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Andrew Galbraith

GLOBAL MARKETS-China rebound drives Asian shares higher

2:26am EST

* Aussie dollar rebounds as officials seek to reassure investors

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares fall as weakening global outlook offsets trade progress

Feb 21 2019

* Aussie dollar rebounds as officials seek to reassure investors

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares tread water as investors watch trade talks

Feb 21 2019

SHANGHAI, Feb 22 Shares in Asia were flat in early trade on Friday following a fall on Wall Street, with a deteriorating global economic outlook outweighing more signs of progress in trade talks between China and the United States.

As growth slows, China cuts local government debt costs to spur investment

Jan 29 2019

SHANGHAI Chinese regulators have cut the premium that local governments must pay to issue debt, sources with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters on Tuesday, lowering their borrowing costs as Beijing hopes to kick start investments and shore up growth.

UPDATE 1-Central bank support boosts Bank of China perp bond sale

Jan 25 2019

* Loosened restrictions on insurers, CBS support issuance (Recasts, adds PBOC statement, background and analyst comments)

As China's economy falters, some fund managers look to bonds

Jan 22 2019

HONG KONG/SHANGHAI Despite mounting signs of a Chinese economic slowdown, 2019 is off to a good start for fund manager Du Zhenye.

China central bank's record $83 billion injection heightens worries over ailing economy

Jan 16 2019

SHANGHAI China's central bank injected a record $83 billion into the country's financial system on Wednesday, seeking to avoid a cash crunch that would put further pressure on the weakening economy.

China doubles foreign investment quota as it talks up market opening

Jan 14 2019

SHANGHAI China will double the quota for the country's foreign institutional investment program, as Beijing talks up financial reforms amid stock market weakness and slowing economic growth.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Apple bombshell rocks European, Asian shares; 'flash crash' jolts currencies

Jan 03 2019

* European shares open firmly in red; Frankfurt leads fallers

GLOBAL MARKETS-Apple, China worries pummel Asian shares; 'flash crash' jolts currencies

Jan 03 2019

SHANGHAI, Jan 3 U.S. stock futures fell and Asian shares stumbled on Thursday after a rare revenue warning from Apple Inc added to worries about slowing global growth and weaker earnings and jolted currency markets.

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