Monsanto jumps on Bayer BASF bid talks
12 May 2016
- From the section Business
(Open): Monsanto was an early gainer in US trade on reports Bayer and BASF are planning bids.
Shares in the world’s largest seed producer were up 12% at the start of Thursday trading.
US fashion house Ralph Lauren said sales were down, but by less than expected. The better than expected corporate statement initially boosted its shares by 2%, before they slipped to slightly negative.
Source: BBC Business