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

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.


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.