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  • 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.

  • British government intensifies concerns over Hong Kong Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 11:28 AM ET

    "As such we take seriously concerns about press freedom, including fears about self-censorship," it adds, saying London would monitor the situation closely and noting Hong Kong leader Leung Chun- ying's "clear statements on press freedom".

  • 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, reminding investors of an overhang of material despite an Indonesian export ban, while copper dipped on weak Chinese import figures. Benchmark nickel on the London Metal Exchange shed 1.9 percent to $19,150 a tonne by 1421 GMT.

  • LONDON, July 10- Oil fell towards $108 a barrel on Thursday, extending its longest losing streak in four years, under pressure from weak gasoline demand in the United States and the prospect of rising supply from Libya. Brent crude was down 26 cents at $108.02 a barrel by 1341 GMT, down for a ninth straight session and matching a similar losing run in May 2010.

  • The Australian Bureau of Meteorology this week said Pacific Ocean surface temperatures are at levels associated with a weak El Nino, but the threshold for the weather event has not yet been breached. El Nino could bring dry weather to Australia, which is already struggling with a drought, and it could also curb its wheat, sugar and cotton production.

  • July 9- Chinese hackers broke into the computer networks of the U.S. government agency that keeps the personal information of all federal employees in March, the New York Times reported, citing senior U.S. officials. Asked about the report during annual high-level talks between the U.S. and China on Thursday, U.S.

  • BEIJING, July 10- China and the United States have agreed to avoid sustained, disorderly and competitive currency depreciation, the Chinese government said on Thursday after annual high-level talks between the two countries. China also agreed to increase currency flexibility to reflect economic fundamentals, the government said in a statement.

  • COPENHAGEN, July 10- The world's top two container shippers, Maersk Line and MSC Mediterranean Shipping Co, have struck a fresh vessel-sharing agreement after a previous three-way pooling deal known as P3 was undone by China's failure to approve it.