• Singapore Stocks - Factors to watch on Oct 10 Tuesday, 9 Oct 2012 | 8:28 PM ET

    STOCKS TO WATCH-- FRASER AND NEAVE LTD. -CapitaLand Ltd, Southeast Asia's largest property developer, said on Tuesday that Lim Ming Yan will become its new chief executive officer and president from Jan 1.

  • Philippines - Market factors to watch on Oct 10 Tuesday, 9 Oct 2012 | 8:23 PM ET

    MANILA, Oct 10- Following are some company-related and market news which could have an impact on the local market. -Asia Amalgamated Holdings Corp holds special stockholders' meeting, 2/ F Uniwide Coastal Mall, CB II Roxas Blvd, Coastal Road Junction, Reclamation Area, Paranaque City, 10:00 a.m..

  • Malaysia-Market factors to watch on Oct 10 Tuesday, 9 Oct 2012 | 8:16 PM ET

    Following is a list of events in Malaysia as well as news company-related and market news which could have an influence on the local market. *The Look East Policy- A New Dimension Conference at Grand Mahkota Foyer, Lower Ground, Istana Hotel, Jalan Raja Chulan, Kuala Lumpur at 830 am.

  • Australia shares fall 0.4 pct, gold miners sink Tuesday, 9 Oct 2012 | 7:25 PM ET

    MELBOURNE, Oct 10- Australian shares fell 0.4 percent on Wednesday, with some of the biggest declines recorded by gold miners after bullion prices headed lower offshore. eased 0.6 percent to 3,882.8 after U.S. stocks fell on increasing worries about third-quarter earnings and the International Monetary Fund warned on global growth.

  • Australia shares seen down, index back below 4,500 Tuesday, 9 Oct 2012 | 6:35 PM ET

    MELBOURNE, Oct 10- Australian shares may ease from 14- month highs on Wednesday after U.S. stocks fell on concerns over third-quarter earnings, although energy companies may be boosted by a sharp rise in oil prices. *Energy companies such as Woodside Petroleum.

  • *India plans to raise nearly $6 bln from stake sales by end-March. That choosiness comes at a bad time for India, which may struggle to hit its goal of raising nearly $6 billion from share sales in state companies by the end of March with investor demand for new shares expected to remain modest.

  • Yum gains from rebounding performance in China Tuesday, 9 Oct 2012 | 4:38 PM ET

    LOUISVILLE, Ky.-- For the owner of the Taco Bell, Pizza Hut and KFC chains, it was a profitable combo _ higher demand in the U.S. and a quick turnaround in its fast-growing China division. Operating profit in China rose 22 percent, when adjusted for currency fluctuations.

  • Oct 9- Inrix Inc, which provides road traffic data, is working with Goldman Sachs Group Inc and JPMorgan Chase& Co to help it file for an initial public offering likely next year, the Wall Street Journal reported.

  • Levi Strauss profit, revenue fall in all regions Tuesday, 9 Oct 2012 | 4:08 PM ET

    Oct 9- Levi Strauss& Co reported lower quarterly revenue and profit, as economies in Europe and Asia slowed and the company phased out its Denizen brand in Asia. Overall, net revenue for the three months ended August 26 fell 8.6 percent to $1.1 billion, while net income at the privately held clothes maker slipped to $28 million from $32 million a year earlier.

  • Inrix retains bankers to file for 2013 IPO - WSJ Tuesday, 9 Oct 2012 | 3:42 PM ET

    Oct 9- Inrix Inc, which provides road traffic data, is working with Goldman Sachs Group Inc and JPMorgan Chase& Co to help it file for an initial public offering likely next year, the Wall Street Journal reported.

  • Oct 9- Casual dining chain Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Inc agreed that it misrepresented incoming chairman James Bradford's experience, a day after its largest shareholder raised doubts over his background as a chief executive.

  • Kenya mobile phone Internet usage jumps 19 pct yr/yr Tuesday, 9 Oct 2012 | 2:21 PM ET

    NAIROBI, Oct 9- Kenyans spent more time surfing the Internet on their cell phones in the second quarter of this year from a year ago in east Africa's biggest economy, the regulator said on Tuesday. Kenya's top telecoms operator Safaricom, which commands a 70 percent market share, plans to expand its fibre-optic cable and support a rising customer base.

  • Oct 9- Shares of VeriFone Systems Inc fell as much as 8.5 percent after a report that mobile payments startup Square Inc was set to displace VeriFone in some New York City cabs. VeriFone and privately held Creative Mobile Technologies run the payment and entertainment systems in New York's 13,000 cabs.

  • Oct 9- Brokerage TD Securities downgraded gold-focused royalty company Franco-Nevada Corp to "hold", saying investors looking for increased leverage to gold prices are shifting back to miners. Franco-Nevada shares, which have risen 51 percent so far this year, fell 4 percent to C $57.07 on the Toronto Stock Exchange on Tuesday.

  • India shelves IPO in steelmaker Rashtriya Ispat Tuesday, 9 Oct 2012 | 11:09 AM ET

    MUMBAI, Oct 9- India shelved plans for an IPO in steelmaker Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Ltd, in a setback for the country's efforts to raise about 300 billion rupees through state share sales by the end of the fiscal year in March. The deal had been expected to raise roughly $200 million. UBS and Deutsche Bank had been hired as lead managers for the deal.

  • MUMBAI, Oct 9- Indian state-owned utility Damodar Valley Corp is planning to raise 26 billion rupees via a private placement of 15- year bonds, three sources with knowledge of the deal said on Tuesday. The bonds will be guaranteed by the Indian government, and the proceeds will be used to grow the business, the sources said.

  • Rushdie film to get India release despite protests Tuesday, 9 Oct 2012 | 9:53 AM ET

    MUMBAI, Oct 9- A film based on Salman Rushdie's novel "Midnight's Children" is set to be screened in India, its distributor said, a month after the movie's director said she feared "insecure politicians" could prevent it from being shown.

  • Oct 9- India's mobile phone subscriber base declined by 5.13 million in August, the second straight monthly fall, as carriers in the world's second-biggest wireless market continued to disconnect inactive users in a clean-up drive. China, the world's biggest mobile phone market, had 1.07 billion mobile subscribers in August.

  • RPT-BRIEF-CRH says talks with India's Jaypee end Tuesday, 9 Oct 2012 | 9:36 AM ET

    LONDON, Oct 9- LONDON, Oct 9- CRH PLC:. *CRH announces termination of negotiations in India. *Negotiations with jaypee cement have now been terminated () ().

  • NEW DELHI, Oct 9- India should not retrospectively apply a controversial rule to tax asset transfers, a government panel said in a draft report, potentially providing relief to British mobile phone operator Vodafone.