Not a big announcement more on the debt ceiling and the US still being closed:

16th Oct 2013, CommSec AM Report: Still no outcome in the US. BHP & RIO in Focus



16th Oct 2013, CommSec AM Report: Still no outcome in the States. BHP & RIO in Focus

From England:

Burberry chief Angela Ahrendts to join Apple

Burberry chief executive Angela Ahrendts will leave the luxury goods firm next year to join technology giant Apple.