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Chemicals Fertilizers and Agricultural Chemicals

  • LONDON, April 26- European shares pulled back slightly from 20- month highs on Wednesday as some disappointing corporate results weighed, though shares of French luxury group Kering hit a record high after reporting strong sales. France's CAC 40 was little changed hovering close to the nine-year highs hit earlier this week. French luxury group Kering was the...

  • *Q1 operating profit $1.64 vs est $1.39. *Net sales up 4.6 pct to $7.74 bln, vs est $7.50 bln. Demand was also propelled by late-season seed demand in South America and the planting of the largest combined corn and soybean acres on record in the United States.

  • LONDON, April 13- Results of a new animal study into possible health risks of the weedkiller glyphosate will be published in time to inform a key EU re-licensing vote due by the end of 2017, according to the researcher leading the trial. A row over possible effects of glyphosate- an ingredient in Monsanto's big-selling herbicide Roundup- has prompted...

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  • CHICAGO, April 5- U.S. seeds and agrochemicals company Monsanto Co, which is in the process of being bought by Germany's Bayer AG for $66 billion, reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit on Wednesday, helped by strong demand for its soybean and corn seeds. Monsanto's shares were up 1.6 percent at $115.84 after earlier hitting a 22- month high of $116.37.

  • CHICAGO, April 5- U.S. seeds and agrochemicals company Monsanto Co, which is in the process of being bought by Germany's Bayer AG for $66 billion, reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit on Wednesday, helped by strong demand for its soybean and corn seeds. The world's largest seed supplier said sales of corn seeds and traits rose 8 percent, while sales of...

  • April 5- U.S. stock index futures rose on Wednesday after solid private employment data underscored the strength of the economy, helping partially offset investors' worries on President Donald Trump's ability to deliver on his policy plans. Also weighing on investors' minds is Trump's ability to deliver on tax reform and other pro-business promises after...

  • April 5- U.S. seeds and agrochemicals company Monsanto Co, which is being bought by Germany's Bayer AG for $66 billion, reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit on Wednesday, helped by strong demand for its soybean and corn seeds. Monsanto said sales of corn seed and traits rose 8 percent, while sales of soybean seeds and traits jumped 10.2 percent in the...

  • April 5- U.S. seeds and agrochemicals company Monsanto Co, which is being bought by Germany's Bayer for $66 billion, reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit on Wednesday, helped by strong demand for its soybean and corn seeds. Monsanto said sales of corn seed and traits rose 8 percent, while sales of soybean seeds and traits jumped 10.2 percent in the...

  • April 5- U.S. seeds and agrochemicals company Monsanto Co, which is in the process of being bought by Germany's Bayer AG for $66 billion, reported a 28.7 percent rise in quarterly profit, helped by strong demand for soybean and corn seeds. Net profit attributable to Monsanto rose to $1.37 billion, or $3.09 per share, in the second quarter ended Feb. 28, from $1.06...

  • The logo of Swiss agrochemicals maker Syngenta adorns it's plant in Muenchwilen, Switzerland.

    U.S. regulators have given tentative approval to a Chinese conglomerate's proposed $43 billion acquisition of Swiss agribusiness giant Syngenta.

  • PARIS, April 3- Louis Dreyfus' core earnings fell for a second year in 2016 amid a persistent high supply of crops, but the agricultural commodity trader said a revamp of operations should help results this year. The privately owned company, controlled by Margarita Louis-Dreyfus, said on Monday that 2016 core operating profit for its business segments fell to...

  • GARLYK, Turkmenistan, March 31- Turkmenistan opened a $1 billion Belarussian-built potash plant on Friday, aiming to export 1.2 million tonnes of fertilisers to China and India per year as part of its drive to diversify away from natural gas exports. As a potash exporter, Turkmenistan will compete with its former Soviet overlord Russia, home to the world's...

  • NEW DELHI/ WINNIPEG, March 29- India's competition regulator said the proposed merger of fertilizer producers Agrium Inc and Potash Corp of Saskatchewan Inc is likely to hurt competition, but the comments were not expected to prevent the merger. Neither Canadian company has a physical presence in India, but they supply potash to India through Canpotex Ltd,...

  • Andrey Guryev, chief executive officer of PhosAgro.

    Trump's protectionist agenda is unlikely to hamper the growth prospects of Russian agrichemicals giant PhosAgro, the group's CEO said on Monday.

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    PhosAgro CEO Andrey Guryev explains that the U.S. is not his company's major market, and also discusses the domestic environment in Russia.

  • 2016 one of the hardest years since the financial crisis: PhosAgro CEO

    PhosAgro CEO Andrey Guryev speaks about how his company's earnings were impacted by pricing, as well as China's role in the fertilizer market.

  • FRANKFURT, March 22- With rivals joining forces all around, Germany's BASF has been eyeing a surprise foray into generic pesticides, although the issue is on hold while it looks to snap up assets being spun off in those mergers. BASF is the only player left among the top six in a global seeds and pesticides market worth over $100 billion that has not paired up with a...