CHARLOTTE, N.C.— Chiquita shareholders have rejected plans to merge with Irish fruit importer Fyffes that would have made the world's largest banana supplier. Chiquita Brands International Inc. said Friday that the shareholders didn't approve a revised transaction agreement between the two companies during a special shareholders meeting.» Read More
SAFETY REGULATORS EXPAND CHRYSLER RECALL FOR OLDER MODEL CROSSOVER AND TWO MINIVAN MODELS DUE TO IGNITION SWITCH PROBLEMS.
NEW YORK, June 30- A U.S. judge has vacated the conviction of a former Merrill Lynch administrative assistant who lied to a grand jury under pressure from her boss but then helped convict six former brokers and traders of generating illegal profits with information they overheard on a "squawk box."
BNP PARIBAS SA SAYS DESIGNED NEW COMPLIANCE AND CONTROL PROCEDURES.
BNP PARIBAS SA CEO BONNAFE SAYS NORTH AMERICA REMAINS A STRATEGIC MARKET FOR THE GROUP.
BNP PARIBAS SA CEO BONNAFE SAYS CONFIRMS AMBITION TO MEET TARGETS OF 2014-2016 STRATEGIC PLAN ANNOUNCED IN MARCH.
BNP PARIBAS SA CEO BONNAFE SAYS "WE DEEPLY REGRET THE PAST MISCONDUCT THAT LED TO THIS SETTLEMENT".
BNP PARIBAS SA SAYS CET 1 ESTIMATE TAKES INTO ACCOUNT SOLID UNDERLYING SECOND QUARTER NET RESULTS AND INTENTION OF THE BANK TO ADAPT ITS DIVIDEND FOR 2014 TO 1.50 EUROS PER SHARE.
BNP PARIBAS SA SAYS TO MAINTAIN ITS LICENSES AS PART OF THE SETTLEMENTS, AND EXPECTS NO IMPACT ON ITS OPERATIONAL OR BUSINESS CAPABILITIES TO SERVE THE VAST MAJORITY OF ITS CLIENTS.
BNP PARIBAS SA SAYS EXPECTS ITS FULLY LOADED BASEL III CET1 RATIO AS AT 30 JUNE 2014 TO BE AT AROUND 10%.
NEW YORK, June 30- Most investments came up winners in the first half of 2014, which came to a close on Monday with solid gains for U.S. stocks, U.S. Treasuries, muni bonds, oil and gold. Forest Labs +64.9 Keurig Green +65.0.
BNP PARIBAS SA SAYS ACCEPTS A TEMPORARY SUSPENSION OF ONE YEAR STARTING 1 JAN 2015 OF THE USD DIRECT CLEARING.
BNP PARIBAS SA SAYS THIS WILL RESULT IN AN EXCEPTIONAL CHARGE OF EUROS 5.8 BILLION TO BE BOOKED IN THE SECOND QUARTER OF 2014..
CHICAGO, June 30- Rising flood waters were expected to make 11 locks and dams impassable on the mid- and upper- Mississippi River and force the closure of the river later on Monday from Bellevue, Iowa, to Saverton, Missouri, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said. Near-record rains caused extensive flooding last week in parts of Minnesota, Iowa and the Dakotas.
June 30- Home healthcare service provider Gentiva Health Services Inc said its board had rejected an unsolicited offer from Kindred Healthcare Inc, saying the offer significantly undervalued the company.
WASHINGTON, June 30- Generic drugmaker Actavis Plc has won U.S. approval to buy specialty pharmaceuticals company Forest Laboratories on condition it sell or relinquish the rights to four generic medicines, the Federal Trade Commission said on Monday.
NEW YORK, June 30- Second Market, one of the more prominent bidders in the U.S. Marshals Service auctioned off about 30,000 bitcoins seized during a raid on Silk Road, an Internet black-market bazaar where authorities say illegal drugs and other goods could be bought.
DETROIT, June 30- General Motors Co's ongoing safety crisis over deadly ignition switches deepened on Monday with the recall of 8.23 million mostly older cars linked by the U.S. automaker to three deaths.
*Chicago Board of Trade grain and soy futures tumbled on Monday keeping farmers uninterested in selling crops after the U.S. Agriculture Department forecast a record autumn harvest and larger-than-expected existing supplies. *USDA said the corn crop was rated 75 percent good to excellent as of June 29, up 1 percentage point from a week earlier.
NEW YORK REGULATOR SAYS BNP TO SUSPEND U.S.
NEW YORK STATE BANK REGULATOR SAYS BNP PARIBAS TO PAY $8.9 BILLION TO FEDERAL, STATE AUTHORITIES AS PART OF SANCTIONS VIOLATIONS CASE.