Belgium Market Report Headlines

Fri, Apr 15 2011

UPDATE 1-Dutch property funds resume merger talks

AMSTERDAM, April 15 - Dutch property groups VastNed Offices/Industrial and Nieuwe Steen Investments are having another shot at merger talks.

Financials, Stocks, M&A, Markets 15 Apr 2011

Thu, Feb 10 2011

UPDATE 2-AkzoNobel shares jump, but takeover seems a stretch

(Adds background on private equity deals, closing stock price)

Mon, Sep 27 2010

UPDATE 4-Saab owner Spyker in talks with BMW, Spyker shrs up

* Saab owner Spyker says details due once final deal sealed

Stocks, M&A, Markets 27 Sep 2010

Mon, Jan 11 2010

UPDATE 5-Heineken buys FEMSA beers, cements Latam alliance

* Heineken to pay Mexican drinks giant with 115 mln shares

Stocks, M&A, Markets 11 Jan 2010

Fri, Nov 27 2009

UPDATE 3-ING prices $11.2 bln cash call at steep discount

* Discount 52.4 pct to Thursday close; 37.3 pct to ex-rights

Thu, Jan 8 2009

UPDATE 1-Crucell shares surge on Wyeth takeover talks

AMSTERDAM, Jan 8 - Shares in Dutch biotechnology firm Crucell rose 35 percent on Thursday after the company said it was in talks with U.S. drug maker Wyeth about a takeover of the Leiden-based company.

Stocks, M&A, Markets 08 Jan 2009

Tue, Oct 28 2008

Aegon gets 3 bln euros in government capital

* Dutch government to provide 3 billion euros capital

Stocks, Markets 28 Oct 2008

Mon, Oct 20 2008

UPDATE 1-ING seen up after Dutch govt, Taiwan moves

AMSTERDAM/TAIPEI, Oct 20 - The Dutch government has agreed a 10 billion euro ($13.5 billion) cash injection into financial group ING , and ING shares are expected to rally on Monday after a 27.5 percent slump in the previous session.

Stocks, M&A, IPOs, Markets 20 Oct 2008

Fri, Oct 17 2008

UPDATE 5-ING to post first quarterly loss, shares slump

* Shares slump 27.5 percent to 13-year low (Adds details, executive's, AFM comments)

Stocks, Markets 17 Oct 2008

CORRECTED - UPDATE 4-ING to post first quarterly loss, shares slump

* Shares slump 27.5 percent to 13-year low (Corrects to make clear in paragraph 12 Barclays did not take government funding)

Stocks, Markets 17 Oct 2008
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Key retirements mean a changing of the guard next year in U.S. Congress

Regardless what voters decide in the November elections, there will be a major changing of the guard next year in the U.S. Congress as result of a number of key retirements.