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U.S. manufacturing growth slows to 13-month low: ISM

Weak U.S. consumer spending points to slower first-quarter growth

US construction spending down 1.1 percent in January

China central bank steps up easing tempo as factory activity shrinks

China looks to cure economic malaise

Asian shares firm as US stocks hit records RBA in focus

Asian shares lifted by Wall Street records

China February HSBC services PMI edges up to 52.0 as orders improve

China Feb HSBC PMI at seven-month high but more rate cuts seen on the cards

Business activity lifted in February as central banks loosen up

U.S. economy slowed in fourth quarter, but growth outlook still favorable

Global stimulus swells as China eases, ECB to start soon on QE

U.S. economy slowed in fourth quarter, but growth outlook still favourable

S&ampP 500 lags global markets as Yellen ends two-day testimony

Japan output jumps but consumers unconvinced by Bank of Japan stimulus

Orders for US durable goods up 2.8 percent in January

N. Korea shifts more responsibility to factories, farmers

Eurozone showing signs of economic momentum

Asian shares slip from five-month high, dollar steadies

Oil falls on supply concerns pick-up in China manufacturing helps

5 reasons US economy is stronger than Q4 GDP suggests

Greece poised for recession as uncertainty takes its toll

Ukraine government forces, rebels withdraw heavy weapons

ECB braces for QE as others shift rates

US durable goods orders rise 3.3 percent in April

Boxing tragedy inspires Blanchard's first opera

AP Exclusive: More Bangladesh factories dangerous

EU cap-and-trade system suffers blow

US factory orders down 4 percent in March

Survey: US private employers add 135K jobs in May

Japan central bank keeps extreme easing steady

Bangladesh collapse survivor leaves hospital

Stocks sink on economic worries Dow off 138

Japan manufacturing, hiring rise in March

NSW man gets 28yrs for 'execution' killing

AP EXCLUSIVE: NKorea relaxes controls on salaries

149 die, more cry for help at Bangladesh collapse

In slap at South, NKorea suspends work at factory

Jump in factory growth lifts hopes for US economy

Base metals mostly fall

US factory output falls on weak auto production

Oil steady after US manufacturing growth slows

Wal-Mart executive Leslie Dach to leave June

UN sanctions may play into North Korean propaganda

Iceland's wild scenery, tax breaks lure Hollywood

Japan Inc. sets up shop in Southeast Asia

U.S. labour market, factory data show economy firming

Insight - Zombie borrowers haunt China's shadow banks

Mushrooms are Vit D factories: scientist

Motorola now shipping 100,000 Moto X phones weekly from Texas

China output, investment reinforce view economy has steadied

China August factory output up 10.4 percent year-on-year, above forecast

China's August exports accelerate, imports slow

Euro zone business activity growing faster than thought in September: PMI

Warrnambool Cheese and Butter Factory says Bega takeover offer 'inadequate'

Metals gain on upbeat data

Gold falls below $1,400

Beatings, evictions reveal ugly side of China's local debt pile

More signs Abenomics is working as Japan prices, output rise

Movie tells cancer victim's fight against Samsung

U.S. economy can handle reduction in bond-buys: Fed's Fisher

German private sector grows in August at strongest rate since January: PMI

In U.S., China, Europe, data points to global rebound

US economy looks weaker after subpar retail sales

US trade gap widened in May as exports weakened

Oil gains amid protests in Egypt pump price drops

US manufacturing output slipped 0.1 pct. in July

US economy adds 195K jobs unemployment 7.6 pct.

Cuba's 1st solar farm a step toward renewables

US factory means buyers can customize Google phone

Reports reflect Fed's message of stronger economy

Asia Week Ahead: Corporate giants get a health check

Solid October ends with a dip