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BATS
+90.50
+2.55%
British American Tobacco PLC
HL/
+25.00
+2.17%
Hargreaves Lansdown PLC
BARC
+5.55
+1.98%
Barclays PLC
EXPN
+20.00
+1.73%
Experian PLC

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CPG
-42.00
-3.87%
Compass Group PLC
RSA
-13.00
-2.51%
RSA Insurance Group PLC
CPI
-30.00
-2.33%
Capita PLC
ANTO
-6.50
-1.11%
Antofagasta PLC

China Is Trying to Engineer a Soft Landing: Sullivan

Haitong International Securities Sales Trading Managing Director Andrew Sullivan discusses China’s stock market and the government’s measures to keep it stable. He speaks to Bloomberg’s David Ingles, Shery Ahn, Yvonne Man and Rishaad Salamat on “Asia Edge.” (Source: Bloomberg)

Latest Markets Videos

Goldman Sachs Makes Play to Be Tech-Investing Powerhouse

Goldman Sachs is making a play to become one of the most influential investors in technology startups. Its activities rival those of the top venture capital firms in Silicon Valley. Bloomberg's Katrina Brooker has more on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg)

Total's 12% Output Growth Is 'Phenomenal,' Says Scaroni

Total SA's 12 percent output growth is "phenomenal" according to Paolo Scaroni, deputy chairman at NM Rothschild & Sons Ltd. and former chief executive officer of Eni SpA. Scaroni also said he expects oil prices to stay low for the rest of the decade. He spoke with Manus Cranny on Bloomberg's "The Pulse." (Source: Bloomberg)

Total Profit Beats Estimates

Total SA posted a better-than-expected profit in the second quarter after production and refining surged, almost making up for a crude price slump. The shares rose the most in almost three weeks.

Bayer: MaterialScience Listing May Come Before Mid-2016

Bayer AG's spinoff or initial public offering of its MaterialScience plastics unit may come earlier than mid-2016, says Chief Executive Officer Marijn Dekkers. He spoke with Jonathan Ferro on Bloomberg's "On the Move" as second-quarter earnings beat analysts’ estimates. (Source: Bloomberg)

Oil Majors Facing 'Ugly Environment': Morilla-Giner

Oil majors including Total SA and BP Plc are facing a "very ugly environment" following a tumble in crude oil prices, according to Pau Morilla-Giner, chief investment officer of London & Capital Group Ltd. He spoke in an interview with Jonathan Ferro on Bloomberg Television's "On the Money." Bloomberg's Javier Blas also participated in the discussion. (Source: Bloomberg)

We're Trying to Avoid Destroying the Planet: McGann

Smurfit Kappa CEO Gary McGann discusses his company’s earnings, their business strategy for the future and where he sees growth. He speaks to Bloomberg’s Anna Edwards on “Countdown.” (Source: Bloomberg)

Fed Will Hike Rates in December: Redeker

Morgan Stanley Head of Global FX Strategy Hans Redeker discusses the Federal Reserve statement due out later today, when the Fed will hike interest rates and the impact of the rate hike on global currencies. He speaks to Bloomberg’s Anna Edwards on “Countdown.” (Source: Bloomberg)

China Is Trying to Engineer a Soft Landing: Sullivan

Haitong International Securities Sales Trading Managing Director Andrew Sullivan discusses China’s stock market and the government’s measures to keep it stable. He speaks to Bloomberg’s David Ingles, Shery Ahn, Yvonne Man and Rishaad Salamat on “Asia Edge.” (Source: Bloomberg)

China Gov't to Support Stocks at Current Levels: Goetti

Hans Goetti, head of investment for Asia at Banque Internationale a Luxembourg SA, talks about the tumble for Chinese stocks that began last month and expecations that the government will prevent a further rout. He speaks from Singapore with Rishaad Salamat on Bloomberg Television's "Asia Edge." (Source: Bloomberg)

Stocks

Valuation Cycle Reverses in China

The Shanghai Composite continues its decline with stocks down more than 11% since July 23. Bloomberg Intelligence’s Tim Craighead discusses the Chinese stock market on “Trending Business.” (Source: Bloomberg)

China Stock Meltdown Adds Exit-Strategy Conundrum

Exit strategies used to be the preoccupation of Pentagon planners. Nowadays, it’s more a province for central bank watchers, since the Federal Reserve gorged on trillions of dollars of mortgage and government debt. Bloomberg's Enda Curran has more on "Trending Business." (Source: Bloomberg)

How Long Is the Global Oil Glut Going to Last?

Oil resumed its decline in a bear market before U.S. government data forecast to show the nation’s crude inventories expanded for a second week. Bloomberg's Dan Murtaugh has more on "First Up." (Source: Bloomberg)

Kiwi Climbs to Two Week High

Bloomberg’s Juliette Saly reports on the latest stories moving the FX market on “First Up.” (Source: Bloomberg)

Why China's Stock Market Plunge May Be Good News

The 8.5 percent slide in the Shanghai Composite Index is actually a development that could leave China better off eight years from now. Bloomberg View's Willie Pesek has more on "First Up." (Source: Bloomberg)