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    Japan's Nikkei share average rebounded on Tuesday as bargain hunters stepped in a day after Greek angst triggered a sharp fall, but uncertainty over China's efforts to rescue its slumping stock market capped further gains.

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    Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening about 12 points higher, or up 0.2 percent on Tuesday, according to financial bookmakers. * The UK blue chip index closed 0.8 percent lower at 6,535.68 points in the previous session.

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    GRAPHIC: Prices of commodities : http://link.reuters.com/xex94w. By Henning Gloystein SINGAPORE, July 7 -- China's stock market rout is injecting new stress into the already ravaged global commodity sector, with prices of copper, coal, natural gas and iron ore all falling back towards their 2015 lows.

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    LONDON, July 7 (Reuters) - Financial spreadbetters expected Britain's FTSE 100 to open up 12 points, or 0.2 percent higher, Germany's DAX to open 9 points higher, or up 0.1 percent, and France's CAC 40 to open up 2 points, or flat in percentage terms. MAJOR EUROPEAN COMPANIES REPORTING: Marks and Spencer Group PLC Q1 2015/2016 Marks and Spencer Group PLC Interim Management Statement Release ASOS PLC Q3 2015 ASOS PLC Trading Statement Release MAJOR MACROECONOMIC DATA/EVENTS (GMT) : 0545 CH Unemployment Rate 0600 DE Industrial output 0645 FR Trade data 0830 GB Industrial, Manufacturing Output 1230 US Trade data 1255 US Redbook ------------------------------------------------------------------------------ MARKET SNAPSHOT AT 0515 GMT: LAST PCT CHG NET CHG S&P 500 2,068.76 -0.39 % -8.02 NIKKEI 20378.49 1.32 % 266.37 MSCI ASIA EX-JP 461.17 -0.53 % -2.47 EUR/USD 1.1033 -0.2 % -0.0022 USD/JPY 122.59 0.03 % 0.0400 10-YR US TSY YLD 2.301 -- 0.02 10-YR BUND YLD 0.764 -- -0.01 SPOT GOLD $1,167.51 -0.18 % -$2.14 US CRUDE $53.00 0.89 % 0.47 > Asia shares win reprieve but Greece, China concerns weigh > US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St ends lower in volatile session > Nikkei rebounds; Greece, China in focus > TREASURIES-Yields fall on fears of Greek exit from euro zone > FOREX-Euro edges lower ahead of euro zone summit on Greece > PRECIOUS-Gold dips below $1,170 despite Greek debt crisis > METALS-London copper drifts, focus on Greece, China > Oil prices stabilise after massive selloff (Reporting by Alistair Smout)

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    Japanese government bond prices were little changed on Tuesday, their safe-haven appeal dulled for the moment by rebounding Tokyo shares. The benchmark 10-year JGB yield was unchanged at 0.46 percent. The 20-year yield inched down half a basis point, probably reflecting similar moves overnight in U.S. Treasuries.

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    * CSI300 and Shanghai Composite Index close down 1.3-1.8 pct. * ChiNext small-cap growth board ends down 5.1 percent. * Premier Li makes no mention of stock chaos in statement. * Another 200 companies seek trading suspension -report. * Big 5 banks up on targeted buying, up near 10 pct limit. By Samuel Shen and Pete Sweeney.

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    Chinese stocks declined Tuesday morning, returning to the loss column after the Chinese government's drastic market-stimulus efforts led to gains the previous day. The Shanghai Composite Index opened down 3.2%, then trimmed losses but remained 2% lower an hour into the session. In Hong Kong, however, the Hang Seng Index managed to rise 0.3%, though the mainland-China-tracking Hang Seng China Enterprises Index dropped 0.7%.

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    * Retail investors find buying opportunities after market dipped - analysts * Prolonged weakness in China market could become real risk to Japan - traders By Ayai Tomisawa TOKYO, July 7 - Japan's Nikkei share average rebounded on Tuesday as investors bought stocks on the dips, but uncertainty over Greece and China's efforts to rescue its slumping stock market capped gains in Tokyo.

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    Fret not, oil bulls: Once again China is riding to the rescue. Or maybe fret even more because of that. PetroChina (PTR) saw its mainland-listed A-shares jump almost 10% Monday.

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    Global equity markets fell on Tuesday and the euro hit a five-week low against the dollar as euro zone leaders held an emergency summit to discuss Greece's future in the currency bloc, while commodities sold off on China demand worries. Euro zone leaders were set to meet for an emergency summit on Greece's debt crisis.

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    Japanese stocks came bouncing back Tuesday morning, shrugging off foreign selling and a negative cue from the U.S. to focus instead on stock-positive drops for oil and the yen. The Nikkei Average was up 1.4% in the first 20 minutes of trade, biting off a large chunk of its 2.1% loss the previous day, while the Topix enjoyed a 1.3% gain. Despite a second day of net selling by foreign brokerages monitored by Dow Jones Newswires, as well as moderate losses on Wall Street, the blue chips took...

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    * SNB refuses to comment on intervention. * Aussie edges down as investors expect RBA to stand pat. The euro edged slightly lower in early Asian trading on Tuesday, but remained well off lows touched in the previous session ahead of a euro zone summit that investors hope might offer a way for Greece to climb out of its debt crisis.

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    With initial results from Greece late Sunday showing voters there had decided to reject the terms of their nation's bailout deal, European leaders were scrambling to figure out their next move, with a rush of meeting due in the coming hours. These are slated to include an emergency conference of top eurozone finance officials, as well as a meeting of European leaders Tuesday. But most important of all such gatherings will likely be the one that takes place Monday at the European...

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    China's stock market bailout probably won't work. A bigger question is why the country's leaders felt the need to do it in the first place. Beijing rolled out the Powell Doctrine of stock-market intervention over the weekend--overwhelming force on multiple fronts to prop up flagging stock prices.

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    The answer to the problems of Greek banks is simple: stable government, a credible economic plan and the prospect of economic recovery. The resounding "No" in Greece's referendum might have given them the first, but the other two are as far off as ever. Markets took the result in their stride Monday; by late morning the Stoxx Europe 600 was down less than 1%, with Italian and Portuguese banks suffering, and southern European government bond yields had risen only modestly.

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    * Canadian dollar ends at C$1.2652 or 79.04 U.S. cents * Bond prices higher across the maturity curve By Solarina Ho TORONTO, July 6 - The Canadian dollar stumbled to its weakest level against the greenback since April on Monday following oil prices lower after Greeks voted more than 60 percent against the terms of a debt bailout package in a referendum on Sunday.

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    * TSX ends down 88.82 points, or 0.60 percent, at 14,593.57. * Eight of the TSX's 10 main groups lower. By Alastair Sharp. Canada's main stock index slipped on Monday after Greek voters rejected debt bailout terms, endangering the country's future in the euro zone and pummeling oil prices.

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    Canada's main stock index closed lower on Monday, hurt by a slump in oil prices as investors pulled back after Greece's rejection of debt bailout terms. The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index unofficially ended down 88.82 points, or 0.60 percent, at 14,593.57. Eight of its 10 main sectors fell.