HONG KONG, Dec 11- China shares sank to their lowest in more than a week early Wednesday, weighing on Hong Kong markets, as coal producers slid after the country's top economic planner said its use will be curbed to combat pollution.» Read More
Oct 4- Kingfisher Airlines Ltd:.
Oct 4- Tuscany International Drilling Inc:. *Raymond James Cuts Tuscany International Drilling Inc to market. Reuters Station users, click. 1568.
Oct 4- Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said on Thursday the social media company reached the 1 billion active monthly users threshold last month. At the end of June, Facebook had 955 million active monthly users.
Oct 4- Bon-Ton Stores Inc:. *The Bon Ton Stores Inc- announces September sales. *September total sales increased to $288.9 million in current year compared.
Oct 4- Haverty Furniture Companies Inc:. *Havertys reports sales for third quarter. *Q3 sales rose 11.1 percent to $172.7 million.
MADRID, Oct 4- Spain's central bank head cast doubt on the government's 2013 budget and deficit cutting plans on Thursday, saying they were based on a too-rosy outlook for the economy and tax revenue.
*Moody's updates on Themeleion III Mortgage Finance Plc following Interest Rate Swap Counterparty downgrade.
Oct 4- CANADA REAL ESTATE COs:. *Raymond James Starts Allied Properties Real Estate Investment Trust. *Raymond James Starts Amica Mature Lifestyles Inc with outperform.
LONDON, Oct 4- Russian bond trading is set to become easier for the world's top investment banks under a deal cut by the Russian stock market and one of Europe's top share settlement firms.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher open on Wall Street on Thursday, with futures for the S&P 500, the Dow Jones and the Nasdaq 100 rising between 0.2 and 0.5 percent. **NUVASIVE INC, Wednesday close $22.62, down 27.4 pct premarket.
PORT LOUIS, Oct 4- The weighted average yield on Mauritius' 273- day Treasury bills fell to 3.35 percent at auction on Thursday, down from 3.46 percent at a previous sale on Sept. 6, the central bank said. The Bank of Mauritius sold all 400 million rupees on offer after receiving bids worth 1.116 billion, it said in a statement.
NEW YORK, Oct 4- The number of planned layoffs at U.S. firms in September rose 4.9 percent after hitting a 20- month low in August, a report on Thursday showed. Employers announced planned job cuts of 33,816 last month, up from 32,239 in August, according to the report from consultants C hallenger, Gray& Christmas, Inc..
October 04- Following are terms and conditions. of a bond priced on Thursday.
*Sales from Costco, Limited, Zumiez top expectations. Retailers including Costco Wholesale Corp and Victoria's Secret operator Limited Brands Inc posted bigger-than-expected gains in September sales at stores open at least a year.
*Expands services relationship with Touchstone to include 58 mutual funds. *Says mandate includes mutual fund accounting and administration, transfer. agency and Blue Sky Services.
Oct 4- MetroPCS Communications Inc:. *Bmo cuts MetroPCS Communications Inc price target to $12.50 from. Reuters Station users, click. 1568.
LONDON, Oct 4- The Bank of England shied away from stepping up its programme of government bond buying on Thursday, as the economy is showing signs of growth and new schemes to boost credit may yet spur lending.
*Bmo cuts NuVasive Inc to underperform from market perform; price. target to $15 from $23. Reuters Station users, click. 1568.
The New Gold exchange traded fund ticks up 1.1 percent to 146.80 rand, after earlier hitting a lifetime high of 146.90 rand. Shares in Gold One International fall more than 1 percent in Johannesburg as the bullion producer suspends illegally striking workers at its Ezulwini mine in South Africa.
*Bmo raises Enbridge Inc to outperform; price target to C $47 from. Reuters Station users, click. 1568. Reuters Station users, click. 4899.