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Oct 10- Keegan Resources Inc:. *Provides revised resource estimate for esaase gold project. *Measured, indicated resource of 68.92 million tonnes averaging 1.73 grams/tonne gold for 3.83 million ounces.
Oct 10- Ralph Lauren Corp:. *Piper Jaffray raises Ralph Lauren to overweight from neutral-. Reuters Station users, click. 1568.
ABUJA, Oct 10- Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan presented the country's 2013 budget to parliament on Wednesday, saying the budget deficit would fall to 2.17 percent of gross domestic product in 2013, down from 2.85 percent in 2012.. He urged parliament to accept a tighter budget because of ongoing uncertainty over oil prices.
WARSAW, Oct 10- Poland valued local utility ZE PAK at 1.72 billion zlotys in a prospectus issued on Wednesday, close to the lower end of brokers' estimates as optimism about the stock is scaled back. Fund managers also have concerns about the age of ZE PAK's power plants and the amount of CO2 they emit.
*Piper Jaffray cuts Zynga to neutral from overweight-. Reuters Station users, click. 1568. Reuters Station users, click. 4899.
Economists attributed the rise to Greece's export industry, which has benefited from falling labour costs as the country has implemented policies laid out under its bailout deal.
The rating reflects the strong support mechanisms that apply to all members of the German Federation, including the six German federated states involved in the joint issue, and the extensive liquidity facilities they benefit from, which ensure timely debt and debt service payment.
LISBON, Oct 10- Portugal's global trade deficit shrunk by 37 percent in the three months between June and August compared to the same period last year as exports rose 10 percent and imports by the bailed-out nation fell 1.5 percent, the National Statistics Institute said on Wednesday.
MILAN, Oct 10- Italy's one-year borrowing costs rose at an auction on Wednesday as persistent uncertainty over whether Spain will request a bailout cut investor appetite for short-dated peripheral debt. ï¿ ½ The Treasury sold 8 billion euros bills maturing on Oct. 14 2013 at yield of 1.94 percent, in line with the market price and compared with 1.69 percent at an equivalent sale in mid-September.
LOS ANGELES, Oct 10- A California man behind an anti-Islam film that stoked violent protests in the Muslim world was due in court in Los Angeles on Wednesday for a hearing on whether he violated his probation on a bank fraud conviction and should be sent back to prison.
ABUJA, Oct 10- Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan presented the country's 2013 budget to parliament on Wednesday, saying the budget deficit would fall to 2.17 percent in 2013, down from 2.85 percent in 2012.. He urged parliament to accept a tighter budget because of ongoing uncertainty over oil prices. Oil makes up around 80 percent of Nigeria's revenues.
Oct 10- NxStage Medical Inc:. *Wells Fargo raises NxStage Medical Inc to market perform from. Reuters Station users, click. 1568.
SINGAPORE, Oct 10- Dynasty Real Estate Investment Trust, which owns Chinese assets, on Wednesday filed the prospectus for what will be Singapore's first yuan-denominated initial public offering.
SOFIA, Oct 10- Bulgaria's government approved on Wednesday a 2013 budget draft that aims to keep the fiscal deficit down and also allow a hike in state pensions after a three-year freeze, Finance Minister Simeon Djankov said.
LONDON/ MOSCOW, Oct 10- Russian president Vladimir Putin backs BP's plan to sell its 50 percent stake in TNK-BP to state oil group Rosneft, the Financial Times reported on Wednesday, citing an interview with Rosneft Chief Executive Igor Sechin.
SEOUL, Oct 10- Samsung Electronics Co plans to unveil a smaller version of its popular Galaxy S III flagship smartphone in Europe on Thursday, the head of Samsung's mobile business said, raising competition against Apple Inc's.
SINGAPORE, Oct 10- Singapore conglomerate Fraser and Neave Ltd, the takeover target of a Thai tycoon, said it had rebuffed a S $1.4 billion bid for its hospitality and serviced residence business.
Oct 10- The decision by the US House Intelligence Committee to label Huawei and ZTE as threats to US national security- largely on the premise of potential Chinese state influence- underlines once again the difficulties facing the Chinese telecom equipment makers as they seek to expand across major developed markets.
KIGALI, Oct 10- Rwanda's year-on-year urban inflation rate fell to 5.63 percent in September from 5.81 percent a month earlier, the statistics office said on Wednesday.
ZAGREB, Oct 10- Croatia will choose by next April its strategic partner in the construction of a 500- megawatt thermal power plant in the northern Adriatic, Deputy Prime Minister Radimir Cacic said on Wednesday. The bidders were Italy's Edison, KOSEP from South Korea, Marubeni from Japan and Poland's POL-MOT.