China stocks end with a whimper

After a day of big swings Shanghai closes lower before 4-day holiday

European stocks firm after volatility

China’s economy and Fed uncertainty dominate trading

Japan resists global stock rout

Correction should entice more share buying by pension funds

China worries leave global stocks bruised

Oil prices slide after spectacular rally

China urges companies to shore up market

Regulators call for dividends, buybacks and M&A to help stop rot

US stocks end tough August on sour note

S&P 500 sees worst monthly performance since May 2012

China market rounds off grim August

Shanghai Composite down 12.5% for month, Shenzhen fell 15.2%

Beijing scraps large-scale stock buying

Authorities to step up crackdown on those ‘destabilising’ market

Watching and waiting at the Federal Reserve

The central bank should keep interest rates on hold next month

China rally fails to erase loss for week

Shanghai gains 4.8% on Friday but still down nearly 8% for week

Japan Post eyes freebies for IPO delivery

Brokers fret over how to make a very heavy package appealing

China stocks stage late rally

Surge ends five-day losing streak that wiped out trillions of dollars

China launches probes into brokerages

Authorities in fresh crackdown on market malpractice

China equities sink despite PBoC rate cut

Fresh easing measures fail to stem market decline

China cuts rates and pumps in liquidity

US markets give up gains after another day of turmoil

Stocks slide as China worries escalate

Dollar tumbles and Treasury yields slip

History lessons ruffled by quirky indices

Simple errors have largely been eliminated but oddities remain

Corporate Japan should open up more

Appointing foreigners means extra scrutiny for Japanese companies, writes Barbara Judge

China market distress echoes taper tantrum

Global sell-off intensifies as Beijing’s rescue measures fade

Stocks plunge as China worries intensify

Dow and Nasdaq enter correction territory