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  • SINGAPORE, Oct 21- Brent edged up on Tuesday, holding above $85 a barrel as robust China oil demand supported prices, although gains were capped by oversupply and lingering fears of a weak global economy. Front-month Brent inched up 1 cent to $85.41 at 0544 GMT, remaining entrenched at below $100 since early September. U.S. crude for November delivery gained 30...

  • SINGAPORE, Oct 21- Brent edged up on Tuesday, holding above $85 a barrel as robust China oil demand supported prices, although gains were capped by oversupply and lingering fears of a weak global economy. Front-month Brent was up 13 cents to $85.53 at 0418 GMT, remaining entrenched at below $100 since early September. U.S. crude for November delivery gained 29 cents...

  • *China Q3 economic growth slows to 7.3 pct from 7.5 pct in Q2 China data positive for gold, despite uptick in Asian equities. SINGAPORE, Oct 21- Gold clung to overnight gains on Tuesday to trade near a one-month high as worries persisted over a slowdown in the global economy after China's growth eased in the third quarter to its weakest since the 2008/ 09 financial...

  • BEIJING, Oct 21- China's economic growth slowed in the third quarter to its weakest since the 2008/ 09 global financial crisis as a slumping property market dragged on manufacturing and investment, adding to concerns about flagging global growth. The weaker gross domestic product figure fed speculation that China will miss its official full-year growth...

  • SINGAPORE, Oct 21- Gold retained overnight gains on Tuesday to trade near a one-month high as Asian equities and the dollar marked time, with markets awaiting China and U.S. data to gauge the strength of the global economy. *Gold jumped to a one-month high of $1,249.30 last week as fears over a slowdown in the global economy sent investors chasing after safe-haven...

  • *Yen stands to gain if China data stokes growth worries. The China data could influence investors' perception on the U.S. "Because slowdown in China is one major reason behind investor concerns on global growth, the data is likely to affect sentiment on the global economy," said Shin Kadota, chief FX strategist in Barclays' Tokyo branch.

  • Fast Money Final Trade: MCD, IBM, FINL & FB     Monday, 20 Oct 2014 | 5:58 PM ET

    The Fast Money traders share their final trades of the day.

  • Stock Pops & Drops: NLNK, HTZ, P & CSX     Monday, 20 Oct 2014 | 5:45 PM ET

    The Fast Money traders take a look at today's biggest market movers.

  • *OPEC ministers to meet in Vienna on Nov. 27. CALGARY, Alberta, Oct 20- Brent crude fell on Monday, dropping below $86 a barrel as worries about booming supply and sluggish demand pushed the global oil benchmark back toward last week's four-year low. Oil prices are down more than 25 percent since June on concern about a saturated global oil market and a gloomy economic...

  • CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Stocks and commodities both stabilized today. WTI was down slightly, nat gas took a big hit, and gold was up a bit on the day.

  • Here's why the stock market is calmer this week Monday, 20 Oct 2014 | 2:48 PM ET
    Traders gather at the post that trades IBM on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, October 20, 2014.

    The market is much calmer this week amid expectations of a more dovish Fed, stabilization in oil prices and easing Ebola concerns.

  • *OPEC ministers to meet in Vienna on Nov. 27. CALGARY, Alberta, Oct 20- Brent crude fell below $86 a barrel on Monday as nagging concerns about abundant supply and sluggish demand pushed the global oil benchmark back down toward a four-year low hit last week. Oil prices are down more than 25 percent since June on concern about a saturated global oil market and a gloomy...

  • Santelli Exchange: China GDP ahead     Monday, 20 Oct 2014 | 11:45 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli provides insight to economic growth in China, ahead of Q3 GDP data expected Tuesday.

  • Cashin: IBM... isolated case or earnings omen?     Monday, 20 Oct 2014 | 11:40 AM ET

    CNBC's Bob Pisani and Art Cashin, of UBS, discuss whether "Big Blue's" earnings miss was a one-off or sign of things to come in techland. Also Cashin warns investors to keep an eye on oil. If it dips below $80 it could put pressure on the markets, says Cashin.

  • IBM disappoints, but something had to give Monday, 20 Oct 2014 | 10:46 AM ET
    Ginni Rometty, CEO of IBM

    IBM with a big miss, and abandons its 5-year plan for $20 in earnings by 2015.

  • LONDON, Oct 20- Euro zone bond yields dipped on Monday after solid U.S. economic data eased some of the concerns over a slowdown in global growth that led to sharp sell-offs in peripheral debt last week. Signs that another recession may be brewing amidst a broader slowdown in global growth have caused investors to refocus on high debt levels in countries like...

  • *Gold ticks up after two straight sessions of losses. SINGAPORE, Oct 20- Gold edged up on Monday towards a one-month high, recovering from earlier losses, as concerns about a slowdown in the global economy persisted despite strong U.S. data. Gold, along with other safe-haven assets such as bonds and the Japanese yen, had benefited over the past two weeks as investors...

  • China Plenum, data deluge on tap this week     Monday, 20 Oct 2014 | 12:16 AM ET

    Donna Kwok, Senior China Economist at UBS, says the Plenum meeting will accelerate fiscal reforms. She adds that data on Tuesday may show the economy grew 7.1 percent in the third quarter.

  • Germany, France hammer out EU budget deal: Report Sunday, 19 Oct 2014 | 10:32 AM ET

    Germany and France are secretly discussing a deal to let European officials approve Paris's draft 2015 budget, a report said on Sunday.

  • LONDON, Oct 19- Evaporating inflation and slowing growth have put financial markets into such a spin that they could inflict further damage on the world economy. With the Fed set to turn off its money taps at the end of this month, investors appear to have woken up to poor growth prospects in much of the world, something International Monetary Fund chief Christine...

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