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  • Aug 3- American International Group Inc, the largest commercial insurer in the United States and Canada, reported a quarterly operating profit that breezed past analysts' estimates, and boosted its share buyback by up to $5 billion. The insurer's results were driven by investments in one of China's biggest insurers and earnings from aircraft leasing company...

  • Aug 3- Insurer American International Group Inc reported a 5.6 percent jump in quarterly operating profit, driven by investments in one of China's biggest insurers and earnings from aircraft leasing company AerCap. The operating income was bumped up by a more than doubling in pretax earnings to $127 million from AerCap Holdings NV, the world's largest...

  • Xiaomi Mi 4i smartphones are displayed on a screen during a news conference in Hong Kong, May 5, 2015.

    After dipping for two quarters, Xiaomi reclaimed its spot as the top smartphone maker in China during the second quarter, beating Apple and Huawei.

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 3- In the weeks leading up to a critical annual U.S. report on human trafficking that publicly shames the world's worst offenders, human rights experts at the State Department concluded that trafficking conditions hadn't improved in Malaysia and Cuba. And in China, they found, things had grown worse. As a result, not only Malaysia, Cuba and China, but...

  • An image from "Star Wars: Episode VII The Force Awakens"

    Looking at other global blockbusters and bullish developments since those movie releases, Stifel analyst Mogil raised his price target on Disney.

  • Citadel account suspended in China

    Citadel, a U.S.-based hedge fund, has a trading account suspended in China.

  • Wall Street is delusional over China and missing the real message in plunging commodities, says Michael Pento.

  • *July PMI in China curbs risk sentiment. LONDON, Aug 3- Weak data from China helped push oil prices to their lowest in six months on Monday, knocking the Canadian dollar, and sent Asian stocks close to their 2015 lows. The S&P 500, Dow Jones Industrial and Nazdaq markets all looked set to open little changed, shrugging off the troubles of Greece whose stock market...

  • Commodities signaling big slowdown ahead for China

    Jing Ulrich, JPMorgan Chase, discusses China's turbulent summer as the central government tries to stabilize the market amid weak economic data.

  • China freezes a Citadel account amid probe

    CNBC's Eunice Yoon reports China's market regulator has suspended trading of a Citadel brokerage account while investigating suspected trading irregularities.

  • *HSBC to sell Brazil arm to Bradesco for $5.2 bln. HONG KONG/ LONDON, Aug 3- HSBC Holdings beat expectations with a 10 percent rise in first-half profit thanks to a strong performance in Hong Kong and said it had agreed a $5.2 billion sale of its business in Brazil. HSBC said its first-half profit growth was driven by an investing frenzy in Hong Kong among individual...

  • SHENZHEN, China _ Nam Tai Property Inc. on Monday reported second-quarter net income of $816,000, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. The Shenzhen, China- based company said it had profit of 2 cents per share. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • *China July factory activity weaker than feared. *Soft China demand weighs on its export-reliant Asia neighbors. LONDON/ SYDNEY, Aug 3- Economic headwinds facing Chinese manufacturers intensified last month, with conditions deteriorating to their weakest level in two years, while euro zone factories largely shrugged off Greece's brush with bankruptcy.

  • LONDON, Aug 3- Copper prices hit six-year lows on Monday as manufacturing data from top consumer China and a slide in Shanghai equities reinforced concern about economic growth prospects. The metal used in power and construction was at $5,161 at 0942 GMT from $5,230 at Friday's close. July manufacturing activity in China fell at its fastest pace in two years,...

  • *Stocks in Shanghai, Shenzhen end broadly down. SHANGHAI, Aug 3- China's markets regulator has frozen a trading account linked to Citadel Securities, a unit of the U.S. group that also owns hedge fund Citadel LLC, as Beijing battles against speculators to prop up China's ailing stock markets. The Shanghai and Shenzhen markets fell again on Monday, undermined by...

  • LONDON, Aug 3- The Greek stock market slumped when it reopened on Monday after being shut down for five weeks, while weak data from China helped push oil prices to their lowest in six months and Asian stocks close to their 2015 lows. Surveys showed China's factory activity contracted by the most in two years, ensuring a three-month sell-off in commodity and...

  • Experts aim to determine whether the part comes from the plane, which disappeared on March 8, 2014, en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing with 239 people on board. The fragment was found on the French Indian Ocean island of Reunion and returned to the French mainland last week. Before the part arrived in France, investigators had a high-degree of confidence that...

  • China: 'Continued deterioration' in manufacturing

    China's July manufacturing PMI was at a two-year low. Richard Iley, chief economist of emerging markets at BNP Paribas, discusses the economy.

  • HONG KONG, Aug 3- Hong Kong's benchmark Hang Seng index ended lower on Monday, tracking China indexes on weak factory activity, but buying interest in HSBC after it posted forecast-beating results pulled the blue-chip index off its low. HSBC beat expectations with a 10 percent rise in first-half profit on Monday and said it had agreed on the sale of its...

  • *HSBC to sell Brazil unit to Bradesco for $5.2 bln. HONG KONG, Aug 3- HSBC Holdings beat expectations with a 10 percent rise in first-half profit on Monday, driven by a strong performance in Hong Kong, and said it had agreed the sale of its unprofitable Brazilian unit. HSBC has become increasingly reliant on Hong Kong for profits as its businesses in Europe, the United...