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  • METALS-Copper eases on rising inventory Friday, 11 Jul 2014 | 7:18 AM ET

    LONDON, July 11- Copper dipped on Friday as investors eyed rising warehouse stocks and reassessed whether a metal trading near 4-1/ 2 month highs was likely to extend gains, especially as it is due to move into surplus at some point this year.

  • LONDON, July 11- Oil headed for its third straight weekly loss on Friday as worries about supply losses in the Middle East and North Africa eased, pushing North Sea Brent crude down towards $108 a barrel.

  • "We believe that freedom of expression, including of the press, has played an important part in Hong Kong's success," the report, made available by the British Consulate General in Hong Kong, said.

  • HONG KONG, July 11- China shares edged up on Friday, lifted by solid gains for carmakers and property developers, which investors expect to benefit from policy changes. On Thursday, Jinan in eastern Shandong province removed restrictions on home purchases, sparking hopes more cities will follow suit.

  • SINGAPORE, July 11- Oil prices were heading for their third straight weekly loss on Friday as worries about supply disruptions in the Middle East and North Africa eased, although Brent stayed comfortably above $108 a barrel.

  • SHANGHAI, July 11- China's yuan fell against the dollar on Friday, with traders saying there was little evidence of strong dollar supply even after Beijing posted a second month of trade surpluses in June. In comparison, the People's Bank of China fixed its official midpoint at 6.1469, down 0.04 percent from Thursday's fixing.

  • China tells reporters to work within state media Friday, 11 Jul 2014 | 1:22 AM ET

    "Now they have been left with no venue at all," Shanghai- based independent commentator Zhao Chu said. In an explanatory note, the State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television said the acts by journalists have "disturbed the normal news order" and hurt the interest of the ruling Communist Party as well as China's national interest.

  • HONG KONG, July 11- China shares edged up early Friday, aided by gains for auto stocks on improved first-half car sales and belief that a government policy promoting "green" vehicles will help in the second half. Hong Kong markets opened lower, following losses overnight on U.S. bourses, then scratched out gains that couldn't be maintained as banks underperformed.

  • SINGAPORE, July 11- Oil prices were heading for their third straight weekly loss on Friday as worries about supply disruptions in the Middle East and North Africa eased, although Brent stayed comfortably above $108 a barrel.

  • SINGAPORE, July 11- Oil prices were heading for their third straight weekly loss on Friday as worries about supply disruptions in the Middle East and North Africa eased, although Brent stayed comfortably above $108 a barrel.

  • SHANGHAI, July 11- China's central bank is looking into allegations by a state broadcaster that Bank of China, the country's fourth largest lender, has been laundering money offshore for clients, the official Xinhua news agency said on Friday.

  • METALS-Copper eyes 4th week of gains on tighter supply Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 9:43 PM ET

    Copper on Tuesday hit its highest in 4-1/ 2 months at $7,212 and was up marginally for the week, its fourth weekly gain, which would be its longest winning streak since December 2012.

  • Bullish on China and US: Strategist     Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 8:14 PM ET

    Karyn Cavanaugh, Senior Market Strategist at Voya Investment Management, explains her optimism on the U.S. and China. She also says Europe won't see strong growth as of yet due to structural problems.

  • OAKLAND, Calif., July 10- A California businessman was sentenced to 15 years in prison on Thursday for stealing DuPont trade secrets to help a state-owned Chinese company develop a white pigment used in a wide range of products.

  • OAKLAND, Calif., July 10- A U.S. judge sentenced a California businessman to 15 years in prison on Thursday for stealing DuPont trade secrets to help a state-owned Chinese company develop a white pigment used in a wide range of products.

  • *Wall Street lower on Portugal bank worry, losses pared. After surging abruptly in early June, prices fell more than 5 percent over the past three weeks as easing geopolitical tensions in Iraq and Libya soothed worries over oil supplies.

  • UNITED NATIONS, July 10- More than half of the world's seven billion people live in urban areas, with the top "mega cities"- with more than 10 million inhabitants- being Tokyo, Delhi, Shanghai, Mexico City and Sao Paulo, according to a United Nations report on Thursday.

  • *China copper imports fall 7.9 pct on month in June. LONDON, July 10- Nickel prices slid on Thursday as inventories rose, giving investors a reminder of an overhang of material despite an Indonesian export ban. Copper rebounded after upbeat U.S. jobs data raised the prospect of higher demand for industrial metals.

  • NEW YORK, July 10- Oil fell towards $108 a barrel on Thursday, extending its longest losing streak in four years, pressured by the prospect of solid global supply and weak gasoline demand in the United States.

  • BOSTON, July 10- U.S. security software maker Symantec Corp said it is holding discussions with authorities in Beijing after a state-controlled Chinese newspaper reported that the Ministry of Public Security had banned use of one of its products.