An investor stands in front of an electronic board showing stock information at a brokerage house in Shanghai, China, August 18, 2015.  Chinese stocks plunged on Tuesday as the yuan weakened against the dollar, reigniting fears that Beijing may be intent on a deeper devaluation of the currency despite the central bank's comments that it sees no reason for a further slide. REUTERS/Stringer CHINA OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN CHINA
Economy

China, Hong Kong stocks pull back

China stocks corrected on Monday morning after a 10% rally over the past two sessions, as regulators took fresh measures to crack down on speculation and trading misbehaviours.

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Sports

Sharapova pulls out of US Open

The Russian world number three has been struggling with a muscle strain in her right leg and has not played a competitive match since losing to Serena Williams in the Wimbledon semi-finals just over seven weeks ago.

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