• *China Mobile rises on report iPhone 6 in final review. HONG KONG, Sept 24- China shares maintained the previous day's momentum on Wednesday, pulling up Hong Kong markets, with companies linked to the military and railway infrastructure leading gains.

  • TAIPEI, Sept 24- The Taiwanese government is investigating whether Xiaomi Inc, China's leading smartphone company by domestic shipments, is a cyber security threat and will make a decision within three months.

  • MELBOURNE, Sept 24- London copper was stuck near three-month lows on Wednesday as more evidence of brighter economic prospects in the United States failed to overcome jitters over Chinese growth and swelling supply of the metal.

  • WELLINGTON, Sept 24- New Zealand dairy exporter Fonterra slashed its milk payout forecast to a six-year low on Wednesday as global dairy prices tumble, and said a Russian ban on dairy imports would keep global prices volatile in the coming months.

  • BEIJING, Sept 23- Chinese state metals trader Sinosteel Corp is not about to undergo a restructuring as a result of mounting debt, a company official said on Tuesday, denying domestic media reports.

  • A toxic combination of bountiful supply and slower demand growth in top importer China have hammered iron ore prices to five-year lows, the hardest hit among industrial commodities this year.

  • China slows, so does Scotch whisky demand     Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 4:48 PM ET

    Direct scotch exports to China are down 39 percent from last year. John Rutledge, Safanad, and the "Closing Bell" panel, discuss the decline in consumption.

  • Commodities tomorrow: What turmoil?     Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 4:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Bertha Coombs discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Events in the Middle East don't appear to be impacting oil prices ... for now.

  • Obama: US to take on opponents of 'civil society' Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 3:41 PM ET

    The U.S. will support civil society and expression, even if foreign governments don't like it, the president says.

  • Pricing risk & market complacency     Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 2:03 PM ET

    Discussing geopolitics and if the U.S. stock market is correctly pricing risk, with Larry McDonald, Newedge USA, and John Hailer, Natixis Global Asset Management.

  • Speaking Tuesday at the Clinton Global Initiative, Aliaba founder Jack Ma told the crowd that he and his company did not rely on any support from the Chinese government during its stratospheric rise.

  • Sept 23- Carnival Corp will relocate its chief operating officer to Shanghai from Miami and expand his role, underscoring the increasing importance of Asia for the world's largest cruise operator. The $29 billion global cruise industry is expected to benefit in the coming years from the rise of the middle class in emerging economies such as China and India.

  • Jack Ma: We don't need 'secret government support' Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 12:12 PM ET
    Jack Ma at the CGI 2014 annual meeting in New York.

    Jack Ma struck a populist tone at the Clinton Global Initiative on Tuesday, saying Alibaba will continue to focus on small and mid-sized partners.

  • It's official: US joins fight against Asia pirates Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 10:36 AM ET
    A map inside the IMB's (International Maritime Bureau) Piracy Reporting Centre (located in Kuala Lumpur) shows where pirate attacks have been occurring in recent years.

    The U.S. formally joined ReCAAP, a Singapore-based, multinational organization battling piracy at sea.

  • Explosion at Chinese fireworks factory kills 12 Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 10:22 AM ET

    BEIJING— An explosion at a fireworks factory in southern China killed 12 people and injured 33 others, the local government said Tuesday. Two people were also missing following Monday's blast, which shook Nanyang Export Fireworks Factory, the city of Liling in Hunan province said.

  • IPhone 6 in final review stages in China: Tencent Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 9:00 AM ET
    A customer looks at the new iPhone 6 Plus after it went on sale along with the iPhone 6 at the Apple Omotesando store in Tokyo, Sept. 19, 2014.

    Apple's iPhone 6 is in the final stages of review for approval, a top Chinese government regulator said on Tuesday told Tencent.

  • LONDON, Sept 23- It's now a full eight months since Indonesia turned off the supply of nickel ore to China's giant nickel pig iron sector. China's trade figures for August showed imports of just 39,000 tonnes, very much in line with the previous three months.

  • Game on! When Microsoft will launch Xbox One in China Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 6:56 AM ET
    A man walks past the Microsoft Xbox One logo during a media event ahead of the E3 Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles.

    Microsoft has set Sept. 29 as the new launch date for its Xbox One game console in China, the U.S. software giant said on Tuesday.

  • China's iPhone black market     Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 6:52 AM ET

    CNBC's Eunice Yoon reports Apple's iPhones are appearing in China and the new devices are producing sticker shock for consumers eager to buy them.

  • London tops Hong Kong as priciest place to live Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 6:45 AM ET

    London has trumped Hong Kong as the world’s most expensive city, according to a report from international estate agent Savills.