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  • *Worries over supply from Chile, Indonesia buoy copper. SYDNEY, Feb 17- Copper prices climbed on Friday following overnight losses, supported above the key $6,000- mark by major supply restrictions at the world's two biggest mines in Chile and Indonesia. The positions of BHP Billiton and the striking union at its Escondida copper mine in Chile, the world's largest,...

  • *Plans to launch flights to Hong Kong mid-year. SYDNEY, Feb 17- Virgin Australia Holdings Ltd on Friday said it would defer the delivery of new Boeing Co 737 MAX aircraft for at least a year as it continues to battle against tough demand conditions in the domestic aviation market. Virgin Chief Executive John Borghetti said the capital cost of buying the new...

  • SHANGHAI, Feb 17- China's Juneyao Airlines has finalized a $1.32 bln order for five Boeing 787-9 dreamliners, part of a plan for new routes to North America, Europe and Australia over the next four years. Juneyao currently operates domestic routes or short-haul international flights to neighboring countries such as Japan, South Korea and Thailand.

  • SHANGHAI, Feb 17- China's Juneyao Airlines has finalised a $1.32 bln order for five Boeing 787-9 dreamliners, part of a plan for new routes to North America, Europe and Australia over the next four years. Juneyao currently operates domestic routes or short-haul international flights to neighbouring countries such as Japan, South Korea and Thailand.

  • SHANGHAI, Feb 17- China's Juneyao Airlines has finalized a $1.32 bln order for five Boeing 787-9 dreamliners, part of a plan for new routes to North America, Europe and Australia over the next four years. Juneyao currently operates domestic routes or short-haul international flights to neighboring countries such as Japan, South Korea and Thailand.

  • SHANGHAI, Feb 17- China's Juneyao Airlines has finalised a $1.32 bln order for five Boeing 787-9 dreamliners, part of a plan for new routes to North America, Europe and Australia over the next four years. Juneyao currently operates domestic routes or short-haul international flights to neighbouring countries such as Japan, South Korea and Thailand.

  • BEIJING, Feb 16- Property investment by Chinese companies plunged in January as authorities tightened restrictions on capital outflows to support the ailing yuan currency and ease pressure on the country's foreign exchange reserves. Investment by Chinese firms in offshore properties-- which has helped fuel sharp and often contentious home price rises...

  • BEIJING, Feb 16- Property investment by Chinese companies plunged in January as authorities tightened restrictions on capital outflows to support the ailing yuan currency and ease pressure on the country's foreign exchange reserves. Investment by Chinese firms in offshore properties-- which has helped fuel sharp and often contentious home price rises...

  • SHANGHAI, Feb 16- China's yuan rose to a more than three-week high against the dollar on Thursday, helped by corporate dollar sales, while interbank money rates fell after the central bank injected funds into the banking system. The People's Bank of China set the midpoint rate at 6.8629 per dollar prior to market open, firmer than the previous fix of 6.8632.

  • SHANGHAI/ BEIJING, Feb 16- In its' war' on hazardous air pollution, China's government has a dilemma: it needs to be open about air quality data to hold polluters to account, but worries that too much bad news from alternative, independent sources could stoke public unrest. The conflicting approach reflects a broader debate about China's appetite for political...

  • Copper inventories tied to China's Shanghai Futures Exchange have surged 61 percent since the week of Jan. 20 to 277,659 tonnes, the most since May 2016, the latest data shows. Stockpiles held in bonded warehouses in China have edged above 500,000 tonnes, from around 450,000 tonnes in November, according to consultants CRU Group. "In China's bonded market there is...

  • *China bonded nickel premiums jump $15 to $180. LONDON, Feb 15- Copper rose on Wednesday on upbeat signals for the U.S. economy and as talks to end a major strike in Chile were delayed, while nickel rose on continued supply disruptions in the Philippines. In Chile, renewed talks in Chile to end a week-long strike at Escondida, the world's biggest copper mine, have been...

  • *China bonded nickel premiums jump $15 to $180. *Coming Up: U.S. Industrial production Jan at 1415 GMT. LONDON, Feb 15- Copper prices were steady on Wednesday after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's upbeat assessment of the outlook for the U.S. economy, while nickel rose on supply disruptions in the Philippines.

  • SHANGHAI— The government of China awarded U.S. In China alone he has 49 pending trademark applications and 77 marks already registered in his own name, most of which will come up for renewal during his term. These concerns are particularly sharp in China, where the courts and bureaucracy reflect the will of the ruling Communist Party.

  • *Chicken is cheap alternative to pork, China's favourite meat. BEIJING, Feb 15- Chinese chicken prices sank to their lowest level in more than a decade on Wednesday as fears grow about the spread of bird flu, hurting meat producers' share prices and deepening concerns about demand in the world's second-largest poultry consumer. The spread of the deadly virus comes...

  • Copper inventories tied to China's Shanghai Futures Exchange have surged 61 percent since the week of Jan. 20 to 277,659 tonnes, the most since May 2016, the latest data shows. Stockpiles held in bonded warehouses in China have edged above 500,000 tonnes, from around 450,000 tonnes in November, according to consultants CRU Group. "In China's bonded market there is...

  • *Banks in Hong Kong rally after Yellen's comments. SHANGHAI, Feb 15- Hong Kong stocks reached a fresh four-month high on Wednesday morning, after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's comments on the U.S. economy and the rate hike outlook sent Wall Street to record highs. But Alex Wong, Hong Kong- based director of Ample Finance Group, said concern about monetary...

  • SHANGHAI, Feb 15- China's yuan weakened slightly against the dollar on Wednesday, but interbank money rates surged after the central bank drained funds for a third straight day in a further sign of policy tightening. The People's Bank of China set the midpoint at 6.8632 per dollar prior to the market open, firmer than the previous fix of 6.8806.

  • SHANGHAI _ Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp. on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $104 million. On a per-share basis, the Shanghai- based company said it had net income of 11 cents. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • SHANGHAI— President Donald Trump is poised to receive something Tuesday that he has been trying to get from China for a decade: trademark rights to his own name. Trump's late triumph in the fight to wrest back his brand for construction services could prove to be the first of many intellectual property victories in China during his presidency.