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  • Why iron ore won’t rebound any time soon Monday, 26 Jan 2015 | 10:53 PM ET
    Rail cars laden with iron ore arrive at the receiving facility at Fortescue Metals' Herb Elliott Port in Western Australia.

    Economists may teach that low prices and declining demand encourage producers to decrease supply, but the iron ore industry may have skipped class that day.

  • *Wall Street action curtailed by blizzard. SYDNEY, Jan 27- Asian share markets were mostly firmer on Tuesday and the euro clung to rare gains, relieved that European equities had weathered Greece's election outcome without much disruption. Bad weather in the United States curbed activity on Wall Street in a busy week for earnings, while investors had reason for...

  • Commodities tomorrow: Dollar pressures oil  Monday, 26 Jan 2015 | 4:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. A stronger dollar put downward pressure on oil, and nat gas was down even with the winter temperatures dropping.

  • METALS-Copper recovers after hitting 5-1/2 year low Monday, 26 Jan 2015 | 1:13 PM ET

    LONDON, Jan 26- Copper recovered from a 5-1/ 2- year low on Monday, with investors shaking off worries over the Greek election result while speculation grew that China is again filling state metal reserves. The victory by Greece's leftist Syriza party spurred concern about euro zone instability, but the possibility of Greece leaving the bloc was seen as remote...

  • Sheriffs look for a 'Waze out'; app endangers lives Monday, 26 Jan 2015 | 12:26 PM ET
    Waze app with icon showing police

    Sheriffs across the U.S. are arguing that Waze's police tracking feature is endangering police officers' lives.

  • Apple still has growth room in China: Analyst Monday, 26 Jan 2015 | 12:13 PM ET
    Chinese consumers trying out the Apple iPhone 6 in an Apple store in Shanghai.

    Apple can continue to grow in China despite market dominance by Android and other cellphone makers, one analyst said.

  • LONDON, Jan 26- Not so very long ago base metals bulls marched to the beat of the monthly release of China's trade figures. China isn't a net importer of refined lead at all, a steady flow of exports helping explain why this particular market is so out of favor with investors right now. Graphic on China's net trade in refined base metals:...

  • *China pushing for greater recognition of yuan. LONDON/ WASHINGTON, Jan 26- China is expected to make another push for the inclusion of the yuan in the International Monetary Fund's in-house currency basket in a review later this year- and this time round its G20 partners may be willing to listen. One Asian G20 source said it would be welcomed by those like South...

  • SHANGHAI, Jan 26- Iron ore prices hit their lowest in 5-1/ 2 years on Monday despite some loss-making Chinese steel mills curbing output, as ore supplies remained abundant and as concerns persisted about the outlook for economic growth in China this year. The benchmark 62 percent grade iron ore for immediate delivery to China fell 3.9 percent to $63.30 a tonne to...

  • Motorola unveils 3 smart phones for return to China Monday, 26 Jan 2015 | 5:34 AM ET

    BEIJING— Motorola unveiled three smartphone models on Monday for its return to China following a two-year absence from the most populous mobile phone market. Motorola was a mobile phone pioneer in China but pulled out in 2013 after its acquisition by Google Inc. Computer maker Lenovo Group bought Motorola last year as part of its effort to become a global...

  • *Shanghai copper hits downside limit, at lowest since July 2009. LONDON, Jan 26- Copper prices spiraled to a 5-1/ 2- year low on Monday amid uncertainty about stability in Europe after Greek elections and worries about Chinese economic growth. Three-month copper on the London Metal Exchange touched a session low of $5,339.50 a tonne, its weakest since July 2009.

  • Jan 26- Hong Kong shares inched up on Monday to notch a fifth consecutive day of gains, shrugging off renewed concerns over potential instability in the euro zone after an anti-austerity party won the Greek general election. Among the most actively traded stocks on Hong Kong's main board were China National Culture Group Ltd, up 11.2 percent at HK $0.15, CCT Land...

  • *Shanghai copper hits downside limit, at lowest since July 2009. SINGAPORE, Jan 26- London copper tumbled as much as 3 percent on Monday to its lowest level since 2009 as a stronger dollar fueled an aggressive sell-off that dragged down prices in Shanghai by 5 percent. A slide in the euro to 11- year lows against the dollar after Greece's Syriza party promised to roll...

  • KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 26- A group calling itself "Official Cyber Caliphate" said it hacked on Monday the official website of national carrier Malaysia Airlines, but the airline said its data servers remained intact and passenger bookings were not affected. "Malaysia Airlines assures customers and clients that its website was not hacked and this temporary glitch...

  • Why China's economy will 'slow significantly'  Monday, 26 Jan 2015 | 1:45 AM ET

    Michael Pettis, finance professor at Peking University, says the reforms China needs to implement to rebalance its economy will cause it to "slow significantly".

  • China stocks edge up, Hong Kong can't gain traction Sunday, 25 Jan 2015 | 11:43 PM ET

    SHANGHAI, Jan 26- China stocks edged up on Monday but gains were capped by selling in financials, while fears of instability in Europe weighed on shares in Hong Kong. Hong Kong's Hang Seng index dropped 0.1 percent, to 24,819.61, and the Hong Kong China Enterprises Index lost 0.7 percent, to 12,179.24, falling for the first time in four days as investors booked...

  • SHANGHAI, Jan 26- China's yuan weakened to its lowest against the dollar in almost eight months on Monday, nearing its daily limit, adding to speculation that easing steps by global central banks are prompting the People's Bank of China to guide the currency weaker. "The dollar's global strength is really surprising seen in the domestic market," said a dealer at a...

  • Shanghai copper falls 4 pct to lowest since July 2009. SINGAPORE, Jan 26- London copper fell almost 2 percent to its weakest level in nearly two weeks on Monday, pressured by a stronger dollar as the euro stumbled after Greece's Syriza party, set to win a snap election, promised to roll back austerity measures. It touched a session low of $5,415, its weakest since Jan. 14...

  • This expert is bullish on China's consumer sector  Sunday, 25 Jan 2015 | 8:44 PM ET

    Harry Hui, Founding Managing Partner of Clearvue Partners, explains the fund's focus on food and beverage, lifestyle and consumer technology in the Greater China region.

  • Understanding China's affluent investors  Sunday, 25 Jan 2015 | 8:37 PM ET

    Lisa Hunt, EVP, International Services at Charles Schwab, discusses survey results which found 82 percent of Chinese investors considering themselves as inexperienced.