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  • *Asian shares edge up tad, eye on China trade data. China FX reserves highlight China capital outflows. TOKYO, Sept 8- Asian shares edged higher on Tuesday and U.S. stock futures jumped following the lead of European stocks overnight, but investors were cautious ahead of China data which could give more clues on the health of the world's second-largest economy.

  • TOKYO, Sept 8- Asian shares looked set to struggle on Tuesday to defend the three-year trough hit last month as investors sought more signs of stability in China's slowing economy and volatile financial markets. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan on Monday closed near the three-year low hit two weeks ago. Also highlighting the sheer...

  • *Glencore shares lift European markets. LONDON, Sept 7- European stocks rose on Monday, lifted by mining and commodities giant Glencore after it pledged to slash its debt by a third, and countering a fall in Asian markets led by weakness in China following a four-day break there. Glencore shares rose as much as 12 percent after it said it would suspend dividends, sell...

  • Britain's FTSE rises, led up by Glencore surge Monday, 7 Sep 2015 | 10:46 AM ET

    *Glencore surges as brokers applaud plan to cut debt. LONDON, Sept 7- Britain's top share index rose on Monday, led into positive territory by Glencore after the mining and commodities trading firm announced a plan to cut billions of dollars in debt in the face of weakening metals prices. Glencore rose 7.4 percent after it said it will suspend dividends, sell assets...

  • Glencore copper output cut not a panacea for prices Monday, 7 Sep 2015 | 8:56 AM ET

    *Glencore shares vs copper: http://link.reuters.com/tut55w. LONDON, Sept 7- Glencore's move to slash copper output will help shore up prices, but significant gains are unlikely because supplies are still adequate and growth in demand is weak, particularly from top consumer China. Benchmark copper on the London Metal Exchange rose about $90 to near $5,200 a...

  • *Glencore shares surge on debt cut pledge. LONDON, Sept 7- European stocks rose on Monday, lifted by mining and commodities giant Glencore after it pledged to slash its debt by a third, and countering a fall in Asian markets led by weakness in China following a four-day break there. Glencore shares rose as much as 12 percent after it said it will suspend dividends, sell...

  • LONDON, Sept 7- The dollar rose against the safe-haven yen and Swiss franc on Monday, regaining some poise as European and Japanese stock markets started the week with gains that underpinned risk sentiment. Volumes are expected to wane later in the session with the United States closed for a holiday. And with Chinese stocks ending in the red after a four-day...

  • MSCI's broadest emerging market index fell more than 1 percent after China stocks closed as much as 3.4 percent down on the day as the sell-off continued in the aftermath of a four-day market holiday. Emerging currencies looked poised for an equally painful day as Friday's mixed U.S. jobs data failed to give strong clues on the timing of the Federal Reserve's...

  • *Glencore shares surge on debt cut pledge. LONDON, Sept 7- European stocks rose on Monday, led by a surge in mining and commodities giant Glencore after it pledged to slash its debt by a third, but a fall in China after markets there reopened after a four-day break dragged down Asian bourses. Glencore shares soared 11 percent to 136 pence after it said it will suspend...

  • SHANGHAI, Sept 7- Financial shares led Chinese equities lower on Monday as tighter futures-trading rules and supportive comments by China's central bank governor failed to stem afternoon selling pressure on the first trading day since Wednesday. The CSI300 index of the largest listed companies in Shanghai and Shenzhen fell 3.4 percent, to 3,250.49, while...

  • LONDON, Sept 7- The dollar rose against the safe-haven yen and Swiss franc on Monday, regaining some poise as European and Japanese stock markets started the week with gains and which underpinned risk sentiment. Volumes, though, are expected to wane later in the session with the United States closed for a holiday. And with Chinese stocks ending in the red after a...

  • Hong Kong shares slide after onshore selloff Monday, 7 Sep 2015 | 4:08 AM ET

    Sept 7- Hong Kong shares finished down on Monday, following a sharp selloff in onshore markets. The Hang Seng index fell 1.2 percent, to 20,583.52, while the China Enterprises Index lost 0.7 percent, to 9,103.22 points. Among the most actively traded stocks on Hong Kong's main board were Ngai Shun Holdings, down 16.2 percent to HK $0.03 China Property Investment...

  • *CSI index closes down 3.4 pct, Shanghai down 2.5 pct. Looking to draw a line under wild gyrations in Chinese equity markets, which have fallen 40 percent since mid-June, China's securities regulator said it would take more steps to ensure stable markets, while government officials said the worst of the volatility was over. The CSI300 index of the biggest stocks in...

  • LONDON, Sept 7- European shares bounced back on Monday after sharp declines in the previous session, with mining and commodities trading firm Glencore leading the market higher after announcing plans to cut its debt. The pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 index was up 1.1 percent at 0712 GMT after closing 2.5 percent lower on Friday. Glencore shares surged 10...

  • China stocks tumble after volatile day Monday, 7 Sep 2015 | 3:14 AM ET

    The CSI300 index of the largest listed companies in Shanghai and Shenzhen fell 3.4 percent, to 3,250.49, while the Shanghai Composite Index lost 2.5 percent, to 3,080.42 points. Among the most active stocks in Shanghai were ICBC, down 8.9 percent to 4.51 yuan; Agricultural Bank Of China, down 7.4 percent to 3.12 yuan and China Shipbuilding, down 5.6 percent to 10.74...

  • TOKYO, Sept 7- Japanese stocks eked out small gains on Monday after bouncing back from a seven-month low in choppy trade, driven mostly by moves in Chinese shares. Toyota Motor Corp. and Honda Motor Co. each gained 1.2 percent. Toshiba Corp. shares gained 1.8 percent after the electronics conglomerate released its twice-delayed earnings for the last fiscal...

  • *China shares weave in and out of red after 2- day break. TOKYO, Sept 7- Asian stocks were subdued on Monday, lacking clear direction as Shanghai shares see-sawed in and out of the red after the Chinese markets resumed trading following a four-day long weekend. Spreadbetters forecast Britain's FTSE, Germany's DAX and France's CAC opening a touch higher in a rebound...

  • SHANGHAI, Sept 7- China's main indexes rose on Monday in the first trading after a two-day holiday during which further restrictions on futures trading were announced. The policy move on Wednesday evening- raising margin requirements for non-hedging futures contracts to 40 percent of contract values from 30 percent- is another blow to the nascent futures...

  • *China shares wobble after 2- day break, weigh on Asia. TOKYO, Sept 7- Asian stocks sagged on Monday, with risk sentiment dampened as Shanghai shares wobbled after the Chinese markets resumed trading following a four-day long weekend. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was down 0.7 percent.

  • *Toshiba turns positive after it releases earnings. The U.S. economy is recovering, and it should be good for the Japanese economy if we didn't have worries about China, "said Yoshihiro Okumura, an analyst at Chibagin Asset Management. But he said that the market, which in recent weeks has been hit by worries of a hard landing in China, may stay sluggish ahead of the...