JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.-- Missouri farmers will get a larger property tax bill next year under a plan state lawmakers are allowing to take effect. Property taxes paid for Missouri farms are based on the land's productive value rather than its market value. The last change in productive value for Missouri agriculture land took effect in 1995..» Read More
*Gold's gains limited, on weak safe-haven bids. SINGAPORE, Oct 1- Gold edged higher on Tuesday as the U.S. government shut down some of its operations after Congress failed to agree on a spending bill, but gains were limited as investors believe the stand-off will likely soon be resolved.
ZURICH, Oct 1- Swiss drugmaker Roche will highlight its most promising treatments in oncology, immunology and ophthalmology at an investor event on Tuesday, as it seeks to show its potential in and beyond its core cancer expertise.
Consumer goods company Unilever warned on Monday that a slowdown in its emerging markets accelerated in the third quarter and it now expects underlying sales growth of just 3 to 3.5 percent in the period.
TOKYO, Oct 1- The dollar held near a 7-1/ 2 month low against a basket of currencies on Tuesday as much of the U.S. government began to shut down after Congress failed to agree a compromise bill to fund government operations.
TOKYO, Oct 1- The dollar wobbled against a basket of major currencies and gave up its gains against the yen on Tuesday after the U.S. failed to reach a compromise ahead of the deadline for a looming government shutdown.
*Reebok unit has struggled since 2005 Adidas buyout. FRANKFURT, Oct 1- Reebok is turning to sponsorship deals with prominent fitness groups to try to revive a venerable name that has faded since it became part of Germany's Adidas sportswear group eight years ago.
*Japan under pressure from credit rating agencies. TOKYO, Oct 1- Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe took a step on Tuesday that none of his predecessors had managed in more than 15 years- making a dent in the government's runaway debt.
JAKARTA, Oct 1- Indonesia recorded a surprise trade surplus for August, its first in five months, offering some relief to the ailing rupiah, but the country's current account deficit will likely keep weighing on Asia's weakest currency this year.
TOKYO, Oct 1- The billionaire founder of tech and telecoms group SoftBank Corp bought Tokyo's landmark Tiffany Building for 32 billion yen in one of the priciest property deals in recent years in Japan, underscoring the recovery in the real estate market.
*Tankers still in shipyards in Iran, China, Argentina. But the tankers from shipyards in Iran, Argentina and China, have never set sail, according to five sources with knowledge of the company's fleet, as well as ship tracking data from Reuters showing the ships sitting where they were built.
BANGALORE, Oct 1- Factory activity in India shrank for a second month in September, albeit not as sharply as in August, on a dearth of new orders which pushed firms to cut staff, a survey showed on Tuesday.
*Iran to meet P5 +1 in mid-Oct for nuclear talks. SINGAPORE, Oct 1- Brent crude fell below $108 a barrel on Tuesday to trade near a 7- week low on worries a shutdown of the U.S. government may crimp oil demand, while investors also eyed easing tensions in U.S.- Iran nuclear talks.
Federal agencies were directed to cut back services after lawmakers could not break a political stalemate that sparked new questions about the ability of a deeply divided Congress to perform its most basic functions.
Oct 1- Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc will receive Goldman Sachs Inc stock worth nearly $2.15 billion on Tuesday through warrants acquired as part of a deal originally signed during the depths of the 2008 financial crisis.
WASHINGTON, Oct 1- With a government shutdown under way, the U.S. Senate on Tuesday planned to recess until 9:30 a.m., at which time Democrats will formally reject the House of Representatives' latest offer for funding the government.
WASHINGTON, Oct 1- The U.S. federal government was due to start partially shutting down on Tuesday after lawmakers failed to compromise on an emergency spending bill before a midnight deadline.
WASHINGTON, Oct 1- President Barack Obama told U.S. troops in a televised message that they will remain on "normal duty status" during a government shutdown that began on Tuesday, but warned civilian Defense Department employees of possible furloughs.
WASHINGTON, Sept 30- The White House ordered government agencies to begin shutting down late on Monday after Congress failed to find a compromise on a government spending bill before a midnight deadline.
WASHINGTON, Sept 30- Just minutes before a U.S. government shutdown was to begin at midnight, the Republican-led House of Representatives convened to formally request negotiations with the Democratic-led Senate.
Oct 1- Japan's government is to announce an economic stimulus package on Tuesday worth $50 billion or more to cushion the economy from the blow of raising the national sales tax, a final draft of the government plan, seen by Reuters, shows.