The oil market is reaching some stability after earlier volatility, the vice chairman of Saudi petrochemicals giant SABIC said.
Sodium lauryl sulfate was found in the company's liquid laundry detergent.
Jon Forster of Impax picks green tech and other environmental winners and losers from oil’s decline.
Karim Hajjar, CFO of Solvay, says oil and gas prices have impacted profits after reporting a slower rate of growth.
Patrick Jany, CFO of Clariant, talks about the company's growth and says it had a difficult year in China.
Ton Büchner, CEO of AkzoNobel, discusses the chemical company's recent earnings report and business conditions in Europe and emerging markets.
The president of Sinochem Group, China's energy and chemicals conglomerates, is under investigation for discipline violations, authorities said.
Michel Demaré, chairman of Syngenta, says the takeover deal with state-owned ChemChina is good value for shareholders.
CNBC's Julia Chatterley reports from Basel on Syngenta and the takeover deal by ChemChina, a Chinese state-owned company.
ChemChina is nearing a deal to take over Syngenta for around $42 billion, two people familiar with the matter told Reuters.
Dow Chemical CEO Andrew Liveris said Friday the groundwork for a deal with DuPont had already been laid out.
Dow Chemical and DuPont are expected to announce a merger of equals by Thursday, sources told CNBC.
"I don't think this was a great call by the two boards," contended Jeff Sonnenfeld of the Yale School of Management.
Karim Hajjar, CFO of Solvay, says his company is confident and focusing on its strengths in the face of a tough global market.
DuPont chairwoman and CEO Ellen Kullman has announced she is retiring on October 16th. The FMHR traders take their positions in the name.
Monsanto sweetened its offer to buy Syngenta, valuing the Swiss company at around $47 billion.
Rescuers searched for toxic materials at the blast site in China city Tianjin to clear chemicals before any rainfall can create further toxic gas.
The death toll from massive explosions in China's port of Tianjin has risen to 112 and 95 people are missing,
China authorities ordered a mass evacuation from a 3 km area around the site of massive explosions in Tianjin as fresh blasts and fires broke out.
The death toll from huge explosions at a warehouse storing dangerous chemicals located near residences in the Chinese port city Tianjin climbed to 85.