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  • LONDON, Oct 5- Shanta Gold Ltd:. *Announce it has agreed $4 mln unsecured, short term loan facility with. *In discussions with additional providers of working capital financing.

  • LONDON, Oct 5- Shaft Sinkers Holdings PLC:. *Sinker- notes that eurochem has filed a claim against Shaft Sinkers Ltd in. relation to co's project with eurochem.

  • LONDON, Oct 5- Kedco PLC:. *Resolutions providing necessary authorities for co to execute the. restructuring, fundraising and acquisition passed.

  • *Turkey- Syria violence stokes supply concern. LONDON, Oct 5- Oil slid to around $112 per barrel on Friday as investors awaited data that is expected to show U.S. unemployment is on the rise, reinforcing concern that a fragile global economic recovery is still under threat. Brent futures fell more than $1 a barrel and by 1156 GMT were trading at $112.10, down 48 cents.

  • *Technip rises 2.5 pct after Mexico contract win. LONDON, Oct 5- European shares rose in thin trade on Friday as investors bought into recent dips, with F rench oil services firm Technip.

  • LONDON, Oct 5- C A Sperati Special Agency P L C:. *Sperati- all resolutions put to shareholders, as requisitioned by. messrs. oliver fattal and baron bloom, failed.

  • LONDON, Oct 5- European equity markets extended gains in mid-session trade on Friday, with investors squaring positions ahead of a key U.S. jobs report later in the session, where risks are seen skewed to the upside.

  • HONG KONG, Oct 5- Segantii Capital has hired Ambrose Meau, former head of trading at hedge fund Isometric Investment, part of a hiring spree by the Hong Kong- based fund. Segantii's Chief Executive Officer Kurt Ersoy confirmed the appointment of Meau, who also previously worked at another fund Deephaven Asia.

  • LONDON, Oct 5- Iraqi Kurdistan's leading oil producer, Genel Energy, said on Friday it may halt exports after receiving no payment three days after Baghdad insisted a transfer of funds to the semi-autonomous region had begun.

  • LONDON, Oct 5- South Africa's rand plunged 2 percent on Friday to just shy of a three-year low against the dollar as labour unrest swept the country, while Turkish assets stabilised after the previous day's sell-off caused by political concerns.

  • Oct 05- Fitch Ratings has affirmed UK- incorporated Ukrainian iron ore pellets producer Ferrexpo Plc's Long-term foreign currency Issue Default Rating at' B', and its Short-term foreign currency IDR at' B'.

  • LONDON, Oct 5- Britain faces a potential shortfall in electricity generation in the next three to four years, its power regulator said on Friday, due to the closure of coal and oil-fired plants to cut carbon emissions.

  • *Shares in Shaft Sinkers fall more than 7 percent. MOSCOW, Oct 5- EuroChem, Russia's largest mineral fertilizer producer, said on Friday it had filed an $800 million compensation claim against Shaft Sinkers for delays to the building of a lift shaft at one of its potash projects.

  • October 05- Following are terms and conditions. of a bond increased on Friday.

  • FRANKFURT, Oct 5- Benchmark euro zone bank-to-bank lending rates hit fresh euro-era lows on Friday, a day after the European Central Bank held interest rates at a record low of 0.75 percent and said it did not even discuss changing them. Equivalent Libor rates, set by a smaller panel of banks in London, fixed at 0.14571 percent.

  • *Gold hits highest since Nov 2011; just shy of $1,800* Coming up: U.S. non-farm payrolls, Sept; 1230 GMT By Clare Hutchison.

  • By Anil Mayre and Owen Sanderson. LONDON, Oct 5- October will be a challenging month for the European CMBS market, with 22 loans due, according to Fitch.

  • *FSA bans payments from discretionary investment managers to advisers. *FSA ban on referral payments will apply to referrals of new clients only,. from 31 December 2012 onwards.

  • Oct 05-=============================================================================== Summary analysis-- Kingfisher PLC-------------------------------- 05- Oct-2012=============================================================================== CREDIT RATING: BBB-/Positive/A-3 Country: United Kingdom Primary SIC: Miscellaneous retail stores, nec Mult. The ratings on U.K.- headquartered home improvement retailer Kingfisher PLC reflect Standard& Poor's Ratings Services' view of the group's "satisfactory" business risk profile.

  • *REITs slip after Goldman Sachs cuts ratings. London's blue-chip FTSE 100 index. The FTSE 100 was helped by a firm finish overnight in Asia, while early indications were for U.S. equities to open higher after employment data in the form of non-farm payrolls- the most important monthly release globally and due at 1230 GMT.