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  • ANKARA, Sept 4- Finance ministers and central bank governors from the Group of 20 leading economies meet in Turkey on Friday and Saturday, with slower growth in China and rising market volatility boosting the risks to the global economy. >G20 meets as China casts clouds over growth. >G20 seen striking' reassuring tone' on China- delegate.

  • The rollercoaster ride on Chinese stocks has affected investors around the world. We look at some other areas which are likely to feel the pain.

  • Squawk Box Live in Europe will have all the updates from the Ambrosetti Economic Forum in Italy and the G-20 summit in Ankara, Turkey.

  • SEOUL, South Korea— Asian stock markets were lower Friday with Tokyo's index down more than 2 percent as caution prevailed before the release of the monthly U.S. jobs report and the resumption of trading on Chinese stock markets next week. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 tumbled 2.6 percent to 17,687.18 and South Korea's Kospi dropped 1.5 percent to 1,887.61.

  • European markets are expected to fall at the open on Friday, after rallying Thursday afternoon following European Central Bank President Mario Draghi’s reiteration of his "willingness to act" to protect the euro.

  • MELBOURNE, Sept 4- London copper took a breather on Friday but was set to log a second weekly gain as bets for monetary easing in Europe fuelled a short-covering rally that traders expected to gain steam given light holiday trade. The European Central Bank cut its growth and inflation forecasts on Thursday paving the way for an expansion of its already massive 1...

  • Those who remain bullish on China's long-run economic prospects have switched more of their focus to the Hong Kong market because valuations are lower, it is better regulated, and less prone to the whims of officials in Beijing than the mainland markets in Shanghai and Shenzhen. Those include betting against the currencies of Asian trading partners, and...

  • 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...

  • BEIJING/ MOSCOW, Sept 3- Russia and Venezuela need to combine efforts to lift oil prices, President Vladimir Putin told his Venezuelan counterpart Nicolas Maduro on Thursday, but refused to spell out any specific action, including output cuts. The economies of both Russia and Venezuela, two major producers, are highly dependent on proceeds from the sale of oil, the...

  • *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...

  • ANKARA, Sept 3- The Group of 20 leading economies are likely to send a "reassuring" message on China and will not single out Beijing for criticism over its recent market turmoil, a senior delegate told Reuters on Thursday. "The market is not dropping like a stone the way it was ten days ago. G20 finance ministers and central bankers are meeting in the Turkish capital of...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 3- London day trader Navinder Sarao has been formally indicted by a U.S. federal grand jury on charges of market manipulation that prosecutors say helped contribute to the 2010 "flash crash," according to a Sept. 2 court filing made public on Thursday. The Justice Department first announced criminal charges against Sarao in April and is seeking to...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 3- The euro fell 1 percent on Thursday on a darkening euro zone outlook, while U.S. stocks pared sharp early gains to end barely higher as investors grew cautious ahead of Friday's August jobs report. Global stock markets rallied earlier in the session following a pledge from European Central Bank President Mario Draghi to beef up or prolong the...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 3- The euro fell 1 percent on Thursday on a darkening euro zone outlook, while U.S. stocks pared sharp early gains as investors grew cautious ahead of Friday's key jobs report. Stocks rallied earlier following European Central Bank President Mario Draghi's pledge to beef up or prolong the bank's economic stimulus if necessary.

  • *Brent up 18 cents after wild ride; U.S. crude rises 50 cents. NEW YORK, Sept 3- Oil prices inched higher on Thursday in see-saw trade, tracking gains in Wall Street equities for a second straight day despite a weekly build in U.S. crude inventories that weighed on the outlook for oil. "Early strength and a late fade," Donald Morton, an oil trader with Fairfield, Connecticut-...

  • BEIJING/ MOSCOW, Sept 3- Russia and Venezuela need to combine efforts to lift oil prices, President Vladimir Putin told his Venezuelan counterpart Nicolas Maduro on Thursday, but refused to spell out any specific action, including output cuts. The economies of the two major producers are highly dependent on proceeds from the sale of oil, the price of which has...

  • *Intel boosts S&P, Apple holds weighs. Sept 3- Wall Street rose on Thursday after European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi hinted at additional stimulus measures and ahead of a key U.S. jobs report that could figure in the Federal Reserve's decision about when to lift interest rates. "Whether it's in the U.S., Japan or Europe, the market likes quantitative easing," said...

  • KIEV, Ukraine— Ukraine's parliament has passed a measure banning Russians from establishing or being involved in the business of television and radio stations in the country. The measure that passed Thursday says no one involved in the broadcast business can be from a country regarded by Ukraine as an aggressor. Ukraine already has banned Russian television...

  • CHICAGO, Sept 3- U.S. wheat futures sank to multi-year lows on Thursday, weighed down by ample supplies and weak demand for U.S. exports, traders said. The Chicago Board of Trade reported heavy deliveries against expiring wheat and corn contracts on Wednesday evening, reflecting the easy availability of supplies on the cash market. Egypt's government buyer...

  • The Federal Reserve and European Central Bank have been striving to generate a small dose of inflation— around 2 percent annually, just enough to spur more spending and income but not so much that prices surge out of control. ECB President Mario Draghi faced that very question at a news conference Thursday in Frankfurt, Germany. In the United States, the Fed's...