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  • NEW YORK, Sept 15- Leaders of 10 Chinese cities and one major province are to announce that their carbon emissions will start to fall earlier than China's national target of 2030 at a U.S.- China meeting on Tuesday, a move meant to build momentum for a global climate change accord in December. Those announcements, as well emission-reduction commitments from more...

  • *Economists cite market turbulence in China. Economists cited the latest market turbulence in China which reflected worries about its economic outlook, although they also said Germany's recovery looked intact. With strong demand for German cars and engineering machinery, China was Germany's fourth biggest export market last year, accounting for 6.6...

  • BEIJING, Sept 15- The general manager of China's largest brokerage, CITIC Securities Co Ltd, is under police investigation, the official Xinhua news agency said on its micro-blog on Tuesday, citing relevant authorities.

  • FRANKFURT, Sept 15- German auto parts and tyre maker Continental could do a takeover deal worth 2- 3 billion euros in the next 1-2 years, Chief Executive Elmar Degenhart said. If an appropriate target in the non-automotive sector emerges and the purchase price as well as the timing is right, then a major acquisition is possible, Degenhart said on Tuesday in an...

  • *Venezuela's president urges OPEC to call summit. *IEA, OPEC reports cut U.S. oil output forecasts. LONDON, Sept 15- Oil edged further above $46 a barrel on Tuesday, supported by the prospect of lower U.S. inventories and production although concern about weaker Asian demand kept prices in check.

  • *China fiscal spending up 26 pct in August. *China economy seen growing stably, BOJ governor says. China's benchmark CSI300 index of the biggest listed stocks in Shanghai and Shenzhen closed down nearly 4 percent on Tuesday, while the Shanghai Composite Index dropped 3.55 percent to end at 3,004, just above the psychologically important 3,000 mark.

  • BRIEF- CHINA'S TENCENT TO INVEST 10 BLN YUAN OVER NEXT 5 YEARS. *China's Tencent to invest 10 billion yuan over next 5 years in cloud business. *Investment plans include North America data centre.

  • LONDON, Sept 15- Even after the steep decline that has rocked global markets this year, fewer than 10 percent of investors consider emerging market-related assets cheap, according to a Barclays survey of more than 700 global investors. "Most investors expect further downside in China- linked assets," Barclays said in a survey published late on Monday.

  • Bourses across much of Asia suffered as China mainland shares extended their losses, now down 6 percent on the week, despite data that showed Beijing cranked up its spending in August to revive flagging economic growth. MSCI's broadest emerging market stock index- which has fallen more than 15 percent since the start of the year- nudged lower on the day.

  • GM has sufficient scale to go it alone, CEO says Tuesday, 15 Sep 2015 | 5:13 AM ET

    FRANKFURT, Sept 15- General Motors boss Mary Barra reiterated on Tuesday that a tie-up with Fiat Chrysler was not in her shareholders' best interest and the U.S. carmaker has the scale to pursue its investments in new technologies on its own. Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne said earlier this month that seeking a merger with GM was a "high priority" for his...

  • *Venezuela's president urges OPEC to call summit. *IEA, OPEC reports cut U.S. oil output forecasts. LONDON, Sept 15- Oil edged higher towards $47 a barrel on Tuesday, supported by the prospect of lower U.S. inventories and production although concern about weaker Asian demand kept prices in check.

  • GLOBAL MARKETS-China falls drag stocks back into red Tuesday, 15 Sep 2015 | 5:03 AM ET

    *Bank of Japan downgrades assessments of exports, output. LONDON, Sept 15- Concerns over China kept financial markets on edge on Tuesday, with an underwhelming reaction to recent data and Beijing's efforts at corporate reform helping push European and Asian stocks lower. "There is concern about the Fed, plus the China data continuing to be weak."

  • BERLIN, Sept 15- The European Union must consider putting financial pressure on member states that are reluctant to take in their share of asylum seekers as the bloc faces its worst refugee crisis in decades, Germany's interior minister said on Tuesday. After opening its doors to refugees from Syria's civil war, Germany at the weekend temporarily reimposed...

  • TOKYO, Sept 15- Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda voiced confidence on Tuesday that the economy can weather the hit from China's slowdown and weak demand in the rest of Asia, suggesting that he sees no immediate need to expand stimulus further. But he reiterated the central bank "will not hesitate" to deploy more support if Japan's recovery and the BOJ's 2...

  • LONDON, Sept 15- European shares extended the previous session's losses on Tuesday, with miners losing ground and German energy firms RWE and E.ON falling sharply after a report saying they needed to set aside more money to shut down nuclear power plants. Shares in both RWE and E.ON fell more than 7 percent after Spiegel Online said the firms were as much as 30...

  • METALS-London copper falls as China jitters linger Tuesday, 15 Sep 2015 | 4:34 AM ET

    *China stocks extend week's slide to about 6 pct on economy woes. MELBOURNE, Sept 15- London copper fell on Tuesday as jitters resurfaced over the strength of China's economy, sending share markets down and refuelling concerns about the scale of demand in the world's top consumer of metals. China cranked up its fiscal spending by 26 percent in August from a year...

  • BRIEF- CHINA STATE PLANNER APPROVES ROAD PROJECTS WORTH 16.2. *China state planner: approved 6 new road projects across 3 provinces. *China state planner: approved road projects worth 16.2 billion yuan.

  • Hong Kong shares fall, track sliding mainland shares Tuesday, 15 Sep 2015 | 4:12 AM ET

    Sept 15- Hong Kong shares gave up early gains and ended Tuesday lower, with investor sentiment subdued by slumping mainland stocks. The Hang Seng index fell 0.5 percent, to 21,455.23, while the China Enterprises Index lost 0.3 percent, to 9,704.27 points. ICBC, up 0.2 percent at HK $4.73, was among the most actively traded stocks on Hong Kong's main board.

  • The attacks replace the operating system used in network equipment from Cisco, the world's biggest maker of routers, the computer forensic arm of U.S. security research firm FireEye, Mandiant, said on Tuesday. Separately, Cisco confirmed that it had alerted customers to these attacks on Cisco operating system software platforms. "If you own the router, you own the...

  • *Subdued UK inflation report could weigh on sterling. LONDON, Sept 15- The yen rose broadly on Tuesday after the Bank of Japan refrained from expanding its stimulus programme, with Governor Haruhiko Kuroda maintaining his optimism about the country's economic outlook. "Kuroda sounded surprisingly upbeat and that is why dollar/yen is edging higher," said Alvin...