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  • Cramer's Mad Dash: Nat gas market 'in flux'

    Jim Cramer explains what to watch ahead of the open, including TransCanada buying Columbia Pipeline.

  • Cramer on Starwood: Hotels ARE undervalued because Airbnb

    Starwood has yet to sign the Anbang deal because it needs to give Marriott five days to respond to the offer. CNBC's Jim Cramer and David Faber discuss the impact of a potential deal.

  • *BPM, Banco trying to create Italy's No.3 bank. MILAN, March 18- Banca Popolare di Milano and Banco Popolare will decide by March 22 whether to go ahead with a planned merger, after the European Central Bank set out tough conditions for the tie-up. BPM and Banco Popolare have been discussing a deal to create Italy's third-largest lender for months.

  • *Euronext keen to boost size to stay competitive in Europe. LONDON/ PARIS, March 17- European stock exchange operator Euronext NV is considering acquisitions to help it stay competitive after Deutsche Boerse AG and London Stock Exchange Group Plc agreed to merge in a $30 billion deal, according to people familiar with the matter. With a market value of about 2.6...

  • LONDON, March 17- European equities ended lower after a choppy session on Thursday, dragged down by exporters as the euro strengthened against the dollar after the U.S. The pan-European FTSEurofirst 300, Germany's DAX and France's CAC closed 0.1 to 0.9 percent lower, a day after the Fed held rates steady and indicated that while moderate U.S. economic growth and "...

  • *Rise in euro weighs on European stocks. LONDON, March 17- European equities fell on Thursday, dragged down by exporters as the euro strengthened against the dollar after the U.S. We're just consolidating some of the gains made over the last month, "said Clairinvest fund manager Ion- Marc Valahu, pointing to the FTSEurofirst's 10 percent gain over the past month.

  • *Euronext keen to boost size to stay competitive in Europe. LONDON/ PARIS, March 17- European stock exchange operator Euronext NV is considering acquisitions to help it stay competitive after Deutsche Boerse AG and London Stock Exchange Group Plc agreed to merge in a $30 billion deal, according to people familiar with the matter. With a market value of about 2.6...

  • We're seeing wage inflation: Kier Group CEO

    Haydn Mursell, CEO of Kier Group, says the costs of the Mouchel acquisition weighed on the company's earnings and talks about hiring in the sector.

  • LafargeHolcim posts full year results

    Eric Olsen, CEO and chairman at LafargeHolcim, discusses the cement maker's full year earnings and his outlook for the rest of 2016.

  • *Corporate headquarters in London and Frankfurt. The new firm, which will be domiciled in Britain, with a primary listing in the blue-chip FTSE 100, will also have a home on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange and have corporate headquarters in both cities. Nearly 16 years after their first attempt to merge, the London and Frankfurt exchanges last month confirmed they...

  • *Under terms of merger, LSEG shareholders will be entitled to receive 0.4421 UK topco shares in exchange for each LSEG share and DBAG shareholders will be entitled to receive one UK topco share in exchange for each DBAG share. *Total recurring cost synergies of EUR450 million per annum are equivalent to approximately 20 per cent of combined group's 2015...

  • LSE and Deutsche Boerse agree on merger

    Henry Dixon, portfolio manager of U.K. equities for GLG, comments on the merger of the London Stock Exchange and Deutsche Boerse.

  • March 15- China's Zoomlion Heavy Industry Science& Technology Co Ltd has raised its bid for U.S. crane maker Terex Corp, according to people familiar with the matter, as it challenges Terex's merger with Finland's Konecranes. Zoomlion's latest move shows corporate China's determination to acquire U.S. assets and expand its global footprint.

  • M&A activity still improving: Pro

    Chinese investors looking to buy up companies in the U.S. and Europe is a trend that is expected to continue says Alex Tarrant, Dealreporter assistant editor.

  • VIENNA, March 14- Austria, seen as a test case for the effects on competition of having fewer mobile phone players, has found users are paying more for some tariffs than they did before a 2013 merger which cut the number of operators from four to three. Monday's findings will be watched by those following Hutchison Whampoa's progress elsewhere in Europe as it is...

  • Ahold is buying Delhaize for around 9.8 billion euros in a deal announced last year that will create one of the largest food retailers on the U.S. East Coast, and by far the largest in the Benelux. At an extraordinary shareholders' meeting in Amsterdam, Ahold CEO Dick Boer underlined the potential cost savings, purchasing and other' synergies' of the deal, which he...

  • AMSTERDAM, March 14- Shareholders of supermarket group Ahold on Monday voted to approve the company's proposed merger with Belgian retailer Delhaize. At an extraordinary shareholder's meeting in Amsterdam, 99.97 percent of shareholders present voted in favour of the merger. Ahold is buying Delhaize for around 9.8 billion euros in a deal announced last year...

  • AMSTERDAM, March 14- Shareholders of supermarket group Ahold on Monday voted to approve the company's proposed merger with Belgian retailer Delhaize.

  • Leon Black, chairman and chief executive officer of Apollo Global Management

    Apollo Global is nearing a deal to acquire Fresh Market for more than $1.3 billion, people familiar with the matter told Reuters.

  • NEW YORK, March 10- United Technologies Corp, maker of jet engines, elevators, air conditioners and other building control and airplane products, said it is open to doing a large acquisition despite rejecting a merger proposed by Honeywell International Inc.. "I wouldn't be afraid to do a big deal," Chief Executive Gregory Hayes said at an investor meeting on...