NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Electric motor company Harbin Electric (HRBN) reached a deal to be bought by $24 a share by Cayman Islands-based Tech Full Electric , a group led by Harbin's CEO. Harbin shares were surging 84.2% to $15.45 in premarket trading Monday.
Financial firm ING (ING - Get Report) has confirmed that it is in talks to sell its European car-leasing unit for what media reports estimate to be €4 billion ($5.7 billion). Shares were falling 2.4% to $11.44.
Troubled mobile phone maker Nokia (NOK - Get Report) kicks off its annual Nokia Connection 2011 event on Tuesday in Singapore, where it will showcase it newest products. Shares were falling 2% to $5.90.
BlackBerry maker Research In Motion (RIMM) has been cut to underperform from market perform by Sanford Bernstein. Shares were falling 1.8% to $27.25.
PNC Financial Services (PNC - Get Report) has agreed to purchase the U.S. retail banking unit of Royal Bank of Canada (RY - Get Report) for $3.45 billion. PNC shares were down 0.9% to $57.30.
Conglomerate General Electric (GE - Get Report) and its two largest unions have reached a tentative, four-year labor deal affecting more than 15,000 GE workers. GE shares were down 0.7% to $18.37.
Although analysts expect that Airbus, on its home turf, will win the Paris Air Show order battle, it's anticipated that Boeing (BA - Get Report) will head into the show with more orders year to date, particularly on the widebodies. The show kicks off on Monday. Boeing shares were lower by 0.5% to $73.80.
Japanese electrical giant Panasonic (PC) said Monday it expects fiscal 2012 earnings of 30 billion yen ($373.7 million), a decrease of almost 60% from a year earlier because of the impact of the March 11 earthquake and tsunami. >>Search for Highest Dividends by Rate or Yield
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