FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) - German drug company Merck (MRK) says it has agreed to buy St. Louis-based chemical firm Sigma-Aldrich (SIAL) for $17 billion.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Sigma-Aldrich (SIAL.O) shares were surging on Monday, up 34.4 percent to $137.60 after German drugs and chemicals maker Merck KGaA (MRCG.
Stephen Heintz, left, with Valerie Rockefeller Wayne and Steven Rockefeller on Tuesday. Credit Hiroko Masuike/The New York Times. Continue reading the main story.
image LONDON: European shares fell on Monday, with a benchmark retreating from a near seven-year high touched in the previous session, as concerns over the pace of growth in China knocked lower mining heavyweights such as Rio Tinto and BHP ...
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