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RPT-Philippines - Market factors to watch on Oct 4

(Repeats to wider audience)

MANILA, Oct 4 (Reuters) - Following are some company-related and market news which could have an impact on the local market.

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INSTRUMENT LAST PCT CHG NET CHG S&P 500 1450.99 0.36 5.240 USD/JPY 78.45 -0.01 -0.010 10-YR US TSY YLD 1.6198 -- 0.003 SPOT GOLD 1778.89 0.08 1.500 US CRUDE 88.18 0.05 0.040 DOW JONES 13494.61 0.09 12.25 ASIA ADRS 119.66 -0.39 -0.47

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Shares, oil slide on growth concerns, Spanish limbo

SE Asia Stocks-Most retreat; energy-related shares weak

WHAT IS HAPPENING TODAY IN THE PHILIPPINES

- Bureau of Customs and Department of Justice hold joint press conference on latest smuggling case, 11:00 a.m.

- Closing of the Asean Maritime Forum, Manila Hotel

STOCKS TO WATCH

- PHILIPPINE LONG DISTANCE TELEPHONE CO

Shares of PLDT that fell sharply since mid-September could reverse, technical charts suggest.

- AYALA CORP

The conglomerate said its board has approved the public offering of fixed rate bonds to raise up to 10 billion pesos with a seven-year maturity. To view the disclosure, click on

- FIRST GEN CORP

The power producer said it had signed a $420 million term loan facility with a 10-year maturity with seven banks and would use the proceeds to repay existing debt. To view the disclosure, click on

MARKET NEWS > Tokyo's Nikkei share average opens up 0.41 pct

> Wall St stays afloat on firm data but HP drags

> TREASURIES-Bonds little changed before Fed minutes

> Yen slips; euro eyes ECB, Spanish bond sale

> Gold rises after US job data, defies drop in oil

> Oil falls as global economic data dims demand outlook

REUTERS NEWS - PHILIPPINES > Sept CPI seen elevated but rate cut possible

> ADB cuts growth f'casts, sees China soft landing

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