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May 21, 2014

BNP Paribas pins back European shares on U.S. settlement worry

EDINBURGH, May 21 (Reuters) – European shares fell in early
deals on Wednesday, dropping further away from last week’s 2014
highs, led down by BNP Paribas after it was reported that U.S.
authorities are seeking to fine the bank.

BNP Paribas fell 2 percent, a top faller on the pan-European
FTSEurofirst 300, after Bloomberg reported that U.S.
authorities are seeking more than $5 billion from the French
bank as a settlement over its dealings with sanctioned
countries.

May 19, 2014

AstraZeneca tows FTSE lower after takeover snub

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s top shares fell on Monday, dented by a sharp drop in pharmaceutical firm AstraZeneca after it rejected rival Pfizer’s higher takeover bid.

AstraZeneca dived 10.5 percent after turning down Pfizer’s 55 pounds/share take-it-or-leave-it offer.

May 19, 2014

AstraZeneca tows Britain’s FTSE lower after takeover snub

LONDON, May 19 (Reuters) – Britain’s top shares fell on
Monday, dented by a sharp drop in pharmaceutical firm
AstraZeneca after it rejected rival Pfizer’s higher takeover
bid.

AstraZeneca dived 10.5 percent after turning down
Pfizer’s 55 pounds/share take-it-or-leave-it offer.

May 19, 2014

AstraZeneca pegs back FTSE after takeover snub

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s top shares fell on Monday, pressured by a sharp drop in pharmaceutical firm AstraZeneca after it rejected rival Pfizer’s higher takeover bid.

AstraZeneca dived 12.9 percent after turning down Pfizer’s 55 pounds/share take-it-or-leave-it offer.

May 19, 2014

AstraZeneca pegs back Britain’s FTSE after takeover snub

LONDON, May 19 (Reuters) – Britain’s top shares fell on
Monday, lagging major European indexes on a sharp drop in
pharmaceutical firm AstraZeneca after it rejected rival Pfizer’s
higher takeover bid.

AstraZeneca dived 13.4 percent after turning down
Pfizer’s 55 pounds/share take-it-or-leave-it offer.

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