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China to unveil 10-year reform plan, expectations toned down

BEIJING - China's leaders will unveil a reform agenda for the next, seeking to balance the need to overhaul the world's second-largest economy as it loses steam with preserving stability and to reinforce the Communist Party's power. (CHINA-REFORM/, moved, by Kevin Yao, 750 words)



Asian shares head for 4th day of falls, China reform agenda in focus

TOKYO - Asian shares fall, on track for a fourth straight day of losses, with investors turning their attention to the Chinese Communist Party policy meeting for clues to its economic agenda for the next decade. (MARKETS-GLOBAL/ (WRAPUP 3, GRAPHIC), expect by 0530 GMT/1.30AM ET, by Dominic Lau, 800 words)


India inflation seen staying uncomfortably high in October

NEW DELHI - Indian inflation is forecast to rise to uncomfortable levels for policymakers in October due to stubbornly high food prices, adding to the pressure for further interest rate rises despite slowing economic growth. (INDIA-ECONOMY/INFLATION, moved, by Manoj Kumar, 450 words)

Australia business confidence fades from highs in Oct-survey

SYDNEY - A measure of Australian business confidence pull back from 3-1/2 year highs in October as sales and profits stay subdued, though the survey also hint at a potential improvement in the sluggish labour market. (AUSTRALIA-ECONOMY, moved, 400 words)

Bank of Korea to keep rates unchanged in Nov for 6th month

SEOUL - The Bank of Korea is likely to keep interest rates steady for a sixth straight month, a Reuters survey show, with most respondents sticking to their view that the central bank will next raise rates in late 2014. (KOREA-ECONOMY/RATES, moved, 400 words)


Huishang in flat debut on weak demand for China bank stocks

HONG KONG - Shares in Huishang Bank Corp Ltd becomes the second China bank in just over a week to make a lacklustre Hong Kong debut, underscoring lukewarm investor appetite for the Chinese banking sector despite a likely raft of listings on their way. (HUISHANGBANK-IPO/DEBUT, moved, by Denny Thomas and Elzio Barreto, 650 words)

Boeing hopeful of 777X deal, may build wings in Japan if rejected

TOKYO - Boeing Co is hopeful its key machinist union will vote for a labour contract to secure production of the 777X in Washington State, but will look at alternatives, including building the wings in Japan if the deal is rejected, an executive say. (BOEING-777X/JAPAN, moved, 300 words)

- BOEING-777X/, moved, by Alwyn Scott, 1,000 words

Australia govt allows Saputo's $420 mln bid for WCB

SYDNEY - Australia says it would allow Saputo Inc to bid for Warrnambool Cheese and Butter Factory Holdings Ltd, removing a key obstacle for the deal aimed at consolidating the country's dairy industry as global demand surges. (AUSTRALIA-WCB/, moved, 500 words)


Capital-hungry Myanmar firms cautiously drawn to Singapore listings

SINGAPORE/YANGON - Singapore's nascent role as a magnet for Myanmar companies eager to grow as their country emerges from decades of isolation but frustrated by its crippled banking system and barely existing financial markets. (MYANMAR-SINGAPORE/LISTINGS, moved, by Eveline Danubrata and Jared Ferrie, 1,050 words)


Philippines aims to meet U.S. sugar exports quota in 2013/14

SINGAPORE - The Philippines aims to sell more sugar to the United States in the current 2013/14 crop year under its annual rate quota programme, but the devastating Typhoon Haiyan could determine the quantity, a senior industry official say. (SUGAR-PHILIPPINES/, moved, 300 words)

Two attacks stir fears piracy could be on rise near Singapore

Nov 12 (Reuters) - Two recent tanker hijackings in the South China Sea and Malacca Strait, a channel for about 25 percent of seaborne oil trade, fuel fears that piracy could be surging in the area, driving up ship insurance premiums. (SEAPIRATES, moving shortly, by Keith Wallis, 650 words)

India keeps ban on Goa iron ore mining, allows inventory sales

NEW DELHI - India's Supreme Court maintains a 14-month ban on iron ore mining in top producing state Goa but allows the sale of more than 11 million tonnes of material that sat in stockpiles. (INDIA-IRONORE/, moved, by Krishna N Das, 550 words)