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LONDON, Sept 9- Mozambique government agency Ematum launched a debut dollar bond last week, while Kenya, Armenia and Bangladesh are among other frontier sovereigns looking to tap international debt markets for the first time.
*Kenya may need to borrow at yields of 8 pct. LONDON, Sept 9- The world's less developed states are reappearing in international debt markets, putting up with slightly higher borrowing costs in a race to beat a growing aversion to risk that could shut them out for some time.
*Italy jewellers see mixed demand in emerging markets. VICENZA, Italy, Sept 9- Export-focused Italian jewellers are seeing sporadic signs of recovery in key foreign sales, offsetting deep-rooted weak demand at home, industry officials at a major trade fair said.
NEW YORK, Sept 9- Activist investor Carl Icahn said on Monday he was bowing out of efforts to block founder Michael Dell's proposed buyout of Dell Inc, determining "it would be almost impossible to win."
GENEVA, Sept 9- World trade is expected to grow by 2.5 percent this year and 4.5 percent in 2014, the World Trade Organization's new chief Roberto Azevedo said on Monday, revising down previous estimates of 3.3 percent and 5 percent. e.
DHAKA, Sept 9- Bangladesh's 160 million people will leap into the Internet era in October when high-speed mobile phone services are launched in the nation's two biggest cities. Grameenphone, which is majority owned by Norway's Telenor, won 10 megahertz of 3 G spectrum at a much-awaited auction on Sunday, paying $210 million.
WASHINGTON, Sept 9- Bell Helicopter, a unit of Textron Inc, on Monday said it would team with Lockheed Martin Corp to bid for the U.S. Army's next-generation helicopter- an order worth billions of dollars- using Bell's V-280 Valor tiltrotor.
MIAMI, Sept 9- Tropical Storm Humberto formed near the Cape Verde Islands on Monday and was expected to strengthen into the first hurricane of the Atlantic storm season, forecasters at the U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami said.
Sept 9- JPMorgan Chase& Co said it expects Linda Bammann, former director of Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp, and Michael Neal, former GE Capital CEO, to join its board of directors. Lee Raymond, formerly presiding director, will be appointed to the position.
Treasuries prices rallied on Monday as some investors covered bearish bets that yields are likely to continue to rise, while concerns over potential conflict with Syria was also seen adding some safety buying to U.S. debt.
U.S. stocks were set for a modestly higher open on Monday in the wake of upbeat economic data from China, though concerns remained about the possibility of a Western strike against Syria. **APPLE INC, Friday close $498.22, up 1.5 pct premarket.
NEW YORK, Sept 9- The dollar fell on Monday against most major currencies amid the ongoing debate on when the U.S. The yen fell on Monday, losing ground as Japanese stocks rallied following Tokyo's winning bid to host the 2020 Olympics and an upgrade of second-quarter economic growth while the euro was lifted on better-than-expected euro zone sentiment data.
NEW YORK, Sept 9- U.S. stocks were set for a modestly higher open on Monday in the wake of upbeat economic data from China, though concerns remained about the possibility of a Western strike against Syria.
*SCA already owns 21.7 percent; Vinda board recommends offer. *Bid values Vinda at 9.4 bln crowns ( $1.4 bln. HONG KONG/ STOCKHOLM, Sept 9 (Reuters)- Swedish hygiene products firm SCA said on Monday it would make a cash bid for control of Chinese tissue maker Vinda as part of a strategic push into fast-growing Asian markets.
MOSCOW, Sept 9- Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny called on supporters to rally in protest on Monday against the results of a Moscow election which he says was rigged in favour of the Kremlin.
Sept 9- Molex Inc, a maker of electronic connectors and cable assembly products, said privately owned energy and chemicals conglomerate Koch Industries will buy it for about $7.2 billion. The deal for $38.50 per share in cash represents a 42 percent premium on average to the Friday closing prices of Molex's two classes of publicly traded shares, Molex said.
LONDON/ TOKYO, Sept 9- Japan's Suntory Beverage& Food Ltd is to buy GlaxoSmithKline Plc's Lucozade and Ribena brands for 1.35 billion pounds to help it expand into new markets. Japan's second-largest drinks maker by sales after the local arm of Coca-Cola Co has plenty of cash after raising $4 billion in a stock market flotation in June.
* "Britain is turning a corner," Osborne says. By David Milliken and William James. LONDON, Sept 9- Britain's finance minister, George Osborne, said on Monday the UK economy had turned a corner and that its recovery was a vindication of his focus on fixing public finances.
Sept 9- Biogen Idec has agreed to pay another $100 million upfront to Isis Pharmaceuticals Inc as part of a broad collaboration to develop new medicines for neurological disorders, the companies said on Monday.
*Kenya role as West's ally against militant Islam at stake. NAIROBI, Sept 9- Kenya's president said it could be forced to halt cooperation with the International Criminal Court if it requires both him and his deputy- both charged with crimes against humanity- to attend hearings in The Hague at the same time.