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10 things you need to know in markets today

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Good morning! Here are the 10 things you need to know in markets on Thursday.

Oil is tanking to 13-year lows. The commodity smashed through an 11-year low on Wednesday but still shows no signs of finding the floor. Brent is down 4.09% at $32.92 (£22.51) at 6.30 a.m. GMT (1.30 a.m. ET), while US crude oil is down 3.66% at $32.73 (£22.38).

Chinese stock markets shut prematurely again on Thursday after falling more than 7%. China’s stock market regulator, the CSRC, has announced further restrictive measures in an attempt to prevent a further market rout following the close of trade read more >>>

Source : BusinessInsider.Com