LONDON Global stock markets hit record highs on Monday on expectations that a U.S. tax bill could soon pass, though a more cautious reading of the draft law's prospects among currency traders put the dollar under pressure.
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PARIS Shares in defense group Thales rose on Monday after chipmaker Gemalto accepted the French company's 4.8 billion euro ($5.66 billion) takeover bid to create a leader in digital security.
JERUSALEM Workers at Israel's Teva Pharmaceutical Industries protested pending job cuts for a second straight day on Monday, blocking roads and shutting down a number of the drugmaker's plants nationwide.
Hershey Co , the maker of Reese's Peanut Butter Cups and Hershey's Kisses, is nearing a deal to buy SkinnyPop parent Amplify Snack Brands for $1.6 billion, CNBC reported on Monday.
CSX Corp's shares slipped more than 5 percent on Monday on news of Chief Executive Hunter Harrison's death, leaving investors worried about the No.3 U.S. railroad's turnaround plan under acting CEO Jim Foote.
BRUSSELS EU state aid regulators will investigate whether Swedish furniture retailer Ikea's [IKEA.UL] tax arrangement with the Netherlands helped cut its tax bill - the latest crackdown on unfair tax deals between multinationals and EU countries.
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