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  • NEW YORK— Stocks in the U.S. fell broadly in afternoon trading Monday following sharper drops in Europe and Asia as Greeks voted to reject the spending cuts and tax increases demanded by its creditors for additional loans. Meeting in Paris with her French counterpart, German Chancellor Angela Merkel stressed the importance of Greece taking "responsibility"...

  • July 6- U.S. stocks fell at the open on Monday after Greece rejected debt bailout terms, increasing the uncertainty over the future of the country's euro zone membership. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 77.66 points, or 0.44 percent, to 17,652.45. The S&P 500 lost 11.25 points, or 0.54 percent, to 2,065.53 and the Nasdaq Composite dropped 41.29 points, or 0.82...

  • *China stocks surge at opening, close up 2-3 pct. In an extraordinary weekend of policy moves, brokerages and fund managers vowed to buy massive amounts of stocks, helped by China's state-backed margin finance company, which in turn would be aided by a direct line of liquidity from the central bank. Oliver Barron, China policy research analyst at NSBO, said it wasn't...

  • *Greece owes $3.5 bln bond payment to ECB on July 20. July 6- U.S. stocks were set to open lower on Monday after Greece rejected debt bailout terms, throwing the future of the country's euro zone membership into further doubt. A new bailout deal is needed for Greece to meet a July 20 deadline to repay $3.9 billion of bonds to the ECB.

  • Image of Asia: Wishing for a bull market in Beijing Monday, 6 Jul 2015 | 7:49 AM ET

    In this photo by Andy Wong, a man touches a bull statue on display outside a bank in Beijing, where the financial district has several statues investors see as good luck charms. The Shanghai stock market has tumbled by 27 percent from its June 12 peak, although its index edged up 2.4 percent on Monday following government actions to stem the plunge.

  • German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande will meet in Paris in the afternoon. *Greece's finance minister quit and Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said his government was ready to return immediately to negotiations with creditors in a bid to open shuttered banks. The Institute for Supply Management's services index data is...

  • *China bounces on Beijing support, Hong Kong hammered. LONDON, July 6- Emerging market stocks flirted with their biggest fall in two years on Monday as fears that Greece could be heading back to the drachma reached fever pitch, China remained volatile and Fed minutes this week kept U.S. rate jitters simmering. Most of the damage, however, had been done in Asia where...

  • *China stocks surge at opening, close up 2-3 pct. In an extraordinary weekend of policy moves, brokerages and fund managers vowed to buy massive amounts of stocks, helped by China's state-backed margin finance company, which in turn would be aided by a direct line of liquidity from the central bank. Oliver Barron, China policy research analyst at NSBO, said it wasn't...

  • Chinese small investors look for way out of stocks Monday, 6 Jul 2015 | 5:15 AM ET

    Shares of some state companies including PetroChina Ltd., Asia's biggest oil producer, and China's four major state-owned commercial banks rose by close to 10 percent. Trading of almost 900 other companies— out of a total of 2,802 on exchanges in Shanghai and the southern city of Shenzhen— fell by the maximum 10 percent daily limit permitted by regulators,...

  • Euro zone shares sink after Greeks vote 'No' Monday, 6 Jul 2015 | 4:23 AM ET

    *FTSEurofirst 300 down 1.2 pct, Euro STOXX 50 down 1.7 pct. Italy's Unicredit and Intesa Sanpaolo both were down more than 3 percent. Spain's Santander, France's Societe Generale and Germany's Deutsche Bank all fell about 2.5 percent.

  • The Hang Seng index fell 3.2 percent, its largest drop since May 16, 2012, to 25,236.28. Hong Kong tracks global and regional markets, nearly all of which saw heavy selling after Greeks voted to reject conditions of a rescue package. Stocks in Hong Kong fell across the board, with the Growth Enterprise Market slumping over 14 percent.

  • *China stocks surge at opening, close up 2-3 pct. In an extraordinary weekend of policy moves, brokerages and fund managers vowed to buy massive amounts of stocks, helped by China's state-backed margin finance company, which in turn would be aided by a direct line of liquidity from the central bank. Oliver Barron, China policy research analyst at NSBO, said it wasn't...

  • MELBOURNE, July 6- London copper struck its weakest in more than four months on Monday as concerns deepened over the health of China and the euro zone economies. China stocks jumped 8 percent at the open before reversing direction to cut gains by half on Monday, after Beijing enacted an unprecedented series of policy moves to support the market in a bid to prevent a...

  • SHANGHAI, July 6- China's key stock indexes showed signs of stabilizing on Monday, rising close to 3 percent, in response to unprecedented rescue measures announced over the weekend. The CSI300 index of China's biggest companies also gave up most of its early gains, to end 2.9 percent firmer at 3,998.54 points. Market supportive measures unveiled over the...

  • TOKYO, July 6- Japan's Nikkei share average dropped after a Greek vote to reject austerity measures raised fear Greece could be forced to leave the euro, putting more strains on the European economy and currency union. The Nikkei fell 2.1 percent to 20,112.12, with banks and financial shares sold heavily on the spectre of falls in bond yields and on concerns about...

  • *China shares struggle to rally despite Beijing support measures. SYDNEY/ TOKYO, July 6- Asian stocks hit a six-month trough and the euro stumbled on Monday after a Greek vote against austerity measures endangered its future in the single currency and raised the risk of a full-blown crisis in the euro zone. A rush from risk took MSCI's broadest index of...

  • Financial spreadbetters predicted Britain's FTSE 100 to open 106 to 140 points lower, or down as much as 2.1 percent. Germany's DAX was seen falling 294 to 328 points, or as much as 3 percent lower, and France's CAC 40 was seen slipping by 134 to 143 points, or down as much as 3 percent. German Chancellor Angela Merkel's deputy said Athens had wrecked any hope of...

  • SHANGHAI, July 6- China's key stock indexes opened more than 7 percent higher on Monday but ended morning trade less than 3 percent up, as investors used the rebound to dump small caps, casting doubt on how effective fresh market rescue measures will be. China's CSI300 index was up 2.5 percent, to 3,983.83 points at the end of the morning, while the Shanghai Composite...

  • TOKYO— Shares tumbled Monday after Greece's voters vehemently rejected conditions set by the country's international creditors, deepening doubts over its future in the 19- nation eurozone. In early trading, Britain's FTSE 100 slipped 0.7 percent to 6,543.09, while Germany's DAX lost 1.2 percent to 10,926.13. Iscaro said he expected the European Central...

  • *China stocks surge at opening, settle up more than 2 pct. In an extraordinary weekend of policy moves, brokerages and fund managers vowed to buy massive amounts of stocks, helped by China's state-backed margin finance company, which in turn would be aided by a direct line of liquidity from the central bank. Oliver Barron, China policy research analyst at NSBO, said...