SHANGHAI, July 31- China's yuan weakened against the dollar on Thursday after the central bank set the daily midpoint at its lowest level since early June. The People's Bank of China set the midpoint rate at 6.1675 per dollar prior to market open, down 0.05 percent from the previous fix.» Read More
March 11- Canadian Pacific Railway, the country's second-largest railroad, said it would buy back up to 5.3 million shares, or about 3 percent of its total outstanding shares, over the next year. Canadian Pacific shares closed at C $171.30 on Monday on Toronto Stock Exchange, valuing the buyback program at about C $903 million.
March 11- Teen apparel retailer American Eagle Outfitters Inc forecast earnings for the current quarter that fell short of analysts' expectations, saying a severe winter had hurt demand. The company's shares fell 6 percent to $13.35 in premarket trading. Analysts on average were expecting a profit of 13 cents per share, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.
VIENNA, March 11- Austria and America Movil are still in talks on pooling their stakes in Telekom Austria but have not moved to formal negotiations, the state holding company said.
*J.C. Penny jumps after Citi upgrade. *Myriad Genetics falls after court motion denied. NEW YORK, March 11- U.S. stock index futures were little changed on Tuesday after a slight decline in the prior session left the S&P 500 within striking distance of its recent record high and as tensions in Ukraine tempered investor appetite for risk-taking.
LONDON, March 11- The recent history of copper and iron ore has been all about China. These price swoons have been triggered by the same fears about the China growth story. Both copper and iron ore markets are reacting to a bearish one-two combination of news out of China.
*India declines to remove cap on FII investment in govt debt. NEW DELHI, March 11- India has put on ice plans to join major emerging market bond indexes that would require removal of restrictions on capital inflows, two sources said, taking a decision that knocked the rupee, but showed balance of payments concerns were easing.
ES SIDER, Libya, March 11- A North Korean-flagged tanker that loaded crude oil at a rebel-held port in eastern Libya is now in international waters, rebels at the harbour and a state oil company official said on Tuesday.
LONDON, March 11- Gold rose nearly one percent on Tuesday as fears of a slowdown in Chinese economic growth and worries about the crisis in Ukraine sapped appetite for risk.
Views put Carney on dovish side of Monetary Policy Committee. LONDON, March 11- Bank of England Governor Mark Carney signalled he was not concerned that Britain's economy was close to overheating, despite a strong recovery since last year, putting himself in the dovish camp among policymakers.
LONDON, March 11- The euro fell against the dollar and the yen on Tuesday after a senior European Central Bank policymaker told investors that they may have missed the message on policy that rates are set to remain accommodative for some time to come.
*Modi attracts regional allies, Congress defectors. NEW DELHI, March 11- Opposition challenger Narendra Modi's hunt for allies to emerge from India's April-May election with a coalition large enough to rule is gaining momentum, with regional politicians flocking to team up with his Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party.
*Ukraine tension, China growth outlook weigh on sentiment. LONDON, March 11- World stocks held steady, the euro edged down and oil and gold nudged up on Tuesday as traders kept a wary eye on tensions between Ukraine and Russia and the pace of growth in China.
March 11- Diagnostics company Myriad Genetics Inc said a U.S. court denied a motion that would have stopped rival Ambry Genetics Corp from selling a similar version of Myriad's cancer test. The company had filed a complaint against Ambry in the U.S. District Court of Utah last July, alleging that Ambry's tests infringed some of its patents.
OECD SEES Q/Q ANNUALISED G7 GDP GROWTH OF 2.2 PCT IN Q1, 2.0 PCT IN Q2.
OECD SAYS ECB AND BOJ SHOULD MAINTAIN MONETARY STIMULUS, FED RIGHT TO WIND DOWN BOND-BUYING PROGRAMME.
OECD SEES Q/Q ANNUALISED U.S.
OECD SAYS SUB-PAR GROWTH IN EMERGING ECONOMIES MEANS GLOBAL GROWTH WILL BE ONLY MODERATE IN NEAR TERM.
OECD SEES Q/Q ANNUALISED JAPANESE GDP GROWTH OF 4.8 PCT IN Q1, BOOSTED BY CONSUMER SPENDING AHEAD OF SALES TAX HIKE.
MUMBAI/ LONDON, March 11- Indian drugmaker Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd is in talks with at least two companies on sourcing ingredients for a generic version of AstraZeneca Plc's heartburn drug Nexium, a source said, to ensure the pills can be sold in the United States.
KUALA LUMPUR, March 11- Malaysia's military believes it tracked a missing jetliner by radar over the Strait of Malacca, far from where it last made contact with civilian air traffic control off the country's east coast, a military source told Reuters. It made it into the Malacca Strait, "the military official, who has been briefed on investigations, told Reuters.