SINGAPORE, Sept 1 Oil prices fell more than 3 percent in early Asian trade on Tuesday, with investors taking profits after Brent and U.S.
Last week, it looked like markets had bullied the US Federal Reserve into delaying interest rate increases, but over the weekend one of the central bank's most senior and respected policymakers fought back.
Gold rose after a factory gauge in China shrank to a three-year low, signaling a deeper slowdown in the world's second-biggest economy and casting doubt on when the U.S.
Shoppers were happy to show off the Blue Bell ice cream made in Alabama but sold in Brenham as cartons were stocked early Monday in parts of Texas.
Indian growth slowed by more than expected in the quarter to June, a setback for Prime Minister Narendra Modi that will prompt more urgent calls from his aides for interest rate cuts.