BUZZ-Australia's Asciano falls; regulator raises competition concerns on Brookfield deal

Wed Oct 14, 2015 9:22pm EDT
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** Freight logistics firm Asciano Ltd falls as much as 12.5 pct to A$7.46, lowest since June 30

** Says the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) releases statement of issues on proposed acquisition of company by Brookfield Infrastructure Partners consortium

** Says ACCC expects to announce its final decision on the deal on Dec. 17

** About 14.1 mln shares change hands, compared with the 30-day daily average trading volume of about 5.5 mln shares

** Stock biggest percentage loser on S&P/ASX 200 Index

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