SYDNEY, May 22- The end of Australia's resources boom is taking its toll on investment in the sector, with A $150 billion in planned projects delayed or cancelled since April 2012, government data shows. China's economic slowdown has squashed a decade-long mining boom in Australia that drove gold, copper, iron ore and coal to record prices.» Read More
LONDON, Oct 5- Britain faces a potential shortfall in electricity generation in the next three to four years, its power regulator said on Friday, due to the closure of coal and oil-fired plants to cut carbon emissions.
*Moody's has today said that it views as credit positive for Deutsche Telekom the announcement by the company and MetroPCS Communications Inc. that they plan to merge T-Mobile USA and MetroPCS Wireless Inc..
Oct 5- Lizhan Environmental Corp:. *Announces plan to voluntarily delist from NASDAQ stock market. Oct 5- Lizhan Environmental Corp:.
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*Shares in Shaft Sinkers fall more than 7 percent. MOSCOW, Oct 5- EuroChem, Russia's largest mineral fertilizer producer, said on Friday it had filed an $800 million compensation claim against Shaft Sinkers for delays to the building of a lift shaft at one of its potash projects.
October 05- Following are terms and conditions. of a bond increased on Friday.
*Telefonica to raise 1.2 bln euros with 7- yr bond. MADRID, Oct 5- Debt-laden Spanish telecoms group Telefonica issued seven-year debt on Friday, IFR reported, in its second cash call in a month, taking advantage of ECB-backed credit improvements in struggling euro zone countries.
NEW YORK, Oct 5- U.S. stock index futures were slightly higher in thin trading Friday, after four days of gains on the S&P 500, and ahead of a government payrolls report expected to show a tick up in hiring last month and a slight increase in the unemployment rate.
*EIOPA head writes strong letter to EU Commissioner. FRANKFURT, Oct 5- EU insurance watchdog EIOPA on Friday blasted "stagnation" in political talks to finalise new risk-capital rules for the insurance sector in a strongly worded letter to the EU Commissioner in charge of regulation, Michel Barnier.
Oct 5- Matchtech Group PLC:. *Shore raises Matchtech to buy from sell For a summary of rating actions and price target changes on European companies:. Reuters Station users, click. 1580.
*Wedbush cuts Informatica Corp price target to $31 from $40; rating. Reuters Station users, click. 1568. Reuters Station users, click. 4899.
Oct 5- New Flyer Industries Inc:. *BMO raises New Flyer Industries target price to C $8 from C $7.25;. Reuters Station users, click. 1568.
Oct 5- Buffalo Wild Wings Inc:. *Wedbush raises Buffalo Wild Wings Inc to outperform from neutral;. Reuters Station users, click. 1568.
*Wedbush cuts Zynga Inc price target to $4 from $7; rating outperform. Reuters Station users, click. 1568. Reuters Station users, click. 4899.
Oct 5- Alexco Resource Corp:. *Stonecap starts Alexco Resource Corp with outperform rating. Reuters Station users, click. 1568.
Oct 5- Midway Gold Corp:. *Stonecap starts Midway Gold Corp with outperform rating. Reuters Station users, click. 1568.
Oct 05- A peaceful transfer of power following Georgia's parliamentary elections reflects positively on the country's institutions, Fitch Ratings says, but may be partly offset by an increase in policy uncertainty. The poll held 1 October was a test of Georgia's capacity to hold competitive elections.
*BMO raises Raging River Exploration Inc target price to C $3.25 from. Reuters Station users, click. 1568. Reuters Station users, click. 4899.
*TD Securities raises Quebecor Inc price target to C $50 from C $47. *TD Securities raises Quebecor Inc to action list buy from buy. Reuters Station users, click. 1568.
Oct 5- MarketAxess Holdings Inc:. *BMO starts Marketaxess with market perform rating; target price of $33. Reuters Station users, click. 1568.