TOKYO (Reuters) - U.S.-based Applied Materials Inc (AMAT.O) on Monday scrapped its $10 billion planned takeover of chip-making gear rival Tokyo Electron Ltd (8035.
U.S. stock futures rose slightly Monday, following the Nasdaq Composite and S&P 500's push to all-time highs last week. S&P 500 futures added five points, or 0.2%, to 2116.
Chipotle says it has completed phasing out genetically modified ingredients from its food. The Denver-based chain had already been using mostly non-GMO ingredients, but was working on changing a tortilla.
... * Dollar steadies after weak investment numbers on Friday. * Fed, other central bank meetings key to week ahead. * Yen viewed as range-bound as investors await BOJ meeting.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Fitch Ratings downgraded Japan's credit rating by one notch after the government failed to take steps in this fiscal year's budget to offset a delay in a sales tax increase, the agency said on Monday.