SYDNEY, Aug 1- Activity in China's vast factory sector expanded at the fastest pace in 27 months in July, while industry surveys across Asia showed a pick up in export orders that hinted at a long-awaited revival in global trade. The upbeat result was echoed in the HSBC/ Markit China measure of manufacturing which climbed to an 18- month peak of 51.7, from June's 50.7.» Read More
Dow has worst day in six months amid concerns from Ukraine, Portugal and Argentina. U.S. economic data and earnings weighed too.
Holders of dollar-denominated bonds at Bulgaria's Corpbank are gearing up for legal action against the government if the bond defaults.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports how business overseas is being impacted by the Ukraine-Russia crisis.
LyondellBasell, after reports that it bought disputed Kurdish oil, said it would scrap additional purchases for the time being.
As emerging market economies continue to raise incomes, multinational consumer product companies will find new customers in entirely new places.
U.S. oil production continues to boom, and a loophole in a law has allowed the first export of unrefined American oil in decades.
When it comes to what investors think will spoil the 6-year-old bull market, most point directly to the Federal Reserve.
Argentina has defaulted on its debt. CNBC's Kate Kelly reports the ISDA has received a request to make a ruling on whether a credit event has occurred in Argentine Republic.
Stocks are sharply lower, with European stocks trading ugly right from the start.
The International Swaps and Derivatives Association has been asked to make a ruling on whether a credit event has occurred in Argentina. CNBC's Kate Kelly reports the details.
CNBC's Kate Kelly reports on the ripple effect of Argentina's failure to reach a debt deal.
For the second time in 13 years, Argentina has fallen into default after debt talks failed, reports CNBC's Kate Kelly.
*India digs in heels as WTO trade deal deadline looms. NEW DELHI/ SYDNEY, July 31- The United States raised the issue of a stalled trade agreement during talks with India's finance minister on Thursday, a source at the meeting said, hours before a deadline passes for New Delhi to sign a deal backers say would boost the global economy.
Royal Dutch Shell posted a healthy jump in quarterly earnings, as its newly-installed CEO works to cut costs and streamline projects.
Kully Samra, U.K. managing director of Charles Schwab, says the strong U.S. second quarter GDP shows the strength of the underlying economy and cannot be blamed on "cheap money".
Jim Rickards, Senior Managing Director at Tangent Capital, discusses whether Argentina's second default on its sovereign debt will have a contagion effect on global financial markets.
The Fast Money traders share their final trades of the day.
The Fast Money traders take a look at today's biggest market movers.
Bill Gross, manager of the world's largest bond fund at Pimco, said that income, rather than capital gains, would drive future returns.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Energy prices were down across the board, while gold was down as well.
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