*Yen slides broadly as Russia sanctions seen as modest. The yen fell broadly after the United States and the European Union imposed what investors perceived to be only modest economic sanctions on some officials of Russia and Ukraine following the Crimea vote.» Read More
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. Asian shares head for 4th day of falls, China reform agenda in focus.
HONG KONG, Nov 12- China shares pared early gains in choppy trade on Tuesday, with Hong Kong markets on the defensive in low volumes as investors awaited the outcome of a key four-day Communist Party policy meeting later in the day. Huishang Bank Corp and Boyaa Interactive made contrasting listing debuts in Hong Kong.
NEW YORK, Nov 11- Boeing's biggest union rallied against a proposed labor contract on Monday, calling the offer "destructive and divisive" and vowing to reject it at the ballot box on Wednesday. "I think Boeing would prefer to do it in Washington, because it's their center of expertise," said Cai von Rumohr, analyst at Cowen& Co in Boston.
NEW DELHI, Nov 12- Indian inflation is forecast to have risen 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.
Secretary Kerry says hopeful of Iran deal within months. SINGAPORE, Nov 12- Brent crude futures dropped towards $106 per barrel on Tuesday, as investors eyed the next round of talks on Iran's nuclear programme and possible economic reforms to be announced by Chinese leaders later in the day.
*Bank of Chongqing also had lacklustre debut. HONG KONG, Nov 12- Shares in Huishang Bank Corp Ltd became 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.
TOKYO, Nov 12- Asian shares slipped on Tuesday, 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. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan dipped 0.1 percent.
Nov 11- Google Inc's Motorola unit is expected to unveil a relatively low-cost phone on Wednesday, amid weak sales of its flagship Moto X model, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter.
SHANGHAI, Nov 12- China's supervisory body for state-owned companies has denied a media report that it will allow private investors to buy up to 15 percent stakes in state enterprises, adding that it will unveil a reform plan "as soon as possible".
*Dentsu jumps on forecast hike. *China policy meeting in focus but limited impact on market- analyst. Exporters were higher, with Sony Corp rising 2.7 percent, Nissan Motor Co climbing 1.3 percent and Panasonic Corp adding 1.0 percent.
SINGAPORE, Nov 12- London copper slipped on Tuesday from one-week highs hit the session before, as traders showed caution ahead of expected major policy announcements from top consumer China.
But in a new report released on Monday, the World Bank warns that while some services, like low-fee accounts, clearly benefit the poor and small firms, others- such as microcredit, microinsurance, and debt relief- can do more harm than good.
But it's no better than that, " Barry Flinchbaugh, a Kansas State University agricultural economist who advises legislators shaping the U.S. farm bill, told Reuters on the sidelines of a farm bankers meeting in Minneapolis. The bill is now with a conference committee of 41 members of Congress who are hammering out the difference between the House and Senate bills.
Nov 11- Federal prosecutors and the office of the inspector general of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission have contacted some employees in the SEC's New York office in a probe of possibly improper financial holdings, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday.
SINGAPORE, Nov 12- U.S. crude futures edged lower in early Asian trading on Tuesday, as investors eyed the next round of Iran nuclear talks and possible economic reforms by Chinese leaders at the end of a Communist Party meeting later in the day. Talks between Iran and Western powers ended without a deal at the weekend, but will resume on Nov. 20.
SINGAPORE, Nov 12- Gold was stuck below $1,300 on Tuesday, trading near a 3-1/ 2 week trough as investors fret over the timing of the U.S. *Gold's drop below $1,300 has failed to attract demand in Asia as buyers waiting on the sidelines expect prices to weaken further.
BASRA, Iraq, Nov 11- Dozens of angry Shi'ite Muslim workers and tribesmen stormed a Schlumberger Ltd camp at one of Iraq's main oilfields and wrecked offices early on Monday after accusing a foreign security adviser of insulting their religion, police and employees at the field said.
Nov 11- Initial enrollment estimates for President Barack Obama's healthcare reform program show participation is falling far short of expectations, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal, raising pressure on the White House to get its rollout back on track. Americans must enroll by Dec. 15 for coverage that begins Jan. 1.
Nov 11- Network equipment maker Emulex Corp will buy $200 million of its shares and reconstitute its board, following pressure from two of its major shareholders. Activist hedge fund Starboard Value LP and Altai Capital had been agitating to include shareholder advocates on the Emulex board.
NEW YORK, Nov 11- London- based Armajaro Holdings Ltd will sell its commodity trading arm to Swiss agricultural trader Ecom Agroindustrial Corp Ltd, creating one of the world's biggest physical cocoa and coffee dealers in the latest deal to roil this niche market.