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30 May 2016 00:41

Bayer CEO invites environmental groups to discuss Monsanto bid

Bayer's chief executive said in an interview published on Sunday he is ready to meet environmental groups to address concerns about his group's plans to take over US agrochemicals giant Monsanto.

  • 30 May 2016 07:28

    China bets on duty-free paradise to keep luxury spenders at home

    China's efforts to lift local consumption, spur domestic tourism and keep within its borders citizens that splurge in Milan or Seoul have spawned a duty-free paradise on the southern island of Hainan that it hopes will satisfy a lust for luxury.

  • 30 May 2016 07:20

    New credit card scrutiny sends Indonesians back to cash

    Indonesia's plan to track all credit card transactions in a bid to crack down on rampant tax evasion is pushing people back to cash, stifling government efforts to track illicit money flows.

  • 30 May 2016 06:02

    Iran kicks off EU trade drive in Poland

    Iran's foreign minister kicked off an EU trade drive in Poland on Sunday, in one of Tehran's first moves to drum up business with the West after the lifting of sanctions earlier this year.

  • 30 May 2016 03:25

    Suncor ramping up operations after Canada wildfire

    Suncor Energy Inc's facilities north of Fort McMurray, Alberta, are expected to partially restart by the end of the week, the company said on Sunday, the latest sign Canadian oil sands producers are coming back online after a massive wildfire.

  • 30 May 2016 03:15

    ConAgra Foods stock seen rising 30%: Barron's

    ConAgra Foods' stock could climb up to 30 per cent in the coming months as the US packaged food company seeks to shed businesses, improve existing brands and achieve lower overheads, Barron's said in its latest online edition.

  • 29 May 2016 15:28

    Japan's Abe may leave tax hike to next PM: Reports

    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe intends to push back his debt-loaded country's next tax hike for two and a half years, when he will likely have left office, reports said Sunday.

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