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    * China concerns fuel safe-haven bids. * Month-end buying boosts Treasuries prices. * Fed's Fischer's comments cap short-dated note gains. By Sam Forgione. U.S. safe-haven Treasuries prices rose on Monday on continued concerns over China and emerging market economies, while month-end buying gave longer-dated Treasuries prices a greater boost.

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    By Myra P. Saefong and Eric Yep, MarketWatch. EIA cuts June U.S. oil output estimate. Oil futures headed lower on Monday as persistent concerns surrounding demand from China and the global glut of crude supplies contributed to a drop below $45 a barrel for U.S. prices, which are poised for a monthly loss of more than 6%.

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    * European shares head for worst month in four years. * China worries, Fed outlook spook investors. * Dollar loses ground against basket of currencies. * Oil drops. By Caroline Valetkevitch. NEW YORK, Aug 31 - World stock indexes fell while oil prices dropped on Monday amid persistent investor concerns about slowing growth in China and the prospect of higher U.S. interest rates.

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    German bond yields held firm in holiday-thinned trading on Monday, failing to take much impetus from better-than-expected euro zone inflation data or efforts by policymakers to play down the impact of China's slowing economy.

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    Eni shares surge after discovery of' supergiant' gas field. European stocks were poised to close their worst month in years with more losses on Monday, as major oil companies fell on the heels of lower oil prices. The Stoxx Europe 600 fell 0.4% to 362.01, leaving it poised for a monthly loss of 8.7%.

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    By Anora Mahmudova and Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch. Fed rate uncertainty weighs on markets. U.S. stocks moved lower on Monday as investors continued to fret about slowdown in China and the possibility that the Federal Reserve might increase interest rates next month.

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    * Bond prices rise across the maturity curve TORONTO, Aug 31 (Reuters) - The Canadian dollar weakened against the U.S. dollar on Monday as volatile crude prices retreated and as investors positioned for month-end trading and ahead of a busy week for economic data. Oil prices slid after staging their biggest two-day rally in six years last week, on renewed worries over excess supply and China's slowing economy. After a quiet period on the economic data front, investors are turning their attentions to this week's Canadian data including second quarter growth data on Tuesday, trade balance figures for July on Thursday, and job numbers for August from both sides of the border on Friday. * At 9:30 a.m. EDT (1330 GMT), the Canadian dollar was trading at C$1.3291 to the greenback, or 75.24 U.S. cents, softer than the Bank of Canada's official close of C$1.3215, or 75.67 U.S. cents on Friday. * The currency's strongest level of the session was C$1.32, while its weakest level was C$1.3303. * On the data front, Canada's current account deficit narrowed slightly in the second quarter of 2015 to C$17.40 billion, but was greater than the C$16.90 billion shortfall predicted by analysts. * U.S. crude prices were down 0.91 percent to $44.81, while Brent crude lost 1.72 percent to $49.19. * Canadian government bond prices were higher across the maturity curve, with the two-year price up 1.5 Canadian cents to yield 0.409 percent and the benchmark 10-year rising 29 Canadian cents to yield 1.411 percent. * The Canada-U.S. two-year bond spread narrowed to -30.5 basis points, while the 10-year spread narrowed to -73.3 basis points. (Reporting by Solarina Ho Editing by W Simon)

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    Canada's main stock index opened lower on Monday following last week's rally as energy stocks, pinched by cheaper crude prices, led declines. The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index was down 72.13 points, or 0.52 percent, at 13,792.94, shortly after the open.

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    Brazil's currency and stock market both sank in opening trade on Monday after local media reported on Sunday that President Dilma Rousseff will send Congress a 2016 budget with a primary deficit after she abandoned plans to reinstate an unpopular tax to raise revenues next year.

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    U.S. stock futures tumbled in early trade on Monday, partly due to comments that China's government will no longer support the stock market via big purchases of stock. Futures for the Dow industrials fell 182 points, or 1%, to 16,478, while those for the S&P 500 index dropped 21.70 points, or 1%, to 1,968. Futures for the Nasdaq 100 lost 41 points, or nearly 1%, to 4,292.50. Investors were also mulling over comments from the Federal Reserve's Jackson Hole Symposium over the weekend,.

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    Asia stocks have worst month in more than three years. Asian stock markets closed their worst monthly performance in more than three years in August, as shares struggled to recover from a global selloff sparked by worries about China. A slowdown in China's economy, magnified by a surprise devaluation of the Chinese yuan earlier this month, accelerated a rout in Shanghai that spread across the globe, pushing down everything from stocks in the U.S. and Europe, to commodities and...

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    * Euro STOXX 50, DAX, CAC down 1 pct. * DAX and CAC head for worst month in 4 years. * UK stock market closed for holiday. By Atul Prakash. European shares fell on Monday, with Germany's DAX and France's CAC on track for their worst month in four years, hit by sliding Chinese stocks and prospects of a near-term U.S. rate increase.

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    China stocks fell sharply on Monday before recovering much of their losses as regulators cracked down on speculators which Beijing blames for a 40 percent crash in the country's stock markets since June. Both main indexes plunged more than 4 percent at one point, pulling down markets across Asia, before paring losses in the afternoon.

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    European shares fell on Monday, with Germany's DAX and France's CAC on track for their worst month in four years, plagued by sliding Chinese stocks and the threat of a U.S. rate increase as early as September. At 0706 GMT, the DAX, the CAC and the euro zone's Euro STOXX 50 were down 0.5 to 0.6 percent.

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    China's government has decided it will no longer make big stock purchases to support its stock market, and instead plans to go after those it believes are responsible for causing recent volatility, The Financial Times reported on Monday. The collapse in equities last week was partially blamed on a lack of support by authorities who have been intervening since early July. Around $200 billion has been spent on the market by a "national team" of state-owned investment funds and...