Saudi Aramco denies bidding for Lyondell's Houston refinery
DUBAI, Oct 23 Saudi Arabian state oil giant Saudi Aramco denied on Sunday it had bid for the purchase of LynodellBasell Industries NV's refinery in Houston.
PARIS Jan 8 European shares briefly slipped after fresh market talk of a potential credit rating downgrade of France, before rising again after a senior French official denied the rumour.
At 1418 GMT, the FTSEurofirst 300 index of top European shares was up 0.12 percent at 1,162.94 points, after turning almost flat when the rumour surfaced.
German Bund futures briefly extended gains to hit a session high of 143.48, up 42 ticks on the day, but there was only a limited reaction in French bonds, where 10-year yields were barely changed on the day at 2.11 percent.
A senior French official said market rumours that France's sovereign debt rating would be imminently downgraded were "erroneous".
GETTSYBURG, Pa. , Oct 22 U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump promised on Saturday to foil a proposed deal for AT&T to buy Time Warner if he wins the Nov. 8 election, arguing it was an example of a "power structure" rigged against both him and voters.
Oct 22 AT&T Inc is set to announce as early as Saturday a $85 billion deal to buy Time Warner Inc , sources familiar with the matter said, paving the way for the biggest merger in the world this year, giving the telecom company control of cable TV channels HBO and CNN, film studio Warner Bros and other coveted media assets.