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  • *DuPont, Dow Chemical fall after agreeing to merge. The International Energy Agency said it sees the oil glut worsening in 2016 as demand slows and OPEC shows no signs of slowing production. Adding to the somber mood, China's yuan fell to its lowest in 4-1/ 2 years on concerns about the country's slowing economy and expectations of a U.S. rate hike.

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    Dow Chemical CEO Andrew Liveris said Friday the groundwork for a deal with DuPont had already been laid out.

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  • *DuPont, Dow Chemical fall after agreeing to merge. Adding to the somber mood, China's yuan fell to its lowest in 4-1/ 2 years on concerns about the country's slowing economy and expectations of a U.S. rate hike. "Oil is serving as a bellwether for the global economy and could be a sign of things to come," said Andre Bakhos, managing director at Janlyn Capital LLC in...

  • *Each co's shareholders to get about 50 pct of DowDuPont. Dec 11- Chemical giants DuPont and Dow Chemical Co agreed to merge in an all-stock deal valuing the combined company at $130 billion, with plans to eventually split into three. DuPont Chief Executive Ed Breen will be CEO of DowDuPont, and Dow Chemical CEO Andrew Liveris will be executive chairman.

  • Dec 11- Seeds and chemical maker Dow Chemical Co said it would buy the remaining stake in its joint-venture with Gorilla glass maker Corning Inc.. The transaction is expected to yield more than $1 billion in additional annual EBITDA at full run-rate synergies, Dow Chemical said. Dow and Corning will maintain their current equity stake in Hemlock Semiconductor...

  • Dec 11- U.S. stock index futures were sharply lower on Friday as crude oil prices hit 7- year lows on growing oversupply concerns. *Adding to the somber mood, China's yuan fell to its lowest in 4-1/ 2 years on concerns about the country's slowing economy and expectations of a U.S. rate hike. *Global shares were lower amid concerns that weakness in the Chinese currency...

  • Dec 11- U.S. chemical giants DuPont and Dow Chemical Co agreed to merge in an all-stock deal valuing the combined company at $130 billion, with plans to eventually split into three. DuPont Chief Executive Ed Breen will be CEO of the new company, while Dow Chemical CEO Andrew Liveris will be executive chairman. Dow Chemical shareholders will get one DowDuPont share...

  • Dec 11- U.S. chemical giants DuPont and Dow Chemical Co agreed to merge in an all-stock deal valuing the companies at $130 billion, with plans to eventually split into three. The deal, which is likely to face intense regulatory scrutiny, allows the new company- to be called DowDuPont- to rejig assets based on their diverging fortunes. The planned split would create...

  • Dec 11- Seeds and chemical maker Dow Chemical Co said it would buy the remaining stake it its joint-venture with Corning Inc, the supplier of Gorilla Glass for iPhones. Formed in 1943, Dow Corning produces silicon-based products for aerospace, automotive and electrical industries. The transaction is expected to yield more than $1 billion in additional annual...

  • U.S. stock futures were sharply lower this morning, after Wall Street snapped a three-session losing streak Thursday.

  • SINGAPORE, Dec 11- A potential merger between Dow Chemicals and DuPont could unleash a new force in Asia's growing petrochemical sector with combined regional sales of nearly $17 billion to compete in an industry dominated by Middle East and East Asian firms. Whether as a newly created company or a subsidiary of a huge parent, it could create a petrochemical...

  • NEW YORK, Dec 10- Activist investors are building bigger stakes in bigger companies and their influence is helping reshape the landscape of corporate USA. They also played a role in Yahoo's announcement to ditch the spinoff of its $32 billion stake in Chinese ecommerce giant Alibaba in favor of seeking the sale of its core Internet business.

  • SAO PAULO, Dec 10- Monsanto Co, the world's largest seed company, is open to acquisitions in Brazil, where assets have become cheaper as the local currency tumbled, its top executive in the country said on Thursday. "If an interesting opportunity emerged in Brazil, Monsanto would certainly consider it, especially if it fits with our vision of what agriculture will be...

  • *Glencore rises on debt cut plan, lifts miners. LONDON, Dec 10- European shares ended slightly lower on Thursday after touching a two-month low, with retailers and tech firms under pressure even as commodity shares stabilized. Semiconductor stocks took a hit, with Germany's Aixtron, which provides equipment for the semiconductor industry, falling 41 percent...

  • U.S. stock futures were higher this morning, after another volatile day for oil knocked Wall Street lower for the fifth session out of the last six.

  • *Glencore rises on debt cut plan, lifts miners. LONDON, Dec 10- European shares fell for a third straight session on Thursday, touching a two-month low, with retailers and tech firms under pressure even as commodity shares stabilized. The FTSEurofirst 300 is down around 6 percent in December, falling after the European Central Bank disappointed markets with only...

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    Markets could again be buffeted by year-end crosscurrents and positioning ahead of the Fed, but oil may have the final say Thursday.

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