Jan 27- Chemicals maker DuPont said it expects to buy back shares up to $4 billion using the dividend from the spinoff of its performance chemicals business. The company also raised its cost reduction target by $300 million to at least $1.3 billion. Net income attributable to DuPont rose to $683 million, or 74 cents per share, in the fourth quarter ended Dec. 31, from...» Read More
SINGAPORE, Oct 10- Bank of America Corp has hired Loh Boon Chye, a Deutsche Bank AG veteran, as head of Asia Pacific global markets, according to an internal memo obtained by Reuters.
Oct 10- Alexco Resource Corp:. *Canaccord Genuity raises Alexco Resource Corp target price to C $9. Reuters Station users, click. 1568.
Oct 10- MAG Silver Corp:. *Canaccord Genuity raises MAG Silver Corp target price to C $20.75. Reuters Station users, click. 1568.
Oct 10- Timmins Gold Corp:. *Canaccord Genuity cuts Timmins Gold Corp to sell from hold; raises. Reuters Station users, click. 1568.
Oct 10- Taseko Mines Ltd:. *Canaccord Genuity cuts Taseko Mines Ltd target price to C $3.30 from. Reuters Station users, click. 1568.
MOSCOW/ LONDON, Oct 10- Order books are covered on the $300 million London listing of Russia's MD Medical Group, according to three sources close to the deal.
Oct 10- Santacruz Silver Mining Ltd:. *Canaccord Genuity raises Santacruz Silver Mining Ltd target price to. Reuters Station users, click. 1568.
Oct 10- Fortuna Silver Mines Inc:. *Canaccord Genuity raises Fortuna Silver Mines Inc target price to. Reuters Station users, click. 1568.
*Canaccord Genuity cuts Intersil Corp target price to $9 from $13;. Reuters Station users, click. 1568. Reuters Station users, click. 4899.
Oct 10- Deckers Outdoor Corp:. *Canaccord Genuity cuts Deckers Outdoor Corp price target to $39 from. Reuters Station users, click. 1568.
Oct 10- Sandstorm Gold Ltd:. *Canaccord Genuity raises Sandstorm Gold Ltd target price to C $15.25. Reuters Station users, click. 1568.
*Canaccord Genuity raises Alimentation Couche Tard target price to. C $58 from C $55; rating buy. Reuters Station users, click. 1568.
LISBON, Oct 10- A European financial transactions tax would put Portuguese banks in a competitive disadvantage and may further complicate lending to the economy in a crisis-hit country already deep in recession, the head of its banking association said.
Oct 10- Esco Technologies Inc:. *Canaccord Genuity cuts Esco Technologies target price to $34 from. Reuters Station users, click. 1580.
*Investec raises UBM plc price target to 750 p from 694 p; rating buy. For a summary of rating actions and price target changes on European companies:. Reuters Station users, click. 1580.
Britain's FTSE 100 fell 0.3 percent to 5,792.95. Stock markets in Asia also posted losses, with the exception of mainland China, where shares rose a day after posting big gains on hopes that Chinese authorities were preparing sizeable steps to help reverse the decline in growth in the world's second-largest economy.
MOSCOW, Oct 10- The Russian Finance Ministry sold 34.2 billion roubles of 10- year OFZ treasury bonds. Russia's Finance Ministry plans to auction 335 billion roubles in OFZ treasury bonds during the fourth quarter of 2012..
*Credit Suisse export barometer at -0.86 in Q4. ZURICH, Oct 10- Swiss small and medium-sized companies are less worried about the strength of the franc than in the previous quarter and most industry sectors expect exports to rise in the fourth quarter, a survey showed on Wednesday.
ATHENS, Oct 10- Greek industrial output rose in August by 2.5 percent year-on-year, the country's statistics service ELSTAT said on Wednesday. This is the indicator's first positive reading in more than three years. KEY FIGURES AUG JULY JUNE MAY Industrial output y/y +2.5 -4.9* -0.2* -3.1 Manufacturing output y/y +2.0 -7.8 -4.3 -3.1.
The independent academic Anuparp Thiralarp told reporters that he sought for a review by telecoms regulator National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission to improve regulations for the benefit of consumers, with the court ruling due on Thursday.