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China's HSBC PMI falls to 3-month low in August

Raises concerns that the Chinese economy is faltering

Brazil goes into recession for first time in over five years

President Dilma Rousseff's efforts to spark growth through tax cuts, billions of dollars in credit and higher social spending have failed to ...

US, EU nations try to split developing country group at climate talks

Pressurise Philippines to move out of Like Minded Developing Countries that has India and China as members too

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Asian shares edge past China blues, euro wallows

Wall Street cheer manages to offset geopolitical concerns, China survey

Oil prices up on Ukraine tensions, rosy US data

The United States warned it was considering new sanctions against Russia over the latest development

Gold heads for first monthly gain since June on Ukraine

Investors ditched equities and poured their money back into gold

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Alibaba aims to launch share sale in early September

Company still awaiting final approval from US Securities and Exchange Commission to kick-off the listing

With $38 million Ferrari, classic car market revs up

At the Bonhams Quail Lodge auction, nine Ferrari models set records, as did a Rolls-Royce once owned by Elvis Presley

Tesla jumps to record after China accord

The automaker, which began selling its Model S sedan in China in April, signed an accord today with China United Network Communications Corp

CEO of Rovio, maker of Angry Birds, to step down

Mikael Hed is stepping down after the company failed to respond to recent trends in gaming

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Fresh clashes erupt between police and protesters in Pakistan

Protesters forcibly entered the Pakistan Secretariat after breaking its gate

US air strikes to escalate on IS in Iraq

The US Central Command has conducted a total of 120 air strikes across Iraq

Sharif seeks parliament support again

He presided over a high-level meeting that discussed the ongoing clashes between the police and the protestors

Japan aims to double India investment in 5 years: Nikkei

Modi, Abe are also likely to agree to speed up talks on a nuclear energy pact

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IMF board stands behind Lagarde over French probe

French magistrates earlier this week put Lagarde under formal investigation for 'negligence' in a corruption probe

Pressure builds within Fed to signal new policy course

But investors, Fed policymakers expect the rate hike to be kept on hold until the middle of next year

Goldman to pay $3.15 bn to settle mortgage claims

But Goldman had been hoping to avoid settling the suit altogether, contending as recently as last month that many of the government's claims ...

Yellen says job market still in recovery

Calls for a 'pragmatic' approach to US monetary policy

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Commerce Ministers to hold talks ahead of Xi's visit to India

Nirmala Sitaraman will met her Chinese counterpart on Sept 2 to discuss a broad trade agenda

US welcomes proposed EU sanctions on Russia

EU had threatened to impose fresh trade sanctions on Russia if it continues to escalate the conflict in Ukraine

Foreign clients move Rs 25 lakh crore away from Swiss banks

However, there's no specific data for money that could be of Indians

Modi's day out in Kyoto, visits two ancient Buddhist temples

Begins his day with a visit to ancient Toji Temple inspired by trinity of Brahma, Vishnu, Mahesh of Hindu philosophy

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