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  • Sept 12- BRP Inc, the maker of Ski-Doo snowmobiles and Sea-Doo watercrafts, warned that results for the rest of the year could be hurt by sanctions on Russia and a softer economy in South America. Shares of the Quebec- based company, which in March had said uncertainty in Russia would hurt demand, fell as much as 4 percent on Friday.

  • MOSCOW, Sept 12- State-owned Rostec said on Friday new European Union sanctions would have little impact on the Russian conglomerate's arms exports or on its chief executive, an ally of President Vladimir Putin.

  • MOSCOW, Sept 12- The Russian central bank expects Western sanctions already imposed on Russia for its involvement in the Ukraine crisis to have a prolonged effect and hinder economic growth next year, according to a policy document published on Friday.

  • BEIJING, Sept 12- Chinese banks made 702.5 billion yuan of new loans in August, data showed on Friday, picking up from an abrupt drop in the previous month as the government keeps up modest policy support for the economy.

  • China Aug new loans 702.5 bln yuan, in line with forecast Thursday, 11 Sep 2014 | 10:12 PM ET

    BEIJING, Sept 12- Chinese banks made 702.5 billion yuan worth of new loans in August, quickening from the previous month and matching expectations, central bank data showed on Friday. Economists polled by Reuters had expected new loans totaling 700 billion yuan in August, up from 385.2 billion yuan in July but trailing June's 1.08 trillion yuan.

  • New labor market indicator     Thursday, 11 Sep 2014 | 2:10 PM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman introduces the new Federal Reserve metric on jobs data.

  • Best energy bets     Thursday, 11 Sep 2014 | 2:03 PM ET

    Discussing top picks in energy, with Lamar Villere, Villere & Co., and Darren Schuringa, Yorkville Capital Management.

  • What's dragging us down     Thursday, 11 Sep 2014 | 2:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Dominic Chu plots the recent pullbacks in the market, and which sector really dragging.

  • Q2 GDP revised upwards     Thursday, 11 Sep 2014 | 1:39 PM ET

    In Thursday's "Rapid Update," CNBC's Steve Liesman reports on the revised Q2 GDP estimates.

  • *Gazprom writes off 71.3 bln roubles over Ukraine debt. MOSCOW, Sept 11- Russia's Gazprom reported a 41 percent fall in first-quarter net profit after cutting prices for gas deliveries to Ukraine, and has lowered projections for exports and gas prices in Europe, its main source of revenue.

  • SYDNEY, Sept 11- Australian employment surged by the most on record in August and far beyond the most optimistic forecast, on the face of it a stunningly strong report that should calm recent concerns about the health of the economy.

  • BEIJING, Sept 11- China's annual consumer inflation slowed more than expected to 2 percent in August, data showed on Thursday, further evidence that the economy is cooling but giving more room to policymakers for further stimulus measures if needed.

  • American recovery drives the dollar sharply higher Tuesday, 9 Sep 2014 | 11:54 AM ET

    NEW YORK— In the world of currencies, the dollar is starting to look like a safe home in a tough neighborhood. A strengthening American economy, combined with a gloomy outlook for growth elsewhere, is pushing the U.S. currency sharply higher.

  • Economic forecast in much of world: Dim to gloomy Tuesday, 9 Sep 2014 | 11:10 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— The Great Recession officially ended more than five years ago. In a survey of 48,643 people in 44 countries out Tuesday, the Pew Research Center found that 60 percent say their own country's economy is performing poorly. Unemployment rates are extraordinarily high in all three: 27 percent in Greece, 13 percent in Italy, 25 percent in Spain.

  • Sept 9- Moody's Investors Service lowered its outlook on Brazil's government bond rating to' negative' from' stable', saying the country's sustained low economic growth and worsening debt metrics reflected a risk of reduced creditworthiness.

  • Russia sees oil output edging down in 2015 Monday, 8 Sep 2014 | 8:43 AM ET

    MOSCOW, Sept 8- Russian oil production, a major source of government revenue, may decline slightly next year, having risen steadily since 2009, the Energy Ministry said on Monday. With Russia's $2 trillion economy heavily dependent on crude exports and on the brink of recession, oil production and prices are closely monitored by the Kremlin.

  • PARIS, Sept 8- Growth momentum in most major economies is stable although Germany is showing signs of losing steam and Japan's prospects for economic expansion are souring, the OECD said on Monday.

  • BEIJING, Sept 8- China's exports rose more than forecast in August while imports unexpectedly fell, pushing the trade surplus to a record high for the second consecutive month and underlining the challenges facing policymakers as they struggle to revive tepid domestic demand.

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 4:05 a.m. EDT Saturday, 6 Sep 2014 | 4:05 AM ET

    E-commerce company Alibaba Group seeks to raise up to $24.3 billion to set new IPO record US job gains weaken in August, show economic recovery is still prone to occasional slowdowns Shoppers' love affair with yoga pants trumps jeans Tracing the history of the blue jean Apple planning to add more security measures after celebrity photo hacking incident Colorado resort town becomes a set for Bud Light commercial, but some aren't' Up for Whatever' Mercedes to build new SUV at Alabama plant in 2015; CEO calls for harmonizing safety standards French president's popularity lower than ever amid economic woes, exposure of his private life Mexican official: $9.2 B massive airport won't damage environment S&P 500 hits record as investors buy dividend-rich utility stocks; Ukraine outlook improves

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 3:51 a.m. EDT Saturday, 6 Sep 2014 | 3:51 AM ET

    E-commerce company Alibaba Group seeks to raise up to $24.3 billion to set new IPO record US job gains weaken in August, show economic recovery is still prone to occasional slowdowns Shoppers' love affair with yoga pants trumps jeans Tracing the history of the blue jean Apple planning to add more security measures after celebrity photo hacking incident Colorado resort town becomes a set for Bud Light commercial, but some aren't' Up for Whatever' Mercedes to build new SUV at Alabama plant in 2015; CEO calls for harmonizing safety standards French president's popularity lower than ever amid economic woes, exposure of his private life Mexican official: $9.2 B massive airport won't damage environment S&P 500 hits record as investors buy dividend-rich utility stocks; Ukraine outlook improves