* Steel product exports rise 5.5 pct from Oct (Updates with analyst comment in paragraphs 3-6)
* Investors cautious waiting for outcome of regulatory investigation
SYDNEY, Dec 8 No new bid has emerged for Australia's largest private land holder S. Kidman & Co, likely paving the way for the country's richest woman Gina Rinehart to take it over with her A$386.5 million ($289.41 million) offer, a source close to the transaction said.
BEIJING, Dec 8 China's imports grew at the fastest pace in more than two years in November, fueled by its strong thirst for commodities from coal to iron ore, while exports also unexpectedly rose, reflecting a pick-up in both domestic and global demand.
BEIJING, Dec 8 China's November exports rose unexpectedly by 0.1 percent from a year earlier, while imports expanded 6.7 percent on strong demand for commodities from coal to iron ore, official data showed on Thursday.
SYDNEY Asian shares hustled to one-month highs on Thursday after Wall Street strode to another record, while bonds rallied on wagers the European Central Bank would extend its stimulus campaign at a policy meeting later in the session.