Stocks

  • Most Asian markets fall after Greek results, but China rises

    Asian markets mostly fell Monday as investors reacted to Greece's sound rejection of terms set by its international creditors, deepening uncertainties over its status as a member of the 19-nation eurozone. ...

  • A petro-industrial factory is reflected in a traffic mirror in Kawasaki near Tokyo

    SINGAPORE/TOKYO (Reuters) - Oil prices fell sharply early on Monday after Greece rejected austerity measures demanded in return for bailout money and as China rolled out an unprecedented series of steps to prevent a full-blown stock market crash. "With Greece reserves running low and no immediate bailout funds on the horizon, …

  • The Shanghai market had plunged by almost 30% over the three weeks to Friday, prompting the government to intervene over the weekend

    China's benchmark Shanghai stock index surged 7.82 percent at the open on Monday after the government unveiled an unprecedented raft of measures to boost the slumping market, including stabilisation funds and a halt to new share offers. The Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, was up …

  • 'No' supporters celebrate their victory outside the parliament in Athens on July 5, 2015

    Shinya Harui, currency analyst at Nomura Securities in Tokyo, said: "There is no particular reason for the euro to be holding up, but markets are still assessing the spill-over risks in the case of a Greek exit from the eurozone." The government of Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras had campaigned against accepting debt …

  • Markets register dismay with Greek referendum resu … Associated Press - 1 hour 5 minutes ago

    Asian markets fell Monday as investors reacted to Greece's sound rejection of terms set by its international creditors, deepening uncertainties over its status as a member of the 19-nation eurozone. The ...

  • Daily Markets Briefing: STI up 0.5% Singapore Business Review - 1 hour 13 minutes ago
    Daily Markets Briefing: STI up 0.5%

    Expect a pullback today. According to OCBC, weaker closings in Europe Friday and the >1% tumble in the US index futures are likely to weigh on local sentiment this morning; this after Greece voted “NO” ...

  • The euro held its ground in Asia on Monday despite the odds of a Greek exit from the eurozone spiking after the country rejected creditors' austerity demands in a landmark weekend referendum. The 19-nation ...

  • Eurozone in tailspin after Greece votes 'No' … AFP News - 1 hour 28 minutes ago
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    Greek voters overwhelmingly rejected international creditors' tough bailout terms, but premier Alexis Tsipras insisted the result does not mean a "rupture" with Europe despite fears it will end in a "Grexit" from the eurozone. As eurozone leaders scrambled to work out their response, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and …

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Currencies

  • Most Asian markets fall after Greek results, but China rises

    Asian markets mostly fell Monday as investors reacted to Greece's sound rejection of terms set by its international creditors, deepening uncertainties over its status as a member of the 19-nation eurozone. ...

  • Markets register dismay with Greek referendum resu … Associated Press - 1 hour 5 minutes ago

    Asian markets fell Monday as investors reacted to Greece's sound rejection of terms set by its international creditors, deepening uncertainties over its status as a member of the 19-nation eurozone. The ...

  • The euro held its ground in Asia on Monday despite the odds of a Greek exit from the eurozone spiking after the country rejected creditors' austerity demands in a landmark weekend referendum. The 19-nation ...

  • Euro Lower Monday as Greece Votes No @ Bloomberg - 1 hour 43 minutes ago

    (Bloomberg) –- Bloomberg’s David Ingles reports on the latest stories moving the FX market on “First Up.” (Source: Bloomberg) More from Bloomberg.com Trillion-Dollar Stock Managers See Chaos on Greek ‘No’ ...

  • The currency dropped 0.7 percent to 3.8045 versus the greenback as of 8:21 a.m. in Kuala Lumpur, data compiled by Bloomberg show. The currency was fixed at 3.8000 per dollar in 1998 during the Asian financial crisis after it slumped 35 percent the previous year amid a devaluation in the Thai baht. Malaysia’s currency …

  • Gold and silver rose on haven demand after Greece voted against yielding to further austerity measures in a weekend referendum, risking the country’s exit from the euro. Bullion for immediate delivery gained as much as 0.6 percent to $1,175.45 an ounce and was at $1,173.75 at 6:40 a.m. in Singapore, according to Bloomberg …

  • Greece has put Swiss central bank President Thomas Jordan back on intervention watch. The franc strengthened in Asian trading after Greek voters in a referendum rejected austerity measures required for financial aid, boosting the allure of alternatives to the euro. A week ago, in the first hours of trading after the referendum …

  • Euro Plunges as Greece Rejects EU Debt Deal at Referendum

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Commodities

  • A petro-industrial factory is reflected in a traffic mirror in Kawasaki near Tokyo

    SINGAPORE/TOKYO (Reuters) - Oil prices fell sharply early on Monday after Greece rejected austerity measures demanded in return for bailout money and as China rolled out an unprecedented series of steps to prevent a full-blown stock market crash. "With Greece reserves running low and no immediate bailout funds on the horizon, …

  • AGL Energy Ltd., Australia’s biggest power producer, will cut about A$435 million ($327 million) off the value of its underperforming gas operations and flagged additional asset sales. It will also lop about A$193 million off the value of the Gloucester gas project after production delays and further charges on the sale …

  • Texas wants its gold back inside the state's borde … Associated Press - Sun, Jul 5, 2015 2:18 AM SGT

    Forget Fort Knox or the Federal Reserve. Texas has decided to start keeping its gold holdings within in its own borders. But what makes sense politically in such a sovereignty-loving place is creating ...

  • Concerns over US winter wheat may boost low crop p … Associated Press - Sat, Jul 4, 2015 10:39 PM SGT
    Concerns over US winter wheat may boost low crop prices

    Market concerns about the quantity and quality of the U.S. winter wheat crop being harvested and the dry conditions in other wheat-producing nations have sparked an unexpected run up in recent weeks to ...

  • Oil, gold prices retreat AFP - Sat, Jul 4, 2015 1:40 AM SGT

    Oil prices came under pressure this week from concerns about Greece's future in the eurozone and the possibility of higher Iranian crude supplies. Gold failed to benefit from its status as a haven investment. ...

  • Oil prices drop amid high US output AFP - Fri, Jul 3, 2015 8:04 PM SGT

    Oil prices fell on Friday with the focus on high US output as traders looked ahead to Greece's weekend referendum that could determine whether it remains in the eurozone. West Texas Intermediate for August ...

  • Euro Faces Weekend Gap Risk with Greek Referendum  … DailyFX - Fri, Jul 3, 2015 7:03 PM SGT

    Euro Faces Weekend Gap Risk with Greek Referendum Sunday

  • French Oil Strike Fizzles in Sign Jobs Worries Damping … @ Bloomberg - Fri, Jul 3, 2015 4:28 PM SGT

    A labor union that orchestrated a complete shutdown of France’s refineries in 2010 failed to gain support for a nationwide strike at oil plants this week in a sign its influence is waning. The Confederation Generale du Travail had called for a walkout at refineries, oil depots and import terminals to protest against a …

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