China August economic data likely to remain downbeat
Thu Sep 10, 2015 2:02am BST
A flood of data from China in coming weeks is likely to point to further weakness in the world’s second-largest economy, reinforcing expectations that Beijing needs to roll out fresh stimulus measures and keeping global financial markets on edge.
Oil markets rise as Asian stocks soar
Wed Sep 9, 2015 8:01am BST
Crude oil prices stabilized on Wednesday as Asian stock markets caught a tailwind from a strong performance in the United States and Europe, although fuel markets remained generally dogged by oversupply.
Global stocks rally as investors scent fresh stimulus
Wed Sep 9, 2015 9:28am BST
Global shares surged on Wednesday, led by the biggest daily gains in Japan for seven years, helping lift the dollar and oil prices as the prospect of more stimulus from China soothed investors rattled by recent market turmoil.
German exports and imports hit record highs in July
Tue Sep 8, 2015 8:46am BST
German exports and imports hit record highs in value terms in July, suggesting foreign appetite for goods from Europe’s largest economy remains robust despite a slowdown in China, while domestic demand is also holding up well.
Euro rises vs dollar as bets on September Fed lift-off fade
Tue Sep 8, 2015 9:21am BST
The euro rose for a third straight day against the dollar on Tuesday, as expectations that the U.S. Federal Reserve will raise interest rates next week faded amid a climate of worries over global growth.