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  1. Economic growth to boost pound gainsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | The Peninsula

    London: The pound, the developed world's best-performing currency over the past three months, may get another boost from signs of economic strength. Even with the prospect of Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne announcing an acceleration of austerity in his special budget on July 8, data due next week from housing to industrial production will point to an economy that is gaining momentum, analysts said.

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    6 min ago | The Peninsula

    Dubai: Saudi Arabia, the country with the world's lowest debt-to-GDP ratio, is evaluating the sale of local currency bonds to bridge a budget deficit after oil prices slumped, according to three people with knowledge of the plan. The sale of securities in Saudi riyals will be carried out through an auction process by the kingdom's Ministry of Finance this year or early in 2016, said the people, asking not to be identified because the information hasn't been made public.

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  3. RPT-China market meddling risks denting Beijing's international ambitionsRead the original story

    11 min ago | Reuters

    China's response to wild swings in its stock market risks an embarrassing setback to the country's push to internationalize its financial system, according to investors. Two weeks of panic selling in China's stock markets have prompted largely ineffective lever-pulling by Chinese authorities, who have launched a raft of measures aimed at stemming the volatility.

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  4. Investors brace for fallout of Greece's No voteRead the original story w/Photo

    13 min ago | The Globe and Mail

    Motorcyclists celebrate with a Greek national flag in front of the White Tower, city's landmark, in Thessaloniki on July 5, 2015, after early results showed those who rejected further austerity measures in a crucial bailout referendum were poised to win. Motorcyclists celebrate with a Greek national flag in front of the White Tower, city's landmark, in Thessaloniki on July 5, 2015, after early results showed those who rejected further austerity measures in a crucial bailout referendum were poised to win.

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  5. Bunnings' only threat is its own growthRead the original story w/Photo

    31 min ago | The New Zealand Herald

    The Bunnings chain of hardware stores have been a great success story, but the chain is at risk of becoming a victim of its own success. For many Australians, the weekend isn't complete without a trip to one of its cavernous stores.

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  6. RPT-UPDATE 2-China rolls out emergency measures to prevent stock market crashRead the original story

    32 min ago | Reuters

    China's stock markets face a make-or-break week after officials rolled out an unprecedented series of steps at the weekend to prevent a full-blown stock market crash that would threaten the world's second-largest economy. The government is anxiously awaiting the market opening on Monday to see if the new measures will halt a 30 percent plunge in the last three weeks, or if panicky investors who borrowed heavily to speculate on stocks will continue to sell.

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  7. China's stock markets brace for more falls if latest support measures failRead the original story w/Photo

    41 min ago | NEWS.com.au

    Central bank to provide liquidity support for state-backed margin lender in latest series of moves to shore up confidence in volatile market Investors face the prospect of fresh falls today if Beijing initiatives to support the volatile market fail to restore confidence. Photo: EPA Equity investors battered by a brutal three-week sell-off in mainland stocks face the prospect of fresh falls today if a slew of initiatives by Beijing to support the volatile market fail to restore confidence.

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  8. Saudi Arabia said to be planning sale of local currency bondsRead the original story w/Photo

    41 min ago | The Daily Star

    DUBAI: Saudi Arabia, the country with the world's lowest debt-to-GDP ratio, is evaluating the sale of local currency bonds to bridge a budget deficit after oil prices slumped, according to three people with knowledge of the plan. The sale of securities in Saudi riyals will be carried out through an auction process by the kingdom's Finance Ministry this year or early in 2016, said the people, asking not to be identified because the information hasn't been made public.

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  9. NZ dollar touches fresh lows on concern about GreeceRead the original story

    50 min ago | Scoop

    The New Zealand dollar fell to a fresh five-year low as investors exited riskier assets in favour of safe havens after Greeks look to have rejected austerity measures that would give them access to bailout money. The kiwi touched 66.40 US cents, and was trading at 66.58 cents at 8am in Wellington, from 66.93 cents at the New York close and 67.23 cents in Wellington on Friday.

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  10. China Blames Rout on Short Sellers Who Bought as Stocks TumbledRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Bloomberg

    Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. If you believe China's state-run media, those are some of the key culprits for a stock-market rout that erased $3.2 trillion of value in three weeks -- or almost $1 million for each minute of trading on mainland exchanges.

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  11. For U.S. Earnings Season, Bar Is Low and Hopes Are HighRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Wall Street Journal

    Investors are looking to earnings reports from U.S. companies to anchor a stock market that has been tossed around by the crisis in Greece and the prospect of higher interest rates. Wall Street analysts are calling for modest growth in second-quarter earnings, excluding the energy sector, which has been hard hit by a plunge in oil prices.

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  12. All That Crap About Not Panicking?Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Seeking Alpha

    Markets were down on Monday, of course; right now the S&P 500 is at 2057, right around where it started the year. In a way, we have no idea what will happen; and in a way, we know exactly what will happen.

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  13. Traders recall the 'rush' and 'roar' as famed pits closeRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Park Record

    Pete Meegan had every intention of going back to college, but then he got a summer job in the Chicago trading pits and fell in love with the "roar" of the floor, the excitement of "4,000 people yelling, 'Buy! Buy! Buy!'" and decided no more classroom for him. That roar will soon go silent.

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  14. Euro Drops as Greece Votes - No' in Referendum; Aussie at '09 LowRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Washington Post

    Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. The first shock waves from Greek voters' rejection of austerity were felt in the currency markets, with the euro down against major peers and Australia's dollar sliding to a six-year low.

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  15. A-share fund rushRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The Standard

    At least a dozen of mainland asset managers are rushing in to sell China- focused funds in Hong Kong under the Mutual Recognition of Funds scheme that became effective last Wednesday. But after stocks in Shanghai plunged by 28 percent last month and those in Shenzhen tumbled by 33 percent, local investors' appetite for A-shares has yet to be determined.

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  16. Local picks hold swayRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The Standard

    Hong Kong's stocks remain worthwhile to invest in for the long term despite the recent volatility, David Chiu insists. He notes the local market has a reasonable price to earnings ratio, whereas A-shares are traded much higher.

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  17. Tiger on the prowlRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Standard

    David Chiu Tat-cheong earned the intriguing moniker of "Little Tiger" when he was young, aggressive and astute in speculating in stocks. Now the chairman of Far East Consortium International , Chiu, 61, wants to anchor the expansion of his group on solid ground.

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  18. Bull run not over yet as A shares plungeRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The Standard

    A factor in the plunges could be short selling by foreign capital, which in the past week saw a huge impact. A herd mentality coupled with a very high proportion of retail investors in Chinese markets make for a domino effect that dramatically alters market shifts.

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  19. Market chaos expected after Greek 'No' voteRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    There's going to be "all kinds of uncertainty in Europe," says David Lafferty, chief market strategist at Natixis Global Asset Management. That's the view of equity managers overseeing more than $US3.7 trillion, who say the game of chicken between Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and creditors threatens lasting damage to a European stock rally that earlier in 2015 added as much as $US2.17 trillion to share prices.

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  20. EL-ERIAN: If the Greek 'no' vote wins, prepare for a global stock market sell-offRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

    Greek voters have voted in a referendum on whether their country should accept the terms of a new European Union bailout package. They're still counting the votes, but so far the "No" vote has the lead.

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