Infineon to Acquire International Rectifier for $3B

Aug. 21 (Bloomberg) –- Bloomberg’s Hans Nichols reports on Infineon Technologies, Germany’s largest chipmaker, adding to its power-management technology business by agreeing to buy International Rectifier for $3B. He speaks to Manus Cranny on “Countdown.” (Source: Bloomberg)
Bond Yields Rise to 2015 High as Index Futures Climb
18:24 - Global bond yields climbed to the highest levels this year as the selloff in sovereign debt spread to Asia. European stock-index futures rose, while Australia’s currency strengthened after the nation’s economic growth beat estimates. Laurence Mutkin, Global Head of G10 Interest Rate Strategy at BNP Paribas expands on this story with Mark Barton on “Countdown.”
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