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  • Expect more M&A activity from Solvay: CEO     Thursday, 31 Jul 2014 | 11:35 AM ET

    Jean-Pierre Camadieu, chairman & CEO of Solvay, describes Brazil as the "weak point" for the company and says more M&A activity is on the way.

  • Final Glance: Chemicals companies Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies were down at the close of trading:. Dow Chemical Co. fell$. 97 or 1.8 percent, to $52.48. DuPont Co. fell$. 81 or 1.2 percent, to $65.39.

  • Early Glance: Chemicals companies Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 10:42 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies are down at 10 a.m.:. Dow Chemical Co. fell$. 47 or. 9 percent, to $52.99. DuPont Co. fell$. 09 or. 1 percent, to $66.11.

  • July 29- Chemical maker Huntsman Corp's quarterly profit more than doubled, driven by higher prices and increased demand for chemicals used in foam insulation and refrigeration. Huntsman, which bought Rockwood Holdings Inc's pigments business for $1.1 billion, said it expects to secure final approval for the deal by the end of the current quarter.

  • July 29- CVR Refining's 115,000- barrel-per-day refinery in Coffeyville, Kansas, was shut on Tuesday after a fire broke out at a unit that upgrades gasoline, injuring four employees.

  • Midday Glance: Chemicals companies Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 1:29 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies are up at 1 p.m.:. Dow Chemical Co. rose$. 11 or. 2 percent, to $53.81. DuPont Co. rose $1.37 or 2.1 percent, to $66.69.

  • July 29- Four employees were hurt in a fire at CVR Refining's 115,000- barrel-per-day refinery in Coffeyville, Kansas, after a fire broke out at an isomerization unit early on Tuesday, the company said in a statement.

  • BERLIN/ FRANKFURT, July 29- The knock to confidence from harsher European sanctions on Russia could spoil the euro zone's budding economic recovery even if it shrugs off the fallout on trade.

  • July 29- CVR Refining shut its 115,000- barrel-per-day Coffeyville refinery in Kansas after a fire broke out at an isomerization unit early on Tuesday, hurting four employees, the company said in a statement. Coffeyville police and fire officials were not immediately available for comment.

  • Russia sanctions threaten to blow euro zone off course Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 9:41 AM ET

    BERLIN/ FRANKFURT, July 29- The knock to confidence from harsher European sanctions on Russia could spoil the euro zone's budding economic recovery even if it shrugs off the fallout on trade.

  • Final Glance: Chemicals companies Monday, 28 Jul 2014 | 6:04 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies were mixed at the close of trading:. Dow Chemical Co. fell$. 01 or percent, to $53.70. DuPont Co. rose$. 39 or. 6 percent, to $65.32.

  • Early Glance: Chemicals companies Monday, 28 Jul 2014 | 10:33 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies are mixed at 10 a.m.:. Dow Chemical Co. fell$. 02 or percent, to $53.69. DuPont Co. rose$. 22 or. 3 percent, to $65.15.

  • Midday Glance: Chemicals companies Friday, 25 Jul 2014 | 1:41 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies are down at 1 p.m.:. Dow Chemical Co. fell$. 14 or. 3 percent, to $53.70. DuPont Co. fell$. 15 or. 2 percent, to $65.05.

  • Final Glance: Chemicals companies Thursday, 24 Jul 2014 | 6:22 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies were down at the close of trading:. Dow Chemical Co. fell$. 05 or. 1 percent, to $53.84. DuPont Co. fell$. 17 or. 3 percent, to $65.20.

  • Early Glance: Chemicals companies Thursday, 24 Jul 2014 | 11:37 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies are mixed at 10 a.m.:. Dow Chemical Co. fell$. 39 or. 7 percent, to $53.50. DuPont Co. rose$. 13 or. 2 percent, to $65.50.

  • *BASF still sees slightly higher adj EBIT in 2014. FRANKFURT, July 24- BASF, the world's largest chemicals maker by sales, became the latest euro zone company to suffer from the strength of the euro, posting lower-than-expected earnings growth even as sales volumes rose.

  • Net earnings for the world's biggest fertilizer company by market capitalization fell to $472 million, or 56 cents per share, from $643 million, or 73 cents per share, a year earlier. Potash Corp had forecast 40 cents to 45 cents. Potash Corp raised its estimate of 2014 earnings to a range of $1.70 to $1.90 per share from a prior forecast of $1.50 to $1.80.

  • UPDATE 3-Dow Chemical adds more assets to "for sale" list Wednesday, 23 Jul 2014 | 12:24 PM ET

    *To raise $1 bln from sale of corporate assets. July 23- Dow Chemical Co said it would raise about $1 billion from the sale of corporate assets such as rail cars and that it was reviewing joint ventures, part of a plan to raise as much as $6 billion through asset sales.

  • July 23- Dow Chemical Co reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit as sales rose and margins improved due to higher prices and a tight control on costs.

  • July 23- Dow Chemical Co reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit as sales rose across its businesses and margins improved due to higher prices and a tight control on costs.