Industry, Materials & Utilities Headlines

Boeing, Brazil's Embraer close to tie-up: report

Talks aimed at a tie-up between planemakers Boeing Co and Embraer SA that also involve Brazil's government are at an advanced stage, O Estado de S. Paulo newspaper reported on Friday, citing unnamed sources.

AccorHotels to pursue acquisitions, no special dividend

AccorHotels , Europe's biggest hotel group, will make further acquisitions in coming years, using cash from the sale of a majority stake in its property business rather than paying a special dividend, its chief executive said on Friday.