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Industriespionage bei Lanxess - Spuren führen nach China

15 Nov 2018

Köln Es klingt wie das Drehbuch zu einem Krimi: Über Jahre soll ein leitender technischer Angestellter von Lanxess Geschäftsgeheimnisse des Chemieunternehmens nach China verraten haben.

Exclusive: German prosecutors charge Chinese-born engineer in industrial espionage case

15 Nov 2018

COLOGNE, Germany German prosecutors are pressing criminal charges against a former employee of chemicals maker Lanxess for allegedly stealing trade secrets to set up a Chinese copycat chemical reactor.

Bayer profit flat as weak animal health offsets strong Xarelto

13 Nov 2018

FRANKFURT Bayer's adjusted core earnings were flat for the quarter, as better prescription numbers for cardiovascular drug Xarelto were tempered by a weaker animal health business and a strong euro weighing on the value of overseas sales. | Video

UPDATE 1-Evonik to buy PeroxyChem for $625 mln to bolster peroxide business

08 Nov 2018

* Shares down 3 percent in early trade (Adds shares, CEO comment, background on strategy)

BASF's new boss puts construction chemicals unit up for sale

26 Oct 2018

FRANKFURT Chemicals group BASF said it planned to sell its Construction Chemicals unit or find a merger partner for it, as new Chief Executive Martin Brudermueller looks for ways to boost the group's share price.

UPDATE 1-BASF hit by automotive customers' woes in Q3

26 Oct 2018

* Low water levels disrupt shipments on river Rhine (Recasts, adds automotive customers, low water levels on Rhine)

Linde-Praxair deal clears final hurdle with U.S. antitrust nod

22 Oct 2018

FRANKFURT Industrial gases groups Praxair and Linde won U.S. antitrust approval for their $86 billion merger on Monday, clearing the last hurdle for the deal in the nick of time.

BASF and Nornickel join forces in European EV battery push

22 Oct 2018

FRANKFURT/MOSCOW Germany's BASF and Russian miner Norilsk Nickel (Nornickel) have struck a nickel and cobalt supply deal to meet growing demand for electric vehicle (EV) batteries.

Roche scores win in slowing aggressive type of breast cancer

20 Oct 2018

ZURICH/MUNICH An immunotherapy cocktail from Roche helped slow an aggressive type of breast cancer where new treatments have proven elusive, offering positive news for the Swiss drugmaker as it chases medicines produced by its rivals.

CORRECTED-Roche's Tecentriq boosts survival in triple-negative breast cancer

20 Oct 2018

ZURICH/MUNICH, Oct 20 An immunotherapy cocktail from Roche helped slow a type of breast cancer where new treatments have proven elusive, data released on Saturday showed, offering positive news for the Swiss drugmaker as it chases medicines produced by its rivals.

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