RIO DE JANEIRO/ LONDON, March 10- Emerging stocks fell over 1 percent on Monday after poor Chinese export data re-ignited global concerns of a slowdown in the world's No. 2 economy and pushed Chinese shares to a five-year closing low.» Read More
LONDON, March 10- Gold fell on Monday, under pressure from last week's strong U.S. payrolls data, and after a sharp drop in Chinese exports fuelled heavy selling of commodities by prompting concerns of a slowdown in the world's second-largest economy.
*Shanghai copper down 5 pct, Dalian iron ore off nearly 6 pct. SINGAPORE, March 10- Copper sank to 8-1/ 2 month lows on Monday, dropping steeply for a second session, while oil lost more than a dollar and Shanghai- traded commodities slumped after a surprise fall in China's exports heightened fears of an economic slowdown.
*China Feb exports tumble unexpectedly, heighten slowdown fears. SINGAPORE, March 10- Brent futures slipped below $108 a barrel on Monday as data showing an unexpected fall in China's exports added to fears of a slowdown in the world's No. 2 economy, though geopolitical tensions in Ukraine and Libya limited the decline.
HONG KONG, March 10- China's CSI300 share index sank to a five-year closing low on Monday, dragged down by financials after tepid economic data reignited fears of a bigger slowdown in the world's second-largest economy. The CSI300 of the largest Shanghai and Shenzhen A-share listings dived 3.3 percent, hitting its lowest close since Feb. 2, 2009.
HONG KONG, March 10- China's CSI300 share index extended losses in afternoon trade on Monday, dragged down by financials after tepid economic data reignited fears of a bigger slowdown in the world's second-largest economy.
*China Feb exports tumble unexpectedly, heighten slowdown fears. SINGAPORE, March 10- Brent futures slipped towards $108 a barrel on Monday as data showing an unexpected fall in China's exports added to fears of a slowdown in the world's No. 2 economy, though geopolitical tensions in Ukraine and Libya limited the decline.
*China's yuan, money markets down after disappointing export data. SHANGHAI, March 10- Chinese short-term rates and the yuan fell on Monday following surprisingly weak exports data at the weekend, fuelling expectations Beijing is quietly easing monetary policy to buttress wobbly economic growth.
Tony Nash, Vice President at IHS, says investors should not be disheartened by a raft of disappointing data from China and Japan on Monday as there are still positive signs from Southeast Asia, like India and Indonesia.
*Cyclicals lead selloff after weak China data stokes slowdown fears. HONG KONG, March 10- China's CSI300 index slid to its lowest in nearly nine months early Monday, weighing on Hong Kong markets, after data showed exports unexpectedly tumbled in February, reigniting some fears of a slowdown in the world's second-largest economy.
LONDON, March 9- Europe's and Asia's industrial health will be closely watched in the coming week for an indication of how solid- or weak- a footing the global economy was on at the start of the year.
Japan Inc. doubled profits last year, much of these gains were simply a reflection of dollars and euros translating into more yen. The FT reports.
*Feb trade balance- $23 bln, vs f'cast of+ $14.5 bln. BEIJING, March 8- China's exports unexpectedly tumbled in February, swinging the trade balance into deficit and adding to fears of a slowdown in the world's second-largest economy despite the Lunar New Year holidays being blamed for the slide.
PARIS- Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia President Charles Plosser participates in the Global Interdependence Center "Monetary Policy& Banks and the Rise of Global Protectionism" conference in Paris, France- 0945 GMT.
Chaori Solar's corporate bond default is seen as a signal of reform by China's leaders, reports CNBC's Eunice Yoon.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports on the financial implications of Chaori Solar's missed interest payment.
SHANGHAI, March 7- China's first domestic bond default looked set to occur as expected on Friday as there was no sign of a last-minute bailout for solar equipment producer Chaori Solar, an event seen as a landmark for market discipline in the world's second-largest economy.
TOKYO/ SINGAPORE, March 7- The euro held steady near a two-month high against the dollar on Friday, pausing in the wake of a European Central Bank inspired rally, as trade turned cautious ahead of U.S. jobs data.
TOKYO, March 7- Asian stocks rose on Friday, buoyed by Wall Street's gains the previous day, but investors remained cautious ahead of the U.S. nonfarm payrolls report later in the session.
*Dollar firm versus yen, Ukraine wariness seen capping gains. TOKYO, March 7- The euro hovered near a two-month high against the dollar early on Friday following a relief rally when the European Central Bank left its interest rates unchanged. The euro stood at $1.3860, within a stone's throw of a two-month peak of $1.3873 hit on Thursday just after the ECB decision.
Commenting on Chaori Solar possibly becoming the first bond default case for China, Ting Lu, China Economist at Bank of America Merrill Lynch., says China needs such defaults to discipline investors.