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*Lenovo, Galaxy Entertainment each up 0.4 pct ahead of earnings. HONG KONG, Nov 7- Hong Kong shares touched their lowest in nearly two weeks early on Thursday, as losses deepened for Chinese financials after more media reports emerged about possible sector reforms from a key Communist Party policy meeting starting this weekend.
Nov 6- U.S.-listed chipmaker RDA Microelectronics Inc said it received an $18 per share buyout offer from China's state-owned Tsinghua Unigroup Ltd, which is funded by the Tsinghua University, marking it a second such bid in more than a month.
Brad Gastwirth, CEO of ABR Investment Strategy, says that while the PC sector is facing structural changes, Lenovo isn't a bad stock to be in.
Kirk Yang, Head of Asia Tech Hardware Research at Barclays explains why Lenovo is the only PC brand that the company is positive on.
Reports out of Canada this morning say the country said no to Chinese-based Lenovo's bid for BlackBerry.
*China risks stoking inflation with more easing- Premier Li. HONG KONG, Nov 5- China shares tested their lowest in a week on Tuesday, leading Hong Kong markets lower, as growth-sensitive counters were hit by hawkish comments from Premier Li Keqiang ahead of a key Communist Party policy meeting this weekend.
*China risks stoking inflation with more easing- Premier Li. HONG KONG, Nov 5- China shares underperformed most Asian markets early on Tuesday, leading Hong Kong lower, after Premier Li Keqiang signalled a shift towards monetary tightening ahead of a key Communist Party policy meeting this weekend.
After a two-month review of strategic options and talks with potential buyers that included Facebook, Lenovo and private equity firms such as Cerberus, BlackBerry said it will abandon a sale. The only formal offer to buy BlackBerry- a tentative one- had come from Fairfax, which wanted to take the company private for $4.7 billion.
Fairfax, the largest shareholder in BlackBerry with a 10 percent stake, reached a tentative $9- per-share deal with BlackBerry in late September, and has until Nov. 4 to negotiate a definitive agreement.
Fairfax Financial is struggling to raise financing several large lenders turned down its requests, Reuters reported Friday.
While many analysts are bullish on Apple's latest offerings, the cold hard facts reveal the iPad king is losing market share in the tablet space.
The Chinese computer giant is tapping Hollywood heartthrob Ashton Kutcher to design its tablets.
*Q3 adj EPS $0.33 vs est $0.32. Oct 30- Corning Inc reported better-than-expected quarterly results, helped by strong demand for its scratch-resistant Gorilla Glass and fiber optic products.
The smartphone maker and the social giant met last week to gauge interest in a potential bid, reported The Wall Street Journal.
SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 29- Global smartphone shipments jumped 39 percent in the quarter ended Sept. 30, while brisk demand for low-priced Android devices in China eroded Apple's market share.
China Petroleum& Chemical Corp, PetroChina Co Ltd, Air China Ltd, China Eastern Airlines, and China Merchants Bank are among companies due to report quarterly earnings later in the day. *China's Suning Commerce Group and Hony Capital, an affiliate of Lenovo Group, will invest $420 million in PPTV, a Chinese online TV services provider, Suning said on Monday.
Five years after the global financial crisis, chief financial officers from around the globe are seeing economic growth improving, according to a new CNBC survey.
"I think there's a lot of future value in Blackberry," John Sculley tells the Globe and Mail of Toronto.
*Samsung SDI shares drop 8 pct. Oct 23- Samsung Electronics Co Ltd moved to tighten its grip on vital electronics parts supplies as it looks to stay ahead of rival Apple Inc with new products in a fast changing technology industry.
HTC has halted at least one of its four main manufacturing lines, and is outsourcing production as a sales slump puts pressure on its cash flow.