Alex Richardson

Asian stocks rebound on Europe’s debt hopes

Asian stocks bounced after tentative steps by eurozone policymakers to tackle a crippling debt crisis, but investors remained wary.

Asia stocks bounce after Fed move stems rout

Asian stocks gained some ground on Wednesday, following a rebound in US shares, after the Federal Reserve pledged to keep interest rates near zero.

China adds weight to hopes global economy turning

China's manufacturing sector posted its best performance in nine months in April, offering fresh evidence the global economy may be picking up.

Corporate outlook bleak as UK poised to cut rates

Fears of deepening recession in the developed world gnawed at investors on Thursday, after glum earnings from US corporate stalwarts.

Gloom grips markets as global downturn spreads

China's retail sales data on Wednesday pointed to slowing consumption and the World Bank said more countries are seeking its help.

Grim economic data mirrored by corporate gloom

Evidence of a weakening Chinese economy and poor data from Japan and UK reinforced fears on Tuesday of a prolonged recession.

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