UPDATE 1-Eight Pakistani Shi'ites killed in sectarian attack

QUETTA, Pakistan, Oct 23 - Eight Shi'ite members of Pakistan's ethnic Hazara minority were killed, and one wounded, on Thursday, after gunmen opened fire on a bus in the volatile province of Baluchistan, police said.

3:34pm IST

UPDATE 1-Russian prosecutors detain more suspects in Total CEO plane crash

MOSCOW, Oct 23 - Russian prosecutors detained four Moscow airport workers and denied bail to the driver of a snow plough which hit a private jet killing the CEO of French oil company Total earlier this week, officials said on Thursday.

3:02pm IST

UPDATE 1-Tanzania plans global bond market debut in 2015/16 - minister

DAR ES SALAAM, Oct 23 - Tanzania plans to make its first foray into the global bond market in 2015/16 after years of delay in securing a credit rating, Finance Minister Saada Salum said on Thursday.

2:57pm IST

UPDATE 1-Czech Airlines to get Korean Air capital boost for turnaround

PRAGUE, Oct 23 - Czech Airlines (CSA) has a received a commitment for financial support from its biggest shareholder Korean Air and from the Czech state to stabilize the loss-making company.

2:49pm IST

Book Talk: Richard Branson on leadership, telling stories

NEW YORK, Oct 23 - Billionaire entrepreneur Richard Branson is best known for starting and operating business ventures under the Virgin Group, but he is also a prolific author.

2:30pm IST
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Asia FX sentiment improves as Fed rate hike views ease, rupee bets near 5-mth high: Reuters Poll

SINGAPORE - Sentiment towards emerging Asian currencies improved in the past two weeks with long positions in the Indian rupee near a five-month high, a Reuters poll showed, amid views that the U.S. Federal Reserve will hold off on interest rate hikes for a longer time.