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CANADA STOCKS-TSX slips on day, gains 0.9 pct in Sept and 4.7 pct in Q3

TORONTO, Sept 30 Canada's main stock index fell on Friday as this week's rally in energy stocks paused and gold stocks retreated as concerns about the health of Germany's biggest bank eased.

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RPT-UPDATE 1-HeidelbergCement relaxed about Brexit, had good August in UK

STUTTGART, Germany, Sept 30 Germany's HeidelbergCement is seeing strong business in the UK and is more worried about the economic effects if Donald Trump wins the U.S. presidential election than it is about Brexit, its chief executive said on Friday.

30 Sep 2016

German minister heads to Iran, business ties still limited

BERLIN, Sept 30 German Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel heads to Iran next week with a planeful of industry executives keen to rebuild trade ties, but remaining U.S. sanctions and political concerns are holding back a hoped-for business boom.

30 Sep 2016

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-Gas shortages turn Nigeria's Dangote to coal to make cement

ABUJA, Sept 30 Nigeria's Dangote Cement has turned to locally-mined coal to fire its cement plants because of gas shortages due to militant attacks on Nigerian facilities and to lower its production costs.

30 Sep 2016

UPDATE 1-Vedanta Resources appoints Arun Kumar as CFO

Sept 30 Diversified mining and energy group Vedanta Resources Plc appointed Arun Kumar, deputy chief financial officer, as its CFO.

30 Sep 2016
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New RBI chief and panel face close call on rates

MUMBAI A month into the job, India's new central bank governor will on Monday and Tuesday chair his maiden policy review, which for the first time will see a committee set interest rates, though views are divided on whether there will be any change this time round.