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Carrefour's Diniz hails Brazil IPO, shares slip

Carrefour SA board member Abilio Diniz said on Thursday the initial public offering of the retailer's Brazilian unit shows the country is overcoming its harshest recession in a century as shares slipped in their market debut.

AB Inbev to buy soft drinks firm Hiball

The world's largest brewer Anheuser Busch InBev said on Thursday it was acquiring Hiball, a San Francisco-based producer of energy drinks and owner of the Alta Palla brand of organic sparkling juices and sparkling waters.