Shanghai stocks down, Japan and Hong Kong up on Monday

The Shanghai Composite gave up 0.17% after closing down 0.17% ... Last week, U.S. stocks closed higher on Friday, buoyed by data showing a return to growth in the labor market, after the number of US jobs created in June topped expectations suggesting ... ( read original story ...)

China stocks regulator approves 9 IPOs to raise $620 mln

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China's securities regulator said it has approved nine initial public offerings (IPOs) that aim to raise a combined total of up to 4.2 billion yuan ($620 million). Four of the approved IPOs are on the Shanghai bourse, one on the ... ( read original story ...)