STOCKS NEWS ASIA-Asian ADRs gain, helped by financials

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SYDNEY, Sep 27 (Reuters) US-traded shares of overseas companies gained as rate-sensitive financial services shares rose on expectations of a further cut in U.S. interest rates, while mining shares fell after copper failed to hold the key ,000 a tonne level.

The Bank of New York's index of leading American Depository Receipts <.BKADR> added 0.3 percent, while the 30-share Dow Jones industrial average <.DJI> rose 0.7 percent.

HEADLINES: U.S. stocks rise on GM accord, dollar rebounds [nN26258560] Bear Stearns soars on report of Buffett,bank stake[nN26223108] GM, UAW settle strike; auto shares jump [nL26843859] Oil jumps on supply worries [nSP248408] Sallie Mae says buyers do not expect to close deal [nWNAS4921] Bank of America to cut 4,000 jobs post-LaSalle buy[nN26182248] Fremont General investor may back out, shares sink[nN26385857] Nasdaq/Dubai near control of OMX after bid [nL26569555] Northern Rock bid talks lift shares, future opaque[nL26352338] Gold slips as dollar fights back from lows [nL26846009] Macquarie Bank to acquire Canada broker Orion [nSYU003177] Toyota to recall floor mats in 2007 Lexus, Camrys [nN26269744] US August durables orders drop sharpest since Jan [nN26244720] -- ASIAN ADR ACTION: pct Bank of New York Asia ADR index <.BKAS> 0.41 5 most actively traded: price change/pct USMC <2330.TW> 4,772,100 UMC <2303.TW> 3,845,500 Infosys Tech 2,209,813 Siliconware <2325.TW> 2,151,806 Mitsubishi UFJ <8306.T> 1,697,200 -- Top 5 gainers: price change/pct ASE <2311.TW> +6.54 Patni Computer +6.44 Mahanagar Tel +4.79 Satyam +4.37 Webzen <069080.KQ> +4.29 -- Top 5 losers: price change/pct Mitsui&Co. <8031.T> -3.91 China Southern <1055.HK> -4.00 Metal Storm -5.67 Novogen -5.67 NEC Corp. <6701.T> -7.19 -- For more Asian company earnings, see [ASIA/EQTY] Reuters KK VP0546

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