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  • HONG KONG, July 3- China shares lingered at two-week highs on Thursday, as early losses were erased after a private survey reinforced signs that the broader economy is stabilising. Activity in China's services sector expanded at its fastest pace in 15 months in June, according to a services purchasing managers' index compiled by HSBC/ Markit.

  • HONG KONG, July 3- Hong Kong's benchmark index dipped on Thursday at midday but held near the year's high, while China shares eked out slim gains in choppy trade helped by materials and shipping sectors.

  • PARIS, June 25- For the boss of General Electric, the trials and tribulations of doing business in France are summed up in the lyric of an old Rolling Stones' song: "You can't always get what you want, but if you try sometimes you just might find you get what you need."

  • Wall Street's latest craze: 'Superfracking' Wednesday, 18 Jun 2014 | 7:22 AM ET
    Gas is flared as waste from the Monterey Shale formation where gas and oil extraction using hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, is on the verge of a boom on March 22, 2014 near Buttonwillow, Calif.

    Demand is up for sand used in fracking, which blasts it into wells to crack rock and release oil and natural gas.

  • ANALYSIS-Wall Street's latest fad is built on sand Wednesday, 18 Jun 2014 | 1:00 AM ET

    Emerge Energy Services LP, a master limited partnership that produces sand for use in hydraulic fracturing, began trading a little more than one year ago at $17 per unit. Shares of two other sand miners, U.S. Silica Holdings Inc and Hi Crush Partners LP, have more than doubled in the past year.

  • LONDON/ ZURICH June 4- Private equity companies CVC and KKR are considering bids for assets Holcim and Lafarge must sell to get the go-ahead for their merger, Bloomberg News reported on Wednesday.

  • Deals of the day- Mergers and acquisitions Tuesday, 3 Jun 2014 | 4:03 PM ET

    **Pilgrim's Pride Corp, the second largest U.S. chicken processor, raised its offer for Hillshire Brands Co, escalating a bidding war with Tyson Foods Inc for the maker of Jimmy Dean sausages. **Germany's Siemens said on Tuesday it called off the sale of its baggage handling and postal automation business.

  • NEW YORK, June 2- Fairmount Minerals Ltd, one of North America's largest providers of industrial sand to the oil and gas industry, is exploring an initial public offering of around $1 billion that could come later this year, people familiar with the matter said on Monday.

  • The May ISM Manufacturing Index is 56 versus what was originally reported as 53.2, reports CNBC's Steve Liesman.

  • May ISM Index now 55.4     Monday, 2 Jun 2014 | 12:12 PM ET

    ISM's CEO is now reporting May's ISM Manufacturing Index is 55.4, with CNBC's Steve Liesman. ISM originally reported 53.2 and later revised it to 56.0.

  • ISM manufacturing index 53.2     Monday, 2 Jun 2014 | 10:00 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli reports the latest ISM manufacturing data, and Steve Liesman provides insight on the number.

  • BRASILIA/ SAO PAULO, May 28- Brazil's antitrust watchdog Cade fined six cement makers a combined 3.1 billion reais for fixing prices for two decades and ordered the companies to dispose of many assets, in a harsh decision that the biggest one said it will challenge in courts.

  • Toll Bros CEO: Confident in housing comeback     Wednesday, 28 May 2014 | 3:44 PM ET

    Toll Brothers CEO Douglas Yearley, discusses the impact of interest rates on home builders and the overall state of the housing market.

  • MEXICO CITY, May 16- Shares in Mexican cement maker Cemex rose more than 1 percent on Friday, the day after the company appointed a new chief executive officer and chairman following the unexpected death of former CEO Lorenzo Zambrano.

  • SHARES IN MEXICO CEMENT PRODUCER CEMEX RISE MORE THAN 1 PCT DAY AFTER COMPANY APPOINTS NEW CEO, CHAIRMAN.

  • In December, Hodges Capital quietly introduced the Hodges Small-Mid Cap fund, which focuses on companies whose market values reach up to $8 billion. That is well above the $3 billion threshold in the $1.2 billion Hodges Small Cap fund for which the Dallas- based firm is best known.

  • MEXICO CITY, May 12- Mexican businessman Lorenzo Zambrano, who turned cement maker Cemex into one of the country's first modern multinationals, but also almost brought it crashing down, died on Monday aged 70..

  • Construction demand increasing: Pro     Thursday, 8 May 2014 | 3:45 AM ET

    Adrian Ringrose, CEO of Interserve, says demand in the construction industry in the U.K. is picking up but is coming off a low base.

  • ECB to hold course as euro strength challenges recovery Wednesday, 7 May 2014 | 6:05 PM ET

    FRANKFURT, May 8- The European Central Bank is expected to take heart from signs of life in the euro zone economy and keep interest rates on hold on Thursday, resisting pressure to act in the face of a stronger euro and persistently low inflation.

  • PARIS, May 7- Economy Minister Arnaud Montebourg stepped up France's push for a weaker euro on Wednesday, saying political leaders had the right to assess the right level for the currency in a position completely at odds with Germany's.