LONDON, Oct 8- The largest shareholder in BAE. "Invesco has, on and off, owned shares in BAE for over twenty years," it said in a statement. "Invesco believes BAE is a strong business with distinctive positions in the global defence market, especially in the U.S. and UK, and good stand-alone prospects.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates-- Rapidly expanding Gulf carrier Etihad Airways has agreed to jointly market some of its flights with Air France-KLM in what could be the beginning of a larger strategic alliance, the airlines said Monday.
TELECOM ITALIA, TELECOM ITALIA MEDIA. Cairo Communications could present an offer for Telecom Italia Media, La Repubblica said on Saturday. Talks between Prelios and two rival bidders for a stake in the real estate company, Italian investment firm Feidos and U.S. asset manager Fortess, resume on Monday, Il Sole 24 Ore said on Sunday.
*Underlining the uncertain outlook, the World Bank cut its growth forecasts for the East Asia and Pacific region on Monday and said there was a risk the slowdown in China could get worse and last longer than expected.
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Lavrov speaks to the Association of European Business in Russia on EU-Russia relations in the context of Russian WTO membership and Eurasian integration processes. Crown Princess Mary of Denmark visits St. Petersburg.
LONDON, Oct 8- Metro Baltic Horizons Plc:.
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LONDON, Oct 8- Lancashire Holdings Ltd:. *Has launched and priced U.S. $130 million 5.70% senior unsecured notes due.
LONDON, Oct 8- RSM Tenon Group PLC:.
LONDON, Oct 8- The chief executive of Aquarius Platinum, the fourth-largest platinum miner, has resigned with immediate effect, the company said on Monday, giving no reason for his departure. A replacement for Stuart Murray, who was also chairman of the miner's principal, South African subsidiary, will be considered "in due course", it said in a statement.
LONDON, Oct 8- Solo Oil PLC:. *Seeks industry partner in tanzania. *Solo Oil Plc and aminex engaged firstenergy capital to manage the.
LONDON, Oct 8- WPP PLC:.
LONDON, Oct 8- London& Stamford Property PLC:. *Lndn& stfd prop plc- disposal of interest in meadowhall. *Jv sold its 50% interest in the Freehold of meadowhall shopping centre to.
LONDON, Oct 8- Persimmon PLC:. *Acquisition of hillreed homes, a regional housebuilder operating in the south. *For a total cash consideration of Â £35.7 M.
LONDON, Oct 8- Michael Page International PLC:. *Group Q3 gross profit 126.5 million pounds, 8.3 percent below Q2 2012. *UK Q3 gross profit 29.5 million pounds, 5.2 percent below Q2 2012 and 10.9 percent below Q3 2011.