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A possible bidding war is looming for Shire as Allergan mulls an offer A bidding war is on the cards for Ireland-based pharmaceuticals giant Shire as Botox maker Allergan wades into the debate, saying it is mulling its own bid for the firm.
"Following recent press speculation, Allergan confirms that it is in the early stages of considering a possible offer.. City A.M. 4 hours ago
Japan finance official resigns over sex scandal The high-ranking bureaucrat denies accusations he sexually harassed female reporters. BBC News 14 hours ago
Weir launches rights issue after striking $1.3bn takeover of US tools firm Scottish engineering giant Weir has struck a $1.3bn (£900m) deal to take over a US mining tools manufacturer.
The FTSE 100 company today simultaneously launched a £350m rights issue to part-fund the acquisition of Oregon-based Esco.
Shares rose four per cent as markets.. City A.M. 12 hours ago
Four-day DLR strike on London Marathon weekend is called off by the RMT DLR strikes scheduled for this weekend have been called off.
The RMT, who were planning to carry out industrial action from Friday to Monday during the London Marathon, said that it had suspended the strikes.
Earlier today, TfL announced a severely reduced timetable for.. City A.M. 52 minutes ago
Confusion over cost of Brexit divorce bill lingers There is more confusion over the final cost of Brexit, with a report from the National Audit Office calling into question the certainty of the government's estimate of £35-39bn.
While the figure put forward by the Treasury was "reasonable", the estimate is based on a number of.. City A.M. 3 hours ago
Aluminium and nickel continue to surge on Russia sanction fears Metals markets have rallied today as pressure from US sanctions on Russia and rising oil prices boost commodities to multi-year highs.
Aluminium giant Rusal continues to feel the heat from sanctions issued earlier this month to target Russian oligarchs and the companies they.. City A.M. 7 hours ago
A Home Office that can’t handle Windrush is not fit for purpose Leading MEP Guy Verhofstadt is a troublemaker when it comes to Brexit, set on making life difficult for Britain as it leaves EU, often via the medium of Twitter.
The vast majority of the time, his insights into UK politics should be taken either with an industrial container of salt, or.. City A.M. 16 hours ago
Commonwealth Bank charged fees to dead clients, inquiry hears One Commonwealth Bank customer had been deceased for 11 years, an inquiry hears. BBC News 14 hours ago