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  • Komatsu: China market among Asia's bright spots     Thursday, 26 Sep 2013 | 9:42 PM ET

    Tetsuji Ohashi, President & CEO of Komatsu warns that construction and mining across Asia remains weak and explains why he's cautiously optimistic on China.

  • Trade of the day: buy UK construction firms?     Thursday, 12 Sep 2013 | 5:32 AM ET

    How do you make money in these markets? Here is what some of the experts have been saying to CNBC.

  • Full week of economic data     Tuesday, 3 Sep 2013 | 7:52 PM ET

    The ISM Manufacturing Index beat expectations and increased to 55.7 in August, and construction spending rose to a new 4-year high. Can we expect a strong rest of 2013? Jim Pethokoukis, American Enterprise Institute, and Ron Kruszewski, Stifel Nicolaus, discuss.

  • London skyscraper scorches pedestrians, car Tuesday, 3 Sep 2013 | 1:32 AM ET

    The owners of one of the City's newest skyscrapers are mulling a partial redesign after sunlight reflected from its windows scorched pedestrians and damaged parked cars, the FT reports.

  • Trade of the day: be long US dollar?     Monday, 2 Sep 2013 | 5:33 AM ET

    How do you make money in these markets? Here is what some of the experts have been saying to CNBC.

  • Why UK growth number was revised     Friday, 23 Aug 2013 | 11:20 AM ET

    Philip Shaw, chief economist at Investec, discusses the U.K.'s upwardly-revised second quarter GDP number, and why the positive momentum is sustainable.

  • 'Elysium' disappoints at the box office     Monday, 12 Aug 2013 | 7:25 PM ET

    CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports on the 60-foot wide sinkhole that happened Sunday night in Florida, and Elysium made $30 million at the box office this weekend.

  • Stock in 60 seconds: Clough     Tuesday, 30 Jul 2013 | 11:18 PM ET

    For the daily 'Stock in 60' segment, CNBC's Matthew Taylor looks at shares of Australian engineering firm Clough, which surged 28 percent after receiving a buy-out offer from Murray & Roberts.

  • The anti-energy president?     Monday, 29 Jul 2013 | 7:52 PM ET

    CNBC's Bertha Coombs reports police arrested a woman in connection with the green paint vandalism in Washington DC. Also, President Obama said the Keystone Pipeline "might create 2,000 jobs during construction," though TransCanada estimates there will be 13,000 jobs in construction alone, and 20,000 overall. John Kilduff, Again Capital, shares his opinions.

  • China's latest austerity target? State buildings Wednesday, 24 Jul 2013 | 1:38 AM ET

    China has banned the construction of government offices for the next five years, ratcheting up an austerity campaign that has already taken a toll on the economy. The FT reports.

  • Land Securities spotted supply constraint: CEO     Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013 | 3:04 AM ET

    Robert Noel, CEO of Land Securities explains that they started building during the financial crisis as they had spotted a supply constraint and now have sites near completion as the U.K. economy is picking up.

  • Land Securities's outlook is strong: CEO     Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013 | 2:10 AM ET

    Robert Noel, CEO of Land Securities tells CNBC from the top of the Walkie Talkie that despite a challenging retail market, occupancy has been maintained and interest is growing for their schemes.

  • Is a Construction Boom Ahead?     Monday, 1 Jul 2013 | 3:30 AM ET

    Mark Reynolds, CEO of the Mace Group, talks about the global construction outlook and says China, India and "surprisingly" the U.S. will be big drivers due to growing demographics and urbanization.

  • Global Construction Boom Creates New Asian Tigers Monday, 1 Jul 2013 | 1:31 AM ET

    World construction activity will accelerate by $6.3 trillion, or 70 percent, by 2025, with the explosion in growth boosted by a new generation of "Asian Tigers".

  • UK First Quarter GDP Is 'Reassuring': Pro     Thursday, 27 Jun 2013 | 4:30 AM ET

    John Wraith, fixed income strategist at BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research, discusses the U.K. economy and the lack of recovery momentum despite positive GDP expectations.

  • Why Those New State Budget Surpluses May Not Last Thursday, 20 Jun 2013 | 12:36 PM ET
    San Francisco, California

    Many states are recovering form record budget deficits. One key piece of the recovery is revenue from taxes

  • China's Urban Hot Spots Look Like Ghost Towns     Tuesday, 18 Jun 2013 | 6:23 AM ET

    China has been going through a construction boom, but many of the properties are too expensive for most Chinese to buy, reports CNBC's Eunice Yoon.

  • Saudi billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal is looking at the world's largest cities, as possible locations to build a mile-high skyscraper that would be the world's tallest building by far.

  • Stemming the Property Price Rise in China     Thursday, 6 Jun 2013 | 8:35 PM ET

    As China grapples with the surge in home prices, Vincent Lo, Chairman of the Shui On Group lays out a few options that may help ease the pressure on the nation's property market.

  • Is the UK Growing Because of 'Fresh Bubbles'?     Thursday, 6 Jun 2013 | 6:00 AM ET

    Allister Heath, editor at City AM, highlights that the BoE's voting system could make it harder for Mark Carney to make changes and says the recent data proves that "it's an important moment" for the U.K.'s economy.