Mounting anxiety over global growth and the spread of Ebola dragged Asian bourses lower on Thursday.» Read More
SHANGHAI, Oct 20- China shares rose on Monday on speculation of further policy easing after news that the country's central bank was set to inject funds into to several banks, while Hong Kong's market gained on positive U.S. data. The People's Bank of China is set to inject about 200 billion yuan worth of three-month loans into five or six listed banks to keep...
*Italy woos cash-rich China as recession bites. MILAN/ ROME, Oct 14- Italy and China signed business deals worth about 8 billion euros on Tuesday in sectors ranging from energy to engineering, deepening Beijing's commercial ties with the euro zone's No. 3 economy. "We must bring more China to Italy and take more Italy to China," he said.
MILAN— Italian and Chinese companies signed deals worth 8 billion euros Tuesday, including an order for 50 helicopters from Italian defense giant Finmeccanica and a Chinese line of credit to Italian energy company Enel. He added that China does not want to run a trade surplus with Italy and would like to import more Italian products, citing Italian...
LONDON, Oct 14- Britain began to take orders for its first government bond denominated in renminbi on Tuesday, after finance minister George Osborne announced plans for the issuance last month. An investor presentation on Monday suggested that Britain expected the bond- the first from a Western government- would offer a yield of around 2.7 percent.
Asian equities were mixed on Tuesday amid caution over developments in Hong Kong and as investors focused on data in China and Japan.
Tens of thousands of pro-democracy protesters extended a blockade of Hong Kong streets on Tuesday, stockpiling supplies and erecting makeshift barricades ahead of what some fear may be a push by police to clear the roads before Chinese National Day.
*HSBC, Standard Chartered fall as Hong Kong unrest hits markets. LONDON, Sept 29- HSBC, LVMH and other companies exposed to Hong Kong underperformed a broader drop in European stock markets on Monday as civil unrest in the Asian city continued.
*HSBC, Standard Chartered fall as Hong Kong unrest hits markets. LONDON, Sept 29- Companies exposed to Hong Kong underperformed sluggish European stock markets on Monday, as civil unrest in the Asian city weighed on banks such as HSBC and luxury goods groups such as Richemont.
Asian equity markets started the week mixed, with Hong Kong stocks tumbling on the back of intensifying protests.
Hong Kong democracy protesters defied volleys of tear gas and police baton-charges to stand firm in the center of the global financial hub on Monday.
*China official PMI seen at 51.2 in Sept vs 51.1 in Aug Data due on Oct 1 at 0100 GMT. BEIJING, Sept 26- Growth in China's manufacturing sector probably steadied in September as factory orders held up, a Reuters poll showed, providing some welcome relief for those who worry the Chinese economy is quickly losing steam.
this week finding that Arab Bank Plc provided material support to Hamas could cause banks to cut ties to foreign banks and customers and make it even harder to monitor the financing of militant networks, banking industry representatives said.
Asian markets started the data-light week on the back foot, with major indices posting steep losses.
Asian shares rose on Friday following liquidity boosting measures from China and after Scottish voters decided against independence.
NEW YORK, Sept 18- If history is any guide, investors who miss out on getting a slice of Alibaba's massive initial public offering may want to think twice about jumping into the stock once it hits the New York Stock Exchange.
The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New York directed two lower court judges on Wednesday to reexamine whether they had the authority to force compliance with court orders freezing accounts in China in light of a U.S. Supreme Court decision limiting federal court jurisdiction over foreign corporations.
Asian stocks were mixed on Wednesday on speculation whether the U.S. Fed will maintain its dovish policy stance and following reports of Chinese stimulus.
HONG KONG, Sept 17- Hong Kong shares rebounded from eight-week lows on Wednesday, tracking gains in U.S. markets on speculation the Federal Reserve will maintain a pledge to keep rates low when a two-day policy meeting ends later in the day. The China Enterprises Index of the top Chinese listings in Hong Kong rose 1.7 percent.
HONG KONG, Sept 17- Chinese firms listed in Hong Kong gained sharply on Wednesday helped by strength in Chinese banks after a media report said the central bank injected liquidity into the country's top lenders.
Sinopec is selling a $17.4 billion stake in its retail unit as the country reforms its sprawling state-owned enterprises. The Financial Times reports.