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  • DIARY - Emerging Markets Economic Events to May 16 Tuesday, 6 May 2014 | 8:02 PM ET

    May 7- For other related diaries, please. ABUJA- World Economic Forum on Africa will be held in Abuja. RABAT- International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde visits Morocco.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, May 6- In the shadow of Internet monoliths such as Facebook, Google and Twitter, it's easy to forget that Silicon Valley got its start from hard-scrabble tinkerers building radios, microchips and other devices. Google in January acquired four-year-old smart thermostat maker Nest Labs for $3.2 billion.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, May 6- In the shadow of Internet monoliths such as Facebook, Google and Twitter, it's easy to forget that Silicon Valley got its start from hard-scrabble tinkerers building radios, microchips and other devices. Google in January acquired four-year-old smart thermostat maker Nest Labs for $3.2 billion.

  • WASHINGTON, May 5- An international organization that sets standards for how countries combat money laundering said it has decided not to hold a planned meeting in Moscow next month due to the continuing Ukraine crisis.

  • Saudi camel tradition may hinder control of new disease Tuesday, 29 Apr 2014 | 12:08 PM ET

    RIYADH, April 29- The 40- odd men gathered in a sandy, dung-scattered auction pen at one of Saudi Arabia's largest camel markets were fiercely dismissive of a link scientists have found between the animals and an often fatal virus in humans. We live and sleep and spend our whole lives with them and there's nothing, "said Faraj al-Subai'i, a trader at the market.

  • Commodities Next Week: Geopolitical concerns     Friday, 25 Apr 2014 | 4:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets and looks ahead at where oil and precious metals are likely headed next week amid tensions between Russia and Ukraine.

  • DUBAI, April 17- Amina al-Rustamani, a member of a prominent UAE family, raised eyebrows among friends and relatives when she started her career in Dubai 13 years ago as an electrical engineer, becoming one of few females in the Middle East to enter the profession.

  • Commodities Next Week: WTI nears Brent price     Friday, 11 Apr 2014 | 3:50 PM ET

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets and looks ahead at where oil and precious metals are likely headed next week.

  • KHOBAR, Saudi Arabia, April 9- Major Saudi Arabian construction firm Abdullah A. M. Al-Khodari Sons expects labour reforms to keep weighing on its bottom line for a few more years, but the situation will start improving in the second half of 2014, its chief executive said.

  • Second-in-line to Saudi throne denounces banks -media Wednesday, 9 Apr 2014 | 4:38 AM ET

    DUBAI, April 9- The second-in-line to the Saudi Arabian throne has denounced banks in the kingdom, saying they are contributing too little to society compared to what they take, Saudi media reported on Wednesday.

  • Commodities Next Week: Going for gold     Friday, 4 Apr 2014 | 3:56 PM ET

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Equities struggled today, but buyers came into crude, driving the price higher. Nat gas, fell on the day. And buyers came back to gold.

  • CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets and looks ahead at where oil and precious metals are likely headed next week.

  • Neil Atkinson, head of analysis at Lloyd's List Intelligence, says the leverage Russia has over European energy will decrease in the next 10 to 15 years.

  • CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets and looks ahead at where oil and precious metals are likely headed next week.

  • LONDON, March 15- New York has knocked London from its position as the world's leading global financial centre after seven years, according to the Global Financial Centres Index compiled by London- based consultancy Z/Yen.

  • Commodities Next Week: Ukraine drives gold     Friday, 14 Mar 2014 | 3:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets and looks ahead to next week. Oil and nat gas were up slightly today, Gold hit a six-month high, but dropped after word came out Russia would not intervene in Ukraine.

  • Commodities Next Week: Jobs impact     Friday, 7 Mar 2014 | 3:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Crude was up after a stronger-than-expected jobs report; gold prices were weaker for the same reason; and natural gas was off slightly on the day.

  • Gulf's rift over Qatar may slow investment, reforms Wednesday, 5 Mar 2014 | 11:35 AM ET

    *Qatar's wealth means it doesn't need GCC. DUBAI, March 5- A diplomatic split between Qatar and its wealthy Gulf neighbours may disrupt billions of dollars of investment in the region and slow efforts to make economies more efficient through trade and transport reforms.

  • CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets and looks ahead to where oil and precious metals are likely headed next week.

  • *Macroeconomic figures patchy, often unreliable across region. *Causes include secretive govts and firms, undeveloped tax systems.