Oct 21- Software maker VMware Inc forecast current-quarter revenue largely below Wall Street's estimates due to a delay in the closing of a large U.S. government deal and lower bookings in Germany, Russia and Japan in the third quarter. VMware, which activist investor Elliott Management Corp wants separated from parent EMC Corp, makes software that creates a...» Read More
LONDON, April 30- Lloyds Banking Group has reached an agreement to sell $500 million of shipping loans from its remaining ship finance portfolio, finance and banking sources familiar with the matter said on Wednesday. Bank of America and U.S. hedge fund Davidson Kempner Capital Management were expected to buy the loans, one of the sources said.
LONDON, April 30- Transatlantic exchange operator Nasdaq OMX has lowered clearing fees and expanded the list of assets that can be used as collateral at its Nordic clearing house after the business was authorised under new European Union rules.
WASHINGTON, April 30- It is unclear whether the incidence of a deadly virus that has killed some 7 million piglets in the United States over the past year has peaked, the Department of Agriculture's chief economist said on Wednesday.
Oil falls below $108 on supply build, Libya prospects. Wall Street initially slid after the U.S. Commerce Department said gross domestic product expanded at a 0.1 percent annual rate in the first quarter, the slowest pace since the fourth quarter of 2012..
GLAUBER SAYS DETAILS OF MANDATORY REPORTING PROTOCOL FOR PEDV OUTBREAKS STILL BEING WORKED OUT BY USDA, STATE AGENCIES, INDUSTRY GROUPS.
USDA'S GLAUBER SAYS DOES NOT KNOW IF IMPACT OF PEDV PIGLET VIRUS HAS PEAKED.
MEXICO FINANCE MINISTER SAYS FISCAL BURDEN ON PEMEX WILL BE REDUCED TO LESS THAN 65 PCT FROM 79 PCT.
Mexico's government presented long-awaited legislation to flesh out energy reforms at the core of President Enrique Pena Nieto's growth agenda.
MEXICO FINANCE MINISTER SAYS ENERGY LAWS TO REDUCE TAX BURDEN ON PEMEX.
USDA CHIEF ECONOMIST GLAUBER SEES NO IMMEDIATE RELIEF FOR HIGH CATTLE, BEEF PRICES.
*Planned $100 bln bid would be biggest ever of a UK firm. LONDON, April 30- British lawmakers intend to investigate U.S. drugmaker Pfizer's planned $100 billion takeover of British rival AstraZeneca in a bid to ensure scientific research and jobs are protected.
LONDON, April 30- GlaxoSmithKline's sales fell 10 percent in the first quarter as its flagship lung drug Advair struggled in a tough U.S. market, highlighting the kind of pricing pressures behind a wave of deals sweeping the sector.
*Events in Ukraine, Libya and Iran closely watched. LONDON, April 30- Oil fell below $108 per barrel on Wednesday on a strong supply outlook, with stocks in the United States at a new record high and prospects for increased exports from Libya.
MEXICO'S ENERGY MINISTER SAYS NEW OIL AND GAS CONTRACTS SHOULD HAVE MINIMUM OF 25 PCT OF LOCAL CONTENT BY 2025.
MEXICO'S ENERGY MINISTER SAYS NATIONAL FIRMS WILL HAVE PRIORITY OVER FOREIGN FIRMS ACCORDING TO ENERGY LAWS.
MEXICO CITY, April 30- Mexico's government on Wednesday presented long-awaited legislation to flesh out an energy reform that forms the core of President Enrique Pena Nieto's plan to ramp up growth in Latin America's second biggest economy.
April 30- Energizer Holdings Inc said it plans to separate into two publicly traded companies, one for batteries and other household products and the other for personal care brands such as Schick razors and Stayfree female hygiene products.
WASHINGTON, April 30- U.S. hog prices could rise by 15 percent to 25 percent and consumer prices for pork by 10 percent to 12 percent as a result of a virus that has killed some 7 million piglets in the United States, the National Pork Producers Council said on Wednesday.
MEXICO ENERGY MINISTER SAYS PEMEX MUST HAVE MINIMUM 20 PCT STAKE IN DEPOSITS THAT CROSS MEXICO'S BORDERS.
MEXICO PRESENTS SECONDARY LAWS TO IMPLEMENT 2013 ENERGY REFORM THAT ENDS 75 YEAR STATE OIL MONOPOLY.