• The Reserve Bank of India said on Monday it accepted all 27 bids for 689.60 billion rupees at its two-day repo auction, through which it injects liquidity into the banking system. DATE APPLICATIONS APPLICATIONS FIXED RATE RECEIVED ACCEPTED.

  • India's August exports down 9.7 pct y/y - govt Monday, 1 Oct 2012 | 2:01 AM ET

    NEW DELHI, Oct 1- India's annual exports fell 9.7 percent to $22.3 billion in August, while imports fell about 5.1 percent to $38 billion, leaving a trade deficit of $15.6 billion, government data showed on Monday.

  • *Japan business mood darkens as slowdown bites* South Korea Sept exports fall on weak global demand* European PMIs expected to confirm recession By Lucy Hornby and Leika Kihara.

  • India's benchmark 10- year bond yield. India's benchmark 5- year OIS down 3 basis points at 7.02 percent, while the 1- year rate falls 4 bps to 7.59 percent. India's one-day cash rate at 8.00/ 8.05 percent versus its previous close of 7.95/ 8.00 percent.

  • The prompt October/November spread climbed $1.25 to a backwardation of $10.25 a tonne, the highest in more than two weeks, according to Reuters data. Strong gasoline demand in the United States will see more naphtha being reformed into the transport fuel, instead of being sent to Asia.

  • Taiwan stocks fall; glass, steel firms weigh Monday, 1 Oct 2012 | 1:41 AM ET

    TAIPEI, Oct 1- Taiwan stocks fell 0.5 percent in quiet trading on Monday, pressured by glass. The Taiwan dollar rose slightly to stand at T $29.330. ASIA-PACIFIC STOCK MARKET REPORTS: Japan..........

  • *Japan business mood darkens as slowdown bites* South Korea Sept exports fall on weak global demand* European PMIs expected to confirm recession By Lucy Hornby and Leika Kihara.

  • Asian stocks quiet amid holidays; Nikkei declines Monday, 1 Oct 2012 | 1:21 AM ET

    BANGKOK-- Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 index fell Monday after a closely watched survey showed confidence in the economy weakening. Toyota Motor Corp. lost 2.3 percent and Nishimatsu Construction Co. slid 4.2 percent. Stan Shamu of IG Markets in Melbourne, Australia said that investors are still concerned about Spain's financial health.

  • Oct 1- Maruti Suzuki India Ltd's. NOTE: Maruti Suzuki India, controlled by Japan's Suzuki Motor Corp. The carmaker's production loss was about $250 million during July and August due a shutdown at its Manesar factory.

  • MARKET EYE-Indian shares flat; IT sector recovers Monday, 1 Oct 2012 | 12:57 AM ET

    gains 0.03 percent, while the 50- share NSE index is down 0.08 percent, in a quiet trading session ahead of a public holiday on Tuesday. *Little reaction seen from data on Friday showing India's current account deficit shrank in the April-June period from an all time high in the previous quarter, as the fall had been widely expected.

  • New Delhi, Oct 1- India's Kingfisher Airlines Ltd. "A section of employees of Kingfisher Airlines has not been reporting for work over the last fortnight and over the past two days, they have been threatening and even manhandling the other employees who are reporting for work," Kingfisher spokesman Prakash Mirpuri said in a statement.

  • TABLE-India's TVS Sept vehicle sales down 22.5 pct Monday, 1 Oct 2012 | 12:56 AM ET

    Oct 1- India's TVS Motor Co vehicle sales in September: Sept 2012 Sept 2011 Pct change TOTAL SALES 170,097 219,369 -22.5 TWO-WHEELERS 165,092 215,690 -23.5 EXPORTS 18,818 25,973 -27.5.

  • Oct 1- The Washington Post Co said it would acquire a majority stake in privately held Celtic Healthcare Inc, marking the education and media company's entry into the healthcare sector.

  • WAfrica Crude-Nigerian Qua stalls after buying spree Monday, 1 Oct 2012 | 12:37 AM ET

    *Qua Iboe valued at dated plus $2.30- $2.60. GENEVA, Oct 1- Nigeria's largest crude stream, Qua Iboe, showed signs of stalling on Monday after a flurry of deals last week that boosted differentials to six-month highs.

  • TW Telecom shares jump on report it may sell itself Monday, 1 Oct 2012 | 12:36 AM ET

    The online M&A publication said CenturyLink Inc could be a possible suitor and that Evercore Partners was advising TW Telecom. TW Telecom and Evercore declined comment. DealReporter, which did not mention a deal value, said TW Telecom and CenturyLink have had discussions for several weeks and could be near a deal.

  • SINGAPORE, Oct 1- India's Reliance Industries has sold 50,000-55,000 tonnes of October naphtha at premiums slightly above $35 a tonne to Middle East quotes on a free-on-board basis, reflecting a firm market, traders said on Monday.

  • Oct 1- Medical device maker Stryker Corp on Monday named Kevin Lobo, head of its orthopedics unit, as president and chief executive following an eight-month search.

  • Accenture buys Nokia Siemens' IPTV assets Monday, 1 Oct 2012 | 12:09 AM ET

    Oct 1- Accenture Plc said it bought certain internet protocol television assets from Nokia Siemens Networks to bolster its online video capabilities. Accenture said the newly acquired IPTV software, assets and capabilities will be part of its video solutions business that helps companies launch video services at a low cost.

  • MUMBAI, Oct 1- J.P. Morgan upgraded Steel Authority of India Ltd to' overweight' from' neutral', citing near-term improvement in the Asian steel outlook and a decline in coking coal prices, among other factors.

  • US high-tech companies ramping up exports - survey Monday, 1 Oct 2012 | 12:01 AM ET

    *India, Middle East, Africa to lead high-tech product demand. have more disposable income and a heavy appetite for technology products like cell phones, tablets and laptops, " Ken Rankin, high-tech marketing director at UPS in Atlanta, said in a Friday interview with Reuters.