Obama briefed on global financial markets: White House US stocks down about 4% as sell-off resumes US oil finishes below $40, first time since 2009 The collapse of the ruble stopped the sale of package tours abroad BlackMonday: London's FTSE closes down 4.67%, loses over £60bn Chinese authorities issued notice to state media to censor negative market reports following BlackMonday €230bn has been wiped off the value of Europe’s 300 largest companies this morning Europe's FTSE EuroFirst 300 set for worst month since 2008, down 12 pct in August Geoje Daewoo marine tanker fire killed 1, 1 worker missedOil currencies hit by Brent drop below $45 -- ruble of Russia approaching all-time low KRG sold $1 bln worth of oil since May via Turkey, with Israel buying most amid Erbil-Baghdad rupture & ISIS fightAlexei Ulyukayev did not exclude the fall in oil prices below $401 US Dollar equals 71.00 Russian Ruble China's Shanghai composite index drops 8.5 percent in sell-off that wipes out 2015 gains Already the dollar cost over 70 rubles, jumped up as soon as the currency exchange in Moscow opened. Hong Kong HSI down 5% in afternoon trading.Asia stocks slump as China falls gather pace, yen rallies Israel turns to Iraq's Kurds for three-quarters of its oil supplies, reports @FT China's cabinet approves and publishes new rules for domestic pension funds to allow them invest up to 30% of all assets in stocks Technology Valley: 1 Apple 2 Google 3 Salesforce 4 Facebook 5 Oracle 6 Cisco 7 Intel 8 Uber 9 Airbnb Medvedev: the weakening of the ruble linked to the fall of oil prices Pakistan Is Buying New Attack Helicopters From RussiaSharp drop of the ruble brought down the national currency of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and TadzhikistanDollar falls to lowest level in nearly 2 months as stock selloff continuesTurkey’s defense contractors received USD 11 billion in orders for 2014Currency traders think Saudi Arabia's currency peg could be next to go Twitter falls below IPO price of $26 Burgan Bank's redemption threat rattles Middle East bond market 'Female Viagra' maker Sprout agrees $1bn takeoverU.S. home sales reach fresh post-recession high of 5.59 million in July

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24 August 2015
BlackMonday: London's FTSE closes down 4.67%, loses over £60bn
Chinese authorities issued notice to state media to censor negative market reports following BlackMonday
Geoje Daewoo marine tanker fire killed 1, 1 worker missed
Oil currencies hit by Brent drop below $45 -- ruble of Russia approaching all-time low
Alexei Ulyukayev did not exclude the fall in oil prices below $40
Already the dollar cost over 70 rubles, jumped up as soon as the currency exchange in Moscow opened.
Asia stocks slump as China falls gather pace, yen rallies
Israel turns to Iraq's Kurds for three-quarters of its oil supplies, reports @FT
Technology Valley: 1 Apple 2 Google 3 Salesforce 4 Facebook 5 Oracle 6 Cisco 7 Intel 8 Uber 9 Airbnb
Turkey’s defense contractors received USD 11 billion in orders for 2014
Currency traders think Saudi Arabia's currency peg could be next to go