Coal India eyeing Peabody asset in Australia-chair

KOLKATA, India, Nov 23 (Reuters) – Coal India ,
the world’s largest coal miner, is in advanced talks to buy
stake in Peabody’s asset in Australia for about $200
million, the Indian company’s…

EU approves Johnson Controls buy of Michel Thierry

BRUSSELS, Nov 23 (Reuters) – U.S. auto parts maker Johnson
Controls Inc won European Union regulatory approval on
Tuesday to acquire Michel Thierry, a French vehicle interior
fabric supplier.

Artillery fire on Korean border

North Korea reportedly fires dozens of artillery shells across its western maritime border, prompting return fire from South Korea which scrambles fighter jets and places its forces on the highest non-wartime alert.

PTTEP buys $2.3 billion stake in Statoil oil sands project

BANGKOK/CALGARY (Reuters) – Thailand’s PTT Exploration and Production will pay $2.28 billion (C$2.32 billion) for a 40 percent stake in Statoil ASA’s Canadian oil sands project, the latest in a…

Money: Why did the markets fail to back the Irish bailout? – 23rd Nov 10

We look at why the markets failed to back the Irish bailout. We’ll find out today how many non-EU migrants the government is to allow into Britain. Pensioners are to meet in London amid anger at changes to the way their payments are calculated.Figures out later this morning from the British Bankers’ Association are expected to show little sign of encouragement for the housing market.

J Crew near $2.8 billion takeover deal: sources

PHILADELPHIA/NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. fashion retailer J Crew Group Inc is close to an agreement to be acquired for $43.50 a share, or roughly $2.8 billion, by TPG Capital and Leonard Green &…