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  • A flame shoots out of a chimney at a petro-industrial factory in Kawasaki near Tokyo
    Oil steadies after four-day loss; U.S. inventory draw eyed Reuters - 7 hours ago

    Oil prices fell for a fifth straight session on Tuesday to their lowest in almost six months, as a rout in Chinese equities cast further doubt over the outlook for crude demand in the world's top commodities …

    A flame shoots out of a chimney at a petro-industrial factory in Kawasaki near Tokyo

    Oil prices fell for a fifth straight session on Tuesday to their lowest in almost six months, as a rout in Chinese equities cast further doubt over the outlook for crude demand in the world's top commodities consumer.

  • Global stocks rally as China fears dwindle, oil prices steady Reuters - 8 hours ago

    Stocks rose on Tuesday, with Europe snapping a five-day losing streak as investors shrugged off further weakness in commodity markets and Chinese shares to focus on more encouraging merger activity and …

    General view of the Frankfurt stock exchange

    Stocks rose on Tuesday, with Europe snapping a five-day losing streak as investors shrugged off further weakness in commodity markets and Chinese shares to focus on more encouraging merger activity and earnings.

  • Greek bourse to reopen Wednesday or Thursday after ECB approval: regulator Reuters - 8 hours ago

    Greece is waiting for the green light from the European Central Bank on plans it has submitted to reopen the Athens stock market after a month-long shutdown, two regulatory sources said on Tuesday.

    A European Union flag flutters outside the Athens stock exchange

    Greece is waiting for the green light from the European Central Bank on plans it has submitted to reopen the Athens stock market after a month-long shutdown, two regulatory sources said on Tuesday.

  • FTSE rebounds on deal-making prospects Reuters - 13 hours ago

    Britain's top share index edged higher on Tuesday after falling for five sessions in a row, with RSA Insurance Group leading the gains on bid interest from a Swiss-based rival.

    People pass electronic information boards at the London Stock Exchange in the City of London

    Britain's top share index edged higher on Tuesday after falling for five sessions in a row, with RSA Insurance Group leading the gains on bid interest from a Swiss-based rival.

  • Gold demand weakest since 2009 in Q2 as Chinese turned to stocks-GFMS Reuters - 13 hours ago

    MANILA/LONDON (Reuters) - Demand for gold slid to its lowest in six years in the second quarter of this year as buyers from top consumer China poured funds into its now troubled equities market, an industry …

    Gold jewellery is seen displayed for sale at a shop in a gold market in Basra, southeast of Baghdad

    MANILA/LONDON (Reuters) - Demand for gold slid to its lowest in six years in the second quarter of this year as buyers from top consumer China poured funds into its now troubled equities market, an industry report showed on Tuesday. Retail investment from China fell by a quarter and jewellery demand by 23 percent in the …

  • BP profits slump after huge oil spill charge Reuters - 16 hours ago

    BP's (BP.L) second-quarter profit slumped by nearly two thirds from a year ago as it grappled with lower crude prices and took a huge $10.8 billion (7 billion pounds) charge related to the 2010 Gulf of …

    A sign is seen outside BP's North Sea Headquarters in Aberdeen

    BP's (BP.L) second-quarter profit slumped by nearly two thirds from a year ago as it grappled with lower crude prices and took a huge $10.8 billion (7 billion pounds) charge related to the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.

  • China stocks fall further as other Asian markets decline, Europe rises The Canadian Press - 19 hours ago

    Chinese stocks fell further Tuesday after suffering their biggest drop in eight years the previous day while most other Asian markets declined and Europe rose.

    China stocks fall further as other Asian markets decline, Europe rises

    Chinese stocks fell further Tuesday after suffering their biggest drop in eight years the previous day while most other Asian markets declined and Europe rose.

  • Japan approves increase in Fukushima compensation to $57 billion Reuters - 19 hours ago

    Japan on Tuesday approved an increase in compensation payments for the Fukushima crisis to 7.07 trillion yen ($57.18 billion), as tens of thousands of evacuees remain in temporary housing more than four …

    Wider Image: Radioactive Fukushima - Four Years On

    Japan on Tuesday approved an increase in compensation payments for the Fukushima crisis to 7.07 trillion yen ($57.18 billion), as tens of thousands of evacuees remain in temporary housing more than four years after the disaster.

  • Oil hits four-month low on China stock market dive, supply concern Reuters - Mon, 27 Jul, 2015 4:48 PM EDT

    Oil prices fell to near four-month lows on Monday after a steep drop in Chinese stock markets and on more evidence of a global oil supply glut that has halved prices over the past year.

    A pump jack is seen at sunrise near Bakersfield

    Oil prices fell to near four-month lows on Monday after a steep drop in Chinese stock markets and on more evidence of a global oil supply glut that has halved prices over the past year.

  • Gold loses traction, closes in on 5-1/2-year low Reuters - Mon, 27 Jul, 2015 3:30 PM EDT

    Gold climbed above $1,100 an ounce on Monday as a weaker dollar helped it distance from its lowest level since 2010, although investors are not convinced that a meaningful recovery is at hand amid a looming …

    A woman tries on a gold necklace inside a jewellery showroom at a market in Mumbai

    Gold climbed above $1,100 an ounce on Monday as a weaker dollar helped it distance from its lowest level since 2010, although investors are not convinced that a meaningful recovery is at hand amid a looming hike in U.S. interest rates.