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  • LONDON, Oct 9- LONDON, Oct 9- CRH PLC:. *CRH announces termination of negotiations in India. *Negotiations with jaypee cement have now been terminated () ().

  • LONDON, Oct 9- Oil rose to around $113 a barrel on Tuesday after two days of losses, with tensions in the Middle East and the risk of supply disruptions outweighing concerns about sluggish global demand.

  • LONDON Oct 9- The following FTSE 100. companies will go ex-dividend on Wednesday, after which investors will no longer qualify for the latest dividend payout. According to Reuters calculations at current market prices, the effect of the resulting adjustment to prices by market-makers would take 2.87 points off the index.

  • The investment bank appointed Michael Eastwood as a managing director and head of Americas equity research. He joins the firm from Morgan Stanley, where he was director of North American fixed income research.

  • The single European currency slipped after a meeting of euro zone finance ministers on Monday dashed investors' hopes of a bailout for Spain's troubled economy, with ministers insisting that Madrid was still able to fund itself via capital markets.

  • LONDON, Oct 9- CRH PLC:. *CRH announces termination of negotiations in India. *Negotiations with jaypee cement have now been terminated.

  • LONDON, Oct 9- Ascent Resources PLC:. *Given the time that has now elapsed board will not attempt to draw on the. *Will then have to renegotiate certain obligations and timing conditions of.

  • FRANKFURT, Oct 9- Key Euribor bank-to-bank lending rates hit fresh record lows on Tuesday, pushed down by large amounts of excess liquidity sloshing around in money markets. Equivalent Libor rates, set by a smaller panel of banks in London, fixed at 0.14357 percent.

  • *Proposed change supported by chief executive-source* ENRC battling tarnished corporate governance reputation By Clara Ferreira-Marques.

  • FRANKFURT, Oct 9- European prompt power traded down in France on Tuesday as a one-day strike in the country's energy sector looked set to end. French day ahead baseload was down 2.85 euros on the day at 53.25 euros a megawatt hour. Germany's day ahead baseload contract was 5.40 euros up at 51.25 euros.

  • *De Guindos denies Spain's forecasts are too optimistic. LUXEMBOURG, Oct 9- The euro zone believes Spain's budget cuts should take account of its recession, its economy minister said, as regional policymakers debated whether to let the country slacken the pace of its austerity drive.

  • LONDON-- British police on Monday arrested the man who told journalists he was responsible for scrawling graffiti on a mural by modern American master Mark Rothko at London's Tate Modern museum.

  • UniCredit Bank Austria and Banco Popolare struggled to find demand for their respective five- and long three-year deals, despite impressive order books built by rivals Intesa Sanpaolo, Italy's largest retail bank, and Dutch F Van Lanschot the same day.

  • *Says Eastwood joins the firm from Morgan Stanley. He joins the firm from Morgan Stanley, where he was most recently Director of North American Fixed Income Research and, prior to that, Associate Director of North American Equity Research and Head of U.S.

  • *Alcoa to start earnings season after the close. The IMF warnings come on the heels of a lowered forecast for growth in the East Asia-Pacific region by the World Bank on concerns China's slowdown could last longer than expected.

  • *DJ profits key as News Corp splits publishing from entertainment. Lex Fenwick, a long-time Bloomberg LP executive, is making his mark on Dow Jones, the News Corp. He works from a desk in a corner of the seventh floor of News Corp's headquarters in midtown Manhattan, and his conversations- often expletive-laced- can be widely heard.

  • LONDON, Oct 9- Noble Clean Fuels on Tuesday became the latest energy company to expand its presence in Britain's growing liquefied natural gas market as it signed an agreement to import spare LNG at the country's South Hook terminal.

  • LONDON, Oct 9- Wolseley PLC:.

  • *DJ profits key as News Corp splits publishing from entertainment. Lex Fenwick, a long-time Bloomberg LP executive, is making his mark on Dow Jones, the News Corp. He works from a desk in a corner of the seventh floor of News Corp's headquarters in midtown Manhattan, and his conversations- often expletive-laced- can be widely heard.

  • LONDON, Oct 9- Pakistan has become the first country in South Asia to introduce a vaccine against the deadly pneumococcal disease in children, with GlaxoSmithKline's Synflorix selected for the programme.