NEW YORK, July 28 - Carlyle Group LP is in advanced talks to acquire Acosta Sales and Marketing, in a deal that could value the consumer goods marketing agency at close to $5 billion including debt, a person familiar with the matter said on Monday.
LONDON, July 28 - Hundreds of workers downed tools on Monday at Italy's largest stainless steel plant in Terni in opposition to a restructuring plan, under which about 550 jobs would be cut and production halved.
(Corrects bullets, lead to say $50 billion not $51 billion)
* LME to give three-month notice on rules if wins case-source
July 28 - Canadian power company TransAlta Corp said it would build a A$570 million ($536 million) gas power station in South Hedland, Western Australia.
MUMBAI - Hindustan Unilever Ltd (HUL) sees no immediate sign of recovery in demand for consumer goods after a transport strike last year helped sales volume in April-June outgrow estimates for the first time in eight quarters.