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CVS Health to buy Target's pharmacy business for $1.9 billion

Drugstore operator CVS Health Corp (CVS.N) will buy Target Corp's (TGT.N) pharmacies and clinics in a $1.9 billion deal that should help it bargain with drug makers for lower prices, while freeing Target from a costly business where it struggled to make a profit.

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Oil prices rise on U.S. stock draw, strong Japan data

Crude oil prices bounced back on Wednesday from steep falls in the previous session as industry data showed that U.S. crude stocks fell more than expected last week.

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Goldman cuts crude outlook and oil company forecasts

Goldman Sachs has cut its long-term crude oil price forecasts and recommended investors sell shares in two major oil companies, saying that improved U.S. shale efficiency and higher production from OPEC will more than cover future demand.

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Syngenta rejects $45 billion Monsanto takeover offer

Agrochemicals firm Syngenta on Friday rejected a $45 billion takeover offer from Monsanto, saying the offer undervalued the Swiss firm and did not fully take into account regulatory risks.

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Teva to buy U.S. drug developer Auspex Pharma for $3.5 billion

Israel's Teva Pharmaceutical Industries said it would buy U.S. neurology drug company Auspex Pharmaceuticals Inc for an equity value of $3.5 billion to boost its portfolio of treatments for the central nervous system.

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Goldman climbs to top commodity bank ranking over JP Morgan LONDON

Goldman Sachs became the top commodities bank last year, overtaking rival JP Morgan, a consultancy said on Friday.

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Deutsche Bank revamp plan to hit retail hardest - sources

Deutsche Bank's (DBKGn.DE) retail operations will bear the brunt of its planned restructuring and will most likely be spun off in a stock market listing, two sources familiar with internal discussions at Germany's biggest bank said on Saturday.

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German stocks power to new high; euro, Fed in focus

German stocks surged to a record high on Monday as investors shrugged off a bounce by the euro and focussed on the expected boost to corporate earnings from the currency's recent slump, which saw it touch a 12-year low earlier in the day.

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Bain-backed MYOB to file for $2.3 billion Australia IPO by end-March: sources

Bankers running the expected A$3 billion ($2.29 billion) initial public offering of Australian software firm MYOB Ltd, owned by Bain Capital, plan to file a prospectus for the sale by end-March, two people familiar with the matter told Reuters.

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Has the Fed's 'patience' been exhausted?

For a world economy coming to terms with a soaring dollar and a plunge in oil prices, this week will be all about the U.S. Federal Reserve's policy meeting and its intentions on interest rates.

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Credit Suisse replaces CEO Dougan with Prudential's Thiam

Credit Suisse (CSGN.VX) is bringing in Tidjane Thiam, the head of British insurer Prudential (PRU.L), as its new chief executive to help drive the Swiss bank's push into wealth management in emerging markets.

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Wall Street firms more convinced of June rate hike: Reuters poll

Many of Wall Street's biggest banks are more convinced the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates in June after a strong February jobs report on Friday pointed to sustained economic growth and as the jobless rate hit a more than 6-1/2 year-low.

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Oil prices fall as dollar strengthens and oversupply adds pressure

Oil prices fell on Monday as worries about oversupply in North America and a strong dollar pushed Brent futures towards $59 a barrel and U.S. contracts below $49 a barrel.

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GM turns to banks to help deal with activist investor group

General Motors Co (GM.N) has turned to two investment banks to help it come up with a response to a shareholder group demanding $8 billion in stock buybacks and a seat on the board of the No. 1 U.S. automaker, the company told Reuters.

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Private equity firms target Telecity in possible $3.4 billion deal: sources

British data center provider Telecity (TCY.L) is being circled by private equity funds, sources familiar with the matter said, amid an increase in takeover interest in the FTSE 250 company since the departure of its chief executive in October.

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