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  • HONG KONG, Sept 30- Hong Kong's benchmark index fell to a three-month low on Tuesday, finishing on its biggest monthly fall since May 2012 as investors dumped shares amid the city's worst civil unrest in decades.

  • Asian stocks mostly lower after US declines Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 12:01 AM ET

    BANGKOK— Asian stocks were mostly lower Tuesday after Wall Street's losses overnight and pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong, a major financial center, added to worries about political risk. Sydney's S&P ASX 200 gained 0.2 percent to 5,275.60 while Seoul, Taipei, Singapore and New Zealand declined.

  • JGBs edge up as geopolitical woes drive Nikkei lower Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 10:21 PM ET

    TOKYO, Sept 30- Japanese government bond prices edged higher on Tuesday as geopolitical woes drove Tokyo stocks lower. Treasuries and downbeat Japanese economic data also supported JGBs. Tokyo's Nikkei shed 0.8 percent as civil unrest in Hong Kong weighed on global stock markets.

  • *HSBC manufacturing survey disappoints, but exports improve. SYDNEY, Sept 30- Asian markets were in hesitant mood on Tuesday as investors wondered what China's response would be to civil unrest in Hong Kong, while the U.S. dollar was on track to post its biggest monthly gain in well over a year.

  • SYDNEY, Sept 30- Asian markets were in hesitant mood on Tuesday as investors wondered what China's response would be to civil unrest in Hong Kong, while the U.S. dollar was on track to post its biggest monthly gain in well over a year.

  • *HSBC, Standard Chartered fall as Hong Kong unrest hits markets. LONDON, Sept 29- HSBC, LVMH and other companies exposed to Hong Kong underperformed a broader drop in European stock markets on Monday as civil unrest in the Asian city continued.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 29- Global equity markets fell on Monday as civil unrest in Hong Kong weighed on investor sentiment, while Treasury prices rose as further signs of the relative strength of the U.S. economy raised the prospect of higher interest rates.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 29- U.S. stocks were sharply lower on Monday, extending the previous week's decline on heavy volume as investors monitored the continued civil unrest in Hong Kong for any potential impact on Chinese growth.

  • *Hong Kong civil unrest hurts risk assets, helps Treasuries. NEW YORK, Sept 29- Treasuries prices gained on Monday as civil unrest in Hong Kong weighed on global stock markets, and the yield curve flattened as investors bet that U.S. economic data would continue to improve.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 29- U.S. stocks opened lower on Monday, extending the previous week's decline as investors monitored the continued civil unrest in Hong Kong for any potential impact on Chinese growth.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 29- U.S. stock index futures pointed to a weaker open on Monday, with investors monitoring the continued civil unrest in Hong Kong for any potential impact on Chinese growth. China faced one of its biggest political challenges since the Tiananmen Square massacre as hundreds of democracy protesters faced down tear gas and police baton charges.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 29- U.S. stock index futures were lower on Monday, indicating Wall Street's recent weakness would continue amid ongoing civil unrest in Hong Kong.

  • *HSBC, Standard Chartered fall as Hong Kong unrest hits markets. LONDON, Sept 29- Companies exposed to Hong Kong underperformed sluggish European stock markets on Monday, as civil unrest in the Asian city weighed on banks such as HSBC and luxury goods groups such as Richemont.

  • *Hong Kong August retail sales rebound, up 3.4 pct y/y. HONG KONG, Sept 29- Increasing civil unrest in Hong Kong is scaring off Chinese tourists, heaping further pressure on retailers which are already grappling with a protracted slowdown in sales.

  • HONG KONG, Sept 29- The chief executive of the Hong Kong Exchanges& Clearing Ltd has dismissed fears that civil unrest in Hong Kong could disrupt the launch of a landmark trading link with China, which is expected to kick-off on Oct 27.

  • HONG KONG, Sept 29- Hong Kong shares ended at their lowest in 2-1/ 2 months on Monday, as pro-democracy protesters clashed with police in the city's worst unrest since China took back control of the former British colony in 1997..

  • HONG KONG, Sept 29- Increasing civil unrest in Hong Kong is scaring off Chinese tourists, heaping further pressure on retailers which are already grappling with a protracted slowdown in sales.

  • Gaza war deals blow to Israel's tourism industry Sunday, 28 Sep 2014 | 11:54 AM ET

    JERUSALEM— It was supposed to be a record-breaking year for tourist visits to Israel. But all that changed when the 50- day war between Israel and Hamas prompted jittery travelers to cancel trips en masse, leaving empty hotel rooms and barren tourist sites in their wake. Israel and Hamas signed a cease-fire on Aug. 26.

  • ISIS shells Kurdish town as airstrikes rage on Saturday, 27 Sep 2014 | 5:18 PM ET
    Militant Islamist fighters on a tank take part in a military parade along the streets of northern Raqqa province June 30, 2014.

    More airstrikes against Islamic State fighters didn't stop them from pressing their assault on a strategic Syrian town.

  • Cuban cologne creators to face punishment Saturday, 27 Sep 2014 | 11:07 AM ET

    HAVANA— Cuba will punish state employees who created two colognes named for Ernesto "Che" Guevara and late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, the government announced Saturday, swiftly quashing plans to market the fragrances honoring the leftist icons.