BC-APFN-Business News Digest
Here are AP Business News’ latest coverage plans, top stories and promotable content. All times EDT. For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org.
APPLE WATCH-GOING MEDICAL — Apple is further evolving its smartwatch into a medical device as it unveils new health features such as the ability to take high-quality heart readings and detect falls. It’s part of a long-in-the-making strategy to give people a reason to buy a smartwatch that mostly does things phones already do. By Michael Liedtke. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos
IRAN-DARKENING MOOD — Unease and anger grips those in Tehran’s Grand Bazaar, which serves of the beating economic and political heart of Iran, amid the economic problems now gripping the country amid the U.S. withdrawal from the nuclear deal. By Jon Gambrell. UPCOMING: 950 words, photos, video at 4 a.m.
MARKETS & ECONOMY:
FINANCIAL MARKETS — A report on global markets, starting in Asia and updated through the close of trading on Wall Street.
CONSUMER PRICES — The Labor Department reports on U.S. consumer prices for August. By Josh Boak. UPCOMING: 130 words after release of report at 8:30 a.m., 350 words by 9:15 a.m.
NEW ZEALAND-EARNS-FONTERRA — New Zealand’s largest company, which sells dairy products, says it will completely review its business after a disastrous financial year saw it post its first-ever loss. SENT: 140 words.