* CFO says China will be a growth driver
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* Ottobock still eyes plans for an IPO
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VIENNA Edmund Rath, a 53-year-old from Austria, wants to do simple things such as brush his teeth and slice bread.
BERLIN European online furniture retailer Westwing plans to raise about 120 million euros ($139 million) in a Frankfurt listing, the latest start-up backed by German investor Rocket Internet to go public.
Berlin Erfunden wurden sie, um Querschnittgelähmten wieder das Laufen zu ermöglichen: Exoskelette.
BERLIN Hudson's Bay Co (HBC) and Signa Holding agreed on Tuesday to merge Germany's Galeria Kaufhof and Karstadt chains to form Europe's third-biggest department store chain as they battle online rivals, sending HBC shares surging. | Video
BERLIN German artificial limb manufacturer Ottobock plans to start selling a mechanical exoskeleton that makes manual labor for factory workers easier this week, joining a field already crowded with major industrial players and start-ups.
HEIDELBERG, Germany Armed with a mouse and computer screen instead of a scalpel and operating theater, cardiologist Benjamin Meder carefully places the electrodes of a pacemaker in a beating, digital heart. | Video
* Ups 2018 profit forecast to 1.05-1.07 bln from 1.03-1.05
Berlin Die politischen Spannungen zwischen Deutschland und Saudi-Arabien haben deutsche Arzneimittel- und Medizintechnik-Hersteller auf den Plan gerufen.