U.S. stock index futures added to gains after European Central Bank President Mario Draghi said growth risks are on the downside and should be contained by effective policymaker action. **NUVASIVE INC, Wednesday close $22.62, down 29.3 pct premarket. **INFORMATICA CORP, Wednesday close $33.63, down 19.7 pct premarket.
Oct 4- Murphy Oil Corp:. *UBS raises Murphy Oil Corp price target to $62 from $54; rating neutral. Reuters Station users, click. 1568.
NEW YORK, Oct 3- Hedge fund manager Daniel Loeb built a major position in distressed Greek government bonds in September, according to a monthly report and quarterly letter he sent to his investors.
Fresh off a successful fight with Yahoo! that resulted in a new chief executive and seats on the Internet company’s board, hedge-fund manager Dan Loeb has zeroed in on a new potential target: the oil and gas explorer Murphy Oil.
NEW YORK, Oct 3- Hedge fund manager Daniel Loeb built a major position in distressed Greek government bonds in September, according to a monthly report he sent to his investors. Loeb's nearly $5 billion Third Point Offshore Fund gained 3.4 percent last month, helped by its position in Greek debt, said the Sept. 30 dated note which was reviewed by Reuters.
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Oct 2- Murphy Oil Corp:.
Oct 1- Syncrude Canada Ltd, a Canadian oil sands company that counts Suncor Energy Inc and Nexen Inc. as partners, will start a project that may extend the life of its Mildred Lake mine in Alberta by about a decade. unit Mocal Energy and Murphy Oil Corp.
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