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Sanofi confirms deal to buy Bioverativ for $11.6 billion 22 Jan 2018, 12:22 am

PARIS (Reuters) - French healthcare group Sanofi has agreed to buy U.S. peer Bioverativ for $11.6 billion, in a deal which Sanofi said would boost its earnings and strengthen its presence in the field of treatment for rare diseases.

Icahn, Deason to jointly push Xerox to explore selling itself, other options: WSJ 21 Jan 2018, 11:19 pm

(Reuters) - Investor Carl Icahn and Darwin Deason, the biggest- and third-largest shareholders of Xerox Corp, jointly plan to push the printer and photocopier maker to explore options, including a sale of the firm, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday.

Wal-Mart shops Brazil unit stake to Advent, other funds: sources 21 Jan 2018, 10:33 pm

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc is in talks with buyout firm Advent International Corp and other funds to sell a major stake in its Brazilian operations, two people with direct knowledge of the matter said on Sunday.

Oil rises as Saudi Arabia says producers will cooperate beyond 2018 21 Jan 2018, 9:34 pm

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Oil prices climbed on Monday, pushed higher by comments from Saudi Arabia that cooperation between oil producers who are currently withholding supplies would continue beyond 2018.

Toshiba considering IPO for memory chip unit: FT 21 Jan 2018, 9:18 pm

TOKYO (Reuters) - Toshiba Corp is considering an IPO of its prized memory chip business if an agreed $18 billion sale to a Bain Capital-led consortium fails to gain antitrust approval by the end of March, the Financial Times reported on Monday.

Global stocks, dollar sag after U.S. government shutdown 21 Jan 2018, 8:59 pm

TOKYO (Reuters) - U.S. stock futures, Asian equities and the dollar pulled back slightly on Monday after the U.S. government was forced to shut down amid a dispute between President Donald Trump and Democrats over immigration.

Exclusive: Philadelphia Energy Solutions to file for bankruptcy - memo 21 Jan 2018, 7:34 pm

(Reuters) - Philadelphia Energy Solutions LLC, the owner of the largest U.S. East Coast oil refining complex, announced to its employees on Sunday that it plans to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, according to an internal memo reviewed by Reuters.

U.S. stock index futures dip after government shutdown continues 21 Jan 2018, 6:27 pm

(Reuters) - Stock investors gave a muted reaction to the second day of a U.S. government shutdown on Sunday, with U.S. stock index futures dipping only slightly on expectations that the political impasse will not hurt the U.S. economy.

Facebook to open digital training hubs in Europe 21 Jan 2018, 5:06 pm

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Facebook said on Monday it will open three new centers in Europe to train people in digital skills and committed to training one million people over the next two years, part of the social media giant's drive to show its contribution to the bloc.

Amazon's automated grocery store of the future opens Monday 21 Jan 2018, 10:28 am

SEATTLE (Reuters) - Inc will open its checkout-free grocery store to the public on Monday after more than a year of testing, the company said, moving forward on an experiment that could dramatically alter brick-and-mortar retail.

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