UPDATE 2-3M exploring $1 bln sale of drug delivery systems unit -Bloomberg

Dec 6 Industrial conglomerate 3M Co is exploring a sale of its drug delivery systems unit, which could fetch around $1 billion, Bloomberg reported on Friday, citing people with knowledge of the matter.

Gunmen kill 6 people near protest site in central Baghdad

BAGHDAD, Dec 6 Gunmen killed at least six people near a protest site in central Baghdad on Friday, police and medics said.

06 Dec 2019

UPDATE 4-China to waive tariffs on some U.S. soybeans, pork in goodwill gesture

BEIJING, Dec 6 China on Friday confirmed that it will waive import tariffs for some soybeans and pork shipments from the United States, as the two sides try to thrash out a broader agreement to defuse their protracted trade war.

06 Dec 2019

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-Austria's AMS hails Osram victory with second $5.1 bln bid

VIENNA, Dec 6 Austrian sensor specialist AMS said it had succeeded at its second attempt with a 4.6 billion euro ($5.1 billion) bid for Osram on Friday, gaining more than 55% of the German lighting group's shares.

06 Dec 2019

UPDATE 2-Nigeria files fraud charge in bid to overturn nearly $10bln penalty

LAGOS, Dec 6 Lawyers for the Nigerian government filed "new and substantive" allegations of fraud with a British court on Friday, carrying on a fight against an arbitration award now worth close to $10 billion, a spokesman for the attorney general said.

06 Dec 2019
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Global Markets: Stocks rally, dollar gains on robust U.S. jobs data

NEW YORK The dollar rose and global equity markets rallied on Friday after data showed U.S. job growth increased by the most in 10 months in November, putting to rest fears of recession and briefly taking the spotlight off the U.S.-China trade talks.