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BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese state-owned chemicals company ChemChina is ready to offer more concessions to win European Union anti-trust approval for its $43 billion bid for Swiss pesticide and seed group Syngenta AG , a source with direct knowledge of the process said.
* Says co completes acquisition of remaining 49 percent stake in LCD component firm Skyworth LCD liquid crystal device (Shenzhen), and holds 100 percent stake in it (co owns 49 percent stake directly and 51 percent stake indirectly via unit)
* Says it issues 2016 second tranche public corporation bonds worth totaling 7.5 billion yuan, including 3-yr bonds worth 2 billion yuan with coupon rate of 2.90 percent and 5-yr ones worth 5.5 billion yuan with coupon rate of 3.20 percent
Oct 25 (Reuters) - Elevator and escalator manufacturer Schindler Holding reported better than expected order growth in the third quarter as poor demand from China was offset by better performance in North America, sending its shares higher in early trade.
* Said on Monday it signed a deal with Municipality City of Pabianice for developing full documentation for the project "Modernization and development of city transport in Pabianice" along with preparation of explanations and documentation updates during its evaluation
SINGAPORE, Oct 25 (Reuters) - Oil prices were mixed in choppy trade on Tuesday as disagreement flared within producer cartel OPEC on who should cut how much production in a planned coordinated reduction to prop up prices.
KIRKUK, Iraq, Oct 24 (Reuters) - At least 100 fighters sneaked into Kirkuk in the early hours of Friday with machine guns, rocket propelled grenades, suicide vests and a message: "Islamic State has taken over."
PRAGUE, Oct 25 (Reuters) - Core profit at Central European Media Enterprises (CME) more than doubled to $18.0 million in the third quarter, lifted by rising television advertising spending in its key markets, the company said on Tuesday.
Oct 25 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening up by 13-17 points, or 0.2 percent, on Tuesday, according to financial bookmakers, with futures up 0.29 percent ahead of the cash market open.
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - An explosion rocked the car park of a chamber of commerce building in the resort province of Antalya in southern Turkey on Tuesday, causing some casualties and ambulances were sent to the area, broadcaster CNN Turk reported.
Oct 25 (Reuters) - Intu Properties has agreed to sell its majority stake in a shopping centre in the London borough of Bromley for a price tag 30 percent higher than its value before Britain's vote to leave the European Union.
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Islamic State fighters expanded the area under their control in a remote western Iraqi town near the borders with Syria and Jordan from a third to about half, security sources said on Tuesday.
Oct 25 (Reuters) - Indian shares fell on Tuesday, dragged down by stocks of Tata Group companies after Cyrus Mistry was ousted as chairman of salt-to-software conglomerate Tata Sons, in a move that caught markets by surprise.
TOKYO, Oct 25 (Reuters) - Japanese stocks rose to a six-month high on Tuesday as a weaker yen lifted hopes that exporters' earnings will recover, while Kyushu Railway Co jumped 15 percent in its market debut.
DUBAI, Oct 25 (Reuters) - Bahrain-based private equity investor Investcorp has agreed to acquire the debt-management business of Britain's 3i for 222 million pounds ($271 million), it said on Tuesday.
HONG KONG (Reuters) - The jury in the trial of a British investment banker accused of murdering two Indonesian women in his Hong Kong apartment on Tuesday watched a horrific video that he filmed while sexually torturing and killing his first victim.
BERLIN, Oct 25 (Reuters) - German aircraft engine maker MTU Aero Engines said it now expected more profit than previously expected for 2016 after reporting an 18 percent jump in earnings in the third quarter.
HONG KONG, Oct 25 (Reuters) - The jury in the trial of a British investment banker accused of murdering two Indonesian women in his Hong Kong apartment on Tuesday watched a horrific video that he filmed while sexually torturing and killing his first victim.
ZURICH, Oct 25 (Reuters) - Syngenta expects the European Commission to take its regulatory review of ChemChina's $43 billion takeover of the Swiss pesticides maker to a second phase, Chief Executive Erik Fyrwald told Reuters on Tuesday.
SINGAPORE, Oct 25 (Reuters) - Oil prices dipped on Tuesday as disagreement flared within producer cartel OPEC on who should cut how much production in a planned coordinated reduction to prop up prices.
ZURICH, Oct 25 (Reuters) - Swiss drugmaker Novartis said on Tuesday third-quarter core net income fell 4 percent, as sales of cancer drug Gleevec continued to decline after patent expiration, and amid efforts to rejuvenate its slumping Alcon eye care division.
(The following statement was released by the rating agency) HONG KONG/SYDNEY, October 25 (Fitch) Fitch Ratings affirmed the long-term ratings on 161 publicly-rated Asia-Pacific (APAC) structured finance (SF) and structured credit (SC) tranches in 3Q16, while upgrading six, placing one on Rating Watch Negative (RWN) and downgrading another. Four of the upgrades were to Australian SF transactions, resulting from better-than-expected performance in terms of losses, credit enhancement (CE) bui
(The following statement was released by the rating agency) SYDNEY/HONG KONG, October 25 (Fitch) Publicly rated structured finance (SF) transactions in Australia and New Zealand remained stable in 3Q16, says Fitch Ratings, with 110 tranches from 57 transactions affirmed, four tranches upgraded and one tranche downgraded. One note of an asset-backed security (ABS) transaction was placed on Rating Watch Negative (RWN). Australia and New Zealand have experienced stable economic environments ov
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