G-20 Increasingly Concerned About Slowing Chinese Economy

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China’s market routs and a string of weak data are fueling concern among Group of 20 officials that a slowing Chinese economy could fuel further market instability and push global growth deeper into a long-term rut.

China's Smartphone Sector Set for Shakeout, Huawei Says

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Huawei’s sales of smartphones and other consumer products are holding up in China despite slowing economic growth, with global revenue from the Chinese telecom-equipment maker’s retail business set to grow 30% next year to more than $20 billion.

GVC Wins Race to Acquire Bwin.party

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Sports betting and online gambling operator GVC Holdings PLC said it had clinched a deal to buy Bwin.party Digital Entertainment PLC after beating an offer from online gambling peer 888 Holdings PLC.

The Jobs Report and Stocks: What's Not to Hate?

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Friday’s jobs numbers didn’t provide a clear win for either hawks or doves. It did offer stocks the worst of both worlds.

Chinese Tourists Continue to Spend Despite Turmoil

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While there are some signs that China’s economic turmoil may be damping Chinese tourists spending slightly in the region, tourism-related businesses in such destinations as Japan, Thailand and Australia said business is still booming.

This Plastics IPO Is Timed Right -- For the Seller

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Bayer’s material science division, now called Covestro, had a strong first-half ahead of a planned initial public offering. That looks hard to keep up.

Alibaba's Jack Ma, Joe Tsai to Borrow $2 Billion Against Shares

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Chinese e-commerce giant’s chairman and vice chairman, Jack Ma and Joe Tsai, are planning to borrow more than $2 billion by using their shares in the company as collateral.

Richmond Fed's Lacker: Case For Rate Increase Strong

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The case for the Federal Reserve to raise short-term interest rates this month is strong, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond President Jeffrey Lacker said, though he also said he had not decided whether to support the U.S. central bank’s first rate increase in nearly a decade.

Chinese Companies Share Investors' Pain

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China’s listed companies joined in the market mania, buying up shares in one another; now the holdings that padded earnings as prices boomed threaten to gut them as they plunge.

Japanese Banks Eye GE's Local Commercial Finance Operations

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Some of Japan’s biggest banks were among bidders for General Electric Co.’s Japanese commercial finance business, which is expected to fetch several billion dollars.

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