China Shanghai Rubber Futures Closing Prices, Volume

TODAY: Aug. 30, 2015 PUB DATE: July 7, 2015

Tuesday, July 7 2015 Natural Rubber Turnover: 677,838 lots Open High Low Settle Prev. Change Vol Open Settle Interest Jul-15 12,835 12,835 12,450 12,600 12,765 -165 14 174 Aug-15 12,490 12,955 -465 0 166 Sep-15 12,650 12,890 12,450 12,675 12,945 ...

Utility Tariffs to Boost Russian Inflation - Minister

TODAY: Aug. 30, 2015 PUB DATE: July 7, 2015

By Olga Razumovskaya MOSCOW--Russia's inflation rate will accelerate slightly in July compared with the previous month due to an increase in utility tariffs, according to the country's economy minister, Alexei Ulyukayev. Mr. Ulyukayev, speaking on the sidelines of a meeting ...

French Trade Deficit Widens in May

TODAY: Aug. 30, 2015 PUB DATE: July 7, 2015

By Noemie Bisserbe PARIS--France's trade deficit widened in May from April, as the country's auto-related imports rise and exports slip, the customs office said Tuesday. France recorded a 4 billion euro ($4.41 billion) trade deficit in May, compared with a ...

European Stocks Fall -- 3rd Update

TODAY: Aug. 30, 2015 PUB DATE: July 7, 2015

By Josie Cox and Tommy Stubbington European stocks fell Tuesday as investors sought safer assets while eurozone decision makers met for what could be a final effort to keep Greece in the currency union. The Stoxx Europe 600 was down ...

IMF Reiterates Call for Fed to Hold Off on Rate Rise Until 2016

TODAY: Aug. 30, 2015 PUB DATE: July 7, 2015

WASHINGTON?The Federal Reserve risks stalling the U.S. economy by raising interest rates too early, the International Monetary Fund warned Tuesday as it detailed further its call for the central bank to delay a move until 2016. The IMF's push for ...

Russian Currency Reserve Map Unlikely to Change Significantly -- Minister

TODAY: Aug. 30, 2015 PUB DATE: July 7, 2015

By Olga Razumovskaya MOSCOW--The distribution of Russia's currency reserves "won't fundamentally change," Russian Economy Minister Alexei Ulyukayev said on the sidelines of the meeting of BRICS trade ministers Tuesday. Russia has toyed with the idea of diversifying its reserves away ...

U.S. Retail Sales Fall in June From May -- Redbook

TODAY: Aug. 30, 2015 PUB DATE: July 7, 2015

By Tess Stynes National chain-store sales fell 1.4% in June from the comparable period in May, according to Redbook Research's latest indicator, released Tuesday. The index's decline compared with a target for a decrease of 1.3%. The Johnson Redbook Sales ...

European Stocks Fall -- 5th Update

TODAY: Aug. 30, 2015 PUB DATE: July 7, 2015

By Josie Cox and Tommy Stubbington Frustration at an apparent lack of progress in last ditch-efforts to keep Greece in the eurozone jolted markets Tuesday, with stocks falling sharply for a second day and safe-harbor assets rallying. Markets in Europe ...

Sugar Turns Negative as Currency Outweighs Fundamentals

TODAY: Aug. 30, 2015 PUB DATE: July 7, 2015

By Christian Berthelsen Sugar futures turned sharply lower as the dollar strengthened, wiping out early gains that came as investor optimism on supply-demand fundamentals strengthened. The October sugar contract rose as high as 1.7% in early trading, but steadily edged ...

EMC to Sell Dropbox Rival Syncplicity

TODAY: Aug. 30, 2015 PUB DATE: July 7, 2015

By Don Clark EMC Corp. is ending a three-year foray into the kinds of data-storage services offered by Dropbox Inc. and Box Inc., agreeing to sell control of its Syncplicity business to investment firm Skyview Capital LLC. Financial terms of ...

BRICS Bank to Start Financing Projects By End of Year--Russia Fin Min

TODAY: Aug. 30, 2015 PUB DATE: July 7, 2015

By Olga Razumovskaya MOSCOW--The New Development Bank of the BRICS countries will start financing its first projects by the end of the year, Russia's Finance Minister Anton Siluanov said on Tuesday. Earlier this year, the BRICS states--Brazil, Russia, India, China ...

Fed Orders Santander's U.S. Units to Improve Risk Management -- Update

TODAY: Aug. 30, 2015 PUB DATE: July 7, 2015

By Ryan Tracy And Jeannette Neumann The Federal Reserve is requiring Banco Santander SA to make sweeping risk management improvements at its U.S. subsidiaries, highlighting the bank's repeated failure to address the regulator's concerns about its U.S. operations. The Fed, ...

Sugar Erases Early Gains as Dollar Moves Outweigh Fundamentals

TODAY: Aug. 30, 2015 PUB DATE: July 7, 2015

By Christian Berthelsen Sugar prices fell Tuesday as the dollar strengthened, wiping out early gains that came from investor optimism on supply and demand fundamentals. The October raw sugar contract rose as much as 1.7% in early trading but steadily ...

U.S. Grains, Soybeans Fall Amid Better Crop Prospects, Higher Dollar

TODAY: Aug. 30, 2015 PUB DATE: July 7, 2015

(Adds details and analyst comments) By Jesse Newman CHICAGO--U.S. grain and soybeans futures fell Tuesday amid an improved crop outlook and pressure from outside markets. Soybeans led the declines, dropping sharply following better-than-expected crop condition ratings released in a weekly ...