Natixis Shares Surge on $2.67B Investor Payout

Feb. 18 (Bloomberg) -- Bloomberg's Caroline Hyde reports that Natixis SA posted the biggest gain in more than three years in Paris trading after announcing plans for a 2 billion-euro ($2.67 billion) exceptional payment to shareholders. She speaks on Bloomberg television's "The Pulse."

Why NXP Buy Is a Defensive Move for Qualcomm
02:24 - Qualcomm Inc., the largest maker of mobile-phone chips, will acquire NXP Semiconductors NV in a transaction valued at $47 billion, aiming to speed an expansion into new industries and reduce its dependence on the smartphone market. Bloomberg Intelligence's Ananad Srinivasan reports on "Bloomberg Markets: European Close." (Source: Bloomberg)
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