China's stocks post biggest rise in 3 months on expected MSCI inclusion May 31, 2016 06:41AM

By Samuel Shen and Saikat Chatterjee

SHANGHAI/HONG KONG (Reuters) - Chinese shares posted their biggest daily gain in three months on Tuesday on growing expectations U.S. market index provider MSCI (NYSE: MSCI) could add mainland stocks to its emerging market benchmark for the first time.

The CSI300 index of the largest listed companies in Shanghai and Shenzhen rose 3.4 percent to 3,169.56, while the Shanghai Composite Index gained 3.3... (continue reading...)

Japan PM Abe expected to announce tax hike delay on Wednesday May 31, 2016 05:58AM

By Kiyoshi Takenaka

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is expected to announce a delay to next year's proposed sales tax hike to prevent a blow to the economy, when he speaks to members of the media on Wednesday.

The press engagement comes days after the prime minister pitched the proposed delay to fellow members of the ruling party and. The prime minister's office said Abe will hold a press conference at 5 a.m. ET on... (continue reading...)

Dollar gains vs pound, euro as Brexit fears rise May 30, 2016 08:51PM

By Sam Forgione

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. dollar hit an eight-day high against the British pound and gained slightly against the euro after two surveys showed that those campaigning for Britain to leave the European Union had moved ahead, while the yen gained on the nervousness.

A telephone poll conducted by polling firm ICM showed 45 percent of respondents favoured leaving the EU compared with 42 percent who said they would vote to stay... (continue reading...)

Yellen says rate hike in coming months may be appropriate May 27, 2016 01:37PM

Yellen says rate hike in coming months may be appropriate

Janet Yellen speaking at Harvard May 27, 2016 01:14PM

Janet Yellen speaking at Harvard

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