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HONG KONG, Dec 9- Hong Kong shares edged higher on Monday but gains were capped by a reversal in Chinese banks, after the central bank issued rules for the trading of certificates of deposits, reigniting fears that interest rate liberalisation will crimp margins.
BEIJING, Dec 9- China's annual consumer inflation unexpectedly slowed in November, easing market fears of any imminent policy tightening as authorities meet this week to outline their policy and reform priorities for 2014..
*Haier Electronics shares up 20 pct at 14- yr high. HONG KONG/ BEIJING, Dec 9- Alibaba Group will invest HK $2.82 billion in appliance maker Haier Electronics Group Ltd in a deal aimed at expanding the Chinese e-commerce giant's logistics reach to the millions of consumers in China's vast interior.
HONG KONG, Dec 9- China shares kicked off the week on a sluggish note on Monday, with the banking sector a drag following a series of reports on financial reforms ahead of a key central economic work meeting that will set policy goals for the new year.
SINGAPORE, Dec 9- Brent crude oil futures held near $112 a barrel on Monday, underpinned by upbeat economic data from the United States and China, the world's first and second largest oil consumers. Brent crude oil futures had edged up 12 cents to $111.71 a barrel by 0615 GMT, after rising more than $1 in the previous session.
HONG KONG, Dec 9- China's yuan jumped to a record high against the dollar on Monday lifting some Asian currencies in its wake after the central bank relaxed its grip on the currency following strong trade data, suggesting a noticeable shift in policy.
HONG KONG, Dec 9- China shares reversed gains early on Monday, helping unwind a fast start to the week in Hong Kong markets as China's robust November exports and benign inflation prompted some short covering in growth-sensitive counters offshore.
*Aussie also firmer due in part to strong China trade data. TOKYO/ SYDNEY, Dec 9- The euro raced to a near six-week high against the dollar and scaled a fresh five-year peak versus the yen on Monday after strong U.S. payrolls data boosted risk appetite despite threats of a possible reduction in the U.S. monetary stimulus.
BEIJING, Dec 9- China's annual consumer inflation unexpectedly slowed to 3 percent in November from an eight-month high of 3.2 percent, official data showed on Monday, easing market fears of imminent policy tightening amid signs of momentum in the economy.
Investors received some strong data out of China over the weekend. CNBC's Deirdre Wang Morris explains.
BEIJING, Dec 9- Zhong Jian and his wife are willing to pay double the going rate for a tiny home in a Beijing neighbourhood so their 18- month-old daughter will be eligible to attend a top primary school nearby.
Federal authorities have obtained confidential documents that shed new light on JPMorgan Chase's decision to hire the children of China's ruling elite. The New York Times reports.
Discussing the market and social reforms in China, and why you should be investing there, with Martin Kremenstein, Deutsche Asset and Wealth Management. "If you are going to have international equities, you should have some allocation to China," he says.
LONDON, Dec 6- Financial markets were in a state of suspended animation on Friday as tension mounted ahead of jobs data that could make or break the case for an imminent scaling back in U.S. stimulus.
HONG KONG, Dec 6- Hong Kong shares ended slightly up on Friday, trimming weekly losses, led by Chinese Internet giant Tencent Holdings ahead of economic data from the United States and China this weekend.
BEIJING, Dec 6- China is expected to post an increase in imports of major commodities in November compared with the preceding month, helped by stock building ahead of winter and after a week-long holiday disrupted shipments in October.
RUGAO, China/ SINGAPORE, Dec 6- Deserted flats and boarded-up shops in the Yangtze river town of Changqingcun serve as a blunt reminder of the area's reliance on China Rongsheng Heavy Industries Group, the country's biggest private shipbuilder. Rongsheng lost an annual record 572.6 million yuan last year, and lost 1.3 billion yuan in the first half of this year.
BEIJING, Dec 6- A $6.4 billion gas project being built by Chevron in China is facing further delays due to disagreements with partner PetroChina over how to develop the technically tricky fields, three industry sources said.
HONG KONG, Dec 6- China shares posted a second-straight loss on Friday, trimming weekly gains as profit-taking hit the brokerage sector and coal-related companies slid after authorities again pledged to tighten restrictions on coal mining to reduce overcapacity.
*Yuan may hit record highs, but seen capped around 6.05/ dollar- traders. SHANGHAI, Dec 6- China's yuan strengthened against the dollar on Friday after the central bank set a record high official midpoint, a move traders said signalled that the bank is ready to allow the currency to end the year with another rally.