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Materials and Metals Containers and Packaging

  • Equifax Inc., down $19.49 to $123.23. Kroger Co., down $1.71 to $21.06. American Outdoor Brands Corp., down $3.02 to $13.92.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 6- Activist investor Trian Partners on Wednesday released its long-awaited plan to boost shares of Procter& Gamble Co, detailing changes intended to streamline and rejuvenate the maker of Crest toothpaste, Tide laundry detergent and Pampers diapers. The release of the 94- page proposal comes as the two sides are locked in a battle over efforts by...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 6- Activist investor Trian Partners on Wednesday released its long-awaited plan to jolt shares of Procter& Gamble Co, detailing changes intended to streamline and rejuvenate the maker of Crest toothpaste, Tide laundry detergent and Pampers diapers. The release of the 94- page proposal comes as the two sides are locked in a battle over efforts by...

  • *BHP, Rio Tinto, Glencore back from commodities crash. SYDNEY/ LONDON, Aug 31- Global mining heads may have thought they'd seen it all in the last five years, navigating a recovery after a commodities boom turned to bust. It comes just in time for Ken MacKenzie, who starts as chairman of BHP, the world's biggest miner, on Sept. 1.

  • BEIJING, Aug 14- A Chinese metals industry association confirmed on Monday that the nation's aluminum sector would mount a legal challenge to the U.S. Department of Commerce's preliminary decision to impose antidumping tariffs on imports of Chinese aluminum foil. Documents reviewed by Reuters last week show that Shanghai- based Loften Aluminium, China's...

  • BEIJING, Aug 10- China urged the U.S. government on Thursday to act "prudently" to avoid damaging economic relations between the two countries, in a strongly worded response to Washington's preliminary decision to slap anti-dumping duties on Chinese aluminum foil. Washington has previously made similar claims about China's banking sector, unreasonably...

  • BEIJING, Aug 10- China urged the U.S. government on Thursday to act "prudently" to avoid damaging economic relations between the two countries, in a strongly worded response to Washington's preliminary decision to slap anti-dumping duties on Chinese aluminum foil. In a statement posted on the Ministry of Commerce's Wechat account, the government said the...

  • BEIJING, Aug 9- China's top aluminum foil producers are preparing a legal defense challenging a preliminary U.S. ruling on Wednesday that would impose hefty penalties on imports from the world's top producers, two sources familiar with the matter said. Loften Aluminum, China's top foil exporter to the United States, is joining 11 other firms to fight the ruling,...

  • BEIJING, Aug 9- China's top aluminum foil producers are preparing to launch a legal defense challenging a preliminary U.S. ruling on Wednesday to impose hefty penalties on imports from the world's top producers, two sources familiar with the matter said. Loften Aluminum, China's top foil exporter to the United States, is joining 11 other companies to fight the...

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 8- The U.S. Commerce Department said on Tuesday it made a preliminary finding that imports of aluminum foil from China are subsidized, and it imposed countervailing duties ranging from 16.56 percent to 80.97 percent. In 2016, imports of aluminum foil from China were valued at an estimated $389 million, Commerce Department figures show.

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 8- The U.S. Commerce Department said on Tuesday it made a preliminary finding that imports of aluminum foil from China are subsidized, and it imposed countervailing duties ranging from 16.56 percent to 80.97 percent. In 2016, imports of aluminum foil from China were valued at an estimated $389 million, Commerce Department figures show.

  • Aug 7- Pershing Square Capital Management LP proposed three nominees on Monday, including its Chief Executive Officer William Ackman, to serve on the board of Automatic Data Processing Inc, setting the stage for a proxy contest with the human resources outsourcing company. Pershing Square, which has accumulated an 8 percent stake in ADP, said it would put...

  • *But coal-reliant China raising aluminum output sharply. Operators of smelters powered by hydro-electricity in the likes of Norway, Russia and Canada are promoting their environmental credentials- and stealing a march on others that rely on coal or gas, notably in China and the Gulf. Nearly 200 countries have agreed to set targets for limiting CO2 emissions...

  • *But coal-reliant China raising aluminium output sharply. Operators of smelters powered by hydro-electricity in the likes of Norway, Russia and Canada are promoting their environmental credentials- and stealing a march on others that rely on coal or gas, notably in China and the Gulf. Nearly 200 countries have agreed to set targets for limiting CO2 emissions...

  • TORONTO, July 27- Canada's main stock index gained on Thursday as major gold miner Barrick Gold Corp and a string of other companies reported better-than-expected earnings and oil producer Cenovus Energy Inc turned a profit. Barrick, the world's largest gold miner by production, rose 4.5 percent to C $21.08, as investors cheered the news it had produced more...

  • Maple Leaf, one of Canada's biggest pork processors, is on the hunt for acquisitions in the United States, after years spent upgrading old factories and shedding business lines. In February, the company bought U.S.-based Lightlife Foods Inc, a manufacturer of plant-based protein foods, for $140 million, Maple Leaf's first deal since 2004..

  • WASHINGTON, July 20- President Donald Trump on Thursday announced a $500 million investment that Corning Inc is making with pharmaceutical giants Merck and Pfizer to manufacture a new kind of glass for injectable drug vials. At a White House event, Trump said the effort will create nearly 1,000 jobs at facilities in New York and New Jersey and at a...

  • TRUMP SAYS MERCK, PFIZER AND CORNING ANNOUNCE THAT GLASS PACKAGING WILL BE MADE IN AMERICA.

  • *FTSE 100 gains 0.6 pct. LONDON, July 19- British shares climbed on Wednesday, helped by a buoyant consumer goods sector after Reckitt Benckiser sold its food business, while housebuilders added to gains. The FTSE 100 gained 0.6 percent, with household goods boosting the index, while miners were a weak spot.

  • *FTSE 100 edges up 0.1 pct. LONDON, July 19- British shares edged up on Wednesday, helped by a buoyant consumer goods sector after Reckitt Benckiser sold its food business to a U.S. company, while disappointing earnings reports sent mid-caps lower. The FTSE 100 gained 0.1 percent, with household goods and food sectors boosting the index while miners weighed.