Osborne Says U.K. Considering Sale of Lloyds Shares

June 19 (Bloomberg) -- U.K. Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne speaks about the country's economy, fiscal and monetary policy, the outlook for a possible sale by the government of its shares in Lloyds Banking Group Plc and the eventual privatization of Royal Bank of Scotland Group Plc. Osborne, speaking to financiers in his annual Mansion House speech in London, also discusses outgoing Bank of England Governor Mervyn King and his replacement, Mark Carney, who ran the Bank of Canada. (Source: Bloomberg)

Why NXP Buy Is a Defensive Move for Qualcomm
56:56 - 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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