TORONTO, Sept 26 Canada is working closely with automakers to increase investment in the industry, Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains said on Monday, welcoming an agreement between Canada's Unifor union and General Motors Co.
Sept 26 Renault SA's carmaking alliance with Nissan Motor Co is partnering with Microsoft Corp to develop cloud-based services for cars, a step toward the group's plans to build self-driving automobiles by 2020.
Sept 26 The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 1330 GMT on Monday:
SHANGHAI, Sept 26 China's Alipay payment platform has inked deals with 10 overseas airports as it looks to expand on the back of Chinese consumers' growing appetite for travel, and has already signed up more than 80,000 merchants worldwide, a senior executive said on Monday.
CHICAGO, Sept 26 The U.S. Justice Department is looking into concerns that global consolidation among major seed and agricultural chemical companies may squeeze supplies of the building blocks for widely used genetically modified seeds, a farm group told Reuters.
* Magna International signs agreement to acquire automotive closure systems supplier
LONDON, Sept 26 A group of 40 investors managing $1.25 trillion in assets have launched a campaign to encourage 16 global food companies to change the way they source protein for their products to help to reduce environmental and health risks.
Sept 26 The following are the top stories in the Wall Street Journal. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.
SEOUL, Sept 26 South Korea conglomerate KG Group said its consortium with NHN Entertainment Corp was not chosen as the preferred bidder to buy McDonald's Corp South Korean business, a South Korean online publication said on Monday, citing KG Group.
HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump will face off for the first time on Monday in a presidential debate that could rank as one of the most watched and highly anticipated political showdowns in U.S. history.