NEW YORK— Shares of some top drugstore companies are down at 1 p.m.:. Rite Aid fell$. 05 or. 8 percent, to $6.38. Walgreen fell$. 50 or. 8 percent, to $61.50.» Read More
MOSCOW, Oct 8- Saratov oil refinery, owned by Anglo-Russian crude producer TNK-BP, has resumed production after it caught fire last week, TNK-BP said on Monday. The company also said it continues maintenance work at its visbreaker unit, which was hit by fire on Thursday, when one worker died after the incident.
LONDON, Oct 8- European shares traded lower early on Monday, surrendering some of the strong gains made in the previous sessions, as weak economic estimates for Asia hurt sentiment and investors start to position for a weak earnings season.
BERLIN, Oct 8- German exports rose unexpectedly in August, underscoring the continued resilience of Europe's largest and traditionally export-oriented economy despite the euro zone crisis and suggesting a third quarter slowdown may be moderate. "The strongest areas of growth recently came from Asia and Europe outside the euro zone.
LONDON Oct 8- Britain's top share index fell early on Monday, exhibiting weakness after gains in the previous session and overnight falls in Asia, with some caution building among investors ahead of the start of the new earnings season.
Oct 8-:* UBS raises Tenaris price target to $48 from $43; rating buy. Reuters Station users, click. 1568. Reuters Station users, click. 4899.
Oct 8- The Czech unemployment rate rises to 8.4 percent of the workforce in September, the Labour Ministry said on Monday, just above the forecast in a Reuters poll. Analysts surveyed in a Reuters poll had predicted the rate rose to 8.3 percent in September.
PRAGUE, Oct 8- The Czech Statistical Bureau released the following August industrial and construction output data on Monday.
INDIANAPOLIS-- Devastating spring freezes and a historic drought have stripped some charm from rustic fall destinations, leaving some corn too short to create mazes, orchards virtually devoid of apples and fall colors muted.
*UBS cuts Metro AG price target to 20.5 euros from 23 euros; rating neutral. For a summary of rating actions and price target changes on European companies:. Reuters Station users, click. 1580.
His comment highlights a key differences between the European Union, European Central Bank and International Monetary Fund- Greece's "troika" of lenders- over how to solve its debt crisis. Europe would prefer to give Athens more time to get back on track with its fiscal programme.
*Merchant securities cuts Zetar to hold from buy For a summary of rating actions and price target changes on European companies:. Reuters Eikon users, click on. Reuters Station users, click. 1580.
Its free cash flow rose nearly eight times to 53 million ringgit for the quarter ending June from a year earlier, while net income declined 13 million ringgit to a net loss of 6 million ringgit during the same period. and Bumi Armada Bhd are the most expensive stocks in the Malaysian energy sector with an RV score of 23 each.
*UBS raises Akbank to buy from neutral.
Oct 8- Standard Life PLC:. *UBS raises Standard Life Plc price target to 270 p from 230 p; rating. Reuters Station users, click. 1580.
*UBS raises Kone Oyj price target to 55 euros from 44 euros; rating. For a summary of rating actions and price target changes on European companies:. Reuters Station users, click. 1580.
PARIS, Oct 8- PPR SA:.
ATHENS, Oct 8- Here are news stories, press reports and events, which may affect Greek financial markets on Monday:. GERMANY SAYS MERKEL VISIT TO ATHENS DOES NOT MEAN AID FOR GREECE.
OSLO, Oct 8- Norway plans to spend more of its oil revenue in the election year 2013 than planned for 2012 and hiked forecasts for this year's growth, its government said in a budget on Monday. The structural deficit before oil revenue is seen at 125.3 billion Norwegian crowns next year, above the downwardly revised 116.2 billion seen for 2012..
TAIPEI, Oct 8- The table below shows the daily net trading in Taiwan stocks by three major categories of institutional investors, in millions of Taiwan dollars. A negative figure indicates net selling.
LONDON, Oct 8- Petmin Ltd:. in kwazulu-natal in South Africa. representatives and amcu unions on October 7.