• *UK's fsa says corporate broker martyn dodgson, Andrew Hind, Benjamin Anderson.

  • LONDON, Oct 1- The British Bankers' Association released the following London Interbank Offered Rates for dollars, euro and sterling at its daily fixing. The spread of three-month Libor rates over three-month OIS rates, calculated from Reuters' data, expresses the three-month premium paid over anticipated central bank rates, or Overnight Index Swap rates.

  • British blue chips rebound, led by Xstrata Monday, 1 Oct 2012 | 7:00 AM ET

    *Xstrata rises after board back Glencore offer. LONDON, Oct 1- Britain's FTSE 100 share index rebounded from three-week lows on Monday, with miners bolstered by Xstrata's backing of a takeover bid from Glencore, potentially opening the door for more deals in the sector.

  • LONDON, Oct 1- Zetar PLC:. *David Williams has agreed to remain as chairman for the time being until a. suitable candidate has been found.

  • While Norwegian gas exports to continental Europe are supplied under long-term contracts that are linked to the oil price, Britain receives most of its Norwegian gas under hub market terms that are priced off Britain's National Balancing Point and have lesser binding supply obligations.

  • Ex-terror detective in court on NoW leak charge Monday, 1 Oct 2012 | 6:50 AM ET

    LONDON, Oct 1- A senior detective who specialised in counter-terrorism appeared in court on Monday, accused of leaking information to Rubert Murdoch's now-defunct News of the World tabloid. Detective Chief Inspector April Casburn, 53, is charged with misconduct in a public office for allegedly offering information to the newspaper in September 2010.

  • JAKARTA, Oct 1- PT Bakrie& Brothers, the investment arm of Indonesia's Bakrie Group, and affiliate Long Haul Holdings have agreed with creditors a plan to repay $437 million of debt arranged by Credit Suisse, the firm said on Monday. The group's debt situation led to heavy stock selling earlier this year of Bumi Plc and Jakarta- listed miner Bumi Resources.

  • UPDATE 3-Oil slips on weak global economies Monday, 1 Oct 2012 | 6:45 AM ET

    LONDON, Oct 1- Brent crude fell below $112 per barrel on Monday, reflecting investor concerns that a shaky global economy may hurt oil demand following fresh signs of weakness in China and Japan and evidence of a new recession in the debt-saddled euro zone.

  • The bank named Tom Willett as head of mergers and acquisitions, Europe. Willett joins from the Royal Bank of Scotland, where most recently he was chairman of corporate finance for Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Murphy joins Barclays from HSBC, London, where he was a director in the project& export finance.

  • European markets rise but Spain downgrade looms Monday, 1 Oct 2012 | 6:43 AM ET

    LONDON-- European stocks edged higher on Monday as investors cautiously welcomed the result of stress tests of Spain's banks. But the threat that Moody's might downgrade the country's debt rating to junk status limited gains. Britain's FTSE 100 rose 1 percent to 5,800.63 while Spain's Ibex was up 0.6 percent at 7,752.10.

  • Anglo American to face S.Africa silicosis hearing Monday, 1 Oct 2012 | 6:43 AM ET

    JOHANNESBURG, Oct 1- Anglo American Plc's South African unit will face a hearing next year to determine if it is liable for miners who contracted lung disease silicosis while working in the company's gold shafts, lawyers for the plaintiffs said on Monday.

  • A glance at unemployment rates around the eurozone Monday, 1 Oct 2012 | 6:43 AM ET
  • UK spot gas prices ease as new gas year starts Monday, 1 Oct 2012 | 6:41 AM ET

    *Norway expects total gas output at 334.2 mcm/day in Oct. LONDON, Oct 1- British prompt gas prices fell on Monday morning, shrugging off a temporary halt in flows from Norway through the Langeled pipeline as wider supply-demand fundamentals sapped trading sentiment.

  • Indonesia's Bakrie Group to repay $437 mln of debt Monday, 1 Oct 2012 | 6:21 AM ET

    JAKARTA, Oct 1- PT Bakrie& Brothers, the investment arm of Indonesia's Bakrie Group, and affiliate Long Haul Holdings have agreed with creditors a plan to repay $437 million of debt arranged by Credit Suisse, the firm said on Monday.

  • LONDON, Oct 1- Laura Ashley Holdings PLC:. *Kien-mun ho has relinquished his roles as chief financial officer and company. *Seá n anglim will assume the role of chief financial officer with immediate.

  • *Price to hold steady ahead of U.S. jobs numbers* Platinum firm; unrest in South Africa continues By Amanda Cooper. LONDON, Oct 1- Gold steadied just below one-week highs on Monday, after posting its strongest quarterly gain in over two years, and looked set to hold fairly firm ahead of a key U.S. report on employment later this week.

  • BRIEF-Braemar Shipping names finance director Monday, 1 Oct 2012 | 6:16 AM ET

    LONDON, Oct 1- Braemar Shipping Services PLC:.

  • *Seminar to outline its copper development strategy planned for 2 October 2012.

  • Price talk set on Czech Republic 10-year tap Monday, 1 Oct 2012 | 6:06 AM ET

    Barclays, Ceska, SG CIB and UniCredit have gathered indications of interest of more than EUR1bn for the deal, which is expected to price today.

  • LONDON, Oct 1- Threadneedle Investments, one of the 25 largest shareholders in Xstrata, said on Monday it remains firmly opposed to the recommended merger with trader Glencore, which it says gives away the miner's future earnings "on the cheap".