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Stocks slide as global growth angst deepens

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Stocks have fallen around the world and the yen gained with gold as the slowdown in China showed no sign of abating.

Dollar weakens further in Asia

2015-09-01 08:41

The dollar has lost ground in line with a fall in Asian shares, as concerns about the global economy clouded the outlook for a US Fed Reserve rate hike.

Asia stocks extend losses, Shanghai hit by more weak data

2015-09-01 07:32

Asian stocks have sunk, with Shanghai tumbling more than 3%, following another batch of data showing weakness in China's economy.

US markets head lower in early trade

2015-08-31 16:10

US stocks have fallen in opening trade, after surviving last week's extreme China-driven turmoil with net gains.

Shanghai stocks end lower, Hong Kong bounces

2015-08-31 15:00

Shanghai stocks have ended lower on profit-taking after gains late last week, while Hong Kong bounced back from morning losses to finish higher.

European stocks slip as investors ponder China

2015-08-31 13:39

Europe's main stock markets have dipped as investors still rattled by last week's turmoil ponder China's slowing economy and potential US interest rate moves.

Asia stocks suffer fresh losses

2015-08-31 11:32

Chinese stocks have sunk again, dragging most other Asian bourses lower amid uncertainty over US interest rates.

Gold set for best month since January

2015-08-31 10:33

Gold is set to halt two months of losses, as concern that China may be slowing triggered a rout in global financial markets and drew investors to safe haven assets.

China stocks extend biggest selloff since 2008

2015-08-31 08:51

China’s stocks have extended the biggest two-month tumble since 2008 amid growing concern that government intervention to prop up the market will fail.

Shanghai leads Asia stocks down, further volatility tipped

2015-08-31 07:24

Chinese stocks have tumbled again, leading Asian bourses lower as uncertainty over US interest rates revived fears of a broader global economic slowdown.

 

Rand gains but still vulnerable to hawkish Fed

2015-09-01 09:57

The rand has recovered after the greenback sagged ahead of data due this week, but remains in sell-off territory as US rate hike concerns weakened risk appetite.

US stocks close lower: S&P loses 0.84%

2015-09-01 07:39

Nervous investors have sold down US stocks after surviving last week's turbulence, amid continued worries over the potential broader impact of China's slowdown.

Oil prices tumble in Asia on Chinese data

2015-09-01 07:27

Oil prices have tumbled in Asia, surrendering some of their big gains after fresh data showed manufacturing activity in top energy consumer China contracted in August.

Oil prices drop after huge rally

2015-08-31 16:02

Oil prices have fallen, coming under pressure as dealers took profits from huge gains in last week's rally and tried to gauge the outlook for the US economy.

JSE starts week on jittery note

2015-08-31 14:18

Global markets have started the new week nervously after the strong recovery towards the end of the week, and the JSE was no exception.

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European shares head for worst month in four years

2015-08-31 10:44

European shares have fallen, with Germany's DAX and France's CAC on track for their worst month in four years, plagued by sliding Chinese stocks.

Rand slips as US Fed hike bets return

2015-08-31 09:48

The rand has traded weaker against the dollar after the US Federal Reserve's vice-chair suggested at the weekend that rates could be raised in September.

Global markets: China fears linger, focus on Fed

2015-08-31 07:30

Fears over the health of the Chinese economy have kept world markets on edge last week and China will remain in focus.

Oil prices dip in Asia after huge rally

2015-08-31 07:15

Oil prices have fallen in Asia, coming under pressure as dealers took profits from huge gains in the previous session and tried to gauge the outlook for the US economy.

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