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Qualcomm raises offer for NXP, Elliott backs new bid

U.S. chipmaker Qualcomm Inc raised its offer to buy NXP Semiconductors NV to $127.50 per share on Tuesday, and said it now has the backing of the shareholder group led by Elliott Management that opposed the previous proposal.

Israeli visual aid company OrCam valued at $1 billion

Israel's OrCam, which has developed a visual aid for the blind, has completed a funding round that values the company at $1 billion, putting it on track for a planned initial public offering (IPO), its chief executive said on Tuesday.

Colombia's Celsia raises $515.2 million in share issue

Colombian electricity company Celsia said on Monday it raised 1.47 trillion pesos ($515.2 million) during a share issue, funds it will use to increase its stake in another local company and to reduce debt levels.    

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How a U.S. coal deal warmed Ukraine's ties with Trump

KIEV For the first time in Ukraine's history, U.S. anthracite is helping to keep the lights on and the heating going this winter following a deal that has also helped to warm Kiev's relations with President Donald Trump.

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