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  • March 17- Hong Kong shares slipped on Tuesday, as lingering worries over anticipated monetary tightening in the United States offset bullish sentiment about China on mainland markets. Analysts say Premier Li Keqiang's remarks over the weekend have improved China's economic outlook, and boosted market confidence, but gains in Hong Kong shares have been...

  • How more maternity leave could save firms billions Monday, 16 Mar 2015 | 2:10 PM ET

    An executive at Vodafone talks to CNBC about the drivers behind the mobile giant's radical new global maternity leave policy.

  • WINNIPEG, Manitoba, March 16- Canada's Legumex Walker Inc, which operates a canola-crushing plant in Washington State, said on Monday that it might sell itself or make other strategic moves, sending its shares up as much as 16 percent. The Winnipeg- based company posted a loss of C $13.1 million for the first nine months of 2014 and had C $82.2 million in long-term...

  • LONDON, March 12- Short interest in shares of European utilities has risen in past weeks, as investors become bearish on the stocks because of poor earnings outlooks and pressure on their dividend payouts. But expectations rates will rise in the United States and the United Kingdom have boosted bond yields, making utilities less attractive after a recent share...

  • March 12- Shares of cement maker Summit Materials Inc, controlled by Blackstone Group LP, rose as much as 12.5 percent in their trading debut on Thursday, valuing the company at $1.87 billion. The stock opened at $20.16 and touched a high of $20.25, valuing the company at about $1.87 billion. Citigroup and Goldman Sachs& Co are the lead underwriters of the offering.

  • March 12- Shares of Summit Materials Inc, a cement maker controlled by Blackstone Group LP, rose as much as 12.5 percent in their trading debut on Thursday, valuing the company at $1.87 billion. The offering was priced at $18 each, the midpoint of the expected range of $17- $19. Summit Materials' valuation takes into account 92.26 million outstanding shares, if all...

  • March 12- U.S. stocks opened higher on Thursday, rebounding after two days of declines, though shares of Intel Corp weighed on Nasdaq after the company warned that first-quarter revenue would be weaker than expected.

  • The U.S. government announced the infection of highly pathogenic H5N2 avian flu in turkeys in Arkansas-- home to Tyson Foods Inc, the world's biggest chicken company. Shares in producers Tyson, Pilgrim's Pride Corp and Sanderson Farms Inc tumbled on Wednesday, with Tyson's stock price hitting its lowest point in five months and the stock price for JBS SA unit...

  • March 11- Cloud storage provider Box Inc posted a bigger loss due to higher operating expenses, in its first quarterly report as a public company. Founded in 2005 by Levie, a University of Southern California dropout, and his friend Dylan Smith, Box competes with privately-held Dropbox, Google Inc's Drive and Microsoft Corp's OneDrive. Box, whose customers...

  • *European stocks rally, but Wall Street closes lower. NEW YORK, March 11- The euro slumped to a 12- year low against the dollar on Wednesday, driving European stocks higher as shares of big exporters gained, while U.S. stocks slipped on concern over when the Federal Reserve would begin to raise U.S. interest rates. The drop in euro zone yields helped lift Germany's DAX...

  • March 11- Acadia Pharmaceuticals Inc said it delayed the submission of a U.S. application to market its lead drug, nuplazid, and that its chief executive was retiring. The company's shares fell about 22 percent in extended trading. Separately, Acadia said Uli Hacksell had retired as chief executive and board member, and Chief Financial Officer Steve Davis would...

  • BEIJING, March 11- Shares in five Chinese state-owned firms rose by their daily limit last week ahead of the companies filing potentially market-moving news, raising questions over whether Beijing's plans to restructure the state sector are reaching some investors ahead of them being made public. Securities regulators have struggled for years to restore...

  • BEIJING, March 11- Shares in five Chinese state-owned firms rose by their daily limit last week ahead of the companies filing potentially market-moving news, raising questions over whether Beijing's plans to restructure the state sector are reaching some investors ahead of them being made public. Securities regulators have struggled for years to restore...

  • NEW YORK, March 10- TD Ameritrade Holding Corp has no interest at the moment in buying smaller discount brokerage rival E* Trade Financial Corp, TD Ameritrade Chief Executive Fred Tomczyk said on Tuesday. They forecast that E* Trade, whose shares fell 1.3 percent on Tuesday to $27.56, could be acquired by TD Ameritrade at $45 a share and by Schwab at $55 a share without...

  • *Urban Outfitters up after results. NEW YORK, March 10- U.S. stocks fell more than 1 percent on Tuesday afternoon as strength in the dollar increased worries about the earnings outlook for multinational companies. Shares of ConocoPhillips fell 1.7 percent to $60.92.

  • 'Huge opportunities' for Credit Suisse: New CEO Tuesday, 10 Mar 2015 | 7:12 AM ET
    Tidjane Thiam

    There are "huge opportunities" for Swiss banking giant Credit Suisse, its incoming CEO Tidjane Thiam told CNBC Tuesday.

  • Who is the new CEO at Credit Suisse? Tuesday, 10 Mar 2015 | 5:15 AM ET

    Barely an hour after the appointment of Tidjane Thiam at Credit Suisse, industry experts were already extolling the benefits he could bring.

  • PARIS, March 10- European stocks were steady in early trading on Tuesday, while shares in Credit Suisse soared 7.5 percent after naming a new chief executive. The Swiss lender said it had hired Prudential head Tidjane Thiam as the first African to lead a global investment bank, with the job of reviving a company reeling from U.S. penalties and under increasing...

  • Why this CEO wants to save SkyMall Monday, 9 Mar 2015 | 7:13 PM ET
    Skymall magazine

    Scott Jordan wants to save the in-flight catalog SkyMall, but right now the airlines are not returning his calls, he told CNBC on Monday.

  • March 9- Chipmaker Qualcomm Inc said it would buy back up to $15 billion of shares and raise its quarterly dividend. Qualcomm will buy back up to $10 billion in the next 12 months, the company said on Monday. Qualcomm said its quarterly dividend would rise to 48 cents per share from 42 cents from March 25.