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  • NEW YORK, Sept 22- Hundreds of protesters plan to risk arrest on Monday during an unsanctioned blockade in New York City's financial district to call attention to what organizers say is Wall Street's contribution to climate change.

  • Tesco CEO says Robin Terrell will lead UK business Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 4:55 AM ET

    LONDON, Sept 22- Tesco's new chief executive Dave Lewis said Robin Terrell had stepped in to lead the grocer's UK leadership team in the wake of the firm's accounting issue, which has resulted in four employees stepping aside.

  • Sept 22- Google Inc has selected HTC Corp to make its upcoming 9- inch Nexus tablet, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter. Google had been mulling HTC as a potential Nexus tablet partner since last year and HTC engineers have been flying to the Googleplex in Mountain View in recent months to work on the project, the report said.

  • LONDON, Sept 22- Tesco cut its profit forecast for the third time this year on Monday after finding a fault in its accounts, the latest blow of several to the reputation of Britain's biggest grocer.

  • LONDON, Sept 22- Sterling rose on Monday, inching back towards recent two-year highs against the euro and moving higher against the dollar as investors focused on Britain's economic fundamentals and interest rate expectations after Scotland's independence vote.

  • SHANGHAI, Sept 22- The missing chief executive of embattled German-listed Chinese shoe maker Ultrasonic AG has resurfaced in China to deny absconding with millions of dollars of company money, telling local media he had been travelling and lost his phone.

  • "Tesco has dealt investors a severe blow to confidence, with fellow food retailers also suffering," Keith Bowman, equity analyst at Hargreaves Lansdown, said. "Concerns regarding China, comments from the Finance Minister and whether additional economic stimulus will be applied also appears to be hitting investor sentiment."

  • HONG KONG, Sept 22- Hong Kong shares closed at two-month lows on Monday, as investors fretted that a private preliminary factory survey due on Tuesday could provide more evidence of a slowdown in China. Index heavyweights were battered on Monday, with Tencent Holdings down 3.3 percent while PetroChina shed 2.5 percent.

  • LONDON, Sept 22- Major currencies recovered some ground against the dollar on Monday after the dollar index racked up a 10th straight week of gains, its longest winning streak since its free float in 1973..

  • BEIJING/ SHANGHAI, Sept 22- Nissan Motor Co Ltd said on Monday it had set up a joint venture to manufacture and market its Infiniti brand in China, seeking to cash in on higher demand for understated luxury sedans in the world's biggest auto market.

  • *China to restrict imports quotas to 894,000 tonnes in 2015. *China only offering quota linked to WTO commitment in 2015. BEIJING, Sept 22- China, the world's top consumer of cotton, will slash its import quotas for 2015 to boost demand for domestic fiber, a senior official said on Monday, in a move that is expected to put downward pressure on international prices.

  • TOKYO, Sept 22- Japanese government bond prices ended higher on Monday as some dealers covered their short positions after a fall in yields on German Bunds and U.S. Some domestic institutional investors bought long-term and super-long JGBs sporadically as they rolled over funds from a large number of JGBs that have just matured.

  • SINGAPORE, Sept 22- London copper futures and other industrial metals fell to their weakest level in several months on Monday as the U.S. dollar firmed and investors fretted over China's slowing economic growth ahead of a closely-watched economic data.

  • *China to restrict imports quotas to 894,000 tonnes in 2015. *China only offering quota linked to WTO commitment in 2015. BEIJING, Sept 22- China, the world's top consumer of cotton, will slash its import quotas for 2015 to boost demand for domestic fibre, a senior official said on Monday, in a move that is expected to put downward pressure on international prices.

  • LONDON, Sept 22- European equities retreated from highs on Monday, with concerns about the pace of Chinese economic growth hurting miners while Tesco dragged retailers lower after further lowering its first-half profit forecast.

  • SHANGHAI, Sept 22- The missing chief executive of embattled German-listed Chinese shoe maker Ultrasonic AG has resurfaced in China to deny absconding with millions of dollars of company money, telling local media he had been travelling and lost his phone.

  • HONG KONG, Sept 22- China shares tumbled on Monday as a new batch of initial public offerings started taking subscriptions while investors worried that a flash manufacturing survey due on Tuesday could be more evidence the Chinese economy is slowing significantly.

  • Google selects HTC for upcoming Nexus tablet - WSJ Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 2:58 AM ET

    Sept 22- Google Inc has selected HTC Corp to make its upcoming 9- inch Nexus tablet, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter. Google had been mulling HTC as a potential Nexus tablet partner since last year and HTC engineers have been flying to the Googleplex in Mountain View in recent months to work on the project, the report said.

  • BEIJING, Sept 22- Growth in China's large factory sector probably stalled in September, adding to worries the economy could be at risk of a sharper slowdown unless Beijing rolls out more stimulus measures, a Reuters poll showed on Monday.

  • TOKYO, Sept 22- Japan's Nikkei share average dropped on Monday as investors booked gains in heavyweight Softbank after the listing of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, but the broader market held firmer near six-year high. The Nikkei declined 0.7 percent to 16,205.90, with a 6.1 percent slide in Softbank shares accounting for more than a half of the benchmark's fall.