... * Files for Ch.11 bankruptcy protection in Delaware. * Secured lenders to provide about $90 mln in DIP financing. * Expects to cut debt to $135 mln from $300 mln.
LONDON European shares followed Asian stocks higher on Monday while the dollar was on the defensive after Friday's weak U.S. jobs data signaled the era of low-cost money had further to run.
... * Euro zone September composite PMI at four-month low of 53.6. * Markit says PMI points to Q3 GDP growth of 0.4 pct. * Service firms raise prices for first time since Aug 2011.
LONDON Oct 5 Shares in trader and miner Glencore surged as much as 20 percent in London on Monday, following a 25-percent leap on the Hong Kong market, as hopes for deal-making trumped worries over a slump in metals prices.
Fewer than 10% of the world's population will live in extreme poverty for the first time by the end of 2015, according to the World Bank, moving one step closer to the body's stated goal of global extreme poverty eradication by 2030.