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Infineon to buy Cypress Semiconductors in 9 billion euros deal

Infineon has agreed to buy Cypress Semiconductors in a deal valuing the U.S. chipmaker at 9 billion euros ($10.06 billion), including debt, the German company said on Monday.



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Reeling from tariff threat, Mexico begins immigration talks in Washington

Fighting to stave off punitive tariffs announced by U.S. President Donald Trump, a senior Mexican delegation was set to begin high level talks on Monday in Washington, where it will be pushed to do more to hold back Central American migrants.



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Global recession fears grow as manufacturing shrinks across Asia

Factory activity contracted in most Asian countries last month as an escalating trade war between Washington and Beijing raised fears of a global economic downturn and heaped pressure on policymakers in the region and beyond to roll out more stimulus.



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Sunrise takeover of Liberty Global unit under review by competition authorities

Sunrise Communications on Monday said the Swiss competition authorities have decided to "examine in detail" its planned $6.3 billion takeover of Liberty Global's Swiss UPC cable business.



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Goldman Sachs to buy Capital Vision Services in $2.7 billion deal: WSJ

The merchant-banking division of Goldman Sachs Group Inc is set to buy Capital Vision Services LP, which manages MyEyeDr. optometry centers, in a deal valued at $2.7 billion including debt, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday.



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Oil prices extend drops as trade wars fan fears in financial markets

Oil prices fell more than 1% on Monday, extending losses of over 3% from Friday, when crude markets slipped to their biggest monthly losses in six months amid stalling demand and as trade wars fanned fears of a global economic slowdown.



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Malaysia Airlines says deliveries of 737 MAX jets could be delayed

Malaysia Airlines is looking at its order for 25 Boeing Co 737 MAX jets "very carefully" in light of the global grounding and plans for the first delivery in July 2020 could be delayed, the carrier's chief executive said on Monday.



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Stocks, commodities slide as Trump's trade threats fan recession worries

U.S. stock futures and commodity prices slipped while bonds rallied on Monday on worries an intensifying Sino-U.S. trade tussle and Washington's new tariff threats against Mexico could tip the global economy into a recession.



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Goldman Sachs sees U.S. trade war with China and Mexico escalating

Goldman Sachs economists said there was a 60% chance that the United States would slap tariffs on the final $300 billion of Chinese imports, up from their previous estimate of 40%.



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Therapy in the office: banks take mental health fight in-house

In 'Billions', a U.S. television show set in the world of hedge funds, traders at the fictional Axe Capital regularly attend sessions with an in-house psychiatrist.



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Can a derivative turn Europe's green energy dream into virtual reality?

Italy's Ferrero is famous for its red-and-white Kinder chocolate eggs. But soon it may hope to be able to slap more green on the wrapper.



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Infineon to buy Cypress Semiconductors in 9 billion euro deal

Infineon has agreed to buy Cypress Semiconductors in a deal valuing the U.S. maker of microchips used in cars and electronic devices at 9 billion euros ($10.1 billion), including debt, the German company said on Monday.



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Infineon to buy Cypress Semiconductors in $10 billion deal

Infineon has agreed to buy Cypress Semiconductors in a deal valuing the U.S. maker of microchips used in cars and electronic devices at 9 billion euros ($10.1 billion), including debt, the German company said on Monday.



2 years ago

Malaysia Airlines says 737 MAX jet deliveries may be delayed, eyes turnaround

Malaysia Airlines is looking at its order for 25 Boeing Co 737 MAX jets "very carefully" in light of the global grounding and plans for the first delivery in July 2020 could be delayed, the carrier's chief executive said on Monday.



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Infineon expects to keep investment grade rating after Cypress deal

Infineon Technologies expects to keep its investment grade credit rating after its 9 billion euro ($10 billion) agreed acquisition of U.S. Cypress Semiconductor, Chief Financial Officer Sven Schneider said on Monday.



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