SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Oil fell about 1 percent on Monday after posting its first monthly rise since June, pressured by continued weakness in China 's vast manufacturing sector and higher Libyan crude output.
* Libya output recovers to 400,000 bpd -NOC official (Adds China HSBC PMI data, analyst quotes, updates prices)
BEIJING (Reuters) - Activity in China 's factory sector edged up to a seven-month high in February but export orders shrank and deflationary pressures persisted, a private business survey showed, adding to the view that yet more interest rate cuts will be needed.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian stocks edged higher on Monday as China 's weekend interest rate cut partially offset soft U.S. data, while the dollar hit a five-week high against the euro.
* MSCI's Asia-Pacific stock index up 0.1 pct after China rate cut
HONG KONG, March 01 (Fitch) Fitch Ratings says China 's implementation of a second-generation solvency regime - the China Risk-Oriented Solvency System (C-ROSS) - will prompt Chinese insurers' to overhaul their investment strategies
SINGAPORE, March 2 (IFR) - China Three Gorges Corp , the operator of the world's largest hydroelectric power project, is joining a line of state-run Chinese companies looking to issue bonds overseas for the first time.
following statement was released by the rating agency) SINGAPORE, March 01 (Fitch) Fitch Ratings has assigned Oversea- Chinese Banking Corp's (OCBC; AA-/Stable) proposed AUD floating rate notes due 2019 an expected rating of 'AA-(EXP
SHANGHAI, March 2 (Reuters) - China stocks were up in volatile trade on Monday morning after the country's central bank cut benchmark interest rates over the weekend, with property stocks rising and banking shares giving up early gains.
* Shares at multi-year highs (Adds analysis, quotes, stocks on the move)