Sony set to fail Japan index test

Company’s losses mean likely ejection in August reshuffle

Europe firm as focus turns to US data

Tokyo shrugs off disappointing retail sales

Widodo win halts Indonesia market rally

Advances in stock market, rupiah and government bonds stall

Business as usual the Chinese way

What is going on in China fits a pattern of Beijing pushing reform

S&P 500 retreats from record high

Dollar hovers near five-month peak

China stock rally becomes annual event

Third quarter presents opportunities to buy back in after first-half lull

S&P 500 at record high as earnings please

Geopolitical worries take back seat

Long-term returns boosted by illiquidity

The less liquid a stock, the better it will perform over time

HK-Shanghai equities ‘train’ is on track

Conspiracy theories overlook effort of planning for trading move

Saudi stock market to open to foreigners

Global fund managers gain direct access to $530bn bourse

WH Group cuts valuation for rebooted IPO

Sino-US pork group pares price from HK$8 to HK$6.20 a share

Rate increases will test the market mood

Once the Fed raises rates in earnest it could be painful

Global stocks stabilise after tough week

Europe stock issues soar to surpass US

Growing confidence in economy spurs sellers and buyers of equity

China takes on ‘rat traders’ in probe

Investigation part of anti-corruption campaign

Nerves fray as Indonesia race tightens

Markets struggle as prospect of clear election winner fades

Bourses slip as Wall Street takes holiday

Backdrop for risk assets stays positive

Dow 17,000 and the bull case for stocks

There are grounds for buying US shares despite high levels

BSE trading halted by network glitch

Network outage causes 2-hour shutdown

Dubai stocks gyrate as bull run ends

Volatility attributed in part to governance crisis at Arabtec