NEW YORK, Dec 17 CVS Corp’s proposed purchase of Aetna Inc will affect decision-making by a majority of large and mid-size U.S. corporations on employee health benefits, a survey by benefits consultant Aon Plc found.
* Ministry set to conduct auction on Monday (Recasts, adds details of Thai Bev's unit seeking to buy all Sabeco shares)
BEIJING, Dec 17 China's Ministry of Agriculture will start reforming collective assets in rural areas next year and set up farmers' cooperatives under a pilot programe, the online edition of the China Securities Journal reported on Sunday.
Ho CHI MINH CITY/SINGAPORE, Dec 17 Vietnam is set to auction an up to $5 billion stake in top brewer Sabeco on Monday, with Thai Beverage the only potential bidder to have expressed interest in a majority stake.
* Co to return cash to shareholders barring other M&A (Adds Breakingviews link)
No related earnings announcements are currently scheduled within the next 7 days.