Aug 1- Procter& Gamble Co, the world's largest household products maker, reported a 37 percent rise in quarterly profit, helped by lower operating costs. Net profit attributable to the company rose to $2.58 billion, or 89 cents per share, in the fourth quarter ended June 30, from $1.88 billion, or 64 cents per share, a year earlier.» Read More
TOKYO, Oct 11- Aluminium stocks held at three major Japanese ports stood at 273,900 tonnes at the end of September, up 4.9 percent from 261,000 tonnes a month earlier, trading house Marubeni Corp said on Thursday.
LONDON, Oct 11- Ashmore Group PLC:. *The quarter saw assets under management increase 6.8% to US $68.0 billion. billion and net inflows of US $0.6 billion.
FRANKFURT, Oct 11- Germany's Siemens may outline job cuts and office closures on Thursday to stop profits sliding as customers put off ordering engineering equipment because of Europe's economic crisis.
LONDON, Oct 10- Tom Enders was flying high six weeks ago; newly elevated to the top job at Europe's EADS, his secret merger deal to create the world's biggest aerospace group and rid himself of burdensome government meddling was preparing for launch.
*Set to rival Hong Kong and Taiwan* Yuan deposit-pool sets Singapore ahead of other centres By Kevin Lim and Michelle Chen.
*Nomura raises Google Inc price target to $900 from $770; rating buy. Reuters Station users, click. 1568. Reuters Station users, click. 4899.
Oct 11- BAE Systems PLC:. *RBC cuts BAE Systems PLC to underperform from sector perform* RBC cuts BAE Systems PLC target price to 290 p from 345 p. Reuters Station users, click. 1580.
HELSINKI, Oct 11- The following stocks may be affected by newspaper reports and other factors on Thursday:. Unitech Ltd, Telenor's Indian partner, has agreed to sell its share of their mobile phone joint venture in what it termed as an amicable settlement after months of dispute.
Oct 11- Rackspace Hosting Inc:. *JMP raises Rackspace Hosting price target to $73 from $65; rating. Reuters Station users, click. 1568.
Oct 11-:* CIBC raises Air Canada target price to C $3 from C $1.50. *CIBC raises Canadian Pacific Railway target price to C $83 from C $82. *CIBC cuts Chorus Aviation target price to C $4 from C $4.50.
Oct 11- Le Groupe Jean Coutu PJC Inc:. *CIBC raises Jean Coutu Group target price to C $16 from C $15 For a summary of rating and price target changes on U.S. companies:. Reuters Station users, click. 1568.
HONG KONG, Oct 11- ING Investment Management's Asia Pacific Chief Executive Officer Grant Bailey is leaving the company, Bailey said on Thursday. Bailey's departure comes as ING is engaged in advanced talks to sell its Asian investment management business as part of the Dutch financial services firm's strategy of divesting assets.
The Reserve Bank of India said on Thursday it accepted all 29 bids for 692.65 billion rupees at its one-day repo auction, through which it injects liquidity into the banking system. DATE APPLICATIONS APPLICATIONS FIXED RATE RECEIVED ACCEPTED.
*Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening down 6 to 18 points, or as much as 0.3 percent on Thursday, according to financial bookmakers. *The expected fourth day of weakness on the UK index- which would be its longest down run since May- follows on overnight from selloffs on Wall Street, where the S&P 500 closed down 0.6 percent, and in Asia.
*Plant delay seen depleting Lynas cash reserve. By Sonali Paul MELBOURNE, Oct 11- Shares in Lynas Corp Ltd. Lynas received the temporary operating licence in September for the rare earths plant, the biggest outside China.
Oct 11- The following are the top stories in the Wall Street Journal on Thursday. *BAE Systems Plc and EADS called off their merger after the UK, France and Germany failed to agree on how much influence they should have over the combined entity.
Oct 11-:* CIBC cuts Ithaca Energy to sector performer rating. *CIBC cuts Arcan Resources to sector performer rating For a summary of rating and price target changes on U.S. companies:. Reuters Station users, click. 1568.
Data #3 Ltd leads on analyst revisions among 14 companies in Australia's information technology sector tracked by at least three analysts, data from Thomson Reuters StarMine shows. Data #3' s free cash flow for the six months ending June 2012, at A $65 million, represents a rise of 10.2 percent from a year earlier.
Oct 11- Vilmorin& Cie SA:. *SocGen raises Vilmorin target price to 96 euros from 92 euros; rating hold. Reuters Station users, click. 1580.
Oct 11- Bauer Performance Sports Ltd:. *CIBC raises Bauer Performance Sports target price to C $12.50 from. Reuters Station users, click. 1568.