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  • *HSI flat, H-shares -0.3 pct, China reopens Friday. *China cyclicals biggest drags, but Anhui Conch up. Feb 5- Hong Kong shares lingered at seven-month lows on Wednesday after benchmark indexes surrendered gains over the first hour of trade as a rebound proved short-lived with markets still jittery after a steep sell-off in recent sessions.

  • *Euro STOXX 50 falls 1.7 pct to 2,963.96 points. LONDON, Feb 3- European shares fell to a one-and-a-half month closing low on Monday, knocked back by data that showed China's economy losing momentum and by growing worries about the affect on companies of turmoil in emerging markets.

  • LONDON, Feb 3- European shares fell to their lowest level in more than a month on Monday, knocked back by data showing China's economy losing momentum and by growing worries about the impact on companies from emerging market turmoil. Fresh evidence of a slowdown in economic growth in China came after China's official Purchasing Managers' Index dipped in January.

  • January ISM manufacturing 51.3     Monday, 3 Feb 2014 | 10:00 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest ISM manufacturing data and December construction spending. CNBC's Steve Liesman provides perspective on the numbers.

  • *Europe more exposed to EM than U.S., Japan- MSCI. *EPFR data shows more inflows into Europe stocks. PARIS, Feb 3- European stocks sagged on Monday, resuming their sell-off of the past 10 days after data showed China's economy losing momentum and also on worries that emerging market turmoil could erode European corporate results.

  • *First Tractor spikes on news of China's policy priorities. HONG KONG, Jan 20- China shares listed in Hong Kong fell to 4-1/ 2- month lows early on Monday, then trimmed losses after data showed the world's second-largest economy grew at a slightly faster-than-expected pace in the fourth quarter.

  • HONG KONG, Jan 15- China shares again underperformed most of Asia early on Wednesday, limiting gains in Hong Kong, after weaker-than-expected money supply and loan growth data deepened concerns about tightening liquidity in the mainland.

  • Strong ADP points to upbeat jobs report     Wednesday, 8 Jan 2014 | 10:01 AM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman breaks down the significance of today's strong ADP data and if the strength of the number puts pressure on the Federal Reserve to normalize monetary policy.

  • BEIJING, Jan 3- Chinese steel production is moving from its heartland in Hebei province in the wake of government efforts to tackle pollution near Beijing, but Shanghai could be paying the price as steel mills around the commercial capital ramp up output.

  • Buffett's crisis-era bet on USG grows Thursday, 2 Jan 2014 | 1:03 PM ET
    US Gypsum (USG) dry wall board plant at Plaster City, near El Centro, Calif.

    Berkshire Hathaway has converted much of its debt in building products company USG into more than $600 million of common stock.

  • Cruise sector: No pricing growth in 10 years     Thursday, 26 Dec 2013 | 10:37 AM ET

    Joel Simkins, Credit Suisse gaming, lodging, and leisure analyst, discusses the proposal to build a $1.3 billion stadium on the strip in Las Vegas and provides insight on leisure stocks.

  • Dec 24- Private equity-owned Continental Building Products Inc, created after the sale of Lafarge SA's North American gypsum business, filed with regulators to raise up to $200 million in an initial public offering of common stock.

  • MEXICO CITY, Dec 18- Rules aimed at boosting oversight of Mexican derivatives trades and pushing most transactions through a central clearing house will soon be published, Mexico's banking regulator said on Wednesday.

  • *Reverses earlier gains as Wall Street opens lower. LONDON, Dec 11- European shares eased in late trade on Wednesday, as increased certainty over U.S. government spending following a budget deal there was overshadowed by growing expectations that a scaling back of Federal Reserve stimulus is imminent.

  • European shares track Wall St lower on Fed concerns Wednesday, 11 Dec 2013 | 10:36 AM ET

    *Reverses earlier gains as Wall Street opens lower. LONDON, Dec 11- European shares eased in late trade on Wednesday, as increased certainty over U.S. government spending following a budget deal there was overshadowed by growing expectations that a scaling back of Federal Reserve stimulus is imminent.

  • *Morocco relegated to frontier market stocks index. Morocco, which has avoided the worst of its neighbours' turmoil, became the latest casualty on Wednesday when it was relegated in the leading MSCI indices from the league of established emerging markets to the "frontier" division of economies with less developed capital markets.

  • Al Bahr: Tradition and innovation     Tuesday, 26 Nov 2013 | 7:00 PM ET

    The Al Bahr building is one of the first in the Middle East to have received a LEED environmental design award. Bryan Hamilton from Aedas Architects reveals how traditional Islamic art and architecture was used to develop it.

  • How to innovate in timber     Tuesday, 26 Nov 2013 | 7:00 PM ET

    Innovative timber techniques are increasingly used to develop greener buildings. CNBC visits GRM & Biowood, which manufactures sustainable timber by mixing wood scraps with PVC powder.

  • Top 5 innovations in building materials     Tuesday, 26 Nov 2013 | 7:00 PM ET

    These are the top 5 innovations in building materials, according to Sascha Peters, the founder and owner of Haute Innovation. Watch out for algae, and fungus-based foam.

  • Home Depot ups outlook again after strong quarter Tuesday, 19 Nov 2013 | 6:02 AM ET

    Home Depot reported a rise in profit and sales as the world's largest home improvement chain continued to benefit from a U.S. housing market recovery.

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