DETROIT— Fiat Chrysler is recalling more than 322,000 sedans worldwide because side air bags can inflate if doors are slammed too hard. The recall covers certain Dodge Chargers from the 2011 to 2014 model years, mainly in the U.S. and Canada. Earlier this month, more than 843,000 Dodge Ram pickup trucks were recalled for the same problem.» Read More
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TOKYO, Oct 12- Greece, Spain and the euro zone's slow progress toward debt reform take centre stage at IMF meetings on Friday despite Europe's best effort to remove itself from the spotlight.
TOKYO, Oct 12- Japan's Nikkei average is likely to rebound on Friday from its lowest close in more than two months, but concerns over the quarterly earnings season means the benchmark is still on track for a fourth straight week of losses. Mobile operator Softbank Corp will be in focus as it looks to buy roughly 70 percent of U.S. Sprint Nextel Corp.
CAIRO, Oct 11- EFG-Hermes Chairwoman Mona Zulficar said on Thursday that the firm expects Egypt's financial regulator to approve the creation of an investment bank with QInvest next week.
SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 11- Support among likely California voters for Governor Jerry Brown's tax measure on the November ballot has dipped below 50 percent for the first time as they learn more about it and advertising against it takes a toll, according to survey results released on Thursday.
NEW YORK, Oct 11- The National Arts Club was within its rights when it expelled its longtime president Aldon James after allegations that he cost the club more than $1.7 million by misusing its funds and assets, a New York appeals court ruled Thursday.
Argentina's government said the ruling violates international norms as well as rulings by judges in the U.S., Germany and France that found Argentine military vessels immune from the seizures.
*Bakries propose $1.3 billion deal to buy back assets* Propose unwinding of Bumi Plc* Bumi shares soar over 40 pct after split proposed* Rothschild sees "challenges" even after Bakrie exit By Janeman Latul and Clara Ferreira-Marques.
Oct 11- Westjet Airlines Ltd:. *Following vote by westjetters, announced name of its new regional airline. *Says the regional airline will launch in the second half of 2013.
SEOUL, Oct 12- Following is a list of events in South Korea as well as news stories and press reports that may influence financial markets. >Google in industry's "defining fight" with Apple.
Oct 12- Leighton Holdings Ltd:. *Hldg ltd- hlg jv to deliver proton therapy centre in Saudi Arabia. *Jv has been awarded second healthcare contract in Saudi Arabia, worth$ us74.
WASHINGTON, Oct 11- The cost of sending a letter in the United States will go up by a penny next year, the cash-strapped U.S. Postal Service said on Thursday. The Postal Service will also offer a new, global Forever stamp starting next year, which customers can use to send letters anywhere in the world for a set price of $1.10.
NEW YORK-- Moody's Analytics' chief economist thinks the U.S. economy could revive next year and cause the pace of growth to roughly double from its current rate by 2014-- unless Washington runs right over the "fiscal cliff" next year. Zandi's brighter outlook for the next two years assumes Congress and the White House tackle "fiscal issues," he writes.
*Bruce Bent takes Manhattan federal court witness stand. The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission sued Bent, his son Bruce Bent II and their family-run Reserve Management firm in 2009, saying they lied to investors about the safety of their money after Lehman Brothers filed for bankruptcy on Sept. 15, 2008, intensifying a global financial crisis.
Oct 12- Fortescue Metals Group Ltd:. *Senior secured credit facility distribution. *The offering initially launched at US $4.5 billion is expected to be upsized.
Oct 12- Moody's Investors Service assigned first-time ratings to Gulfport Energy Corporation including a B3 Corporate Family Rating and a B3 rating to Gulfport's proposed $250 senior unsecured notes.
Oct 11- Cloud-based human resources software company Workday Inc priced its initial public offering at $28 a share on Thursday, above its expected range, an underwriter said.
*Receives new extension to creditor protection. *Court granted order extending its creditor protection until October 15 in. order to secure additional dip financings.