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    China shares edge higher on strong July exports, Hong Kong trims losses

    China shares edge higher on strong July exports, Hong Kong trims losses


    The China Enterprises Index of the top Chinese listings in Hong Kong fell 0.6 per cent. They are now down 0.8 and 1.5 per cent this week,...

    The China Enterprises Index of the top Chinese listings in Hong Kong fell 0.6 per cent. They are now down 0.8 and 1.5 per cent this week, respectively.
    Wall Street ends near flat as Russia concerns linger

    Wall Street ends near flat as Russia concerns linger


    US stocks ended near flat as concern about an escalation of the Russia-Ukraine conflict offset gains in consumer staples...

    US stocks ended near flat as concern about an escalation of the Russia-Ukraine conflict offset gains in consumer staples shares.
    Analyst: The stock market's wolf may finally be close at hand

    Analyst: The stock market's wolf may finally be close at hand


    In his latest note, Jonathan Krinsky of MKM Partners, uses parable of the boy who cried wolf to describe the past year and a half of action in the stock...

    In his latest note, Jonathan Krinsky of MKM Partners, uses parable of the boy who cried wolf to describe the past year and a half of action in the stock market.
    S&P 500 could climb to 2300, says Wall Street legend Byron Wien

    S&P 500 could climb to 2300, says Wall Street legend Byron Wien


    If the S&P 500 earns $115 in 2014, it is selling at 17.1x earnings. Market peaks have occurred historically at 25x-30x...

    If the S&P 500 earns $115 in 2014, it is selling at 17.1x earnings. Market peaks have occurred historically at 25x-30x earnings.
    S&P 500 could climb to 2300, says Wall Street legend Byron Wien

    S&P 500 could climb to 2300, says Wall Street legend Byron Wien


    Market peaks have occurred historically at 25x-30x times earnings. On that basis, the market is fairly valued but not exceedingly...

    Market peaks have occurred historically at 25x-30x times earnings. On that basis, the market is fairly valued but not exceedingly expensive.
    Wall Street's brightest minds reveal the most important charts in the world

    Wall Street's brightest minds reveal the most important charts in the world


    We asked dozens of our favorite analysts, economists, strategists, and portfolio managers on Wall Street and around the world to send us their most important...

    We asked dozens of our favorite analysts, economists, strategists, and portfolio managers on Wall Street and around the world to send us their most important charts.
    China shares surge on cross-border trading hopes, solid factory survey

    China shares surge on cross-border trading hopes, solid factory survey


    China shares rose sharply as investors plowed into blue chips, cheered by progress of a trading plan that will soon make it much easier for foreigners to buy Shanghai...

    China shares rose sharply as investors plowed into blue chips, cheered by progress of a trading plan that will soon make it much easier for foreigners to buy Shanghai stocks.
    Opening of Saudi stock market to boost MENA region

    Opening of Saudi stock market to boost MENA region


    Opening of the Saudi stock market would be a major positive for the Middle East North Africa (MENA) region, with a total market capitalisation expected at $1.2...

    Opening of the Saudi stock market would be a major positive for the Middle East North Africa (MENA) region, with a total market capitalisation expected at $1.2 trillion.
    China’s total debt surges to 251% of GDP

    China’s total debt surges to 251% of GDP


    By comparison, the US had a 260% total-debt-to-GDP ratio in 2013 and Japan has 415%, according to the Financial...

    By comparison, the US had a 260% total-debt-to-GDP ratio in 2013 and Japan has 415%, according to the Financial Times.
    China faces second bond default amid world’s biggest debt overload

    China faces second bond default amid world’s biggest debt overload


    Huatong Road & Bridge Group Co, based in the northern province of Shanxi, said it may miss a 400 million yuan ($64.5 million) note payment due July...

    Huatong Road & Bridge Group Co, based in the northern province of Shanxi, said it may miss a 400 million yuan ($64.5 million) note payment due July 23.
    Monetary easing still needed: Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen

    Monetary easing still needed: Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen


    While the economy appears likely to rebound from a first-quarter contraction, Yellen said the progress “bears close...

    While the economy appears likely to rebound from a first-quarter contraction, Yellen said the progress “bears close watching.
    Global markets feel winter chill as uncertainties rise

    Global markets feel winter chill as uncertainties rise


    Default of a Portugese bank, Ukraine-Russia face-off, developments in Middle East and signs of weakness in US economy have subdued investor...

    Default of a Portugese bank, Ukraine-Russia face-off, developments in Middle East and signs of weakness in US economy have subdued investor sentiment.