SYDNEY The Australian government on Friday blocked the sale of S. Kidman & Co, the country's largest private land holding, to a Chinese-led consortium for the second time in six months, again saying the sale is not in the national interest.
BRUSSELS - Official figures show the eurozone economy grew by a quarterly rate of 0.6 percent in the first three months of year, meaning the currency bloc has finally clawed back the ground lost during the recessions it has suffered since 2008.
An Amazon distribution center in Bad Hersfeld, Germany. The company earned $513 million in the most recent quarter, its most profitable ever.
That doesn't bode well for the Abbott-Alere deal, especially after how non-committal Abbott's CEO sounded after the last earnings call.
(Recasts, adds CEO, details). MILAN, April 29 Italian oil and gas group Eni beat operating profit expectations in the first quarter despite swinging to a net loss because of weak oil prices and a charge on its Saipem holding.