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LONDON, Oct 5- Daily spot foreign exchange trading volumes on Thomson Reuters dealing platforms fell by more than 24 percent in September from a year earlier, company data showed on Friday.
HONG KONG, Oct 5- Malayan Banking Bhd, the country's largest lender, is seeking to raise up to $1.2 billion with a new share offer, capital markets news service IFR said on Friday.
*Samsung Electronics reported a record quarterly profit of $7.3 billion, nearly double last year's figure, as strong sales of high-end TVs and Galaxy smartphones more than offset reduced orders for chips and screens from Apple Inc, its main rival and leading customer.
*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.
HONG KONG, Oct 5- Malayan Banking Bhd, Malaysia's largest lender, plans to raise up to $1.2 billion in a stock offering to bolster its capital base, IFR reported on Friday, citing a term sheet of the transaction.
MADRID, Oct 5- Spanish telecoms company Telefonica has hired the lead banks to place a seven-year euro benchmark bond issue, IFR markets reported on Friday. Telefonica named Bayer LB, BNP Paribas, Citi, Commerzbank, MUSI and SG CIB for the January 2020 issue, according to IFR, a Thomson Reuters news and markets analysis service.
Shares in Jardine Cycle& Carriage have seen the highest jump in 5- day average volume over its 30- day volume among the index components, Thomson Reuters data shows. The stock's 5- day average volume surged to 329,200 shares, 76 percent more than its 30- day average volume of 186,900 shares. Jardine shares surged 7 percent to a life-time high of S $53.42 on Friday.
At the midday break of 0530 GMT, True Corp shares were down 3.5 percent at 5.5 baht, having hit 5.35 baht, the lowest since Sept. 20. Thailand's top mobile phone operator Advanced Info Service gained 0.5 percent and second-ranked Total Access Communication Pcl slid 0.6 percent.
Oct 5- VTB Captial SA. on Thursday sold $1.5 billion of subordinated notes in the 144 a private placement market, said IFR, a Thomson Reuters service. Barclays Capital, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Societe Generale and VTB Capital were the joint bookrunning managers for the sale.
SINGAPORE, Oct 5- Singapore will release advance estimates for third quarter gross domestic product at 8:00 a.m. on Oct 12, the government said on Friday, the same day the central bank releases its half-yearly monetary policy statement.
NEW YORK, Oct. 4- Mutual fund investors shunned equities for the eighth straight week, pulling nearly $2.4 billion from the market in the week ended Oct. 4, a period where benchmark stock indices advanced, new data shows. In fact, for 10 out of the last 11 weeks, U.S. domiciled equity mutual funds have had net outflows, according to Lipper, a Thomson Reuters' service.
NEW YORK, Oct. 4- The largest U.S. public pension fund says it remains squarely in the corner of new and emerging money managers.
Thursday sold $290 million of senior notes in the 144 a private placement market, said IFR, a Thomson Reuters service. J.P. Morgan and Deutsche Bank were the joint bookrunning managers for the sale.
Oct 4- Bank of America Corp. on Thursday sold $1.75 billion of senior notes, said IFR, a Thomson Reuters service. AMT $1.75 BLN COUPON 1.5 PCT MATURITY 10/19/2015 TYPE SR NTS ISS PRICE 99.95 FIRST PAY 04/19/2013 MOODY'S Baa2 YIELD 1.517 PCT SETTLEMENT 10/10/2012 S&P A-MINUS SPREAD 120 BPS PAY FREQ SEMI-ANNUAL FITCH SINGLE-A MORE THAN TREAS NON-CALLABLE N/A.
,guaranteed by Societe Generale, NY Branch, on Thursday sold $1.25 billion of senior unsecured notes, said IFR, a Thomson Reuters service. SG Americas Securities, Citigroup and Credit Suisse were the joint bookrunning managers for the sale.
WHAT: Labor Department Employment Situation, September. FORECASTS Reuters IFR Previous Nonfarm payrolls +113,000 +130,000 +96,000 Private payrolls +130,000 +140,000 +103,000 Jobless rate 8.2 8.2 8.1. Average hrly earnings +0.2 +0.2 0.0.
on Thursday sold $2 billion of senior unsecured notes, said IFR, a Thomson Reuters service. Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Morgan Stanley were the joint bookrunning managers for the sale.
Thursday sold $350 million of senior unsecured notes in the 144 a private placement market, said IFR, a Thomson Reuters service. Citigroup, Jefferies and BNP Paribas were the joint bookrunning managers for the sale.
on Wednesday sold $750 million of senior unsecured notes in the 144 a private placement market, said IFR, a Thomson Reuters service. Morgan Stanley and Citigroup were the joint bookrunning managers for the sale.
PLEASONTON, Calif.-- Ross Stores Inc. on Thursday reported a sales figure that topped Wall Street expectations, and the discount store operator raised its outlook for third-quarter earnings. Earnings per share for the current quarter are now expected to be in the range of 70 cents to 71 cents, up from the previous guidance of 63 cents to 66 cents.