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  • *China stock indexes give up early gains despite rate cuts. HONG KONG, Aug 26- Asian shares struggled on Wednesday as investors feared fresh rate cuts in China would not be enough to stabilize its slowing economy or halt a stock collapse that is wreaking havoc in global markets. China's key share indexes attempted to move higher several times in morning trade only...

  • TOKYO, Aug 26- Japanese stocks bounced slightly in another volatile session on Wednesday morning, but sentiment remained fragile despite aggressive policy easings by Beijing as a collapse in Chinese stocks threatened to wreak havoc on a stumbling economy. On Tuesday, the People's Bank of China cut interest rates and lowered the amount of reserves banks must...

  • *China stock indexes give up early gains despite rate cuts. HONG KONG, Aug 26- Asian stocks fell on Wednesday as investors feared fresh rate cuts in China would not be enough stabilise its cooling economy or halt a collapse in its stock markets. While the double-barrelled policy moves were initially cheered by arkets around the world, the impact didn't last long as...

  • *China's rate cut may not boost China demand that much- analyst. TOKYO, Aug 26- U.S. stock futures resumed descent in early Asian trade and Asian shares were seen on the defensive on Wednesday as monetary easing by China's central bank had limited success in cheering up nervous investors. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan fell 0.3 percent...

  • European shares up 4 pct after China rate cut Tuesday, 25 Aug 2015 | 7:56 AM ET

    *Syngenta surges on sign of sweetened Monsanto offer. LONDON, Aug 25- European shares rose more than 4 percent on Tuesday, on track for their best one-day gain since late 2011, with a rate cut from China providing added juice to a recovery from a bruising 48- hour sell-off. China's woes have led to fears of fresh deflationary pressures around the world and the...

  • China cuts interest rates Tuesday, 25 Aug 2015 | 6:36 AM ET
    China cuts interest rates

    CNBC's Sri Jegarajah reports on China cutting rates and lowering reserve requirements for banks.

  • LONDON, Aug 25- Volatile global markets got some respite from the latest blood-letting on Tuesday as bargain hunters nudged up Asian and European stocks, though China, at the centre of the rout, was smashed again. China's main equity markets had seen another huge 8 percent drop overnight and Japan's Nikkei had slumped 4 percent, but the rest of Asia had been calmer...

  • LONDON, Aug 25- European shares rose on Tuesday to recover some poise after a sharp sell-off in the previous day that saw around 450 billion euros wiped off the value of leading stocks. Britain's FTSE 100 and Germany's DAX also bounced back from a 5 percent drop on Monday to climb by 1.5 and 1.7 percent respectively. Goldman Sachs' strategists cut their position on...

  • Nikkei tumbles 4 percent after wild day of trading Tuesday, 25 Aug 2015 | 2:49 AM ET

    TOKYO, Aug 25- Japanese stocks fell for a sixth consecutive day on Tuesday in a volatile session that saw indexes seesaw between losses and gains before retreating late in the session on worries about China's slowing economy. The benchmark index opened down 2 percent, clawed its way back into the black by lunch and then fell sharply again in afternoon as...

  • TOKYO, Aug 25- Japan's Nikkei share average dropped sharply in extremely volatile conditions in late afternoon trade, pressured by European investors' selling as the market is still haunted by fears of a hard-landing in China. This risk has now come to the forefront, "Rie Shigekawa, portfolio manager at Fidelity Worldwide Investment in Japan.

  • *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...

  • TOKYO, Aug 25- Japan's Nikkei share average changed course in extremely volatile trading and rose on Tuesday morning after solid U.S. stock futures eased concerns a global stock rout rooted in China worries would continue. At the outset, after shares plunged in New York, the Nikkei touched a fresh six-month low. The selloff in risk assets gathered pace, with U.S....

  • *Put option value for WTI at $35 and $30 a barrel spikes. 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. U.S. crude futures were trading up 24 cents at $38.48 per barrel at 0113 GMT, while Brent was up 26 cents at $42.95.

  • MANILA, Aug 25- Gold steadied below a seven-week high early on Tuesday as the dollar regained some lost ground versus a basket of currencies while investors waited to see if there would be a second day sell-off in Chinese stocks. *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...

  • *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...

  • *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...

  • *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...

  • NEW YORK— With the U.S. and global markets having their worst month in years, here is a breakdown on how bad the damage has been since the declines started last week:. Germany's DAX: down 14.7 percent in August, and down 1.6 percent in 2015.. U.K.' s FTSE 100: down 11.9 percent this month, down 10.2 percent this year.

  • *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...

  • Shanghai slides into 'Black Monday' Monday, 24 Aug 2015 | 8:02 AM ET
    Shanghai slides into 'Black Monday'

    CNBC's Sri Jegarajah reports on what's likely driving the selloff in Asian equities