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  • Final Glance: Chemicals companies Wednesday, 8 Apr 2015 | 6:42 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies were mixed at the close of trading:. Dow Chemical Co. fell$. 15 or. 3 percent, to $48.37. DuPont Co. rose$. 07 or. 1 percent, to $71.74.

  • Apache selling Australian subsidiary for $2.1 billion Wednesday, 8 Apr 2015 | 5:19 PM ET

    HOUSTON— Apache Corp. says it is selling its Australian oil exploration and production subsidiary for $2.1 billion in cash. The Houston- based company said Wednesday that a consortium of private equity funds managed by Macquarie Capital Group Ltd. and Brookfield Asset Management Inc. agreed to buy Apache Energy Ltd.. The assets of Apache Energy Ltd. and its...

  • Zep and Rite Aid are big market movers Wednesday, 8 Apr 2015 | 4:29 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Wednesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:. Zep Inc., up $3.28 to $20.37. Rite Aid Corp., up 18 cents to $8.87.

  • Midday Glance: Chemicals companies Wednesday, 8 Apr 2015 | 2:03 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies are down at 1 p.m.:. Dow Chemical Co. fell$. 10 or. 2 percent, to $48.42. DuPont Co. fell$. 06 or. 1 percent, to $71.61.

  • Early Glance: Chemicals companies Wednesday, 8 Apr 2015 | 12:57 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies are up at 10 a.m.:. Dow Chemical Co. rose$. 13 or. 3 percent, to $48.65. DuPont Co. rose$. 40 or. 6 percent, to $72.07.

  • *Value of pollination in Europe seen at 14.6 bln euros. The European Commission, the EU executive, placed restrictions on three neonicotinoid pesticides from Dec. 1, 2013, citing worries about their impact on bees, but said it would review the situation within two years at most. The makers most affected include Bayer CropScience and Syngenta.

  • April 8- Zep Inc, a maker of maintenance and cleaning chemicals, agreed to be taken private by New Mountain Capital for about $692 million, including net debt. The company's shares rose more than 18 percent to $20.23 in premarket trading on Wednesday, slightly above the offer price of $20.05 per share. Zep's shares, which have fallen nearly 6 percent in the past 12...

  • Cleaning products maker Zep to be taken private Wednesday, 8 Apr 2015 | 8:16 AM ET

    April 8- Zep Inc, a maker of maintenance and cleaning chemicals, agreed to be taken private by New Mountain Capital for about $692 million, including debt.

  • RPM International reports 3Q loss Wednesday, 8 Apr 2015 | 7:39 AM ET

    MEDINA, Ohio _ RPM International Inc. on Wednesday reported a fiscal third-quarter loss of $57.3 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier. RPM International expects full-year earnings in the range of $2.25 to $2.30 per share. RPM International shares have dropped nearly 5 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • BEIJING, April 8- Three Chinese citizens are taking China's Ministry of Agriculture to court in a bid to make public a toxicology report supporting the approval of Monsanto's popular weedkiller, Roundup, 27 years ago. The case, a rare example of a lawsuit by private citizens against the Chinese government, comes amid renewed attention on glyphosate, the key...

  • Final Glance: Chemicals companies Tuesday, 7 Apr 2015 | 6:15 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies were down at the close of trading:. Dow Chemical Co. fell$. 16 or. 3 percent, to $48.52. DuPont Co. fell$. 33 or. 5 percent, to $71.67.

  • Midday Glance: Chemicals companies Tuesday, 7 Apr 2015 | 2:30 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies are down at 1 p.m.:. Dow Chemical Co. fell$. 06 or. 1 percent, to $48.62. DuPont Co. fell$. 13 or. 2 percent, to $71.88.

  • Early Glance: Chemicals companies Tuesday, 7 Apr 2015 | 11:04 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies are up at 10 a.m.:. Dow Chemical Co. rose$. 22 or. 5 percent, to $48.90. DuPont Co. rose$. 35 or. 5 percent, to $72.35.

  • Race to the bottom: Cotton vs polyester prices Tuesday, 7 Apr 2015 | 6:15 AM ET

    By Henning Gloystein SINGAPORE, April 7- Bulging cotton inventories in China and slumping oil markets have triggered a race to the bottom between cotton and polyester prices. Futures prices in China, both the world's largest producer and importer, are also down a third. That significantly reduced U.S. exports to China, and added supply to a global cotton market...

  • Final Glance: Chemicals companies Monday, 6 Apr 2015 | 6:20 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies were up at the close of trading:. Dow Chemical Co. rose$. 44 or. 9 percent, to $48.68. DuPont Co. rose$. 61 or. 9 percent, to $72.00.

  • Midday Glance: Chemicals companies Monday, 6 Apr 2015 | 1:31 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies are up at 1 p.m.:. Dow Chemical Co. rose$. 85 or 1.8 percent, to $49.09. DuPont Co. rose$. 44 or. 6 percent, to $71.83.

  • Early Glance: Chemicals companies Monday, 6 Apr 2015 | 11:23 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies are mixed at 10 a.m.:. Dow Chemical Co. rose$. 02 or percent, to $48.26. DuPont Co. fell$. 05 or. 1 percent, to $71.34.

  • The EPA approved Enlist Duo on Oct. 15 with a series of restrictions aimed at addressing potential environmental and health hazards. At that time it said the herbicide could be used in six states- Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Ohio, South Dakota and Wisconsin. The regulatory agency added nine more on Wednesday, all key farming states: Arkansas, Kansas, Louisiana, Minnesota,...

  • With backing from Saudi Aramco and partnerships with well-known industry players including the Linde Group and Brazilian petrochemical company Braskem, Dineen hopes to break into natural gas processing with improvements that make the decades-old technology economical. Abundant domestic natural gas from the shale boom prompted plans by Royal Dutch...

  • An EPA spokeswoman declined to give specifics of the plan, but told Reuters that its requirements will be similar to those placed on a new herbicide product developed by Dow AgroSciences, a unit of Dow Chemical Co.. The company is required to provide extensive reporting to the EPA about instances of weed resistance and to let "relevant stakeholders" know about...