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  • Nasdaq stocks posting largest percentage increases Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 2:12 PM ET

    Viasystems Group rose 35.0 percent to $15.80. Sigma-Aldrich Corp. rose 33.2 percent to $136.40. Tekmira Pharmaceuticals Corp. rose 17.1 percent to $23.61.

  • FRANKFURT, Sept 22- Germany's Siemens AG has agreed to buy U.S. oilfield equipment maker Dresser-Rand Group Inc for $7.6 billion in cash, paying a relatively rich price to belatedly beef up its presence in the U.S. shale oil and gas industry.

  • FRANKFURT, Sept 22- Drugs and chemicals maker Merck KGaA agreed on Monday to acquire U.S.-based Sigma-Aldrich Corp for $17 billion in cash to boost its lab supplies business, the biggest takeover in the German group's history.

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  • FRANKFURT, Sept 22- Drugs and chemicals maker Merck KGaA agreed on Monday to acquire U.S. company Sigma-Aldrich for $17 billion in cash to boost its lab supplies business, the biggest takeover in the German group's history.

  • US stocks open lower on weakness in China Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 9:36 AM ET

    NEW YORK— U.S. stocks are opening lower as investors worry about some soft economic data from China and a profit warning by the British retailer Tesco. Yahoo fell 3 percent, the most in the S&P 500.. Sigma-Aldrich rose the most, 34 percent.

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  • NEW YORK, Sept 22- Sigma-Aldrich shares were surging on Monday, up 34.4 percent to $137.60 after German drugs and chemicals maker Merck KGaA said on Monday it agreed to acquire Sigma-Aldrich for $17 billion in cash to boost its life science business.

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  • *Sigma-Aldrich shares are trading up 35.2 percent to $138.35 in premarket. German drugs and chemicals maker Merck KGaA said on Monday it agreed to acquire Sigma-Aldrich for $17 billion in cash to boost its life science business.

  • German Merck to buy St. Louis-based Sigma-Aldrich Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 6:49 AM ET

    FRANKFURT, Germany— German drug company Merck says it has agreed to buy St. Louis- based chemical firm Sigma-Aldrich Corp. for $17 billion in a deal Merck says will strengthen its business in chemicals and laboratory equipment.

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    NEW YORK— Worries about the outlook for growth in China and a slide in the price of oil pushed the stock market to its biggest loss in almost seven weeks Monday. Investors are nervous about China following a run of soft economic data that suggests growth in the world's second-largest economy is slowing.

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