*China internet deals: Citic Bank, ChinaVision soar. HONG KONG, March 12- China shares fell less than others in Asia on Wednesday, limiting Hong Kong losses, as property developers rose on hopes the country's annual parliamentary meetings will end without announcing additional curbs on the sector.» Read More
"Resident Evil" is a zombie. Once one of the most respected and beloved video-game franchises, it's now a shell of its former self.
*Moody's assigned definitive credit ratings to the following classes of notes issued by PADOVANA RMBS SRL: EUR284.6M Class A Asset Backed Floating Rate Notes due 2053, Assigned A3.
*Announces FDA 510 clearance and ce mark for Nellcor (TM) bedside. *Says new system will be available in the United States and throughout the eea. in the next few months.
Oct 4- Perfumania Holdings Inc:. *Reports Perfumania retail sales for September 2012. *September sales $22.3 million versus $22.7 million.
Oct 4- American Apparel Inc:. *Quarterly sales rose 15 percent to $162.6 million. *September comp store sales rose 14 percent.
*Same-store sales up 2.5% in September. *September sales rose 2.7 percent to $2.36 billion. *September same store sales view up 3.3 percent-- Thomson Reuters data.
Oct 4- ERBA Diagnostics Inc:. *Acquires Escalon Medical Corp clinical diagnostics business. *Says deal for $6.5 million in cash.
Oct 4- World Energy Solutions Inc:.
MADRID, Oct 4- Spain's central bank governor Luis Maria Linde said on Thursday that any possible rescue package for Spain would likely not imply big additional spending adjustments for the government.
Now, at 25 a veteran anti-abortion campaigner in the semi-autonomous UK province of Northern Ireland, she's committed to a fight to ensure the abortion law in neighbouring Ireland remains one of the world's strictest, preventing terminations in nearly all circumstances.
NEW YORK-- Thousands of teenagers who can't take their cellphones to school have another option, courtesy of a burgeoning industry of sorts in always-enterprising New York City: paying a dollar a day to leave it in a truck that's parked nearby.
*Evraz buys out management stake in Raspadskaya. MOSCOW/ LONDON, Oct 4- Russia's Evraz has agreed to take control of coal miner Raspadskaya in an $800 million deal that will make the steelmaker self-sufficient in coking coal and turn it into Russia's largest producer of the steel ingredient.
NEW YORK, Oct 4- Informatica Corp:.
*UK gas network undersupplied by 12 mcm/day. LONDON, Oct 4- British prompt gas prices rose on Thursday after a power failure temporarily halted output from Norway's Kollsnes gas processing plant that feeds pipelines supplying the UK.
*Morgan Stanley in commodities talks with Qatar for a year. DUBAI/ LONDON, Oct 4- Morgan Stanley's talks with Qatar's sovereign wealth fund over the sale of its commodities business have run into difficulty, and the deal may need to be reworked if it is to go ahead, banking sources said.
*Unrest in Turkey- Syria raises regional security worries. LONDON, Oct 4- Brent crude oil rose above $109 per barrel on Thursday as escalating tensions between Syria and Turkey raised more concerns over the security of oil supplies from the Middle East.
NEW YORK-- Facebook has topped 1 billion users, but the past few months have not been easy. Zuckerberg updated his Facebook status on Thursday to announce that the social networking site has more than 1 billion active users each month. He thanked users and said that he is committed to making Facebook better.
NEW YORK, Oct 4- PwC, the world's largest accounting firm, reported a record $31.5 billion in revenues in 2012 and forecast a big shift in business to developing markets in the next five years. North America and the Caribbean reported $11.2 billion in revenues, up from $9.9 billion.
DUBAI, Oct 4- Shops in Tehran's Grand Bazaar stayed shut and police patrolled the area on Thursday as authorities struggled to restore normalcy a day after security forces clashed with anti-government protesters angered by the collapse of the currency.
DUBAI, Oct 4- Qatar International Islamic Bank. HSBC, Standard Chartered and QNB Capital. will arrange the investor meetings in the Middle East, Asia and Europe after which a dollar-denominated Reg S sukuk may follow, subject to market conditions.