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  • LONDON, Oct 9- Oil rose over $113 a barrel on Tuesday after two days of losses, with tensions in the Middle East and the risk of supply disruptions outweighing concerns about sluggish global demand.

  • Oct 9- India's mobile phone subscriber base declined by 5.13 million in August, the second straight monthly fall, as carriers in the world's second-biggest wireless market continued to disconnect inactive users in a clean-up drive. China, the world's biggest mobile phone market, had 1.07 billion mobile subscribers in August.

  • SINGAPORE/ BEIJING, Oct 9- China's Sinopec has started work to build Southeast Asia's largest oil storage terminal at Indonesia's Batam Free Trade Zone, industry sources said on Tuesday. Industry sources said the project was originally planned as a joint-venture between the Chinese refiner and OilTanking, a unit of the privately held Marquard& Bahls.

  • LONDON, Oct 9- Oil rose to around $113 a barrel on Tuesday after two days of losses, with tensions in the Middle East and the risk of supply disruptions outweighing concerns about sluggish global demand.

  • *Fed to buy $1.75 bln to $2.25 bln in long-dated debt. Treasuries prices rose on Tuesday in advance of a three-year debt sale as safe-haven bids for bonds emerged on anxiety about weak global growth and Greece's ability to meet the terms of a bailout.

  • The single European currency slipped after a meeting of euro zone finance ministers on Monday dashed investors' hopes of a bailout for Spain's troubled economy, with ministers insisting that Madrid was still able to fund itself via capital markets.

  • Oct 9- China Hydroelectric Corp:. price; appoints Yun Pun Wong and Moonkyung Kim to audit committee.

  • The U.S. House of Representatives' Intelligence Committee urged American companies on Monday to stop doing business with Huawei Technologies Co Ltd and ZTE Corp., warning that China could use equipment made by the companies to spy on certain communications and threaten vital systems through computerized links.

  • Langone: Romney & Education

    Kenneth Langone, Invemed Associates chairman & president, discusses education in America and says "America has a serious crisis in educating our children in public schools," and that "we will get to [this issue] a lot quicker if we have a change in the White House."

  • The U.S. House of Representatives' Intelligence Committee urged American companies on Monday to stop doing business with Huawei Technologies Co Ltd and ZTE Corp., warning that China could use equipment made by the companies to spy on certain communications and threaten vital systems through computerized links.

  • *The euro zone economy faces a long, uphill road to recovery and the bloc is still suffering from a crisis of confidence, European Central Bank President Mario Draghi said. *Euro zone finance ministers believe that Spain's budget cuts should take into account its weak economy, Spain's economy minister said, adding Madrid would work to limit economic recession.

  • *Alcoa to start earnings season after the close. The IMF warnings come on the heels of a lowered forecast for growth in the East Asia-Pacific region by the World Bank on concerns China's slowdown could last longer than expected.

  • What's Going on Inside the Jobs Numbers

    CNBC's Rick Santelli and Steve Liesman provide an update on jobs, and In a wide-ranging interview, Kenneth Langone, Invemed Associates chairman & president, discusses jobs creation; the presidential election; improving the economy; the upcoming VP debate; and cyber espionage and China.

  • Can US Avoid Debt Crisis Like Europe?

    Discussing the differences between the economic policies of Mitt Romney and President Obama, with Kenneth Langone, Invemed Associates chairman & president, and Nigel Farage, UK Independence Party leader.

  • NEW YORK-- Stock futures were mixed Tuesday with a new outlook on the global economic landscape y providing markets with fewer reasons to overlook what is likely to be a weak quarter for many of the biggest U.S. corporations.

  • NEW YORK-- Investors are hoping to see a rebound in profit from operations in China when Yum Brands Inc. reports its fiscal third-quarter earnings after Tuesday's closing bell. The China business had strong sales growth in the quarter, but inflation reduced its profit.

  • Turkish President Abdullah Gul said on Monday the "worst-case scenarios" between his country and Syria were now playing out, fuelling concerns that the 18- month-old conflict in Syria may spread to other countries in the region.

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  • TOKYO-- Sales of Japanese vehicles nosedived in China during September as anti-Japanese sentiment flared over a territorial dispute that threatens to hobble what was a booming business relationship between Japan and its biggest export market.

  • But the high-pitched row between Beijing and Tokyo over their ownership is exacting a growing toll on Japan, threatening to send its recovery from last year's disasters into reverse.