Greek bank shares plunge for third day, stock market down 1.3 percent

Thomson ReutersA man walks inside the Athens Stock Exchange in GreeceATHENS (Reuters) – Greek bank shares sold off sharply pressure for the third day in a row on Wednesday with the bank sector share index losing 14.8 percent in early deals.The broader market reversed small opening gains to trade lower, dragged down by the banks which comprise about 20 percent […]

China's stock market is a high stakes game of 'chicken' – Business …

REUTERS/China DailyA Chinese soldier trains a dog by skipping rope at a military base in Nanjing, east China’s Jiangsu province January 28, 2006.See Also6 reasons China’s stock market selloff doesn’t matter for the global economyMARK MOBIUS: China is nearing a capitulation pointChina’s government still has options to steer its stock marketWatching the high-stakes melodrama that has unfolded in the Chinese […]

China stock regulator restricts 24 trading accounts for suspected …

Thomson ReutersAn investor stands in front of an electronic board showing stock information at a brokerage house in FuyangSHANGHAI (Reuters) – China’s securities regulator said on Friday that it had restricted 24 stock trading accounts for suspected trading irregularities.The accounts had been found to have abnormal bids for shares or bid cancellations and were thus suspected of affecting share prices […]

Chinese investors feel 'trapped in the stock market' – Business Insider

REUTERS/China DailyInvestors look at computer screens showing stock information at a brokerage house in Wuhan, Hubei province, China, July 3, 2015.See AlsoChina’s small investors are looking for a way out of stocksChina shares slip again as Beijing scrambles to calm marketsUS funds aren’t bailing on China yet despite a free-fall in stocksMrs Zhu is just the type of investor the […]

Chinese investors trapped in market – Business Insider

REUTERS/StringerSee AlsoChina’s small investors are looking for a way out of stocksChina shares slip again as Beijing scrambles to calm marketsUS funds aren’t bailing on China yet despite a free-fall in stocksMrs Zhu is just the type of investor the Chinese government should worry about as it tries to engineer a turnaround in the country’s stock markets, whose massive swings […]

Greece awaiting ECB consent to reopen stock market – Business …

Thomson ReutersA European Union flag flutters outside the Athens stock exchangeATHENS (Reuters) – 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.The exchange could reopen as early as Wednesday depending on the ECB’s opinion, the sources […]

The Greek stock market might reopen Tuesday – Business Insider

REUTERS/Yiannis KourtoglouGreek flags are displayed for sale for one Euro at a shop in Athens, July 26, 2015.The Greek stock exchange will remain closed on Monday but might reopen on Tuesday after a one-month shutdown, official sources said.”It’s certain that it will not open on Monday, maybe on Tuesday,” a spokesperson for the Athens Stock Exchange told Reuters on condition […]

Morgan Stanley's stock-market guru throws shade … – Business Insider

CNBCMorgan Stanley’s Adam Parker.Morgan Stanley chief US equity strategist Adam Parker does not want to acknowledge the permabears right now, even with stocks at all-time highs.Nor does Parker think these folks deserve credit when we finally get a stock-market correction.”We all know lots of people who have called 17 of the last zero corrections,” Parker wrote in a note to […]

Chinese stock markets plunge over fears share prices are …

An electronic display in Shanghai’s business district shows the performance of China’a two main stock market indices. Photograph: Aly Song/Reuters
Chinese stock markets plunged on Friday as investors rushed to sell over fears that frenzied buying in recent months had sent share prices to unsustainable levels.The Shanghai composite index, which reached a post-crash record of 5,166 earlier this month, has since […]

NASDAQ RECORD HIGH: Here’s what you need to know (SPY, DJI, IXIC, USD, EUR, IBB, DWGC, USD, GLD, SLV, IBB)

Activist investor Elliott set sights on Asia’s family-run firms by : Thursday 09:02:30 CTCategories: markets, streamBy Denny Thomas and Svea Herbst-BaylissHONG KONG/NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. billionaire Paul Singer appears to have paved the way for activist investors to fight for shareholders’ rights where few hedge funds have ventured: Asia’s biggest family-run firms.In the past few months, Singer’s $26 […]