes capital controls Sunday, 28 Jun 2015 | 11:09 PM ET

    *Investors eyeing Iran nuclear negotiations. TOKYO, June 27- Oil prices fell in early Asian trade, with U.S. crude dropping below $59 after Greece imposed capital controls as lenders refused to extend the country's bailout. Brent crude for August delivery was down 81 cents at $62.45 a barrel by 0300 GMT, after rising 6 cents to $63.26 a barrel on Friday.

  • *Greece imposes bank holidays to stop bank runs. TOKYO, June 29- The euro fell almost 2 percent and share prices tumbled across Asia on Monday as Greece looked set to default on its debt repayment this week, forcing Athens to impose capital controls to halt bank runs. With the prospect of Greece being forced out of the euro in plain sight, the common currency fell as...

  • TOKYO, June 29- Japan's Nikkei share average slipped to a one-week low as risks of Greece defaulting on its debt repayment this week spiked dramatically, forcing Athens to impose capital controls to halt bank runs. After bailout talks between the leftwing government and foreign lenders broke down at the weekend, the European Central Bank froze vital funding...

  • SHANGHAI, June 29- An opening rally in Chinese stocks in petered out quickly on Monday as a surprising, and aggressive, easing in monetary policy appeared to fail to inspire investors to move back into market. The Hang Seng index dropped 1.7 percent, to 26,223.86 points, while the Hong Kong China Enterprises Index lost 2.0 percent, to 12,832.50.

  • *Greece imposes bank holidays to stop bank runs. TOKYO, June 29- The euro fell almost 2 percent and share prices tumbled across Asia on Monday as Greece looked set to default on its debt repayment this week, forcing Athens to impose capital controls to halt bank runs. With the prospect of Greece being forced out of the euro in plain sight, the common currency fell as...

  • TOKYO, June 29- U.S. crude futures fell as much as $1 in early trade after Greece imposed capital controls as lenders refused to extend the country's bailout and with western officials saying a deal on Iran's disputed nuclear programme might be hard to achieve. *U.S. crude for August delivery had fallen 84 cents, or 1.4 percent, to $58.79 as of 0001 GMT, after closing...

  • 10-Year U.S. Treasury yield drops 17 basis points Sunday, 28 Jun 2015 | 8:00 PM ET

    TOKYO, June 29- The benchmark U.S. Treasury yield dropped 17 basis points in early Asian trade on Monday as Greece staggered closer to defaulting on its debt repayment and Athens imposed capital controls on its banks. The yield on the U.S. 10- year note was last at 2.309 percent, compared with its U.S. close of 2.476 percent on Friday.

  • June 28- U.S. equity futures dropped sharply and bond futures rallied at the beginning of trading on Sunday as the chances increased that Greece would default on its debt and exit the euro zone. Greece said it would introduce capital controls and keep its banks closed on Monday after international creditors refused to extend the country's bailout and people...

  • TOKYO, June 29- U.S. stock futures and the euro fell almost two percent in early Asian trade on Monday as Greece looks set to default on its debt repayment this week and Athens is forced imposed capital control to halt bank runs. A cash-strapped Greece looks certain to miss its debt repayment on Tuesday as Greece's European partners shut the door on extending a...

  • June 28- U.S. equity futures dropped sharply and bond futures rallied at the beginning of trading Sunday, as the chances that Greece will default on its debt and exit the euro zone grew. Greece will introduce capital controls and keep its banks closed on Monday after international creditors refused to extend the country's bailout and savers queued to withdraw...

  • NEW YORK, June 26- World stock markets slipped and the euro fell on Friday, with investors cautious ahead of a meeting in Europe that could decide whether Greece will default on loans. Greece rejected a five-month extension of bailouts on Friday, a day before euro zone finance ministers will meet to decide the country's fate. The country needs new funding to avoid...

  • *New-crop corn hits $4 a bushel, soybeans $10. Corn and soybeans also rose but pared gains as farmers took advantage of the rally and sold supplies of both commodities. Corn rose 9 percent, the most since July 2012, during a historic U.S. drought.