Fri, Oct 2 2015
* Sources say Japanese trade houses also interested (Adds details, background; changes story title to GLENCORE-AGRICULTURE)
LONDON, Oct 2 - Glencore is in talks with a Saudi Arabian sovereign wealth fund and China's state-backed grain trader COFCO, along with Canadian pension funds, to sell a stake in its agricultural assets, sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.
* Saipem to unveil turnaround plan Oct 27 (Adds source comments, details)
MILAN, Oct 2 - Italy's Saipem is in the process of finalising a banking consortium to put the troubled oil contractor on a solid financial footing and run a cash call of more than 3 billion euros ($3.4 billion) as it gears up to unveil a crunch turnaround plan, people close to the deal said.
Thu, Oct 1 2015
Oct 1 - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 2000 GMT on Thursday:
LONDON, Oct 1 - Sovereign wealth funds spent a total of $24.9 billion on overseas acquisitions during the third quarter of 2015, almost double the previous quarter as they chased after trophy assets.
* Stock rises, then falls into negative territory (Adds Mack buying stock, updates share price)
Oct 1 - Canada's Penn West Petroleum Ltd announced its latest asset sale and also lowered it 2015 production forecast for the third time as it struggles with a huge debt load and slumping oil prices.
Oct 1 - Canada's Penn West Petroleum Ltd said it would sell its non-operated 9.5 percent stake in Weyburn unit, a conventional oilfield in Southeast Saskatchewan, for C$205 million ($154 million).
LONDON, Oct 1 - Commodities giant Glencore told investors it was on track to reduce its debt by $10 billion with two key deals to close at the end of this year and early next, analysts from Barclays said on Thursday.
The Hispanic Chamber of Commerce says Trump has backed out of a scheduled Q&A because he can't defend his views to the group's audience.