Wed 23 Aug 2017 | 7:50 EDT

Typhoon batters Hong Kong and south China, three dead in Macau 7:03am EDT

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Typhoon Hato, a maximum category 10 storm, slammed into Hong Kong on Wednesday lashing the Asian financial hub with wind and rain that uprooted trees and forced most businesses to close, while in some places big waves flooded seaside streets.  Full Article

Euro, bond yields rise on buoyant business surveys 5:24am EDT 

LONDON (Reuters) - The European single currency and euro zone government bond yields rose on Wednesday after a survey showed the bloc's manufacturing businesses clocked up their best month of growth in six-and-a-half years.  Full Article