Asia shares were mostly higher Monday, as investors brushed off weak Chinese manufacturing data and bought up technology stocks in Japan.
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Poor manufacturing data could signal the end of a hot streak for UK growth. Surveys of the nation's manufacturing sector saw an unexpected fall this August, as purchasing managers' index (PMI) figures dropped from 54.8 to 52.5.
The prospect of the first ever default in China's rapidly expanding shadow banking sector sent shockwaves through financial markets this year.
The British bank Barclays said on Sunday that it had agreed to sell its retail and corporate banking business in Spain to CaixaBank for 800 million euros, or slightly more than $1 billion, the latest development in its plan to streamline itself by selling noncore ...