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GLOBAL MARKETS LIVE: A flurry of acquisitions

12/02/2020 | 10:17am EDT

Several acquisitions today with Salesforce buying slack for $27.7 billion, while Allianz acquires Westpac's general insurance division and Tata Group is close to buying BigBasket for $1.3 billion.

  • The United Kingdom today authorized the use of the Covid-19 vaccine developed by U.S. laboratory Pfizer and its German partner BioNTech, a world first.
  • Salesforce announced Tuesday the acquisition of the publisher of the professional messaging application Slack Technologies for $27.7 billion.
  • Hewlett Packard Enterprise raises its forecast, but the stock is expected to decline slightly after the session.
  • Volkswagen postponed the debate on the future of its chairman of the board, Herbert Diess.
  • A group representing automobile manufacturers operating in the United States plans to work with Joe Biden to reduce emissions.
  • Allianz acquires Westpac's general insurance division for $535 million.
  • Xiaomi suffers in the stock market after the announcement of a major capital raising to accelerate its growth.
  • The FDA approves Roche's Gavreto for a form of thyroid cancer.
  • The Association in charge of the Libra of Facebook changes the name of the cryptocurrency for Diem.
  • Lonza starts focusing on antibody-drug bioconjugates.
  • Tecan raises its forecasts for 2020.
  • Belimo acquires Opera Electronics.
  • SoftwareOne and RIB Software sign a strategic alliance.
  • Tata Group is close to buying BigBasket for $1.3 billion, according to Mint.

ę MarketScreener.com 2020
Stocks mentioned in the article
ChangeLast1st jan.
ALLIANZ SE 0.45% 192.34 Delayed Quote.-4.17%
BELIMO HOLDING AG 0.00% 531 Delayed Quote.38.28%
BIONTECH SE -5.53% 333.48 Delayed Quote.309.08%
GROUPE BRUXELLES LAMBERT SA -1.37% 96.24 Real-time Quote.16.63%
HEWLETT PACKARD ENTERPRISE COMPANY -0.22% 13.41 Delayed Quote.13.16%
LONZA GROUP AG -2.26% 742.6 Delayed Quote.30.56%
PFIZER, INC. -0.57% 43.94 Delayed Quote.20.05%
ROCHE HOLDING AG -0.64% 340.4 Delayed Quote.10.16%
SALESFORCE.COM, INC. 2.80% 285.63 Delayed Quote.24.86%
SLACK TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0.09% 45.2 End-of-day quote.7.01%
SOFTWAREONE HOLDING AG -1.72% 22.8 Delayed Quote.-12.98%
TATA CONSULTANCY SERVICES LTD. 0.05% 3871.3 Delayed Quote.35.23%
TECAN GROUP LTD. -0.69% 576 Delayed Quote.32.78%
VOLKSWAGEN AG 0.04% 189.38 Delayed Quote.24.25%
WESTPAC BANKING CORPORATION 0.72% 25.25 End-of-day quote.30.36%
XIAOMI CORPORATION -1.78% 22.1 End-of-day quote.-33.43%