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Canadian National Railway Co. rose $1.50 or 2.7 percent, to $57.75. Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. rose $1.76 or 1.1 percent, to $155.64. Kansas City Southern rose $1.07 or. 9 percent, to $122.09.
Canadian National Railway Co. rose$. 43 or. 8 percent, to $56.68. Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. fell$. 11 or. 1 percent, to $153.77. Kansas City Southern rose$. 10 or. 1 percent, to $121.12.
Dec 2- Food services provider Aramark Holdings Corp said it expects to price its initial public offering at between $20 and $23 per share, valuing the company at about $5.3 billion. Aramark was taken private in 2006 for $8.3 billion by chairman Joseph Neubauer and private equity investors including GS Capital Partners, JP Morgan Partners and Warburg Pincus.
*Mazda outperforms on Credit Suisse upgrade. TOKYO, Dec 2- Japanese stocks edged down in choppy trade on Monday morning as investors turned cautious over the market's recent rapid pace of gains, while trading was thin ahead of major U.S. economic data due this week.
Canadian National Railway Co. rose$. 51 or. 5 percent, to $112.50. Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. rose $1.76 or 1.2 percent, to $153.88. Kansas City Southern fell$. 41 or. 3 percent, to $121.02.
Canadian National Railway Co. rose$. 56 or. 5 percent, to $112.55. Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. rose $1.90 or 1.2 percent, to $154.02. Kansas City Southern fell$. 42 or. 3 percent, to $121.01.
Canadian National Railway Co. rose $1.51 or 1.3 percent, to $113.50. Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. rose $2.02 or 1.3 percent, to $154.14. Kansas City Southern rose$. 46 or. 4 percent, to $121.89.
BANGKOK, Nov 29- As anti-government protests roil Bangkok, the president of Thailand's largest petrochemical company is already seeing scattered disruptions to business.
Australia rejected the $2.55 billion takeover of GrainCorp by Archer Daniels Midland, bowing to pressure from grain growers.
SYDNEY, Nov 29- Australia rejected the A $2.8 billion takeover of GrainCorp by U.S. agribusiness giant Archer Daniels Midland on Friday, bowing to pressure from grain growers in a rare and surprising decision.
Opposition leaders and local media have reported that Venezuela is seeking to boost availability of hard currency through transactions with Goldman Sachs and Bank of America.
MANILA, Nov 28- Annual growth in the Philippines cooled to its lowest in more than a year in the third quarter, and this month's destructive typhoon is set to dim the lights further in one of Asia's fastest growing economies.
Philippines economy grew at a slower pace in the third quarter, and expansion in the current quarter is expected to be suppressed due to the typhoon.
Nov 27- Hewlett-Packard Co shares soared near their 52- week high on Wednesday after investors saw signs a turnaround plan was gaining traction, but Wall Street worried the improvement was coming at the expense of margins.
LONDON/ FRANKFURT, Nov 27- German parties have agreed to limit the growth of renewables and reform controversial incentives for the sector by next summer in a move to slow the rise in electricity costs for households and give big utilities more time to adapt their business models.
Nov 27- Signs that Hewlett-Packard Co's turnaround plan is finally yielding results put the company's stock on track for its biggest one-day jump in a year on Wednesday. Expectations were low for HP's fourth quarter following a disappointing third quarter and after rivals IBM and Cisco Systems Inc reported poor results.
Nov 27- Signs that Hewlett-Packard Co's turnaround plan is finally yielding results prompted at least one brokerage to raise its rating on HP shares and eight others to raise price targets, setting up the stock for a bounce on Wednesday.
Good has been stealing BlackBerry's clients with a simple pitch: Its platform lets employees access the corporate server on their personal device.
SINGAPORE/ HONG KONG, Nov 26- Singapore's DBS Group Holdings and ABN AMRO are among the suitors to place final bids for Societe Generale's Asia private bank, in a $400 million deal, as smaller players exit the region's competitive private banking business.
*SocGen's Asia private bank unit manages $13 bln. SINGAPORE/ HONG KONG, Nov 26- Singapore's DBS Group Holdings, ABN AMRO and Credit Suisse have submitted final round bids for Societe Generale's Asian private bank, which is being valued at around $400 million, people familiar with the matter said.