HOUSTON, April 24 Occidental Petroleum Corp on Wednesday started the first takeover battle for a major oil company in years, offering $38 billion for Anadarko Petroleum Corp, a bid that topped a $33 billion offer by Chevron Corp.
(Recasts throughout, updates prices) By Susan Mathew April 24 Brazil's currency and stocks fell on Wednesday as potential hurdles for pension reforms weighed, while other Latin American stocks tracked world equities lower. Currencies succumbed to a stronger dollar. MSCI's index of Latin American shares fell 0.9 percent, while its index of regional currencies slipped 0.4 percent, both having touched their lowest since late March as stocks and currencies across Latam were
April 24 With a $38 billion bid on Wednesday for rival oil producer Anadarko Petroleum Corp, Occidental Petroleum Corp CEO Vicki Hollub has again grabbed the spotlight, as the oil and gas industry trailblazer squares off against Chevron Corp, a company four times Occidental's size.
By Jennifer Ablan NEW YORK, April 24 Investors sent a net $3.99 billion into mutual funds and exchange-traded funds that hold U.S. stocks last week, marking a second consecutive week of inflows into the domestic stock market, according to data released on Wednesday by the Investment Company Institute. The move back into the U.S. stock market came amid a rally that has sent the benchmark S&P 500 up by 17% year-to-date. It has been supported by a dovish Federal Reserve, ho
* Stocks on Wall Street retreat, European shares decline broadly
* Stocks on Wall Street rally, European shares decline broadly
April 24 Boeing Co removed 210 aircraft from its order backlog and took an impairment charge over customer financing losses on Wednesday following the near-collapse of India's Jet Airways.
CARACAS, April 24 Venezuela's opposition-controlled National Assembly's finance committee on Wednesday authorized a $71 million interest payment on state-owned oil company PDVSA's 2020 bond, which is backed by shares in its crown jewel overseas asset, U.S. refinery Citgo.
April 24 Boeing removed 210 aircraft from its order backlog to reflect concerns about customer credit quality and took a customer financing impairment on Thursday.
* Central bank expected to keep rates on hold on Thursday (Updates lira value, adds banking index move)
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