Tuesday September 01, 2015
Wall Street opened sharply lower after weak data from China heightened fears of a slowdown in the world's second-largest economy and its effect on global growth.
Monday August 31, 2015
Toshiba has today delayed announcing its annual financial results, saying it had found more accounting errors after disclosing a $1.2 billion book-keeping scandal.
Friday August 28, 2015
Asian markets extended a global rally into second day overnight, as upbeat US economic growth data calmed sentiment following the hammering shares across the region took earlier in the week.
Thursday August 27, 2015
US markets have risen sharply in early trade, a day after posting their biggest one-day gain in four years, as data showed the US economy grew faster in the second quarter than initially thought.
Wednesday August 26, 2015
US stocks rose in early trading, helped by stronger-than-expected durable goods data, raising hopes that Wall Street will snap its six-day losing streak.
Monday August 24, 2015
World stock markets plunged today as a near 9% dive in Chinese shares and a sharp drop in the dollar and major commodities sent investors rushing for the exit.
Tuesday August 18, 2015
There's been a fair degree of analysis and scrutiny of currency movements in the past week or so following the decision by the People's Bank of China to devalue its currency on three successive days last week.
Monday August 17, 2015
Japan's economy shrank at an annualised pace of 1.6% in April-June as exports slumped and consumers cut back spending, adding pressure on Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to step up his policy drive to lift the economy out of decades of deflation.
Tuesday August 11, 2015
Asia's currencies have come under pressure after China unexpectedly devalued its yuan in the face of weakening growth, driving the dollar higher.
Friday August 07, 2015
The head of the Bank of Japan has said that he would consider pulling the trigger on more stimulus if weak oil prices keep holding back inflation.