Australian miner OZ Minerals said its shareholders approved the sweetened $1.4 billion deal by Chinese state-owned Minmetals’ to buy most of the indebted miner’s assets. For today’s headlines, click here.
And in the newspapers:
* Turquoise, the European equity system owned by nine investment banks, was forced to close on Wednesday morning because of a technical problem, Financial News said.
* James Simons, the mathematics professor-turned-investor who founded the multibillion dollar hedge fund Renaissance Technologies LLC, has delayed his retirement plans, the WSJ said, citing people familiar with the discussions.