Lanxess AG, the German specialty chemicals company, agreed to buy U.S. competitor Chemtura Corp. for about $2.1 billion in cash to expand its lubricant additives and flame retardants businesses.
Optimism about the outlook for Britain's financial services sector is at its lowest point since the financial crisis, a survey of finance firms showed on Monday.
Oil investors turned bearish at the fastest pace in more than a year as they lost confidence that OPEC will reach a deal with other producers to limit supply at a gathering this week in Algiers.
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Richard P. Cooley, a former chief executive of Wells Fargo and a ubiquitous name in banking for decades in the Pacific Northwest, died on Wednesday at his home in Seattle.