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reuters.com - Reuters Editorial - Saudi Arabia's SIIG and Petrochem in merger talks
Saudi Arabia's SIIG and Petrochem in merger talks
Reuters

DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi Arabian petrochemicals companies Saudi Industrial Investment Group (SIIG) 2250.SE and the National Petrochemical Company (Petrochem) 2002.SE have begun talks over a potential merger, they said on Sunday. A deal would mark…

thenational.ae - Sarmad Khan - Saudi Arabian petrochemical companies enter 35.6bn riyal merger talks
Saudi Arabian petrochemical companies enter 35.6bn riyal merger talks
The National

Talks between Saudi Industrial Investment Group and National Petrochemical Company are at an early stage Saudi Industrial Investment Group (SIIG) and National Petrochemical Company (Petrochem) are entering into merger talks to potentially create a…

gulfnews.com - Bloomberg - Saudi firms start talks to form $11b petrochemicals maker through merger
Saudi firms start talks to form $11b petrochemicals maker through merger
Gulf News

Dubai: Saudi Industrial Investment Group and National Petrochemical Co. started talks to merge, potentially creating a firm with $11 billion in assets as Middle Eastern energy companies assess their options in a lower oil-price environment. The…

covers.com - Josh Inglis - Ravens vs Texans Week 2 picks and predictions
Ravens vs Texans Week 2 picks and predictions
Covers

Things won't be getting any easier for the 0-1 Houston Texans in Week 2, as they welcome 2019 MVP Lamar Jackson and the Baltimore Ravens to town on Sunday. The Ravens are fresh off a 38-6 thrashing of the Cleveland Browns last week while the Texans…

businessday.ng - Gbemi Faminu - Why Heineken's acquisition of NB stocks matters for brewers
Why Heineken's acquisition of NB stocks matters for brewers
BusinessDay

Heineken Brouwerijen B.V, largest shareholder of the Nigerian Breweries (NB) stocks, has over the last two months consistently purchased units of NB's stocks, increasing its shares in the company. As of 2017, the percentage of Heineken issued share…

sciencetimes.com - Mark Alvin Bustos - Trump Approves Oracle Acquisition of TikTok in the US
Trump Approves Oracle Acquisition of TikTok in the US
Science Times

President Donald Trump has given his approval to the agreement between Chinese-owned video sharing platform TikTok and American tech giant Oracle on Saturday, September 19. The TikTok agreement with American companies comes ahead of the ultimatum…

theaustralian.com.au - Cliona O’Dowd - Weaker tech likely to drag ASX lower
Weaker tech likely to drag ASX lower
THE AUSTRALIAN

The local sharemarket is expected to open about 36 points, or 0.6 per cent, lower, with analysts counting on the materials sector to provide a degree of support to help cushion the decline. “The European and US markets were down broadly…

seekingalpha.com - Brad Thomas - Digital Realty: Checks All Of The Boxes, So We Upgrade To A Buy (NYSE:DLR)
Digital Realty: Checks All Of The Boxes, So We Upgrade To A Buy (NYSE:DLR)
SeekingAlpha

Let us state it right from the beginning: We're upgrading Digital Realty (DLR) from a Hold to a Buy. While the data center segment is the best-performing REIT subsector year to date – up 24.7% versus the Hoya Capital REIT Index, which is…

kitco.com - There is still plenty of value in junior gold explorers - Exploration Insights
There is still plenty of value in junior gold explorers - Exploration Insights
Kitco

The junior exploration sector has seen a flood of investment capital in the last few months as gold prices have pushed to record highs; according to one analyst, the industry remains undervalued and there is further investment potential. In an…

roanoke.com - Casey Fabris - Q&A with Jason Hartman of Brown Edwards
Q&A with Jason Hartman of Brown Edwards
Roanoke Times

Jason Hartman is CEO of Roanoke-based accounting firm Brown Edwards, which has 11 offices in three states. Hartman was recently named by Virginia Business to the magazine's Virginia 500/The 2020 Power List. He was recognized as a top business…

gulfnews.com - By Anne Ozzimo | Special to Reach by Gulf News - 3 bold moves CFOs can make today to outperform the market
3 bold moves CFOs can make today to outperform the market
Gulf News

For years, finance leaders have been seeking ways to leverage technology to make their organisations future-ready. The current pandemic exposed the shortcomings of outdated platforms and accelerated the pace of innovation, even as some…

coindesk.com - Noelle Acheson - Kraken Shows How Crypto Companies and Banks Are Evolving Together
Kraken Shows How Crypto Companies and Banks Are Evolving Together
CoinDesk

Some say that meaningful change happens gradually. Others insist it erupts unexpectedly. This week, we saw that both are true. Earlier this week, the Wyoming Banking Board voted to approve the application from San Francisco-based crypto exchange…

cnn.com - By Paul R. La Monica, CNN Business  - More new stocks, please! Companies are rushing to IPO before the election
More new stocks, please! Companies are rushing to IPO before the election
CNN

New York(CNN Business) With the presidential election looming and uncertainty growing about what will happen to the stock market and economy after that, private companies are racing to make their debuts on Wall Street. The sizzling initial public…

nytimes.com - Ben Smith - Jeff Zucker Helped Create Donald Trump. That Show May Be Ending.
Jeff Zucker Helped Create Donald Trump. That Show May Be Ending.
The New York Times

In December 2015, after the demagoguery of Donald Trump's presidential campaign became clear, I asked CNN's president, Jeff Zucker, if he regretted his role in Mr. Trump's rise. First Mr. Zucker — who put “The Apprentice” on…

xinhuanet.com - Feature: Africa's bamboo industry players eye China's partnership to hasten growth - Xinhua | English.news.cn
Feature: Africa's bamboo industry players eye China's partnership to hasten growth - Xinhua | English.news.cn
Xinhuanet

Visitors look at bamboo products on display in Nairobi, Kenya, on Sept. 18, 2020. (Xinhua/Charles Onyango) Bamboo is a largely underutilized resource in Kenya and Africa as a whole. Kenya's bamboo industry that is still at infancy has potential for…

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