Oct 1- Navistar International Corp:. *Northcoast research cuts Navistar International to sell rating. Reuters Station users, click. 1568.
DUBAI, Oct 1- Russia's Gazprom Marketing and Trading has signed a legally binding agreement to supply liquefied natural gas to India's GAIL for 20 years, the companies said on Monday.
HOUSTON-- Bedding company Mattress Firm Holding Corp. says some of its stockholders are planning to sell about 4.7 million shares of the company's common stock. Mattress Firm said Monday that it is not selling any shares in the proposed offering. The Houston company went public in November 2011 at $19 per share.
The transaction involves the securitisation of auto loans made by DFM N.V. to auto dealers in the Netherlands. DFM is a subsidiary of Volkswagen Pon Financial Services BV, a joint venture between Volkswagen Financial Services AG and Pon Holding B.V., a private company in the Netherlands. Volkswagen AG is the parent company of Volkswagen Financial Services AG.
*UK manufacturing drops faster in Sept- PMI. LONDON, Oct 1- Lending to British consumers fell in August and manufacturing activity shrank in September, weighing on prospects of a sustainable economic recovery in the coming months.
Oct 1- AECOM Technology Corp:. *Awarded design contract to expand north metro rail line in Denver. *Says value of AECOM's contract was not disclosed.
Oct 01- Standard& Poor's Ratings Services today published its monthly European ABCP surveillance snapshot for June 2012, containing portfolio data on all the European conduits that it rates.
Oct 1- Automotive parts supplier TRW Automotive Holdings Corp said it will buy back shares worth up to $1 billion. TRW was valued at $5.33 billion as of Friday closing. The company's shares, which have gained about 50 percent since last December, closed at $43.71 on the New York Stock Exchange on Friday.
MOSCOW, Oct 1- Russian shares extended fragile gains on Monday tracking upbeat manufacturing data, and the rouble steadied, pressured by declining oil prices. was up 1.17 percent to 1,493.4, supported by Russia's PMI manufacturing data showing monthly growth..
Oct 1- Cheniere Energy Partners LP:. *Partners announces offering of $420 million senior secured notes due 2020 by. *Splng intends to use net proceeds to fund concurrent tender offer for 7.25%.
(Corrects total workers in plant to about 2,700. BRUSSELS, Oct 1- ArcelorMittal the world's largest steelmaker will permanently shut its liquid phase steel production at the Florange site in northeastern France, the group said on Monday. The French government would look for a buyer for the liquid phase in the next 60 days, ArcelorMittal said.
*Independent proxy advisory firm ISS recommends shareholders vote for Telus'.
BERLIN, Oct 1- Talks on creating a European aerospace and defence giant through a merger of Airbus parent EADS and Britain's BAE Systems are at risk of failing due to the divergent stances of the governments involved, three German sources said on Monday.
*Workday inc sees IPO of 22,750,000 shares of its class a common stock priced. between $21.00 and $24.00 per share- SEC filing. *Workday inc says its class a common stock has been approved for listing on.
*BMO cuts Aureus Mining price target to C $1.35 from C $1.50. Reuters Station users, click. 1568. Reuters Station users, click. 4899.
Oct 1- DHX Media Ltd:.
Oct 01- Fitch Ratings has assigned French Toll Roads operator Societe Autoroutes Paris-Rhin-Rhone S.A. a senior unsecured rating of' BBB+' with a Stable Outlook, a Long-term Issuer Default Rating of' BBB+' with Stable Outlook and a Short-Term IDR of F2.
--We expect Vietnam- based property developer HAGL to service about US $3.7 million in interest payments due November 2012. Standard& Poor's Ratings Services said today that it affirmed its' B-' long-term corporate credit rating on Vietnam- based property developer Hoang Anh Gia Lai Joint Stock Co. with a negative outlook.
Oct 1- Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd:. *Sterne Agee cuts Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd to neutral. Reuters Station users, click. 1568.
Oct 1- Cheniere Energy Partners LP:. *Unit Sabine Pass LNG's commenced cash tender offer for $550 million outstanding. *Says the tender offer will expire on October 29, 2012.