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Merck agrees to acquire Sigma-Aldrich for $17 billion in cash to boost its life science business.
Wall Street looked set to start the week lower, following the buzz around Alibaba's market debut and the Scottish referendum last week.
The U.S. dollar may push higher this week if an influential policymaker from the U.S. Federal Reserve drops his dovish tone, analysts said.
U.K. supermarket's shares open down 11% after warning it overstated its half-year profits by £250M, appoints Deloitte to investigate.
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Gold prices edged up on short covering after a dollar rise and technical selling earlier sent the precious metal into its weakest since early January.
European shares closed down on Monday, with sentiment curbed by lower commodity prices as well as an profit warning from supermarket Tesco.
Asian markets started the data-light week on the back foot, with major indices posting steep losses.
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Alibaba Group has reportedly sold additional shares of the company, making the listing of the Chinese e-commerce firm the biggest in history.
New Zealand stocks cheered the National Party's emphatic election victory, but analysts warned the 'rock star' economy faces mounting headwinds.
Short-sellers who profit from stock price falls have resumed targeting Chinese firms, but many who instigate the strategy are cloaked in anonymity.
Two Chinese warships have docked at Iran's principal naval port for the first time for a four-day joint naval exercise. The New York Times reports.
'Khoobsurat' is the first Hindi-language film for many years to be officially branded as a Disney movie in India. The Financial Times reports.
News that the euro area banks have been doing well on asset quality tests has please ECB officials, but German authorities are not content.
President Barack Obama has ruled out a combat mission, but military officials say the reality of a protracted campaign may require US troops.
A national survey says the average price of a gallon of regular gasoline has dropped another 9 cents over the last two weeks, to $3.37.
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