• NEW DELHI, Oct 9- The U.S economy is now growing close to its potential, U.S Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner said on Tuesday. Geithner also said during a visit to New Delhi that economic reforms in Europe "could take years and years to bear fruit".

  • *Gazprom already ships 1.6 million tonnes of LNG a year to KOGAS. MOSCOW, Oct 9- Gazprom said on Tuesday it has signed an agreement to sell liquefied natural gas to Korea Gas Corporation, as it strengthens its position in Asian markets.

  • MUMBAI, Oct 9- India's Emkay Global Financial Services Ltd has met all of its financial obligations to the National Stock Exchange, arising from a set of erroneous trades that jolted domestic markets last week, an official at the brokerage said on Tuesday.

  • *India's Jyoti Ltd says gets order worth 697.5 million rupees for. water supply and irrigation schemes. *Source text:* Further company coverage.

  • NuPathe to cut half its jobs to conserve cash Tuesday, 9 Oct 2012 | 8:30 AM ET

    Oct 9- NuPathe Inc said it would cut half of its workforce to reduce costs and focus on the regulatory approval of its experimental migraine patch. NuPathe has 37 employees, according to Thomson Reuters data.

  • NEW DELHI, Oct 9- The steps Europe has taken to cure its economic ills will take years to bear fruit and it will be a long time before the continent returns as a major driver of economic growth, U.S. "Europe has a very hard road ahead of them," Geithner told a meeting with business leaders during a visit to New Delhi.

  • US, India discuss lowering economy barriers Tuesday, 9 Oct 2012 | 8:05 AM ET

    Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner met Tuesday with India's finance minister to discuss lowering trade and investment barriers just weeks after the Indian government started a drive to reignite the nation's declining economic growth.

  • NEW DELHI, Oct 9- A Reliance Industries led consortium may have to shut key gas producing fields in the KG D6 block in 2015/ 16, India's oil secretary G. C. Chaturvedi said on Tuesday. Canadian company Niko Resources has a 10 percent stake in the D6 block in the Krishna Godavari basin, while Reliance and BP, the operators, have 60 percent and 30 percent respectively.

  • SINGAPORE, Oct 9- Asia's fuel oil cash differentials recovered on Tuesday as low prices helped to stir up buying interest. Cash differential for 180- centistoke fuel oil narrowed more than a dollar to a discount of 40 cents a tonne above Singapore spot quotes, the highest in three sessions.

  • Oct 9- MSP Steel& Power Ltd:. *India's MSP Steel& Power Ltd says board to meet on October 17 to. MSP Steel& Power Ltd has informed BSE that a meeting of the Board of Directors of the Company will be held on October 17, 2012, inter alia, to consider issue of Equity Shares on preferential basis to the promoters and non-promoters.

  • MARKET PULSE-Alcoa, Eli Lilly, Edwards Lifesciences Tuesday, 9 Oct 2012 | 7:34 AM ET

    **ALCOA INC, Monday close $9.12, up 0.5 pct post-market. **YUM BRANDS, Monday close $66.94,. **CHEVRON CORP, Monday close $117.62.

  • NEW DELHI, Oct 9- India's aviation regulator has asked Kingfisher Airlines Ltd, which faces a possible shutdown by the government after an extended grounding of its fleet, to stop selling tickets until its concerns are resolved, a government source said.

  • FED FOCUS-How a Fed inflation hawk changed his mind Tuesday, 9 Oct 2012 | 7:20 AM ET

    CHICAGO, Oct 9- Narayana Kocherlakota surprised economists around the world last month when he called on the U.S. central bank to hold interest rates near zero, possibly for several years to come.

  • *United Spirits surges on hopes for Diageo deal. MUMBAI, Oct 9- Indian shares recovered on Tuesday from two previous sessions of losses as dented stocks such as Infosys rose, while private banks such as ICICI Bank gained on hopes their quarterly earnings would prove resilient.

  • MOVES-State Bank Of India, Hermes Fund Managers Tuesday, 9 Oct 2012 | 7:20 AM ET

    Oct 9- The following financial services industry appointments and departures were announced on Tuesday. Two veteran broker teams from Bank of America's Merrill Lynch have departed for rival firms Morgan Stanley Wealth Management and Wells Fargo Advisors, according to sources with knowledge of the moves.

  • NEW DELHI, Oct 9- U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner said on Tuesday he was "relatively confident" that Washington can manage its fiscal challenges.

  • Workday raises IPO price range to $24-$26/shr Tuesday, 9 Oct 2012 | 6:59 AM ET

    Oct 9- Silicon Valley-based Workday Inc, which provides cloud-based human resource software, raised the expected price range of its IPO to $24- $26 per share from $21- $24 per share. Pleasanton, California- based Workday was co-founded by ex-PeopleSoft executives David Duffield and Aneel Bhusri, who left PeopleSoft following its acquisition by Oracle Corp.

  • U.S. economy growing close to potential - Geithner Tuesday, 9 Oct 2012 | 6:57 AM ET

    NEW DELHI, Oct 9- The U.S economy is now growing close to its potential, U.S Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner said on Tuesday. Geithner also said during a visit to New Delhi that economic reforms in Europe "could take years and years to bear fruit". "We are very worried about risk of collapse in Europe...

  • Regulatory uncertainty and policy gridlock have battered foreign corporate investment towards India over the past year, adding to dramatic slowdown in growth.

  • Dutch architect dreams of future floating cities Tuesday, 9 Oct 2012 | 6:24 AM ET

    AMSTERDAM, Oct 9- When Koen Olthuis finally landed his first job after graduating as an architect, his new firm wouldn't let him work on the most historic or prestigious accounts in Amsterdam's 17th century centre.