The pound declined to its weakest level in more than two months against the euro as investors sought out the shared currency amid a slump in commodities and plunge in Chinese shares. Sterling fell... more
Middle Eastern stocks extended their decline amid a global rout and as Brent crude fell below $45 per barrel for the first time since 2009. Saudi Arabia’s Tadawul All Share Index, which entered a... more
Heavy selling across the board particularly in heavyweight counters dragged Bursa Malaysia to close sharply lower today, dealers said. At 5 pm, the FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) fell 42.53... more
Commodities sank to the lowest level in 16 years, joining a rout in global equities and emerging-market currencies on concern that China’s economic slowdown will exacerbate gluts of everything from... more
Turkey’s lira weakened to a record for a fourth day after talks to form a coalition government failed, adding pressure on the central bank to raise interest rates at its meeting on Tuesday. The... more
Asian currencies headed for their longest losing streak in three years as a bombing in Bangkok and the biggest drop in Indonesian exports since 2012 underscored the headwinds facing emerging markets... more
Bursa Malaysia rebounded to end the morning session higher with buying interest seen in most heavyweight counters led by finance, trade and services, dealers said. At lunch break, the benchmark... more
Emerging-market currencies fell, extending the longest stretch of weekly declines since 2000, as Malaysian assets tumbled, Turkey’s lira touched a record low for a third day and the ruble and Russian... more
Shares on Bursa Malaysia ended lower today with the benchmark FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) 24.28 points easier on heavy selling across the board particularly of blue chips At 5 pm, the FBM... more
Asian stocks fell as energy shares retreated amid a slump in oil and technology companies led losses. Chinese shares in Hong Kong dropped to an eight-month low. Samsung Electronics Co. slid 3.2... more