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  • *Asia stocks set for July loss after worst China drop in 6 years. SINGAPORE/ TOKYO, July 31- Asian shares inched higher on Friday but were still set to post a loss for July, led by China's biggest monthly drop in six years. Financial spreadbetters predicted Britain's FTSE 100 to open 2 to 4 points higher, or up 0.06 percent, Germany's DAX to gain 2 to 3 points, or almost flat...

  • SEOUL, South Korea— China's stock market extended its loss for a second day while other Asian stocks were mostly up Thursday after data showed the U.S. economy posted solid growth during the second quarter. Japan's Nikkei 225 was flat at 20,525.29 while Hong Kong's Hang Seng index rose 0.4 percent to 24,602.11. Stocks in Australia and New Zealand were higher as...

  • *Investors warily eye China shares after previous session's drop. Investors kept a wary eye on China, where stocks dropped on Thursday after state media reported that banks were investigating their equities exposure in the wake of the recent dramatic rout there. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was up about 0.1 percent in early...

  • The study-- by the Cass Business School, the Bank of England and City University Hong Kong-- used data from more than 40 stock markets, observed over 30 years. "This leaves significant returns available to investors allocating money across global stock markets when returns are measured in an investor's home currency," the Cass Business School said.

  • LONDON, July 30- The dollar jumped and stock markets around the world were left flat-footed on Thursday after the Federal Reserve painted a relatively bright picture of the U.S. economy, boosting bets that it will hike interest rates in September. Big name companies set to report include Colgate-Palmolive, Coca-Cola, Mondelez International before the bell and...

  • *Europe set for busy day of data. Europe's stock markets had initially started brightly but began to fade as attention switched from company earnings from the likes of Siemens and Deutsche Bank to upcoming euro zone unemployment, business sentiment and German inflation data. Q2 gross domestic product data also due later that could reinforce the rate hike view,...

  • Stocks open lower in US after some weaker company results Thursday, 30 Jul 2015 | 12:52 AM ET

    BEIJING— Most major global markets rose Thursday after the U.S. KEEPING SCORE: Germany's DAX gained 0.5 percent to 11,263.71 and France's CAC-40 was up 0.6 percent at 5,047.43. Britain's FTSE 100 gained 0.7 percent to 6,680.37.

  • HONG KONG, July 30- Asian stocks tiptoed higher on Thursday and the dollar consolidated recent gains after the U.S. Prospects of stronger U.S. growth in coming months lifted Asian stocks in early trade, with Japan's Nikkei up 1.2 percent and Australian shares adding 0.7 percent. A dollar-denominated index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rose 0.4 percent...

  • *Panasonic tanks after missing expectations. TOKYO, July 30- Japan's Nikkei share average rose briskly on Thursday morning to break a four-day losing streak after the U.S. "The Fed's outcome was ideal for the stock market," said Hiroichi Nishi, general manager at SMBC Nikko Securities, adding that market also takes comfort from Chinese shares which he said were...

  • TOKYO, July 30- Asian shares were firm on Thursday after the U.S. Japan's Nikkei rose 0.8 percent while Australian shares tacked on 0.3 percent and South Korean shares gained 0.2 percent. Dollar-denominated MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was almost flat.

  • *Asia shares tentatively higher, helped by Wall Street rally. The steadier tone was enough to lift Australia's main index 0.9 percent, while MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rose 0.4 percent. Japan's Nikkei eased 0.3 percent, hit by sharp falls in Fanuc Corp and Tokyo Electron.

  • *Asia shares edge up after bounce on Wall St. SYDNEY, July 29- Asian shares attempted a rebound on Wednesday on hopes that Beijing could stem the rout in its markets without damage to the economy, though caution was the watchword ahead of a policy decision from the U.S. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan firmed 0.5 percent.

  • *European, U.S. stocks shrug off China fall. Germany's DAX, France's CAC 40 and Britain's FTSE 100 were all up around 0.5 percent too, while S&P futures pointed to similar gains at the open on Wall Street. Earlier, MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan ended the day 0.2 percent higher after falling nearly 1 percent early on, touching its lowest...

  • TOKYO, July 28- Japan's Nikkei share average edged down on Tuesday in volatile trade after crawling back from a more than two-week low hit earlier in the session as Chinese shares pared losses. In the morning, it fell to as low as 20,070.62, the lowest level since July 13. At 0600 GMT, the CSI300 index was down 0.1 percent, while the Shanghai Composite Index shed 1.4...

  • HONG KONG, July 28- Asian stocks rose from the day's lows on Tuesday as Chinese shares see-sawed after Beijing scrambled to prop them up while some investors took shelter from market volatility in safe-haven assets such as government bonds and the Japanese yen. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was up 0.3 percent on the day after...

  • TOKYO, July 28- Japan's Nikkei share average rebounded on Tuesday afternoon, recovering from a more than two-week low hit earlier in the session as Chinese shares pared losses. The Nikkei share average rose 0.1 percent in the afternoon after falling to as low as 20,070.62 in morning trade, the lowest level since July 13. The CSI300 index was down 1.0 percent, while...

  • China stocks fall for second day, Europe rises Tuesday, 28 Jul 2015 | 1:09 AM ET

    BEIJING— Chinese stocks fell further Tuesday after suffering their biggest drop in eight years the previous day while most other Asian markets declined and Europe rose. In Europe, Germany's DAX was up 0.9 percent at 11,150.48 and France's CAC-40 gained 0.8 percent to 4,967.18. CHINA'S PLUNGE: The Shanghai index fell 8.5 percent on Monday, its biggest one-day...

  • TOKYO, July 28- The benchmark Japanese government bond yield slipped to an eight-week trough on Tuesday on flight-to-quality spurred by a global retreat in equities, although market wariness towards driving yields too low kept the decline shallow. Stock markets sank globally after Shanghai stocks on Monday marked their biggest fall since 2007, deepening...

  • TOKYO, July 28- Japan's Nikkei share average dropped to a more than two-week low on Tuesday as investors worried that a fresh rout in Chinese shares would damage China's economy and as commodity prices tumbled. The dollar was under pressure as China jitters spurred flows into safe haven assets such as the yen, while commodities including oil and copper weakened...

  • MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan fell 0.8 percent in early deals, its lowest level since July 9 as mainland Chinese indexes opened 2- 5 percent lower. Since hitting a peak in early June, Chinese shares have gone through a roller-coaster ride with main China indexes falling by a third in less than a month before rebounding by a quarter,...