April 24 - Zimmer Holdings Inc said on Thursday it would buy rival orthopedic products maker Biomet Inc for more than $13 billion, the latest deal in a wave of consolidations in the healthcare industry.
(Corrects to show documentation has been received but that the IMF has not confirmed conditions have been met)
TORONTO, April 24 - Canada's Conservative government proposed a new voluntary pension plan option on Thursday that would see investment risks shouldered by both employers and employees.
NEW YORK, April 24 - Medical device maker Zimmer Holdings Inc is expected to tap the market next week with a $12.01 billion credit facility to back its acquisition of Biomet Inc from a consortium of private equity sponsors, sources told Thomson Reuters LPC.
* Spain, Italy hit roughly 40 pct of annual funding target
* U.S. Treasuries yields move lower (Adds opening of U.S. markets, changes dateline; pvs LONDON)
* Denmark's central bank increase rate on certificates of deposit
* Updated forecast due in June (Writes through, adding analysts)
WASHINGTON, April 24 - For details of the U.S. Treasury's auctions of 13-week and 26-week bills next week, see:
WASHINGTON, April 24 - For details of the U.S. Treasury's auctions of 52-week bills next week, see:
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