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Roche's $4.3 billion Spark bid delayed again amid U.S., UK scrutiny

Swiss drugmaker Roche's $4.3 billion takeover of U.S. gene therapy specialist Spark Therapeutics has been pushed back again, possibly beyond the first half, as regulators continue to scrutinize the deal for its effect on competition.



4 years ago

Thomas Cook in talks with China's Fosun over tour operator sale

China's Fosun Tourism has made a preliminary approach to Thomas Cook to buy its tour operator business, sending shares in the struggling British travel group higher.



4 years ago

Oil rises on supply cuts, but weak economy holds market back

Oil prices rose on Monday after Saudi Arabia said producer club OPEC and Russia should restrict supplies to current levels, while Washington's withdrawal of a tariff threat against Mexico removed a cloud over the global economy.



4 years ago

Oil steady with supply tight, but U.S.-China trade war threatens demand

Oil prices were steady on Monday as U.S.-China trade tensions continued to threaten demand for oil, but tight crude supply and the swift end to a trade dispute between Mexico and the United States offered support.



4 years ago

Renault-FCA merger idea remains good opportunity: France's Le Maire

The idea of a merger between Renault SA and Fiat Chrysler (FCA) remains a good opportunity, but nothing has changed in terms of the conditions the French government has set, French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Monday.



4 years ago

Nissan CEO got higher stock-linked bonus after payout date changed, former director Kelly says

Nissan Motor Co Ltd Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa was granted an exception in 2013 to reschedule a stock-linked bonus that bumped up the payout by 47 million yen ($432,382), former Representative Director Greg Kelly told magazine Bungei Shunju.



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China's Fosun holds talks to buy Thomas Cook's main holiday business

The world's oldest travel company Thomas Cook edged closer to a break up on Monday after its biggest shareholder, China's Fosun Tourism, made a preliminary approach for the British group's core holiday operations.



4 years ago

Renault rift with Nissan widens over governance, casts shadow on alliance

The two-decade-old partnership of Renault SA and Nissan Motor Co was plunged into fresh crisis on Monday, as the French automaker's demand for a greater say in Nissan's new governance system drew rare public censure by the Japanese firm.



4 years ago

Be More Pacific Houston on StartEngine

"The next step in the evolution of Be More Pacific starts today. What started in a borrowed taco truck 8 years ago is now in the beginning stages of our second Texas brick and mortar location, BMP Houston. We’ve proven Filipino Food can compete with any cuisine in Austin, a city with a relatively low [...]


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4 years ago

United Technologies nears deal to merge aerospace unit with Raytheon: source

United Technologies Corp is nearing a deal to merge its aerospace business with U.S. defense contractor Raytheon Co and form a new company worth well over $100 billion, a person familiar with the matter said on Saturday.



4 years ago

G20 finance leaders' communique to say trade tensions have 'intensified': source

The Group of 20 finance leaders will say in their communique to be released on Sunday that "most importantly, trade and geopolitical tensions have intensified," a G20 source said.



4 years ago

G20 finance leaders' communique to describe trade tensions as 'intensified': sources

Group of 20 finance leaders agreed to describe trade and geopolitical tensions as "intensified" and pledged to take further action to address these economic risks, three G20 sources said as a second day of meetings got underway on Sunday.



4 years ago

G20 finance chiefs to say trade row 'intensified' but delete call for resolution

Group of 20 finance leaders agreed to describe global trade and geopolitical tensions as "intensified" but failed to express the desire to resolve them, three G20 sources said as a second day of meetings got underway on Sunday.



4 years ago

Mnuchin says had 'candid' talks on trade with PBOC head

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said in a tweet on Sunday he had a "constructive meeting" with People's Bank of China Governor Yi Gang, including a "candid discussion" on trade issues.



4 years ago

How much does lithium cost? The industry can't seem to agree

Opaque pricing for lithium, the powerhouse metal fueling the electric vehicle revolution, is expected to be top of mind this week as the industry's leaders gather in Santiago, with calls rising for more transparency to attract much-needed expansion funding.



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