LONDON - A slowdown in China, a strong dollar and high inventories will limit the upside for commodity price performance in coming months, although leading fund managers still see pockets of value in areas such as refined oil products.
LONDON - Commodity prices tumbled on Monday after Greece voted against conditions for a bailout package and top consumer China unleashed emergency measures aimed at halting the sharp slide in its stock market.
LAUNCESTON, Australia - With the focus on whether Greece will or won't default on its debts or even stay within the euro zone, the important news of China easing its monetary policy again has been largely sidelined.
SHANGHAI - Chinese customs have seized around 3 billion yuan ($483 million) worth of smuggled meat, some more than 40 years old and rotting, the official China Daily said on Wednesday, the latest in a grim series of food safety scares.
SHANGHAI - China's factory activity showed signs of stabilizing in June, with two private surveys suggesting the economy may be regaining some momentum even as many analysts expect further policy support to ensure the recovery becomes more sure-footed.
Chocolate maker Hershey Co trimmed its full-year sales growth forecast citing weak sales in China, and said it would cut 300 jobs by the end of the year under a new cost-cutting program.
The company's shares fell 3 percent to $89.50 in premarket trading on Friday.
WASHINGTON - Opening more sectors in China to foreign competition is the critical element to negotiating an investment treaty with the United States and building stronger financial links between the world's biggest economies, a U.S. trade group said on Wednesday.
Yum Brands Inc's KFC unit in China said on Monday it has sued three companies it claims are using a popular messaging service to spread false rumors about the fried-chicken chain, including allegations that its chickens have six wings and eight legs.
HANGZHOU, China - China Cinda Asset Management offered on Thursday nearly $7 billion in soured loans to investors in its largest ever sale, underscoring government pressure on banks and asset managers to settle China's debt pile as economic growth stalls.
BEIJING - Chinese Premier Li Keqiang will sign aircraft, currency and agricultural deals when he visits South America next week, an official said on Wednesday, a part of the world where China has deep trade ties but traditionally limited political influence.
HONG KONG/BEIJING - Chastened by several high-profile calamities in the recent past, many of the state companies China has freed to trade overseas derivatives will be sitting on their hands, put off by the risks or a lack of expertise.
BEIJING - Diesel used outside the automotive sector will have meet the "National V" fuel quality standards by January 2018, a year later than automotive fuels, China's powerful central planning authority said on Thursday, as the government continues to battle rampant smog.
BEIJING - Climate change threatens some of China's most important infrastructure projects, China's top meteorologist warned in a state newspaper, adding the country's rate of warming was higher than the global average.
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