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*China bonded copper premiums slide $15 to $120- $140- Shmet. SYDNEY, March 11- London copper climbed on Tuesday after sliding to its lowest in more than eight months the session before, but worries about the economy in top metals consumer China capped gains.
*China bonded copper premiums slide $15 to $120- $140- Shmet. SYDNEY, March 11- London copper edged up on Tuesday after sliding to its lowest in more than eight months in the previous session, although worries about the economic health of top metals consumer China continued to sour investor sentiment and cap gains.
SYDNEY, March 11- London copper paused for breath on Tuesday, a day after it slid to 8- month lows, on speculation China's government is taking steps to soothe nerves jangled by a poor trade report that inflamed fears of flagging growth in the world's top user of metals.
SINGAPORE, March 11- Gold was steady near $1,340 an ounce on Tuesday as fears of an economic slowdown in China and Ukraine's geopolitical crisis keep investors seeking safe-haven bullion.
U.S. crude eased 14 cents to $100.98 a barrel by 0024 GMT, extending losses for a second day after ending $1.46 down at $101.12 a barrel, its lowest since Feb. 14.
WASHINGTON, Feb 19- U.S. housing starts recorded their biggest drop in almost three years in January as harsh weather disrupted activity, but the third month of declines in permits hinted at some weakness in the housing market.
WASHINGTON, Feb 19- U.S. housing starts recorded their biggest drop in almost three years in January, likely weighed down by harsh weather, but the third month of declines in permits pointed to some underlying weakness in the housing market.
WASHINGTON, Feb 11- U.S. wholesale inventories rose less than expected in December, spurring expectations that the government would cut its fourth-quarter growth estimate.
U.S. wholesale inventories rose less than expected in December, suggesting a moderation in the pace of stock accumulation.
WASHINGTON, Feb 11- U.S. wholesale inventories rose less than expected in December, suggesting a moderation in the pace of stock accumulation at the end of the year that could see fourth-quarter growth estimates trimmed. The Commerce Department said on Tuesday wholesale inventories increased 0.3 percent after an unrevised 0.5 percent gain in November.
SHENZHEN, China/ PARIS, Feb 11- Aston Martin's sweeping recall of its high-end sports cars last week raises larger questions about the risk to global automakers of sourcing key parts thousands of miles away in China without implementing adequate quality control measures.
SYDNEY, Feb 11- Shanghai copper slid to its lowest in more than two months on Tuesday, with factories in the top metals user ramping up only slowly after the Lunar new year break, curbing consumer demand.
SINGAPORE, Feb 11- Gold was trading near its highest in two weeks on Tuesday ahead of Congressional testimony by the new chief of the Federal Reserve, on hopes that the U.S. central bank may rethink the pace of its stimulus tapering.
A local currency hit by months of political unrest, and skittish consumers spending less are keeping the pressure on Thai billionaire Dhanin Chearavanont.
In one of Herbalife's fastest-growing markets, sellers' extraordinary health claims are drawing unwanted attention.
Shanghai authorities are testing mislabeled mutton from a wholesaler that supplies a chain of hot pot restaurants run by U.S. fast food firm Yum Brands.
Gold prices topped $1,675 an ounce, rising along with the euro after the European Central Bank gave no hints on near-term rate cuts.
CNBC's Brian Shactman reports bigger-than-expected data from the EIA Inventory at a build at 3.9 million barrels.