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  • The index measuring price differences between dual-listed companies in Shanghai and Hong Kong stood at 136.81. A value above 100 indicates Shanghai shares are pricing at a premium to shares in the same company trading in Hong Kong, and vice versa. Total volume of A shares traded in Shanghai was 9.28 billion shares, while Shenzhen volume was 10.43 billion shares.

  • TAIPEI, March 1- Taiwan stocks rose on Tuesday taking cues from overseas markets and hovering around levels not seen since early December. Shares in Hon Hai were off 0.8 percent. The Taiwan dollar firmed T $0.287 to T $33.205 per U.S. dollar.

  • Feb 29- Shares in embattled drugmaker Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc fell as much as 21 percent on Monday after Bloomberg reported that the company is under investigation by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commision in a previously undisclosed probe. The SEC probe is separate from an existing investigation into a company purchased by Valeant...

  • *Shares touch seven-year low of $10.01. Feb 29- Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc reported a bigger-than-expected drop in sales for the third straight quarter as it struggled with falling demand due to fears that some of its hardwood flooring laminates could cause cancer. Lumber Liquidators' stock and sales have been hammered since a "60 Minutes" report on CBS...

  • *Johannesburg- listed shares down 5 pct. JOHANNESBURG, Feb 29- Barclays Africa Group Ltd said on Monday that any announcement by its London- listed parent company Barclays Plc would not impact the shareholding and ownership of operations in individual African countries. Barclays Africa shares fell as much as 6 percent as markets opened and traded 4.8 percent...

  • Some food at "The Woodshed"

    Olam posted a loss in Q4 due to a fair value loss on an investment although it remains upbeat on its core food business.

  • TOKYO, Feb 29- Asian stocks retreated on Monday after a weekend meeting of G20 policymakers ended with no new coordinated action to spur global growth and as solid U.S. data revived expectation of the Federal Reserve further raising rates before year-end. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan dipped 0.4 percent and appeared likely to...

  • Henry Paulson

    Former Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson, who oversaw bank bailouts in the global financial crisis, has different advice for China: Let companies fail.

  • Two major credit ratings agencies said they are keeping their eyes on Noble Group after a profit warning.

  • An Apple iPhone 5S with fingerprint technology security.

    The U.S. Justice Department wants Apple to help investigators extract data from twelve iPhones, the Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday.

  • Dry bulk ship owners will need to idle or demolish their ships to tide over excess capacity that has sent freight rate plunging.

  • A worker grabs a nozzle at a PTT gas station in Bangkok, Thailand, January 5, 2016.

    The plunge in oil prices was supposed to help consumers by boosting their disposable incomes. Things aren't quite going according to plan.

  • Japan has exhausted all options to stimulate growth and needs structural reforms, a senior official at OECD said Friday.

  • Commuters travel during the morning rush hour at Grand Central Station in New York.

    "Hubris" has no place in the C-suite nowadays, says an executive search leader. It's all about being nimble in "multistakeholder" environments.

  • A laborer works at the Nahr Bin Umar oil field, southeast of Baghdad, Iraq.

    Russia and Saudi Arabia agreed to freeze oil output levels but markets were not impressed. Here's the simple reasons why.

  • Join CNBC for access to senior executives from Sukhoi, Rockwell Collins and more as they speak first to us at the Singapore Airshow 2016.

  • Cramer Remix: Why companies are scared of IPOs

    “Mad Money” host Jim Cramer explains what’s stopping companies from going public this year.

  • Japan's storied trading houses face billions of dollars in impairments from an emerging markets downturn and the commodities rout.

  • China’s pretty miffed at billionaire investor George Soros’s dire warnings on its economy, and isn't afraid to say so.

  • An oil worker in a oil field on February 5, 2015 in Garden City, Texas.

    There are new job cuts ahead in the oil and gas sector, after major cost reductions have been squeezed out of capex and suppliers, a survey revealed.