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  • *Chinese suppliers to Moog committed violations- FAA report. *Boeing, FAA, Moog determined parts posed no safety risk. The FAA, Boeing and Moog said in the report and in emails to Reuters they posed no safety risk.

  • *Aug core orders +3.4 pct m/m vs forecast +1.1 pct. TOKYO, Oct 11- Japan's core machinery orders rose for a second straight month in August, handily beating market expectations, signaling a pickup in capital expenditure that should encourage Prime Minister Shinzo Abe ahead of a general election this month. The value of core orders, which exclude those of ships and...

  • *Aug core orders +3.4 pct m/m vs forecast +1.1 pct. *Core orders +4.4 pct yr/yr in Aug vs forecast +0.8 pct. TOKYO, Oct 11- Japan's core machinery orders rose for a second straight month in August, handily beating market expectations, signaling a pickup in capital expenditure that should encourage Prime Minister Shinzo Abe ahead of a general election this month.

  • TOKYO, Oct 11- Japan's core machinery orders rose 3.4 percent in August from the previous month, government data showed on Wednesday, in a tentative sign of a pickup in capital spending. The rise in core orders, a highly volatile data series regarded as an indicator of capital spending in the coming six to nine months, compared with economists' median estimate of a...

  • TOKYO, Oct 10- Japan's government sought on Tuesday to contain the fallout from the disclosure by the nations third-biggest steel maker, Kobe Steel Ltd, that it had fabricated data on components used in cars, aircraft and space rockets, sending shock waves through the Japanese manufacturing sector. Faced with the latest in a series of missteps that have...

  • WASHINGTON— Orders at U.S. factories increased by 1.2 percent in August, driven by strong gains in aluminum and other metals, industrial machinery and autos. The solid showing follows a steep drop of 3.3 percent in July, the Commerce Department said Thursday. Recent hurricanes didn't impact the data, the department said.

  • *Economic uncertainty hammers UK construction sentiment. LONDON, Oct 3- Britain's construction companies in September reported the sharpest fall in activity since just after June 2016' s Brexit vote, as clients put projects on hold due to uncertainty over the economy. Although construction makes up just 6 percent of Britain's economy, the survey suggested it...

  • *Economic uncertainty hammers UK construction sentiment. LONDON, Oct 3- Britain's construction companies in Septmber reported the sharpest fall in activity since just after June 2016' s Brexit vote, as clients put projects on hold due to uncertainty over the economy. Although construction makes up just 6 percent of Britain's economy, the survey suggested it...

  • *India only able to assemble phones. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has championed a manufacturing drive, under the slogan' Make in India', to boost the sluggish economy and create millions of jobs. Three years on, as executives and bureaucrats crowded into a Delhi convention center for an inaugural mobile congress last week, India has managed only to assemble...

  • *Modi pushes for full tech transfer under Make-in- India. NEW DELHI, Sept 19- U.S. defense firms offering to set up production lines in India to win deals worth billions of dollars want stronger assurances they won't have to part with proprietary technology, according to a business lobby group's letter to India's defense minister. Lockheed has offered to shift its...

  • *Modi pushes for full tech transfer under Make-in- India. NEW DELHI, Sept 19- U.S. defence firms offering to set up production lines in India to win deals worth billions of dollars want stronger assurances they won't have to part with proprietary technology, according to a business lobby group's letter to India's defence minister. Lockheed has offered to shift its...

  • TOKYO, Sept 15- Japanese manufacturers' confidence worsened for the first time in four months in September from the previous month's decade-high level and was expected to fall further, weighed by global uncertainty, a Reuters poll showed. Firm tankan results would support the BOJ's upbeat view on Japan's economy, which is expected to continue moderate growth...

  • *Ferro-silicon trading in Zhengzhou: http://tmsnrt.rs/2iIxJ3z. LONDON, Sept 13- What have the following metals all got in common? They are all produced in China and they have all been hit hard by Beijing's environmental crackdown.

  • FRANKFURT, Sept 13- Volkswagen wants German and European industry to come together to help create a regional supplier of electric car batteries to provide competition to Asian manufacturers, the head of its core autos division told Reuters. Europe's largest carmaker and German rival Daimler became the latest manufacturers this week to announce plans to...

  • *July core orders +8.0 pct m/m vs forecast +4.4 pct. *Core orders -7.5 pct yr/yr in July vs forecast -7.3 pct. TOKYO, Sept 11- Japan's core machinery orders rose in July at the fastest pace since January 2016, rebounding from a third straight month of falls and an encouraging sign of the increased capital investment needed for sustained economic recovery.

  • *July core orders +8.0 pct m/m vs forecast +4.4 pct. *Core orders -7.5 pct yr/yr in July vs forecast -7.3 pct. TOKYO, Sept 11- Japan's core machinery orders rose in July at the fastest pace since January 2016, rebounding from a third straight month of falls, an encouraging sign of the increased capital investment needed for sustained economic recovery.

  • TOKYO, Sept 11- Japan's core machinery orders rose 8.0 percent in July from the previous month, up for the first time in four months, government data showed on Monday, in a tentative sign of recovery in capital expenditure. The rise in core orders, a highly volatile data series regarded as an indicator of capital spending in the coming six to nine months, compared with...

  • An employee works on an assembly line producing Mercedes-Benz cars in Beijing, August 31, 2015.

    China's producer price inflation accelerated more than expected to a four-month high in August.

  • BEIJING, Sept 9- China's producer price inflation accelerated more than expected to a four-month high in August, fueled by strong gains in raw materials prices and pointing to strong, sustained growth for both factory profits and the economy. "The unexpected rise in both CPI and PPI suggests that there is little hope China's monetary policy could see some...

  • LONDON, Sept 5- Copper hit a three-year high of $6,970 per tonne on the London Metal Exchange on Tuesday morning. Aluminium is faring even better, trading above $2,100 per tonne for the first time since 2013.. At a current $3,200 per tonne it is traversing chart levels last seen during the great bull run of 2007-2008..