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MELBOURNE, Oct 11- Australian shares recovered from session lows to be down 0.3 percent on Thursday, paring steeper losses after data showed a jump in jobs in September and more people looking for work.
Oct 10- JPMorgan Chase& Co' s Chief Financial Officer might step down and take another post within the company, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people close to the company.
BANGKOK, Oct 11- Following is some company-related and market news which could have an impact on the local market on Thursday. --ADVANCED INFO SERVICE PCL, TOTAL ACCESS COMMUNICATION PCL, TRUE CORPORATION PCL. >Blue chips Chevron, Alcoa lead Wall Street's sell-off.
TAIPEI, Oct 11- Taiwan stocks fell 1.28 percent on Thursday, underperforming regional bourses, with computer makers. The Taiwan market was closed on Wednesday for a holiday. The Taiwan dollar was up by T $0.053 to trade at T $29.346.
Oct 10- Online stock photography provider Shutterstock Inc priced its initial public offering of 4.5 million shares at $17 each, raising $76.5 million, the company said in a statement.
SE ASIA STOCKS-For risk-reward, look beyond Southeast Asian equities STOCKS TO WATCH-- FRASER AND NEAVE LTD, THAI BEVERAGE PCL.
MANILA, Oct 11- Following are some company-related and market news which could have an impact on the local market. -President Benigno is keynote speaker at the third and last day of the 38th Philippine Business Conference and Exhibition, Manila Hotel, 11:00 a.m..
TAIPEI, Oct 11- Following are news items and media reports that may affect the Taiwan stock market. >Lenovo knocks HP off top of global PC market. >Microsoft CEO sees company being more like Apple.
SINGAPORE, Oct 11- Religare Health Trust will raise S $511 million after pricing its initial public share offer in Singapore at S $0.90 a share, at the lower end of its indicative range, two sources with direct knowledge of the matter said on Wednesday.
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.
OLYMPIA, Wash.-- South Korea has lifted a ban against Pacific Northwest- grown potatoes used for things like potato chips, but a ban on other fresh potatoes still remains because of a fear over a bacterium known as zebra chip, state officials announced Wednesday during a phone conference from Gov.
SINGAPORE, Oct 11- U.S. crude steadied above $91 a barrel on Thursday, as traders balanced escalating geopolitical risks with signs of weakening global oil demand. nudged up six cents to $91.31 a barrel in early Asia trading, after dropping more than a dollar the previous session.
SYDNEY, Oct 11- Australian shares fell 0.6 percent early on Thursday, following weak leads from Wall Street as U.S. equities sank on corporate warnings of slower growth, with investors waiting on local jobs data later in the morning for an update on the domestic economy.
Warren Gilman, Chairman & CEO, CEF Holdings says that gold is unlikely to break $1,800 an ounce in the short term.
MELBOURNE, Oct 11- Australian shares are likely to extend losses into a second day on Thursday after U.S. equities sank on corporate warnings of slower growth, though local price moves may be limited ahead of monthly jobs data.
Oct 10- PrivateBancorp Inc plans to raise about $200 million to repay the bailout funds it received from the U.S. PrivateBancorp will raise $75 million in an underwritten public offering of its common stock and the rest in debt, the company said. PrivateBancorp shares were down about 2 percent in extended trade.
Oct 10- Suntech Power Holdings Co Ltd, the world's largest maker of solar panels, said its interim chief financial officer Anlin Ting-Mason had stepped down due to personal reasons. Mason will continue as CFO of Suntech America, the company said in a regulatory filing.
BANGKOK, Oct 11- Year-to-date stock index gains in Thailand and the Philippines that are double those on broad Asian and world indexes suggest the easy money may already have been made in Southeast Asia.
YANGON, Oct 11- Holy water is sprinkled over a new Honda sub-compact festooned with flowers and red ribbons. The Honda's owner, Nyein Chang Aung, hopes the blessing will protect him from accidents in a country with some of the world's most treacherous roads. As Myanmar opens up, its antiquated transportation system is undergoing dramatic change.
*Boeing says contract lowers costs. WASHINGTON, Oct 10- Boeing Co said on Wednesday that it had received a $2 billion contract to continue providing logistics support for the U.S. military's fleet of C-17 transport planes through 2017.. Boeing said the sustainment program, which has expanded to 246 aircraft from 42, helps lower costs through economies of scale.