The U.K.'s Reckitt Benckiser said Wednesday it was leaning toward a separate listing for its prescription pharmaceuticals unit, whose core Suboxone heroin-withdrawal aid is losing U.S. market share to generic competition.
European stocks decline on Tuesday, following Chinese indices lower
Global stock indices take their cue on Friday from a selloff on Wall Street.
Global stock indices are mixed on Thursday, with early enthusiasm about reassuring Federal Reserve minutes tempered by disappointing European economic data.
The Finnish company expects the $7.5 billion sale to close later this month.
European stocks drift lower as the eurozone's central bank prepares to meet to set rates.
European stocks edge higher on Tuesday after a largely positive day in Asia, where reassuring comments from Federal Reserve boss Janet Yellen galvanized indices.
European stock indices rise on Friday as a gauge of eurozone economic confidence climbs faster than expected.
U.K. engineering and support services provider Babcock International Group on Thursday struck a larger-than-expected $2.7 billion deal to buy helicopter services provider Avincis Mission Critical Services.
European stocks fall on Thursday, following U.S. stocks lower, and Asian indices are mixed as investors worried that a speech Wednesday by President Obama could presage growth-damaging action to tackle the crisis in Ukraine.