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The Euro Is the New Yen

Bloomberg's Zeb Eckert reports on the latest stories moving the FX markets on "First Up." (Source: Bloomberg)

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Obayashi Corp
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ABC-Mart Inc
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Alfresa Holdings Corp

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NOK Corp
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Koito Manufacturing Co Ltd
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Eisai Co Ltd

Asian Stocks Drop as China Manufacturing Slump Boosts Yen, Gold

Asian stocks showed no sign of shaking off last month’s worst selloff since 2012, sinking with U.S. index futures as a gauge of Chinese manufacturing fell to a three-year low. The yen rallied with gold, while oil pulled back after entering a bull market.

Latest Markets Videos

Berkshire Bets Americans Are Still Thirsty for Gasoline

In its most significant energy investment in two years, Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway has amassed a $4.5 billion stake in Phillips 66, making it the biggest shareholder in the largest U.S. oil refiner. Bloomberg's Bradley Olson reports on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg)

Zijin Mining to Accelerate Overseas Deals: Chairman

Chen Jinghe, chairman of Zijin Mining Group Co., China’s most profitable gold producer, talks about strategy and prices for the metal. Zijin said first-half earnings rose by about 21 percent. Chen speaks in a Bloomberg Television interview. (Translated excerpts. Source: Bloomberg)

Gold to Fluctuate Around $1,200: Zijin

Gold has been on a wild ride this month after the devaluation of the yuan, but the operator of China's biggest gold mine remains cautiously optimistic on the metal. In a rare interview, Zijin Mining's chairman told Bloomberg he expects bullion to be under pressure for some time. Bloomberg Intelligence's Yi Zhu discusses the metal on "Trending Business." (Source: Bloomberg)

Why Alternatives Are Key During Market Extremes

Blue Sky Alternative Investments CEO Mark Sowerby discusses investing in alternative assets during market extremes and his strategy for growth. He speaks to Bloomberg's Rishaad Salamat on "Trending Business." (Source: Bloomberg)

Concerns Over Asean Default Risks Mount

Southeast Asia’s biggest companies have increased debt sixfold since the regional financial crisis, stoking concern over default risks as investors draw parallels with the 1998 meltdown. Bloomberg's David Ingles reports on "First Up." (Source: Bloomberg)

The Euro Is the New Yen

Bloomberg's Zeb Eckert reports on the latest stories moving the FX markets on "First Up." (Source: Bloomberg)

Probes of China's Market Crimes Intensifies

China is intensifying its investigations into alleged market crimes such as insider trading, malicious short-selling and spreading of rumors. The probe has now ensnared one of China's most well-known female executives. Bloomberg's Stephen Engle reports on "First Up." (Source: Bloomberg)

Toshiba Finds New Accounting Issues, Postpones Results

Toshiba uncovered 10 new cases of accounting problems, including at a U.S. unit, prompting it to miss a regulator’s deadline for submission of its fiscal 2014 earnings release. Bloomberg's Shery Ahn has more on "First Up." (Source: Bloomberg)

Stocks

Gross's Bullish Bond Call Was Right for a While Until They Fell

Gross, who built the Pimco Total Return Fund into the world’s biggest bond fund, said China’s decision pointed to weak global economic growth, lower inflation worldwide and support for long-term Treasuries. Benchmark 10-year yields slid to 1.90 percent on Aug. 24, the lowest level since April, while inflation expectations tumbled.

U.S. Currency Probe Expands to Russia, Brazil Trades

U.S. prosecutors have expanded their probe of currency-market manipulation by some of the world’s largest banks to include the Russian ruble and Brazilian real, according to two people familiar with the matter.

BNY Mellon Says It Priced Funds Through Friday After Failure

Bank of New York Mellon Corp., which has been plagued for the past week with computer problems that prevented it from providing prices for mutual funds and exchange-traded funds, said a new version of the technology has provided values for both through Friday.

Tesla's New Car Is So Good, It Literally Broke the Consumer Reports Scale

What's better than perfect?

Alibaba Investors Backpedal as China Slowdown Saps Sales Growth

The rush that drove Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. to a record U.S. initial public offering has turned into a retreat a year later as the Chinese online retailer is beset by the slowest economic growth in 25 years and a domestic stock selloff that has shaken global investor confidence.

Deep Dive: Carry Trade, Economy

On today's "Deep Dive," Bloomberg's Alix Steel and Scarlet Fu take a look at carry trade and the economy. They speak on "What'd You Miss?" (Source: Bloomberg)