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  • *Focus on yuan, China shares. China announced late on Thursday it suspended its new stock market circuit breaker introduced only on Monday as the system failed to reduce market volatility, with some market players even saying it backfired. "The sharp drop has led to speculation that China is letting go of the reins on the CNY, or perhaps targeting faster...

  • *China circuit breaker suspended as of Friday. China allowed the biggest fall in the yuan in five months, and Shanghai stocks were halted for the second time this week after another brutal selloff tripped a newly-imposed circuit breaker. The Shanghai and Shenzhen stock exchanges, however, said China would suspend the circuit breaker as of Friday.

  • US STOCKS-Wall St swoons on China shock, oil slide Thursday, 7 Jan 2016 | 1:08 PM ET

    *China circuit breaker suspended as of Friday. China allowed the biggest fall in the yuan in five months, and Shanghai stocks were halted for the second time this week after another brutal selloff tripped a newly imposed circuit breaker. Global stocks, however, recouped some losses after the Shanghai and Shenzhen stock exchanges said China would suspend the...

  • *Share prices off lows as China suspends circuit-breaker. *Miners and car stocks hit hard by China worries. MILAN/ LONDON, Jan 7- European shares fell sharply on Thursday after China accelerated the depreciation of the yuan but were helped off their lows after the Chinese securities regulator said it would suspend its new stock market circuit-breaker mechanism.

  • *China again guides yuan lower, spooking investors. China stocks circuit breaker suspended. Stocks on Wall Street pared losses after China suspended the circuit breaker that stops trading for the day when stocks fall 7 percent, a halt that occurred twice this week.

  • *Bond yields rise after China suspends market circuit breaker. LONDON, Jan 7- Yields on safe-haven euro zone bonds rose on Thursday, giving up earlier falls, as news that China would suspend its stock market circuit breaker mechanism boosted risk appetite. But focus remained on China and a suspension of the country's stock market circuit breaker as of Friday...

  • US STOCKS-Wall Street hit by China tumult, oil slide Thursday, 7 Jan 2016 | 11:18 AM ET

    *China circuit breaker suspended as of Friday. China allowed the biggest fall in the yuan in five months, and Shanghai stocks were halted for the second time this week after another brutal selloff tripped a new circuit breaker. Global stocks, however, trimmed losses after the Shanghai and Shenzhen stock exchanges said China would suspend the circuit breaker as...

  • *Europe stocks off lows as China suspends circuit breakers. *Miners and car stocks hit hard by China worries. MILAN/ LONDON, Jan 7- European shares fell sharply on Thursday after China accelerated the depreciation of the yuan, but came off lows after the Chinese securities regulator said it would suspend its new stock market circuit breaker mechanism.

  • SINGAPORE/ SHANGHAI, Jan 7- China will suspend its new stock market circuit breaker as of Friday, the Shanghai and Shenzhen stock exchanges said on their websites on Thursday, after the mechanism sparked sharp falls in the country's volatile markets. Earlier on Thursday, China's stock markets were suspended for the day less than half an hour after the open as the...

  • LONDON, Jan 7- European financial markets recovered some ground after China said it would suspend its new stock market circuit breaker mechanism as of Friday. The index had at one stage been down by 3.6 percent, but then recovered slightly to stand 2.5 percent lower by 1505 GMT. "The scrapping of the circuit breaker has given a little bump to risk appetite," said Owen...

  • SINGAPORE, Jan 7- China will suspend its new stock market circuit breaker mechanism as of Friday, the Shanghai and Shenzhen stock exchanges said on their websites on Thursday. The mechanism has been in place the start of this year. Earlier on Thursday, China's stock markets were suspended for the day less than half an hour after the open as the mechanism was tripped...

  • *Circuit breaker halts China's markets for two days this week. SINGAPORE, Jan 7- A new circuit breaker designed to stem volatility in China's stock markets by halting trade when the market plunges, was making it worse, investors and analysts said on Thursday after the mechanism brought trade to an end for the second time this week. "The 5 percent threshold is clearly...

  • *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.

  • Jan 5- The whole stock-market-by-diktat thing is not working out so well for China, or for the rest of the global economy. China suspended stock trading nationwide on Monday after a 7 percent loss in the benchmark index of Shanghai and Shenzen shares triggered a newly implemented circuit-breaker. The drop wasn't so much driven by news that China's economy was...

  • This year is like a second round of 2015: Strategist

    Alan Gayle, senior investment strategist & director of asset allocation at RidgeWorth Investments, says he is still positive on stock markets.

  • SHANGHAI, Jan 4- China's major stock exchanges tanked on the first trading day of the year, triggering a "circuit-breaker" that suspended equities trade nation-wide for the first time and put months of regulatory work to restore market stability at risk. The selloff saw the CSI300 index of the largest listed companies in Shanghai and Shenzhen lose 7.0 percent...

  • SHANGHAI, Jan 4- China's benchmark CSI300 share index tumbled 7 percent on the first session of 2016 on Monday, prompting the stock exchange to halt trading for the rest of the day. The "circuit breaker" suspension mechanism first came into effect on Monday. Stocks slumped after weak factory activity surveys soured hopes that the world's second-largest economy...

  • *More companies expected to list in China. HONG KONG, Dec 17- China's landmark decision this month to implement a U.S.-style registration system for stock listings will boost revenues at local banks and brokers and lure more companies to the stock market, analysts said. Under official proposals unveiled by the State Council on Dec. 9, issuers and underwriters...

  • UPDATE 1-Exchange operator BATS files to go public Wednesday, 16 Dec 2015 | 6:32 AM ET

    Dec 16- BATS Global Markets Inc filed for an initial public offering with U.S. regulators on Wednesday, in what would be the exchange operator's second attempt at going public. The company told the U. S Securities and Exchange Commission in a preliminary prospectus that Morgan Stanley, Citigroup, BofA Merrill Lynch and J.P. Morgan were among those underwriting...

  • Exchange operator BATS Global files to go public Wednesday, 16 Dec 2015 | 6:20 AM ET

    Dec 16- BATS Global Markets Inc filed for an initial public offering with U.S. regulators on Wednesday, in what would be the exchange operator's second attempt at going public. The Kansas City, Missouri- based company told the U. S Securities and Exchange Commission in a preliminary prospectus that Morgan Stanley, Citigroup, BofA Merrill Lynch and J.P. Morgan were...