NEW YORK, Oct 30 - Hedge fund manager Phil Falcone's efforts to hold onto a piece of his LightSquared wireless venture took a hit on Thursday when a bankruptcy judge denied a request by his Harbinger Capital Partners to wipe out a lender group's $1.7 billion claim against a unit of the company.
* Revises down third-qtr net income to $2.84 bln from $3.44 bln
SINGAPORE, Oct 31 - DBS Group Holdings, Singapore's biggest bank, on Friday posted a 17 percent rise in third-quarter net profit, beating expectations, as higher margins boosted loan pricing and investment banking fees more than doubled.
TOKYO, Oct 31 - Weekly net trading in shares on the first section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange, Japan's main stock exchange, in thousands of yen. A negative figure indicates net selling. Week to: TOTAL Proprietary Brokerage Oct 24 -14,791,491 -195,611,384 180,819,893 Oct 17 913,813 -435,934,071 436,847,884 Oct 10 -5,402,484 -211,924,208 206,521,724 Oct 3 14,719,824 -210,865,594 225,585,418 Sep
SAO PAULO, Oct 30 - Brazilian homebuilder PDG Realty SA's third-quarter net loss widened to 174.7 million reais ($73 million) from 111.3 million reais a year earlier, more than market analysts expected, according to a securities filing on Thursday.
NEW DELHI - India's universal health plan that aims to offer guaranteed benefits to a sixth of the world's population will cost an estimated 1.6 trillion rupees ($26 billion) over the next four years, a senior health ministry official said.