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Nov 3 2017

Greek debt relief closer than ever but creditors must act, Greek prime minister says #germany,greece,alexis #tsipras,us,eurozone,greece,debt,western #europe,credit #and #corporate #debt,corporate #debt,debt #/ #fixed #income #markets,monetary #/ #fiscal #policy #/ #policy #makers,economic #news #(3rd #party),banks #(trbc),international #monetary #fund,european #central #bank,government #finances,diplomacy #/ #foreign #policy,greece,government #/ #politics,central #banks #/ #central #bank #events,corporate #events,economic #events,euro #zone,european #union,national #government #debt,euro #zone #as #a #whole,europe,regulation,banking #services #(legacy)

# Greek debt relief ‘closer than ever’ but creditors must act, Greek prime minister says ATHENS Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras kept up his demand for debt relief from international lenders on Tuesday, saying Athens was close to securing a solution to ease its debt mountain but that creditors must meet there commitments. Greece wants to wrap up negotiations with the lenders — the European Union and International Monetary Find — on reforms and on debt relief this month. It needs another tranche of bailout money, wants to qualify for inclusion in the European Central Bank’s bond-buying program, and seeks …

Sep 10 2017

Asset sales plan secures EU backing for $130 billion Dow, DuPont merger #australia,brazil,canada,china,south #korea,spain,united #states,australia,brazil,canada,china,south #korea,spain,united #states,adrian #bebb,barbara #patterson,diana #moss,margrethe #vestager,rachelle #schikorra,adrian #bebb,barbara #patterson,diana #moss,margrethe #vestager,rachelle #schikorra,us,du,pont,m,a,dow,eu,chemicals #(legacy),germany,agricultural #markets,mergers #/ #acquisitions #/ #takeovers,eu #institutions,western #europe,agricultural #chemicals #(trbc),diversified #chemicals #(trbc),chemicals #(trbc),divestitures #/ #spin,offs,asia #/ #pacific,major #news,fishing #and #farming #(trbc),commodity #chemicals #(trbc),united #states,switzerland,company #news,china #(prc),corporate #events,spain,monopolies #/ #antitrust #issues,european #union,europe,commodities #news #(3rd #party),regulation,industrial #conglomerates #(trbc),generic #and #specialty #pharmaceuticals #(trbc)

# Asset sales plan secures EU backing for $130 billion Dow, DuPont merger The Dow logo is seen on a building in downtown Midland, Michigan, in this May 14, 2015 file photograph. Rebecca Cook/File Photo (Reuters) – Dow Chemical and DuPont won the blessing of the European Union for their $130 billion merger on Monday by agreeing to sell substantial assets including key research and development activities. The European Commission had been concerned that the merger of two of the biggest and oldest U.S. chemical producers would leave few incentives to produce new herbicides and pesticides in the future. The …