Monday’s top stories:
* Zhejiang Geely Holding Group, China’s largest private-run car maker, agrees to buy Ford Motor’s Volvo car unit for $1.8 billion, the country’s biggest overseas auto purchase. (See how the two carmakers stack up here, and read a profile of Geely founder Li Shufu here.)
* Sinopec , Asia’s top oil refiner, will buy a stake in upstream assets in Angola for $2.46 billion and said it wanted more such deals.
For more on these and the rest of the latest deal-related news from Reuters, click here.
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* Billionaire financier George Soros and philanthropist George Kaiser are in the race to buy close to 4 percent in the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), the Business Standard newspaper reports.