Asian stocks set for worst monthly drop in three years as Fed, China loom

HONG KONG - Global financial markets looked set for another rough week on Monday, with stocks and commodities falling ahead of data that could give clues on when the U.S. will raise interest rates and surveys which are likely to point to further weakness in China.

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China stocks slide as crackdown on speculators spreads, lose 11 percent in August

SHANGHAI - China stocks fell sharply on Monday before recovering much of their losses as regulators cracked down on speculators which Beijing blames for a 40 percent crash in the country's stock markets since June. | Video

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Suzuki Motor says it will buy back VW stake as court settles feud

TOKYO - Japan's Suzuki Motor Corp said on Sunday it would buy back the 19.9 percent stake it sold to Volkswagen AG after an international arbitration court ordered the German automaker to sell its holding.

Boeing uses its clout to control supplier consolidation

NEW YORK - Berkshire Hathaway Inc's $37 billion deal for aerospace supplier Precision Castparts Corp is encouraging investors to consolidate the fragmented aircraft components industry, even as Boeing Co uses its clout as the world's biggest plane maker to put a check on some deals.

30 Aug 2015

World to Fed: We're prepared for U.S. rate hike, so don't delay

JACKSON HOLE, Wyo. - Central bankers from around the world are telling their American counterparts that they are ready for a U.S. interest rate hike and would prefer that the Federal Reserve make the move without further ado.

30 Aug 2015

Paypal seen rising 40 percent from post spinoff lows: Barron's

NEW YORK - PayPal Holdings Inc , the e-commerce group trading sharply off its recent offering price, could rise 40 percent to $46 a share if it succeeds with investments tied to payments systems innovation, the Aug. 31 edition of Barron's said.

30 Aug 2015


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