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Fraser Howie -- Yuan bound to swing more sharply

Moves by China's central bank have helped bring back currency stability, but volatility will return as fundamental issues remain unaddressed.

  • Wall St sings Brexit blues with brutal two-day slide

    NEW YORK (Reuters) -- Wall Street tumbled again on Monday after Britain's shock vote to leave the European Union, sending major U.S. stock indexes to their worst two-day swoon in about 10 months.All three main indexes fell at least 1.5 percent in the...

  • China Vanke slides in Hong Kong amid clash with top shareholder

    HONG KONG -- Real estate developer China Vanke's stock declined for a third straight session here due to intensifying tensions with largest shareholder Shenzhen Baoneng Investment Group.The shares fell as much as 4.9% to 15.88 Hong Kong dollars ($2.0...

  • Chinese investors brave turmoil to snap up Hong Kong shares

    HONG KONG -- Even as the prospect of a British exit from the European Union rocked global markets Friday, some Chinese investors took the daring step of buying into falling Hong Kong stocks in hopes of a lucrative rebound.The benchmark Hang Seng Inde...

  • China property IPO shrugs off Brexit mayhem

    HONG KONG -- In the face of jittery global financial markets due to Brexit, Chinese companies, especially those with strong state support, are pressing ahead with their first-time share sales in Hong Kong. Greentown Service Group, which provides prop...

  • National Stock Exchange

    India's biggest stock exchange plans IPO

    MUMBAI (NewsRise) -- The National Stock Exchange, India's biggest bourse, is planning to pursue a domestic initial public offering by January and an overseas IPO by April, potentially making peace with some of its activist shareholders who have repor...

  • Indian market wrap

    Shares end near flat as investors hesitate after Brexit vote

    MUMBAI (NewsRise) -- Indian shares ended little changed Monday, as banking stocks and other index heavyweights recovered, even as Britain's decision to exit the European Union remained a drag on investor sentiment.The benchmark BSE Sensex ended 0.02%...

  • Indonesian bourse reaches out to IPO candidates

    JAKARTA -- The Indonesia Stock Exchange (IDX) is revamping its sluggish initial public offering market in an aim to catch up with its regional peers.On Monday, the bourse launched a "Go Public" information center inside the stock exchange building in...

  • Malaysian market wrap

    Shares slip as Brexit worries weigh

    KUALA LUMPUR (NewsRise) -- Malaysian shares ended lower Monday, as concerns about the repercussions of Britain's decision to leave the European Union dominated global investor sentiment.The nation's benchmark FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI fell 0.28% to 1,...

  • Nikkei index rises over 2% after tumbling on "Brexit" vote

    TOKYO (Kyodo) -- Tokyo stocks staged a sharp rebound Monday, with the Nikkei index finishing up over 2 percent, as investors sought shares battered before the weekend by Britain's vote to leave the European Union and sentiment brightened on the Japan...

  • UK-related stocks tumble in Hong Kong on Brexit

    HONG KONG -- Stocks related to the U.K. are plunging in Hong Kong on Monday as investors are wary of the negative impact on earnings from last Friday's British vote to leave the European Union.The stock price of British bank HSBC Holdings briefly fel...

  • Tokyo stocks rebound in morning after plummeting on Brexit vote

    TOKYO (Kyodo) -- Tokyo stocks rebounded Monday morning as investors scooped up shares after their sharp drops before the weekend on Britain's decision to leave the European Union, with concerns easing after the Japanese government said it will take a...

  • Sterling, Asian stocks struggle with Brexit hangover

    TOKYO (Reuters) -- Asian stocks fell and the British pound tumbled more than 2 percent on Monday as markets struggled to shake off deep uncertainty sparked by Britain's decision to leave the European Union.Sentiment remained weak and trading was vola...

  • Tokyo stocks open higher after plunging on Brexit vote

    TOYKO (Kyodo) -- Tokyo stocks opened higher Monday as investors sought battered shares after they plunged before the weekend following the British decision to leave the European Union in a referendum.In the first 15 minutes of trading, the 225-issue ...

  • Nikkei gains, led by pharma, construction, food stocks -- market

    TOKYO (Dow Jones) -- Japanese stocks are up, led by domestic demand driven stocks such as pharmaceutical, construction, and food stocks. Uncertainty remains over European business environment after the U.K.'s vote to exit the European Union last week...

  • More market undulations ahead

    TOKYO -- Investors should expect yet more turmoil next week as the Brexit shock continues to shake financial markets.Britain's decision on Thursday to leave the European Union has clouded the financial markets with a number of unknowns, including how...

  • Worst day in 10 months as Wall Street reacts to 'Brexit'

    NEW YORK (Reuters) -- The S&P 500 turned negative for the year-to-date on Friday as Wall Street suffered its largest selloff in 10 months after Britain's decision to leave the European Union caught traders wrong-footed.The British pound touched a 30-...

  • Wall Street slumps as Brexit takes investors by surprise

    NEW YORK (Reuters) -- U.S. stocks fell sharply on Friday, with the Dow Jones industrial average dropping as much as 538 points, as Britain's vote to quit the European Union sent a shock wave through global financial markets.The S&P 500 index and Dow ...

  • Japan shares with UK stakes pounded in Brexit sell-off

    TOKYO -- On a day when the U.K.'s unexpected choice to leave the European Union crashed the Japanese stock market, companies that have made big British acquisitions in recent years stood out among the worst performers.Shares in Nippon Sheet Glass, wh...

  • India shares see worst day in over 4 months, Tata Group stocks lead fall

    MUMBAI (NewsRise) -- Indian shares were headed for their worst single-session decline since February on Friday, as Britain's decision to leave the European Union rattled global markets.Shares of Tata Motors, Tata Steel and Tata Consultancy Services -...