Wall St. ends down on Hong Kong tensions, Ford outlook

U.S. stocks ended lower on Monday following protests in Hong Kong that added to worries about Chinese growth and after a disappointing forecast from Ford Motor Co(F.N).

EnLink buys Henry Hub and other Louisiana gas pipelines from Chevron

EnLink Midstream (ENLK.N) (ENLC.N) said on Monday it had signed a $235 million deal with Chevron Corp (CVX.N) to buy natural gas pipelines in Southern Louisiana, including those linked to the Henry Hub supply point that sets U.S. futures prices.

Europe

Bonomi letter keeps French Club Med bid battle alive

Italian tycoon Andrea Bonomi has written to directors of his bid target Club Mediterranee (CMIP.PA) asking for updated financial information, a letter seen by Reuters shows, in a sign he still hopes to win control of the French holiday company.

Don Quijote to open Japanese take-out food chain in U.S. next year

Japanese discount store operator Don Quijote Holdings will open a new chain in the United States early next year selling take-out Japanese food such as deep-fried oysters and noodles to tap growing demand for Japanese cuisine, the company's chief executive said on Tuesday.

Hundreds of firms join global hunt for copycat biotech drugs

Hundreds of companies around the world are chasing an emerging market for cheaper copies of costly biotech drugs, with more than 700 so-called biosimilars now in development or already approved, according to a major study of the sector.

New U.S. tax rules may lead Medtronic to redo inversion deal

U.S. medical device maker Medtronic Inc is likely to try to renegotiate the structure and terms of its $42.9 billion deal to buy Ireland's Covidien Plc in response to new U.S. tax rules, according to people familiar with the situation.

Miner NWR sells 75 pct of new shares in rights issue

Czech hard coal miner New World Resources (NWR) said on Tuesday investors took up 3.78 billion new shares in a rights issue that is part of the company's debt and equity restructuring plans.

Chinese e-cigarette maker Kimree files for U.S. IPO

Chinese e-cigarette maker Kimree Inc filed to list its shares in the United States at a time when e-cigarette companies are finding it harder to raise capital amid rising competition and increasing regulatory oversight.

Lawson to buy supermarket chain Seijo Ishii for $500 million

Japanese convenience store operator Lawson Inc said on Tuesday that it would buy upscale supermarket chain Seijo Ishii Co for about 55 billion yen ($503 million), including debt, from investment fund Marunouchi Capital.

SoftBank, DreamWorks Animation talks have cooled: sources

SoftBank Corp's (9984.T) talks to acquire Hollywood studio DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc (DWA.O) have cooled, a SoftBank source and banking sources in Japan said.

China final September HSBC PMI steady but risks remain

China's vast factory sector showed signs of steadying in September as export orders climbed, a private survey showed on Tuesday, easing fears of a hard landing but pointing to a still-sluggish economy facing considerable risks.

China regulator approves Apple's iPhone 6 for sale in China

Apple Inc's (AAPL.O) iPhone 6 can now be sold in China, after the firm received a license for the device to be used on China's wireless networks.

NY targets Commerzbank employees in sanctions accord - sources

New York's financial regulator wants some Commerzbank AG (CBKG.DE) employees to be fired as part of a settlement over allegations the German lender improperly processed transactions with Iran and other countries facing U.S. sanctions, according to people familiar with the matter.

Stocks fall, bonds rise on Hong Kong unrest

Global equity markets fell on Monday as civil unrest in Hong Kong weighed on investor sentiment, while U.S. Treasury debt prices rose over uncertainty sparked by the protests.

U.S. GDP third Estimation after terrible Winter at 4.6 Percent

In the second quarter the U.S. economy grew at its fastest pace in 2-1/2 years with all sectors contributing to the jump in output in a bullish signal for the remainder of the year.

August showed Increase in Personal Spending and Income

After a weak July the U.S. consumer spending and personal income picked up pace in August while inflation remained flat, the Commerce Department reported Monday.

Cisco sets $1 billion investment for global cloud computing network

Cisco Systems will invest $1 billion over two years to expand its cloud offerings, the company said on Monday, linking hundreds of data centers and cloud providers around the world in a network with more than 30 partners.

Airbus seen set to win A350 certification on Tuesday

Airbus (AIR.PA) looks set to win European safety certification for its newest airliner, the A350, on Tuesday, people familiar with the plans said.

Russia warns Ukraine, EU over free-trade pact

Russia issued a new warning on Monday that it would retaliate if the European Union or Ukraine push ahead with moves to implement a free-trade agreement.

Dollar surges anew, euro zone data eyed

The dollar rose to new multi-year highs against the yen, euro and a basket of currencies on Monday, a three-month-old rally showing no signs of dissipating before a week of important economic set pieces.

Barco on verge of selling aerospace and defense business - paper

Belgian visual technology company Barco NV (BAR.BR) is on the verge of selling its aerospace and defense business to a U.S. industrial firm, local business daily De Tijd said on Monday.

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