WASHINGTON, March 10- After discovering China- made components in the F-35 fighter jet, a Pentagon investigation has uncovered Chinese materials in other major U.S. weaponry, including Boeing Co's B-1B bomber and certain Lockheed Martin Corp F-16 fighters, the U.S. Defense Department said.» Read More
SHANGHAI, Oct 16- China's yuan traded at 6.0997 per dollar on Wednesday morning, setting a new record against the dollar for the third consecutive day, and also broke through the psychologically important resistance level of 6.1 per dollar. The currency continued to rise and was trading at 6.0979 several minutes later, a new record.
Oct 15- Plains GP Holdings LP, the general partner of Plains All American Pipeline LP, priced its initial public offering at $22 per share to raise $2.82 billion, making it the largest U.S. The offering is the largest IPO on the U.S. markets in 2013, topping Pfizer Inc's animal health unit Zoetis Inc's $2.24 billion offering in February.
Boeing said the loss of the fuselage panel posed no safety risk to passengers. Boeing said the missing panel fell from the underside of the plane on the right side. He said Boeing is working to understand what caused the panel to fall and declined to say whether the plane was made at Boeing's South Carolina factory.
The Treasury notes, worth an aggregate of $773.3 billion, either mature or are due an interest payment of about $6 billion on Oct. 31.
WASHINGTON, Oct 15- President Barack Obama said on Tuesday that stalled immigration reform would be a top priority once the fiscal crisis has been resolved.
SINGAPORE, Oct 16- London copper prices held firm in a tight band on Wednesday on hopes United States lawmakers can hammer out a last minute deal before the U.S. government's authority to borrow money lapses on Thursday. *The most-traded January copper contract on the Shanghai Futures Exchange climbed 0.15 percent to 52,260 yuan a tonne.
*Deal for stake would be worth more than $1 billion- Nikkei. TOKYO, Oct 16- SoftBank Corp is in talks to buy a stake in U.S. wireless device distributor Brightstar Corp that media reported could be worth more than $1 billion and boost its bargaining power with hardware suppliers.
*Senate plan would extend credit limit until Feb. 7. WASHINGTON, Oct 15- Democratic and Republican leaders in the U.S. Senate could announce a deal late on Tuesday to extend the government's borrowing authority until Feb. 7 and quickly re-open federal agencies that have been closed since Oct. 1, a Senate aide said.
HONG KONG, Oct 16- Hong Kong shares may start higher on Wednesday, helped by rising hopes of a deal from frantic talks in Washington to avert a debt default ahead of a Thursday deadline.
TOKYO, Oct 16- Four people were reported killed, schools closed, hundreds of flights cancelled and thousands were advised to evacuate as Typhoon Wipha pummelled Tokyo on Wednesday, although the Japanese capital escaped major damage.
Prices for Yahoo's display ads declined seven percent year-over-year, while the number of display ads sold increased roughly 1 percent, Yahoo said.
*Washington may be closing in on a deal to resolve debt crisis. SYDNEY, Oct 16- Asian stocks and U.S. stock futures clambered back into positive territory on Wednesday as hopes grew that frantic talks in Washington to avert a U.S. debt default could lead to a deal just before the Oct 17 deadline to lift the borrowing limit.
TOKYO, Oct 16- U.S. crude futures edged higher in early Asian trading on Wednesday after a U.S. Senate source said Senate leaders could announce a deal within hours to raise the debt limit and re-open the government. *NYMEX crude for November delivery rose 12 cents to $101.33 a barrel by 0020 GMT.
WASHINGTON, Oct 15- President Barack Obama said on Tuesday the frantic stop-and-go effort in Congress to avoid a debt default and end a government shutdown is "a mess" as a gloomy mood descended over the White House with time running out to a Thursday deadline.
SINGAPORE, Oct 16- Gold slipped for a fifth session out of seven on Wednesday as safe-haven bids slowed on hopes U.S. lawmakers would hash out a last-minute agreement to raise the debt ceiling before a Thursday deadline.
NEW YORK, Oct 15- Puerto Rico will do whatever it takes to honor its debt, Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla said on Tuesday, as local officials tried to reassure investors the U.S. territory can and will meet its obligations after a jump in yields shut it out of capital markets. The message: Puerto Rico is not going to default on its debt.
SINGAPORE, Oct 16- The dollar edged higher against the yen in Asia on Wednesday after a U.S. Senate source said Senate leaders could announce a deal within hours to raise the debt limit and re-open the government.
NEW YORK, Oct 15- With anemic bond trading revenue over the past few months hurting Wall Street profits, pay cuts and even layoffs are back on the table just when the future had started looking up for traders.
TOKYO, Oct 16- The dollar rose against the yen in early Asian trade on Wednesday, after a U.S. Senate source said a deal to extend the U.S. debt limit could be reached within hours. The Senate deal would fund the U.S. government through Jan. 15 and create a deficit-reduction panel, a source told Reuters.
WASHINGTON, Oct 15- Democratic and Republican leaders in the U.S. Senate could announce a deal late on Tuesday to extend the government's borrowing authority until Feb. 7 and quickly re-open federal agencies that have been closed since Oct. 1, a Senate aide said.