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  • BEIJING, Oct 16- China's producer price inflation unexpectedly accelerated to a six-month high in September as a construction boom shows no signs of abating and a government crackdown on air pollution triggers fears of winter shortages and frenzied jumps in commodity prices. China's strong demand for building materials has triggered a year-long...

  • BEIJING, Oct 16- China's producer prices rose 6.9 percent in September from a year earlier, beating market expectations, the National Bureau of Statistics said on Monday. A year-long construction boom has helped boost prices for building materials from steel to copper pipes, giving China's long-ailing industrial sector its best profits in years.

  • *Local data shows 600,000 homes in Texas, Florida to repair. Oct 9- There are 600,000 homes in Texas and Florida alone that need re-roofed or repaired and results over the next month will give some sign of how much the resulting squeeze on building materials will benefit suppliers over the next year. "Prior storm events suggest prices can increase 10 percent or more...

  • *Local data shows 600,000 homes in Texas, Florida to repair. Oct 9- There are 600,000 homes in Texas and Florida alone that need re-roofed or repaired and results over the next month will give some sign of how much the resulting squeeze on building materials will benefit suppliers over the next year. "Prior storm events suggest prices can increase 10 percent or more...

  • *FTSE 100 up 0.2 pct. "The talk of a leadership plot against the Prime Minister is eroding the pound's value and propping up the FTSE 100," CMC Markets analyst David Madden wrote in a note to clients. Last month sterling strength helped the FTSE 100 to post a slight decline for September, but the currency has since been losing steam and the index has posted its biggest...

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  • DUBLIN, Aug 24- Irish building materials firm CRH has sold its U.S. distribution business to Beacon Roofing Supply Inc. for $2.63 billion in cash and will use the proceeds to continue an acquisition spree elsewhere, it said on Thursday. Added to the 632 million euros the company spent on buying 13 other smaller businesses in the first half of the year, that purchase...

  • Housing growth happening in lower cost areas: KeyBanc's Kenneth Zener

    Kenneth Zener, KeyBanc Capital Markets, weighs in on the health of the housing markets and home builder sentiment.

  • Aug 22- Private equity firm Blackstone Group LP is exploring an initial public offering of Gates Global LLC, three years after it acquired the U.S. auto parts and building products maker for $5.4 billion, people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday. Based in Denver, Colorado, Gates manufactures power transmission belts and fluid power products used in...

  • SHANGHAI, Aug 9- Red-hot shares of Chinese building materials companies dipped on Wednesday as investors took profits on a months-long rally, weighing on broader benchmark indexes. Hesteel Co Ltd fell 2.3 percent. Joe Qiao, an analyst at Xiangcai Securities in Shanghai, noted that the producer price inflation reading of 5.5 percent had been widely expected.

  • SHANGHAI, Aug 2- Strength in building materials companies benefiting from China's year-long construction boom lifted share markets in China and Hong Kong on Wednesday, while robust earnings from Apple buoyed tech shares. China's blue-chip CSI300 index was little changed at 3,769.76 points by the midday break, while the Shanghai Composite Index edged up 0.1...

  • Surfers ride the waves on a beach in Tel Aviv, Israel

    Israel is waking up to its dramatic shortfall in infrastructure compared to most developed economies and a potential increase in spending is bound to offer the private sector a raft of new opportunities.

  • BEIJING, July 13- China posted stronger-than-expected June trade figures on Thursday, bolstered by firm global demand for Chinese goods and robust appetite for construction materials at home, but local curbs on lending could weigh on imports later this year. While exports benefited from solid demand for electronics and industrial goods, a growing trade...

  • BEIJING, July 13- China posted stronger-than-expected June trade figures on Thursday, bolstered by firm global demand for Chinese goods and robust appetite for construction materials at home, but local curbs on lending could weigh on imports later this year. While exports benefited from solid demand for electronics and industrial goods, a growing trade...

  • *Dana Gas drops on sukuk legal case. *Qatar flat after Arab alliance meets. DUBAI, July 6- Shares in Saudi Arabia's cement and steel sectors rose on Thursday after the government cut export tariffs, but Gulf stock markets were mostly weak after a slide in oil prices.

  • ZURICH, July 4- Activist investor Corvex and roofing maker Standard Industries' investment arm have teamed up to take a 7.2 percent stake in Clariant in a bid to scuttle the Swiss chemical maker's proposed merger with Huntsman Corp.. Corvex, run by activist investor and Carl Icahn protege Keith Meister, manages assets worth $6 billion and took a 5.5 percent stake...