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China trade expected to boom despite volatility

Aug 26 2015 20:48

Trade between East Africa and China is expected to boom over the next five years despite a slowdown in the world’s second largest economy, say analysts.


China rate cut whipsaws stocks

Aug 26 2015 09:15

China’s stocks have swung between gains and losses as traders weighed the impact of lower interest rates after the steepest four-day equity plunge since 1996.


Asian economies expected to bend, not break

Aug 25 2015 09:00

The world market turmoil bears ominous similarities to the contagion that has laid Asian economies to waste beginning in 1997: pressure on regional currencies.


No need for new EU summit on immigration - EU boss

Aug 24 2015 17:59

European Commission president Jean Claude Juncker has dismissed calls for a new EU summit on immigration, saying member states should start to implement existing agreement.


China's army of small investors still believes

Aug 24 2015 12:44

Investors who piled into China's stock market at the government's behest may have lost heavily in recent months, but many still cling to hopes of official rescue.


UK to work with Iran on trade and investment

Aug 24 2015 10:34

Britain says it wants to work with Iran's central bank to make it easier for UK banks to finance trade and investment in the country after a thaw in diplomatic relations.


Eurozone expects Greece to reform despite election

Aug 21 2015 15:46

European policymakers say they expected Greece to press on with reforms agreed under its new bailout regardless of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras' decision to resign.


Dismal business surveys intensify growth fears

Aug 21 2015 13:33

Signs China's slowdown is getting worse and weak growth in Europe have further damaged the outlook for the global economy.


US home sales near eight-and-a-half-year high

Aug 21 2015 12:42

US home resales have risen to a near eight-and-a-half-year high in July and factory activity in the mid-Atlantic region picked up this month.


US oil falls longest in 29 years on China data

Aug 21 2015 11:45

US oil prices have headed for their eighth consecutive week of falls, the longest losing streak since 1986, after a sharp drop in Chinese manufacturing data.



Greece heads for election despite opposition

Aug 21 2015 11:15

Greece's president has formally given the conservative opposition a chance to form a new government after leftist Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras resigned.


China factory slowdown raises global growth fears

Aug 21 2015 10:30

Worries of a China economic slowdown has intensified after a survey showed the factory sector shrank at its fastest rate since in almost six-and-a-half-years.

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