ASML to Buy Cymer to Boost Chip Technology

ASML Holding NV, Europe’s largest semiconductor equipment maker, agreed to buy Cymer Inc. for 1.95 billion euros ($2.6 billion), its biggest deal ever, to help satisfy customer demand for more advanced technology.

Nordea CEO Is Concerned About New Swedish Bank Tax
14:14 - Nordea Bank AB said profit rose 14 percent last quarter, beating analysts’ estimates and helping the Nordic region’s largest lender exceed the capital requirement set by Sweden’s regulator. Net income in the three months through September reached 888 million euros ($967 million), up from from 780 million euros a year earlier, the Stockholm-based bank said in a statement on Wednesday. That topped the average 825 million-euro estimate of 13 analysts surveyed by Bloomberg. Nordea Chief Executive Officer Casper von Koskull discusses with Anna Edwards and Manus Cranny on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Europe."
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