Annual inflation in the euro zone was the same in August as in July, defying economists’ expectations of a slowdown. Photo: Bloomberg

Howard Archer said. He expected no action from the ECB despite fears about China’s economy that could(...)

The “rumour-mongering” arrests come after China’s stock market has seen huge losses since it peaked in mid-June, and worries about economic growth have added to jitters. Photograph: Jerome Favre/Bloomberg

China has arrested nearly 200 people for online rumour-mongering about the country’s stock market(...)

Brent is on   track for its fourth straight monthly decline, having risen in only two of the past 14 months.  Photograph: David Karp/Bloomberg News.

(...) markets in recent weeks following China’s currency devaluation and concerns over its slowing economy(...)

German retail sales rose at their strongest pace in nine months in July.

(...) sales figures add to a generally healthy economic picture in Germany, although a slowdown in China has(...)

The Hong Kong-based company is  struggling to tackle a shift in market conditions. Photograph: Justin Chin/Bloomberg

(...).9 billion. “The polysilicon price in China dropped persistently in the first half of this year, causing huge(...)

Global financial markets looked set for another rough week on Monday, with stocks and commodities falling.

(...) likely to point to further weakness in China. Confusion over policy direction in the world’s two largest(...)

 The turmoil sweeping through global markets has raised a new challenge to the Federal Reserve’s plan to begin raising US interest rates.  Photograph: Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images

The turmoil in China has intensified the debate within a divided US Federal Reserve over whether(...)

Figures suggest we are more flush than we thought. Photograph: Akos Stiller/Bloomberg

We move effortlessly from one financial crisis to another: Greece to China. The transition is(...)

The Shanghai International Automobile Industry Exhibition. Mercedes’s head of China operations said he was still positive about the country’s car market, ‘subject to some stabilisation of the stock market’. Photograph: Carlos Barria/Reuters

(...) growthless European and US markets. The boundless appetite among China’s emerging and substantial middle(...)

 Thai  police officers search a rented room in Bangkok. Photograph: Rungroj Yongrit/EPA

(...) mainland China and Hong Kong, were among those killed in a blast the ruling junta said was intended to(...)