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  • Fiat-Chrysler to produce iconic Jeep in China from 2015

    A model poses with a Jeep on display at the Auto China exhibition, in Beijing, on April 22, 2012

  • Daniel Ricciardo put Red Bull on top of the timesheets for the first time this season with the fastest time in final practice for the Chinese Grand Prix in a damp session that limited running with neither Mercedes (Xetra: 710000 - news) drivers completing a timed lap. Ricciardo's one minute 53.958 on intermediate tyres …

  • Questions on bubble as tech momentum fades AFP - Sat, Apr 19, 2014 02:43 BST
    Questions on bubble as tech momentum fades

    The Nasdaq exchange advertises China's Weibo in Times Square moments before it began trading on the Nasdaq exchange under the ticker symbol WB on April 17, 2014 in New York City

  • Merck extends AZ offer again over Chinese antitrust issues Reuters - UK Focus - Fri, Apr 18, 2014 17:11 BST

    * Merck (Other OTC: MKGAF - news) says 67.5 pct of shares tendered (Adds more comment from Merck, background on deal) FRANKFURT, April 18 (Reuters) - German liquid crystal maker Merck KGaA extended the offer period for its planned takeover of AZ Electronic Materials for a sixth time on Friday as it continues to seek Chinese …

  • Graham & Brown’s designs on China walls Telegraph - Fri, Apr 18, 2014 13:39 BST

    The family wallpaper business has built a £3m export business in China over the last three years

  • Sina Weibo shares jump 19% in US debut AFP - Thu, Apr 17, 2014 22:28 BST
    Sina Weibo shares jump 19% in US debut

    People walk by the Nasdaq exchange in Times Square moments before China's Weibo began trading on the Nasdaq exchange under the ticker symbol WB on April 17, 2014 in New York City

  • Pentagon sees cost to buy F-35 up 2 pct; operating cost down 9 pct Reuters - UK Focus - Thu, Apr 17, 2014 21:40 BST

    The Pentagon on Thursday forecast the cost of developing and buying Lockheed Martin (Dusseldorf: LOM.DU - news) Corp's F-35 fighter jet at $398.6 billion, up 2 percent from last year, but said the projected cost to operate and maintain the jets was down about 9 percent. The total cost of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, …

  • Diageo's emerging markets party is starting to wind down Telegraph - Thu, Apr 17, 2014 21:21 BST

    Diageo, like many other consumer companies, has been caught off guard by the severity of the slowdown in China

  • Weibo Woes Amid Disappointing Nasdaq Flotation Sky News - Thu, Apr 17, 2014 19:53 BST
    Weibo Woes Amid Disappointing Nasdaq Flotation

    The cloud over tech stocks has dampened expectations for Weibo - China's version of Twitter - which has begun trading on the Nasdaq in New York today. The share flotation was priced at the lower end of ...

  • Sina Weibo shares jump more than 25% after IPO AFP - Thu, Apr 17, 2014 18:41 BST
    Sina Weibo shares jump 19% in US debut

    People walk by the Nasdaq exchange in Times Square moments before China's Weibo began trading on the Nasdaq exchange under the ticker symbol WB on April 17, 2014 in New York City

  • Weibo shares jump 10pc in market debut Telegraph - Thu, Apr 17, 2014 18:28 BST

    Flotation on Nasdaq of China's Twitter seen as test of investor appetite for tech stocks

  • Weibo shares jump 25pc in market debut Telegraph - Thu, Apr 17, 2014 18:28 BST

    Flotation on Nasdaq of China's Twitter seen as test of investor appetite for tech stocks

  • Weibo shares jump 19pc in market debut Telegraph - Thu, Apr 17, 2014 18:28 BST

    Flotation on Nasdaq of China's Twitter seen as test of investor appetite for tech stocks

  • Weibo shares jump 33pc in market debut Telegraph - Thu, Apr 17, 2014 18:28 BST

    Flotation on Nasdaq of China's Twitter seen as test of investor appetite for tech stocks

  • Net Asset Value(s) Business Wire - Thu, Apr 17, 2014 17:33 BST

    LONDON--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- FUND   ¦ db x-trackers S&P Japan 500 Shariah UCITS ETF DEALING DATE ¦ 16-Apr-14 NAV PER SHARE ¦ USD12.4057 NUMBER OF SHARES IN ISSUE ¦ 305,000 CODE ¦ Contact db x-trackers S&P ...

  • Sina Weibo shares jump more than 10% after IPO AFP - Thu, Apr 17, 2014 17:16 BST
    Sina Weibo shares jump more than 10% after IPO

    A man walks past the office entrance of Sina Weibo, widely known as China's equivalent to Twitter, in Beijing on April 16, 2014

  • Sina Weibo shares jump more than 6% after IPO AFP - Thu, Apr 17, 2014 17:12 BST
    Sina Weibo shares jump more than 10% after IPO

    A man walks past the office entrance of Sina Weibo, widely known as China's equivalent to Twitter, in Beijing on April 16, 2014

  • China to appeal WTO rare earth ruling: govt AFP - Thu, Apr 17, 2014 16:18 BST
    China to appeal WTO rare earth ruling: govt

    Rare earths undergoing processing in large steel pipes are cooled off with dripping water at a privately-owned factory on April 21, 2011 on the outskirts of Baotou city in Inner Monglia, northwest China...

  • Kazakhstan disappointed over Kashagan setback, but signals breather Reuters - UK Focus - Thu, Apr 17, 2014 15:13 BST

    * Kazakh minister says disappointed by Kashagan setback ASTANA, April 17 (Reuters) - Kazakhstan's oil and gas minister said on Thursday he was disappointed over the slow development of the giant Kashagan oilfield, but he saw no legal reasons to put pressure on the consortium which oversees the offshore project. The Central …

  • Featuring China’s largest cultural collaboration with the Mayor’s Thames Festival and a new industry event to encourage creative and business links between the British and Chinese film industries A programme of events (12 – 18 September) which will introduce people to a wide selection of recent Chinese films not previously …

  • Fitch: Ukraine Tariff Cuts Long-Term Positive for Agribusiness Reuters - UK Focus - Thu, Apr 17, 2014 14:35 BST

    The European Union's decision to cut tariffs on Ukrainian goods could, in the long-term, help Ukraine's agricultural exporters reduce their reliance on Middle Eastern and Asian markets and ease the currency mismatch between their debt and revenue, Fitch Ratings says. In the near term, however, any benefit will be limited …

  • 'Chinese Twitter' firm Weibo to go public in US AFP - Thu, Apr 17, 2014 14:23 BST
    Sina Weibo shares jump more than 10% after IPO

    A man walks past the office entrance of Sina Weibo, widely known as China's equivalent to Twitter, in Beijing on April 16, 2014

  • Diageo hit by emerging markets slowdown Telegraph - Thu, Apr 17, 2014 14:16 BST

    Challenging trading conditions in countries such as China, Russia and Thailand push third quarter sales down 1.3pc.

  • Diageo, Remy Cointreau crimped by Chinese sobriety Reuters - UK Focus - Thu, Apr 17, 2014 12:37 BST

    * Remy says China crackdown shows no sign of abating * Diageo, Remy shares down 4 percent (Adds details on Remy, comments, bullet points, byline) LONDON/PARIS, April 17 (Reuters) - Britain's Diageo (Berlin: GUI.BE - news) and France's Remy Cointreau (Frankfurt: RMC.F - news) reported steep sales declines in China on …

  • Exploration Licence Business Wire - Thu, Apr 17, 2014 11:59 BST

    LONDON--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- 17 April 2014 China Nonferrous Gold Limited (‘CNG’ or the ‘Company’) Exploration Licence China Nonferrous Gold Limited (AIM: CNG), the mineral exploration and development company ...

  • European shares fall as strong euro, China weakness hits earnings Reuters - UK Focus - Thu, Apr 17, 2014 11:20 BST

    European shares edged lower on Thursday, weighed down by companies reporting earnings that were knocked by currency effects and weak demand from China, confirming a poor start to the earnings season in ...

  • Weibo IPO below expectations, raises $285.6 mn AFP - Thu, Apr 17, 2014 10:54 BST
    Sina Weibo shares jump more than 10% after IPO

    A man walks past the office entrance of Sina Weibo, widely known as China's equivalent to Twitter, in Beijing on April 16, 2014

  • Weibo Woes Ahead Of Nasdaq Flotation Sky News - Thu, Apr 17, 2014 09:47 BST
    Weibo Woes Amid Disappointing Nasdaq Flotation

    The cloud over tech stocks has dampened expectations for Weibo - China's version of Twitter - which will begin trading on the Nasdaq in New York today. The share flotation was priced at the lower end of ...

  • Asia Gasoline/Naphtha-Gasoline crack recovers; Essar cuts supplies Reuters - UK Focus - Thu, Apr 17, 2014 09:33 BST

    The Asian gasoline crack recovered from a week's low on Thursday to reach a two-session high of $10.50 a barrel, or 13.27 percent higher than a month ago, as an outage in India impacted supplies. Essar ...

  • European shares hit by China weakness in luxury drink sales Reuters - UK Focus - Thu, Apr 17, 2014 09:08 BST

    European shares edged lower on Thursday, weighed down by weakness in luxury drinks after a crackdown on gift giving in China knocked beverage company earnings, in quiet trade ahead of a public holiday. ...

  • New workplace operating system enables Standard Life to reduce costs and better support growth Accenture (NYSE:ACN) and Avanade have completed the implementation of a new suite of collaborative workplace technologies at Standard Life. The initiative is part of Standard Life’s Digital Workplace strategic program, which …

  • Sterling trade-weighted index at highest since late 2008-BoE data Reuters - UK Focus - Thu, Apr 17, 2014 08:13 BST

    Sterling trade-weighted index was at its highest level since late 2008 on Thursday, buoyed by the pound's gains against the dollar and the euro after strong UK data bolstered expectations of an interest rate hike early next year. The pound hit its highest level since late 2009 in Asian trade of $1.6838 and was last trading …

  • Weibo IPO valued at lower-than-expected $3.46bn Telegraph - Thu, Apr 17, 2014 07:51 BST

    Flotation on Nasdaq of China's Twitter seen as test of investor appetite for tech stocks

  • Worldpay Launches China Sales Office Business Wire - Thu, Apr 17, 2014 07:19 BST

    LONDON--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- Shanghai office will help Chinese businesses navigate the global e-commerce payments landscape Worldpay , a global leader in payment processing, risk and alternative payments, ...

  • Diageo third-quarter sales fall on Asian weakness Reuters - UK Focus - Thu, Apr 17, 2014 07:18 BST

    Diageo reported a 1.3 percent decline in third-quarter organic net sales on Thursday, hurt by weakness in China and political instability in Thailand. In the three months ended 31 March, the world's largest ...

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