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UPDATE 2-HSBC's Ping An stake sale at risk over funding doubts -sources

* CDB was to finance bulk of CP's purchase of the stake * Sale was Asia's 2nd-biggest M&A deal announced last year * CP has major interests in China from agriculture to retail By Heng Xie and Clare Baldwin BEIJING/HONG KONG, Jan 8 (Reuters) - HSBC's sale of its $9.4 billion stake in Ping An Insurance to Thailand's CP Group has been thrown into jeopardy after state-run China Development Bank (CDB) voiced concerns over funding for the deal, sources told Reuters.

REFILE-US STOCKS-Wall St falls after 5-yr high, earnings in focus

* Bank of America shares up on $11 billion Fannie Mae settlement * Amazon stock hits all-time high on Morgan Stanley view * Indexes off: Dow 0.47 pct, S&P 0.45 pct, Nasdaq 0.41 pct By Rodrigo Campos NEW YORK, Jan 7 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks fell on Monday as traders cashed in recent gains that lifted the S&P 500 to a five-year high on Friday and awaited Tuesday's start of the fourth-quarter earnings season.

UPDATE 5-Transocean to pay $1.4 bln for role in BP oil spill

* Transocean owned doomed rig in 2010 Macondo disaster * Payment less than company set aside, shares jump 6.4 pct * Settlement still to be reached with plaintiffs * Halliburton still to settle with DoJ; its shares up 1.7 pct By David Ingram WASHINGTON, Jan 3 (Reuters) - Offshore rig contractor Transocean Ltd has agreed to pay $1.4 billion to settle U.S. government charges arising from BP Plc's massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010. The settlement unveiled on Thursday by the U.S.
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