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Worries rise after China posts worse-than-expected figures

Concerns over the Chinese economy have risen again following the country's latest factory output figures. It grew by 6.1%, which was below expectations. Beijing is expected...

Wall Street stocks gain as ECB says it’s ready to act

US stocks moved slightly higher as markets calmed after a recent bout of turmoil. Investors on Thursday were encouraged by comments from European Central Bank...

China crisis causes more turbulence on Wall Street

Stocks plunged again in the US, continuing a rocky ride for Wall Street, after an economic report from China rekindled fears that the world’s...

Asian stock markets break six-day run of losses

Asian stocks rose after Wall Street soared overnight, breaking a six-day string of losses. The recovery brought a measure of relief to many investors, although...

Lego sets ‘a better investment than shares’

Someone collecting Lego sets could have earned almost three times as much as if they had invested in the stock market, new analysis has...

Losses for European markets

The FTSE-100 index at the close was down 180.24 at 6187.65. PARIS: the Cac-40 index closed dn 152.6 at 4631.0. EUROTOP: the Eurotop 100 index closed...

Wall Street stocks fall for third consecutive day

Wall Street stocks fell for a third successive day yesterday as investors assessed some disappointing earnings reports. Allstate slumped to its biggest loss in more...

Wall Street dips on disappointing results from major companies

Disappointing earnings from several big US companies put Wall Street investors in a selling mood, giving the stock market its first decline in four...

Financial Times owner Pearson ‘thinking of selling the newspaper’

The owners of the Financial Times are considering selling the newspaper, according to reports. Pearson PLC is said to be looking at possible buyers, with...

Mixed day for Asian stocks

Update HONG KONG: the Hang Seng index closed down 65.2 at 25055.8. SINGAPORE: the Straits Times index closed up 22.4 at 3338.9.

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