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GLOBAL MARKETS LIVE: A flurry of acquisitions

12/02/2020 | 10:17am EST

Several acquisitions today with Salesforce buying slack for $27.7 billion, while Allianz acquires Westpac's general insurance division and Tata Group is close to buying BigBasket for $1.3 billion.

  • The United Kingdom today authorized the use of the Covid-19 vaccine developed by U.S. laboratory Pfizer and its German partner BioNTech, a world first.
  • Salesforce announced Tuesday the acquisition of the publisher of the professional messaging application Slack Technologies for $27.7 billion.
  • Hewlett Packard Enterprise raises its forecast, but the stock is expected to decline slightly after the session.
  • Volkswagen postponed the debate on the future of its chairman of the board, Herbert Diess.
  • A group representing automobile manufacturers operating in the United States plans to work with Joe Biden to reduce emissions.
  • Allianz acquires Westpac's general insurance division for $535 million.
  • Xiaomi suffers in the stock market after the announcement of a major capital raising to accelerate its growth.
  • The FDA approves Roche's Gavreto for a form of thyroid cancer.
  • The Association in charge of the Libra of Facebook changes the name of the cryptocurrency for Diem.
  • Lonza starts focusing on antibody-drug bioconjugates.
  • Tecan raises its forecasts for 2020.
  • Belimo acquires Opera Electronics.
  • SoftwareOne and RIB Software sign a strategic alliance.
  • Tata Group is close to buying BigBasket for $1.3 billion, according to Mint.

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Stocks mentioned in the article
ChangeLast1st jan.
ALLIANZ SE -1.49% 195.28 Delayed Quote.-2.70%
BELIMO HOLDING AG 0.00% 7200 Delayed Quote.-6.25%
BIONTECH SE 2.86% 108.44 Delayed Quote.33.02%
GROUPE BRUXELLES LAMBERT SA -0.87% 84.38 Real-time Quote.2.25%
HEWLETT PACKARD ENTERPRISE COMPANY -0.98% 12.14 Delayed Quote.2.45%
LONZA GROUP AG 0.67% 599.2 Delayed Quote.5.34%
PFIZER INC. 0.19% 36.55 Delayed Quote.-0.71%
ROCHE HOLDING AG 0.54% 318.45 Delayed Quote.3.06%
SALESFORCE.COM, INC. 1.62% 225.77 Delayed Quote.1.46%
SLACK TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0.54% 42.65 Delayed Quote.0.97%
SOFTWAREONE HOLDING AG -0.17% 28.55 Delayed Quote.8.97%
TATA CONSULTANCY SERVICES 0.89% 3303.1 Delayed Quote.15.38%
TECAN GROUP LTD. -0.13% 448.2 Delayed Quote.3.32%
VOLKSWAGEN AG 1.88% 165.08 Delayed Quote.8.31%
WESTPAC BANKING CORPORATION -0.18% 21.78 End-of-day quote.12.44%
XIAOMI CORPORATION -3.72% 29.8 End-of-day quote.-10.24%