The EPA wants to study the product further after it found that the company's Dow AgroSciences unit claimed the two active ingredients work better together, according to court documents. "The information suggests that EPA's analysis may have understated the phytotoxicity of the product," the EPA said in the court filing. Dow Chemical said it has sent the EPA all...» Read More
Oct 11- Alaska Air Group Inc, parent company of Alaska Airlines, will order 50 Boeing Co 737 single-aisle jetliners on Thursday, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing two people familiar with the matter. The order is expected to include Boeing's current generation 737 aircraft and the updated 737 MAX-8 and MAX-9 jetliners, the daily said.
Citra Marga Nusaphala Persada Tbk Pt leads on analyst revisions among eight companies in Indonesia's industrials sector tracked by at least three analysts, data from Thomson Reuters StarMine shows. Analysts have raised the average EPS estimate for the year ending December 2012 by 5.2 percent over the last month.
*Moody's changed the outlook of its Baa1 long-term domestic and foreign currency issuer ratings for JX Holdings, Inc to stable from negative.
WASHINGTON-- Republican presidential contender Mitt Romney is promising to get tough on China to help American workers, but his plans could backfire. Romney is pledging, on his first day in office, to designate China a currency manipulator, a step no administration has taken against any country for 18 years.
MOSCOW, Oct 11- Nord Gold, Russia's third-largest gold producer, reported on Thursday a 27 percent year-on-year increase in third-quarter revenue to $322.5 million thanks to higher sales. Gold sales rose 29 percent, which was partially offset by a 2 percent fall in realised gold prices to $1,670 per troy ounce.
KUWAIT, Oct 11- Morocco's King Mohammed plans to tour Gulf Cooperation Council countries in the next few weeks to discuss investment and bilateral relations, a senior Kuwaiti official said on Thursday. King Mohammed is expected to visit Kuwait as part of the tour in October or November, he said.
Shares in mobile phone operator Axiata Group Bhd dropped as much as 2.24 percent after the end of its domestic roaming agreement between its Malaysian unit Celcom and local peer U Mobile.
Slovakia's centre-left government drew up a deficit-cutting 2013 state budget bill on Wednesday, primarily raising taxes to help it weather the euro zone debt crisis.
*Turkey, Syria fighting continues, stokes worries about Mideast supply. November Brent crude rose 60 cents to $114.93 a barrel by 0626 GMT after a volatile session on Wednesday that saw the contract rising to $115.59, its highest since Sept. 17, before settling down slightly.
*RBS to sell 30 percent of Direct Line shares* RBS to raise 787 mln pounds from sale By Matt Scuffham and Myles Neligan. LONDON, Oct 11- Royal Bank of Scotland set a price of 175 pence per share for the London listing of British insurer Direct Line, close to the middle of the range originally set and valuing the business at 2.6 billion pounds.
ISTANBUL, Oct 11- The Turkish Central Bank's gross foreign exchange reserves rose to $94.914 billion in the week to Oct. 5 from $94.800 billion a week earlier, according to Reuters calculations based on central bank data. Following is a breakdown of reserves:.
OSLO, Oct 11- Output from Royal Dutch Shell's. Nyhamna gas processing plant in Norway will be reduced by 47 million cubic metres per day on Thursday, gas system operator Gassco said on Thursday.
LONDON, Oct 11- Direct Line:. *Direct line CEO says share offer was "comfortably oversubscribed". *Direct line CEO says 15 percent of share offer bought by retail.
PRAGUE, Oct 11- The Czech central bank is ready to intervene to weaken the crown currency if it feels there is a risk of long-term deflation pressures, Governor Miroslav Singer was quoted as saying on Monday. But the bank is not currently discussing details about any such intervention, he said in an interview with daily Hospodarske Noviny.
OSLO, Oct 11- Aker Solutions:. *Aker Solutions sells remaining ownership in Lewek Connector to Aker ASA's Ocean Yield. *Says net cash release of approximately NOK 345 million.
By Matt Scuffham and Myles Neligan. LONDON, Oct 11- Royal Bank of Scotland set a price of 175 pence per share for the London listing of British insurer Direct Line, close to the middle of the range originally set and valuing the business at 2.6 billion pounds.
TOKYO Oct. 11, 2012-- Standard& Poor's Ratings Services today assigned its' A-' debt ratings to the 44th and 45th series of unsecured straight bonds issued by Hitachi Capital Corp.. Hitachi Capital is one of Japan's major leasing companies and a member of the Hitachi group led by Hitachi Ltd..
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DUBAI, Oct 11- Yemen's only liquefied natural gas terminal began exporting LNG again this week, ship tracking data showed on Thursday, after being forced to shut when its feed pipeline was blown up in late September.
CINCINNATI-- As Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic battled for the title at the Western& Southern Open north of Cincinnati, a small plane buzzed overhead, trailing a banner calling the sponsor a bunch of bullies.