China suspended initial public offerings, while brokerages pledged to buy shares and state media urged investors not to panic as officials intensified efforts to stop the steepest plunge in equities since 1992.
U.S. employers likely hired at another strong pace in June, a sign that the job market is nearing full health and giving the Federal Reserve reason to raise interest rates as early as September.
FRANKFURT - No matter which way the Greek vote goes, the European Central Bank on Monday will face a series of agonizing decisions.
The Legislature's decision this summer to bring its gold cache home was hailed by many conservatives, and even some on the left, who are suspicious of the federal government.
LONDON: Oil prices came under pressure this week from concerns about Greece's future in the eurozone and the possibility of higher Iranian crude supplies.