In a telephone conference with reporters, officials from the province of Saskatchewan said they had built five booms to contain the spill and were working with Husky and the federal government on a cleanup plan. The oil plume had passed the village of Maymont, more than 100 km downstream from where the spill started, said Wes Kotyk, executive director of... » Read More
KUWAIT, Oct 1- Banks in the United Arab Emirates will not be given an extension of the Sept. 30 deadline for them to limit their exposure to state-linked debt, a UAE central bank official said on Monday. Shamsi said the UAE central bank would deal on an individual, case-by-case basis with commercial banks on the issue of the deadline.
ALMATY, Oct 1- Kazakhstan's economic indicators based on data provided by the State Statistics Agency, government institutions, the central bank and exchanges:. *updated today CURRENCY/INTEREST RATE LATEST PREVIOUS* Tenge/dollar 150.02 149.86 Cbank refinancing rate Aug 6 5.50 6.00 MONEY Monetary base June 30 3.45 May 31 3.30.
TOKYO, Oct 1- Japan's No.3 mobile carrier Softbank Corp plans to buy smaller mobile operator eAccess Ltd through a share swap in a deal valued at just under 200 billion yen, the Nikkei business daily said on its Website on Monday.
BRATISLAVA, Oct 1- Here are news stories, press reports and events to watch which may affect Slovak financial markets on Monday. The euro zone will not survive in its current form and one or possibly two countries will be forced to leave the currency bloc because they will be unable to meet their commitments, Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico said on Sunday.
Oct 1- United Technologies Corp:. *RBC raises United Technologies Corp price target to $88 from $83;. Reuters Station users, click. 1568.
===============================================================================KEY INTEREST RATES 2- WEEK REPO DISCOUNT LOMBARD rate 0.25 pct 0.10 pct 0.75 pct last changed Sept 27, 2012 Sept 27, 2012 Sept 27, 2012 former rate 0.50 pct 0.25 pct 1.50 pct.
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SOFIA, Oct 1- These are some of the main stories in Bulgarian newspapers on Monday. -All state pensions will be increased by about 10 percent as of April next year, Finance Minister Simeon Djankov said.
Point Inc climbed 4.6 percent to 2,946 yen, hitting a one-month high, after the casual clothing stores operator said it would spend up to 3 billion yen to buy up to 1 million shares, or 4.32 percent of its shares, between Oct. 1 and Nov. 16.
Shares in KCE Electronics Pcl fell more than 4 percent, underperforming the sector, as flooding at Bangkok's Lad Krabang industrial estate near the electronic component manufacturer's plants kept markets cautious.
India's benchmark 10- year bond yield. India's benchmark 5- year OIS down 3 basis points at 7.02 percent, while the 1- year rate falls 4 bps to 7.59 percent. India's one-day cash rate at 8.00/ 8.05 percent versus its previous close of 7.95/ 8.00 percent.
Benchmark oil for November delivery was down 12 cents to $92.07 per barrel at midday Bangkok time in electronic trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange. Brent crude was down 21 cents to $112.18 on the ICE Futures exchange in London.
BRATISLAVA- The central bank to comment on preliminary July current account data. BRATISLAVA- The central bank to publish preliminary July and revised June current account data.
The prompt October/November spread climbed $1.25 to a backwardation of $10.25 a tonne, the highest in more than two weeks, according to Reuters data. Strong gasoline demand in the United States will see more naphtha being reformed into the transport fuel, instead of being sent to Asia.
TAIPEI, Oct 1- Taiwan stocks fell 0.5 percent in quiet trading on Monday, pressured by glass. The Taiwan dollar rose slightly to stand at T $29.330. ASIA-PACIFIC STOCK MARKET REPORTS: Japan..........
NEW LISTINGS OR, AMENDMENTS ARE MARKED* KEY INTEREST RATES ECB'S TWO-WEEK REPO rate 0.75 last changed JULY 5, 2012 former rate 1.00 SLOVAK REAL GDP Q2/12 FLASH ESTIMATE +0.7 +2.7 SLOVAK REAL GDP Q2/12 Q1/12 Q2/11 FY/11 +2.8 +3.0 +3.5 +3.3 Final consumption Household -0.3 -0.1 -0.1 -0.4 Government -2.1 +0.4 -5.1 -3.5 Gross fixed capital formation -1.1 -3.9 +6.4 +5.7 Foreign trade balance exports of goods and services +8.9 +6.0 +13.1 +10.8 imports of goods and services +3.2 +2.1 +10.9 +4.5 SLOVAK REAL GDP FY/2011 +3.3 FY/2010 +4.2 FY/2009 -4.9 FY/2008 +5.9 FY/2007 +10.5 FY/2006 +8.3 FY/2005 +6.7 FY/2004 +5.1 FY/2003 +4.8 FY/2002 +4.6 FY/2001 +3.5 FY/2000 +1.4 C/A BALANCE JUNE 12 MAY 12 JUNE 11 +364.0 +449.0 -19.0 C/A BALANCE END-2011 END-2010 END-2009 +38.0 -1.637 -1.627 FOREIGN TRADE JULY 12 JUNE 12 JULY 11 JAN-DEC 11 Imports 4,578.9 4,983.0 4,227.5 53,966.1 Exports 4,977.9 5,331.9 4,252.6 56,407.9 Balance +399.0 +348.8 +25.1 +2,441.9 DYNAMICS OF TRADE nominal imports +8.3 +8.4 +9.5 +13.6 nominal exports +17.1 +11.4 +12.9 +16.9 SLOVAK UNEMPLOYMENT AUG 12 JULY 12 AUG 11 pct of workforce 13.19 13.27 13.12 number available for work 356,423 358,652 349,885.
*Berenberg raises Almirall SA price target to 7.90 euros from 7.70. For a summary of rating actions and price target changes on European companies:. Reuters Station users, click. 1580.
DUBAI, Oct 1- Growth of premiums in Saudi Arabia's Islamic insurance industry has been slowing, but changes in the regulatory environment could reverse that trend in coming years.
Oct 1- TIBCO Software Inc:. *Nomura starts TIBCO Software Inc with neutral rating; price target. Reuters Station users, click. 1568.
ISTANBUL, Oct 1- Here are news, reports and events that may affect Turkish financial markets on Monday. The euro, oil and Asian shares fell on Monday, weighed down by uncertainty about Spain's bailout and concerns over slumping demand due to a slowdown in global growth, with data from Japan to China underscoring sluggish business activity.