Oct 6 - Data storage company Pure Storage Inc priced its initial public offering in line with its expectations on Tuesday, a key hurdle for the market after several companies discounted and even downsized their IPOs amid weak demand.
* Co was expected to raise about $2 bln from U.S. IPO (Adds analysts' comments, IPO market background)
* Some complain U.S. is biggest beneficiary (Adds details on U.S. companies' reaction, Telstra, Vietnamese shares, South Korean carmakers)
Oct 6 - Digicel Group Ltd, the Caribbean telecommunications company that sponsors sprinter Usain Bolt and the West Indies cricket team, has decided to withdraw its plans to go public for now, citing "current conditions, particularly in emerging markets."
Oct 6 - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 2000 GMT on Tuesday:
No related earnings announcements are currently scheduled within the next 7 days.