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Danaher Corp. agreed Monday to sell its communications business to NetScout Systems in a stock deal valued at $2.6 billion.
Steris Corp. is spending about $1.9 billion to the buy British sterilization services company Synergy Health as U.S. corporations continue to incorporate overseas despite attempts to make such tax-saving maneuvers less lucrative.
AES is selling its stake in a Turkish joint venture for $125 million as the Virginia utility continues its retreat from overseas markets.
China has approved the development of a $3.3 billion Universal theme park in Beijing that would be the first major foreign-owned theme park in the Chinese capital.
U.S. infection-prevention company Steris Corp. said on Monday it is buying U.K. rival Synergy Health PLC for $1.9 billion in cash and stock.
Norwegian energy company Statoil says it has sold its stake in the Shah Deniz gas project in Azerbaijan to Malaysian company Petronas for $2.25 billion.
World stock markets were lower Monday, shrugging off robust Chinese trade figures as investors exited riskier assets after concerns resurfaced about the global economic outlook.
Growth in China's car sales slowed again last month while the country's own brands increased their market share.
Over the telephone, in jail and online, a new digital bounty is being harvested: the human voice.
U.S. stock markets are open for trade on Monday, but bond markets are closed for the Columbus Day holiday.
The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research poll on health insurance coverage and costs was conducted from July 22 to September 3 by NORC at the University of Chicago.
One-fourth of U.S. adults with private health insurance don't have much confidence in their ability to pay for a major, unexpected medical expense.
Infineon Technologies AG was downgraded to neutral from overweight on Monday at J.P. Morgan Cazenove, which cited weakening demand both in Europe and China.
Asian stock markets were lower Monday, shrugging off robust Chinese trade figures as investors exited riskier assets after concerns resurfaced about the global economic outlook.
Boeing Co. said Sunday it had received a 50-jet order worth $4.9 billion from airline PT Garuda Indonesia , according to reports.
U.S. stock-index futures late Sunday pointed to more losses when Wall Street starts the week.
Here are the latest trading levels for Asia's major stock markets: Tokyo (Nikkei Average) closed for holiday ; Hong Kong (Hang Seng Index) down 0.7% ; Shanghai (Shanghai Composite Index) down 1.1% ; Sydney (S&P/ASX 200) down 0.7% ; Seoul (Kospi) down 0.7% Taipei (Taiex) down 2.3% Copyright © 2014 MarketWatch, Inc.
Hong Kong stocks opened lower Monday morning, extending their weakness seen at the end of last week.
Taiwan stocks were leading losses in Asia Monday morning, with the Taiex down 2.1% in early trades.
Philadelphia developer Bart Blatstein says he plans to buy the Pier Shops at Caesars in Atlantic City.