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DUBLIN, March 10- U.S. fruit distributor Chiquita Brands International Inc is to buy Irish rival Fyffes Plc in an all-stock deal valued at $526 million to create the world's biggest banana supplier.
*Tencent buys 15 pct of e-commerce firm JD.com for $215 mln. BEIJING, March 10- Tencent Holdings Ltd's new partnership with China's No. 2 online retailer JD.com takes aim at dominant rival Alibaba's Achilles heel- its weakness in mobile- in a move set to reshape the country's e-commerce industry.
WASHINGTON, March 10- As the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission seeks to become a more formidable force in the courtroom, a string of trial defeats in the past six months has exposed a weak spot: witness testimony.
*Tencent buys 15 pct stake in e-commerce firm JD.com for $215 mln. BEIJING, March 10- Tencent Holdings Ltd will buy a 15 percent stake in e-commerce firm JD.com for $214.7 million, as the two seek to challenge Alibaba Group Holding's dominant position in online shopping in China.
SYDNEY, March 10- The yen rose across the board early on Monday as investors gave riskier currencies, such as the Australian dollar, a wide berth after China data fuelled worries about a slowdown in the world's second-biggest economy. It dropped to $0.9030 from $0.9065 late in New York on Friday and fell as much as 0.7 percent to 92.92 yen.
March 9- A U.S. judge overseeing litigation accusing Goldman Sachs Group Inc, JPMorgan Chase& Co, their warehousing businesses and the London Metal Exchange of conspiring to reduce the supply and increase the price of aluminum will allow for now three groups of plaintiffs to pursue separate lawsuits.
March 7- The private equity arm of Goldman Sachs Group Inc and Vestar Capital Partners are nearing a deal to buy Hearthside Food Solutions LLC for more than $1.1 billion, people familiar with the matter said on Friday.
NEW YORK, March 7- Famed oil bull Andy Hall's hedge fund rose nearly 8 percent in February in its biggest monthly gain in 2-1/ 2 years, boosted by a rally in crude oil that could help Occidental Petroleum's chances of selling its stake in the fund.
NEW YORK-- A look at the 10 biggest volume decliners on New York Stock Exchange at the close of trading:. American Income Fund: Approximately 700 shares changed hands, a 97.5 decrease from its 65- day average volume. The shares fell$. 02 or. 3 percent to $7.64.
American Electric Power Co. rose$. 08 or. 2 percent, to $49.33. Consolidated Edison Inc. Holding Co. rose$. 15 or. 3 percent, to $55.44. Dominion Resources Inc. rose$. 47 or. 7 percent, to $68.44.
Analogic Corp.: Approximately 1,340,900 shares changed hands, a 1,639.6 percent increase over its 65- day average volume. The shares fell $15.23 or 15.8 percent to $81.33. Burcon NutraScience Corp.: Approximately 227,600 shares changed hands, a 3,052.7 percent increase over its 65- day average volume.
American Independence Corp.: Approximately 100 shares changed hands, a 98.6 decrease from its 65- day average volume. The shares rose$. 10 or. 8 percent to $12.30. Birner Dental Management Services Inc.: Approximately shares changed hands, a 99.6 decrease from its 65- day average volume.
NEW YORK-- A look at the 10 biggest volume gainers on New York Stock Exchange at the close of trading:. Artisan Partners: Approximately 2,500,600 shares changed hands, a 1,174.4 percent increase over its 65- day average volume. The shares rose$. 70 or 1.1 percent to $64.75.
Barrick Gold Corp. fell$. 44 or 2.2 percent, to $19.91. Gold Fields fell$. 09 or 2.3 percent, to $3.77. Newmont Mining Corp. fell$. 33 or 1.3 percent, to $24.60.
Baxter International Inc. fell$. 07 or. 1 percent, to $67.50. Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. rose$. 27 or. 5 percent, to $55.83. Hospira fell$. 18 or. 4 percent, to $43.35.
Kohl's Corp. rose$. 72 or 1.3 percent, to $55.45. Macy's Inc. rose$. 75 or 1.3 percent, to $58.05. Nordstrom rose$. 83 or 1.3 percent, to $62.41.
Aflac Inc. rose$. 39 or. 6 percent, to $65.61. American International Group rose$. 12 or. 2 percent, to $51.25. MBIA fell$. 15 or 1.0 percent, to $14.84.
Boeing fell$. 32 or. 2 percent, to $128.54. Lockheed Martin Corp. fell$. 27 or. 2 percent, to $166.57. Northrop Grumman Corp. rose$. 61 or. 5 percent, to $124.30.
Brinker International Inc. fell$. 34 or. 6 percent, to $53.24. Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. rose$. 14 or percent, to $593.41. Papa John's International Inc. rose$. 38 or. 7 percent, to $53.51.
Colgate-Palmolive Co. rose$. 11 or. 2 percent, to $63.13. Kimberly-Clark Corp. fell$. 44 or. 4 percent, to $108.95. Procter& Gamble Co. rose$. 32 or. 4 percent, to $78.38.