FRANKFURT Deutsche Boerse said it accepted combined fines of 10.5 million euros (£9.45 million or $11.9 million) by a Frankfurt court in an insider trading case involving the German stock exchange operator's former Chief Executive Carsten Kengeter.
* Shares plunge 18 percent, poised for biggest one-day drop
(Adds analyst comment, loss in market value)
FRANKFURT Germany's Bayer , which acquired seed company Monsanto this year, reduced its combined sales estimate for its most promising experimental drugs, acknowledging it needs to do more to replenish the development pipeline.
FRANKFURT Bayer , the German drugmaker that bought U.S. seed company Monsanto, announced on Thursday the sale of a number of businesses, around 12,000 job cuts and 3.3 billion euros ($3.8 billion) in impairments. | Video
FRANKFURT Bayer will discuss selling certain consumer health brands at a supervisory board meeting this week and will also review options for its animal health division, people close to the matter said.
FRANKFURT German chemicals giant BASF is betting on a new recipe for electric car batteries which stretches the time between charges while cutting dependence on nickel to help shave costs and grab more of a growing market.
FRANKFURT German chemicals maker Covestro warned it expected a slight decrease in earnings this year compared with a gain seen previously, leading its shares to slump to a two-year low.
LUDWIGSHAFEN, Germany BASF will launch cost cuts to boost annual earnings by 2 billion euros (1.78 billion pounds) from 2021 to counter slower profit growth, the German chemicals maker said on Tuesday.
((This NOV 19 story corrects to show Merck is Palantir's exclusive partner within the JV, not for all of Palantir's healthcare activities, paragraph 11))