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  • German stocks - Factors to watch on October 1 Monday, 1 Oct 2012 | 2:30 AM ET

    COMMERZBANK Indicated 0.5 percent lower. Commerzbank on Saturday declined to comment on a magazine report that it planned to pay no dividend for its 2013 financial year.

  • LONDON, Oct 1- Sinclair IS Pharma PLC:. *Distribution agreement and placing to raise 9 mln stg. *Agreement with Valeant for Sculptra, and New-Fill in Western Europe, and an exclusive sub-distribution agreement for Succeev in Western Europe.

  • RPT-INVESTMENT FOCUS-Tug of war into Q4 Monday, 1 Oct 2012 | 2:23 AM ET

    LONDON, Sept 28- Take on a little risk, maybe, but not too much.

  • *Bacit limited- intention to float.

  • Alstom wins 410 mln eur UK power station contract Monday, 1 Oct 2012 | 2:20 AM ET

    PARIS, Oct 1- French transport and power engineering company Alstom said on Monday it has won a contract valued at around 410 million euros to supply equipment for the gas-fired power station at Carrington in the UK.

  • Australia shares finish flat as China PMI weighs Monday, 1 Oct 2012 | 2:19 AM ET

    SYDNEY, Oct 1- Australian shares finished flat on Monday, after data showing that while China's manufacturing sector had improved somewhat in September, it remained in contraction, heightening investors' worries about weak global economic growth.

  • BRIEF-Hammerson sells City property for 200 mln stg Monday, 1 Oct 2012 | 2:18 AM ET

    LONDON, Oct 1- Hammerson PLC:. *Disposal of 10 gresham street, London ec2. *Sale of its office property at 10 gresham street, London ec2, for a total.

  • DIARY - Turkey - to Dec 5 Monday, 1 Oct 2012 | 2:17 AM ET

    *ANKARA- Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu to hold talks with Masoud Barzani, president of Iraq's autonomous Kurdistan region. ISTANBUL- Istanbul Chamber of Commerce releases September inflation data for Turkey's biggest city.

  • BRIEF-British Land sells Cambridge retail centre Monday, 1 Oct 2012 | 2:17 AM ET

    LONDON, Oct 1- British Land:.

  • BRIEF-GW Pharma appoints Chris Tovey COO Monday, 1 Oct 2012 | 2:17 AM ET

    LONDON, Oct 1- GW Pharmaceuticals PLC:.

  • LONDON, Oct 1- Vectura Group PLC:.

  • BRIEF-Marwyn sells gaming unit Monday, 1 Oct 2012 | 2:16 AM ET

    LONDON, Oct 1- Marwyn Management Partners PLC:. *sale of Marwyn gaming limited. *Gross consideration for the sale is  £76.0 million on a cash free, debt free.

  • BRIEF-ASOS names Amazon's Brian McBride as chairman Monday, 1 Oct 2012 | 2:15 AM ET

    LONDON, Oct 1- Asos PLC:. *Lord waheed alli is stepping down as chairman. *Waheed alli is stepping down as chairman and will be succeeded by brian.

  • BRIEF-Cluff Gold changes its name to Amara Mining Monday, 1 Oct 2012 | 2:09 AM ET

    LONDON, Oct 1- Cluff Gold PLC:. *Changed its name to amara mining plc, effective immediately. *Resignation of three non-exec directors Mr Nicholas Berry, Dr Bobby Danchin.

  • Russian markets - Factors to Watch on Oct 1 Monday, 1 Oct 2012 | 2:06 AM ET

    MOSCOW, Oct 1- Here are events and news stories that could move Russian markets on Monday. MOSCOW- Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev meets Facebook. MOSCOW- Moscow City Court starts hearings on appeal against conviction of three members of the punk band Pussy Riot;.

  • PARIS, Oct 1- Key French EADS shareholder Lagardere said the conditions attached to a planned merger of the European aerospace group with Britain's BAE Systems were unsatisfactory and called on management to reexamine the project.

  • LONDON, Sept 30- The darkest hour is just before dawn, the old saying goes.

  • UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Monday, Oct 1 Monday, 1 Oct 2012 | 2:00 AM ET

    *Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening 8 to 12 points lower, or down 0.2 percent, on Monday, according to financial bookmakers.

  • Oil falls as gloom pervades economic outlook Monday, 1 Oct 2012 | 1:43 AM ET

    Benchmark oil for November delivery was down 12 cents to $92.07 per barrel at midday Bangkok time in electronic trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange. Brent crude was down 21 cents to $112.18 on the ICE Futures exchange in London.

  • European Factors to Watch-Stocks set to inch lower Monday, 1 Oct 2012 | 1:36 AM ET

    PARIS, Oct 1- European stocks are set to open lower on Monday, adding to the previous session's losses on mounting concerns over Spain's economic crisis and as data signalled further evidence of slowing growth in China. Financial spreadbetters expected Britain's FTSE 100.