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  • *Worries over China's economy linger. SINGAPORE/ TOKYO, Aug 25- The dollar rose against the yen on Tuesday, pulling up from a slide to seven-month lows the previous day, but the outlook remained clouded by worries of a China- led slowdown in global growth. While the dollar has pulled up from Monday's trough of 116.15 yen, its lowest level since mid-January, it is still...

  • For most of the day, it appeared that the market had shaken off some of its worries about the slowdown in China, and at one point the Dow was up by as much as 441. But then sell orders began pouring in in the last 15 minutes of trading. The rally came after China lowered interest rates to try to boost the world's second-biggest economy. "The return to a more traditional...

  • TOKYO, Aug 25- Japanese government bond prices fell on Tuesday as Tokyo stocks rebounded from hefty losses while risk sentiment, battered by recent global market turmoil, improved slightly. Losses in the super long maturities were slightly less pronounced as Tuesday's 400 billion yen 40- year JGB auction attracted decent investor demand.

  • *Japan Finance Minister Aso says China equity bubble bursting. SHANGHAI, Aug 25- Chinese stocks sank again on Tuesday, despite a rebound in markets elsewhere in Asia, as investors despaired at the lack of policy action from Beijing in response to recent data suggesting the downturn in the world's second-largest economy is deepening. China, a key driver of the...

  • FOREX-Dollar climbs vs yen as risk aversion eases Tuesday, 25 Aug 2015 | 12:07 AM ET

    *Yen sags as Tokyo shares and U.S. SINGAPORE/ TOKYO, Aug 25- The dollar rose more than 1 percent against the yen on Tuesday and pulled away from seven-month lows as investor risk aversion showed signs of easing, but the outlook remained clouded by worries about slowing Chinese growth. Traders said a rise in U.S. stock index futures and a bounce in Tokyo equities from...

  • *MSCI's broadest index rebounds after biggest loss in 4 years. The MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan jumped 1.7 percent after an initial dip to three-year lows while Japan's Nikkei index also erased most of its early losses after an intial drop of 4.3 percent. Even the shares that had little business ties with China were sold, "said...

  • *MSCI's broadest index suffers biggest loss in 4 years. Japan's Nikkei index fell 3.8 percent to six-month lows while the MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan hit fresh three-year lows. Underlining concerns about China, Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Tuesday he hoped China would take action to stabilise its economy and that...

  • If Fed raises rates next month, what happens to Asia?

    Asian countries running twin deficits such as Indonesia and Thailand, are most vulnerable to an interest-rate rise in the U.S., says Gavin Parry, MD of Parry International Trading.

  • *Yen, euro hover close to 7- month highs vs dollar. TOKYO, Aug 25- The yen and euro hovered in reach of seven-month highs against the dollar on early on Tuesday as wide-spread risk aversion triggered by a meltdown in Chinese equities dogged the U.S. dollar. Barclays, for example, pushed back their call for a Fed rate hike from September to March 2016.

  • Why BOJ's inflation goal remains a tall order Monday, 24 Aug 2015 | 6:37 PM ET
    Why BOJ's inflation goal remains a tall order

    With a weak economy and the absence of wage hikes, the Bank of Japan (BOJ) is unlikely to achieve its 2 percent inflation goal, says Marcel Thieliant, Japan economist at Capital Economics.

  • *China stocks fall almost 9 pct, hurt by Beijing's inaction. *More than 1 trillion euros wiped off European stocks in August Dollar slides vs euro, yen; Treasury yields hit 4- month low. NEW YORK, Aug 24- A near-9 percent dive in China shares sent world stocks and commodity prices tumbling on Monday, and U.S. stocks ended a volatile day with the S&P 500 and Nasdaq composite...

  • *Nishida aimed to head Japan's business lobby. TOKYO, Aug 25- Tom Scott, a former U.S. executive at Toshiba Corp, remembers his former boss Atsutoshi Nishida as an aggressive leader who could motivate staff but also rattle them with tough sales targets and an occasional dressing down. Now his, and other executives' management style is at the center of questions over...

  • WASHINGTON— China is exporting something new to the world economy: Fear. And they're fast losing confidence that China's policymakers, seemingly so sure-footed in the past, know how to solve the problem. The free-fall in the stock markets, in the words of David Kelly, chief global strategist at JP Morgan Funds, is "Made in China."

  • *Shanghai stocks fall almost 9 pct, hurt by lack of Beijing move. *More than 1 trillion euros wiped off European stocks in August Dollar slides vs euro, yen; Treasury yields hit 4- month low. NEW YORK, Aug 24- World stock markets plunged on Monday after a near-9 percent dive in China shares and a tumble in oil prices, while U.S. stocks were on track to end the day with steep...

  • *Shanghai stocks lose almost 9 pct, lack of steps from Beijing disappoints. NEW YORK, Aug 24- World stock markets plunged on Monday, after a near 9 percent dive in China shares and a sharp drop in the dollar and major commodities sent investors rushing for the exits. Concerns about a China- led global economic slowdown and tumbling commodities prices had U.S. traders...

  • 7 stocks to play oil selloff: Lipow Monday, 24 Aug 2015 | 11:47 AM ET

    Oil prices may not recover until after Q1 2016 but it’s not all bad news for the sector, says oil analyst Andy Lipow. Here's how to play it.

  • Japan delivers whiskey to space station_ for science Monday, 24 Aug 2015 | 10:23 AM ET

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.— Spirits arrived at the International Space Station on Monday. The station's big robotic arm— operated by Japanese astronaut Kimiya Yui— grabbed onto the supply craft launched Wednesday by his homeland. An identical set of samples will be stored on the ground in Japan.

  • Another down day for Asia Monday, 24 Aug 2015 | 8:00 AM ET
    Another down day for Asia

    Asian stock markets drag down Europe in early trading; send U.S. futures lower.

  • Netflix premieres in Japan Monday, 24 Aug 2015 | 8:00 AM ET
    Netflix premieres in Japan

    Netflix teams with SoftBank in advance of its debut in Japan on September 2.

  • *Shanghai stocks lose 9 pct, lack of steps from Beijing disappoints. Safe-haven government bonds and the yen and the euro rallied as widespread fears of a China- led global economic slowdown and currency war kicked in. "It is a China driven macro panic," said Didier Duret, chief investment officer at ABN Amro.