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No fun and games for new Mattel chief, shares sink

Shares of U.S. toymaker Mattel Inc sank 7 percent on Friday as the appointment of a fourth chief executive in three years left investors with little faith that the maker of Barbie and Hot Wheels was any nearer a recovery.

BUZZ-Shares in Chile lithium miner SQM up sharply following auction

** Chile lithium miner SQM shares up sharply after Chile brokerage firm auctions 1.5 million of the company's series-A shares. ** Series-A shares on Santiago stock exchange up 7.4 percent at 32,000 pesos($53.72) as of 10:30 a.m. local time (1330 GMT) ** Brokerage firm Banchile auctions 1.5 million series-A shares in SQM at a sale price of 30,000 pesos ($50.36) per share, raising total of $76 million. {nC0N1MY02F} ($1 = 595.70 Chilean pesos) (Reporting by Felipe Iturrieta)