China Steps Up Antitrust Pressure on Internet Firms 

Government agents have made on-site inspections, during which they questioned company executives, downloaded financial records and collected internal communications.

Supreme Court Rules Cargill, Nestle Can't Be Sued in Child-Labor Case 

The high court decision by Justice Clarence Thomas said the plaintiffs were impermissibly seeking to apply the Alien Tort Statute beyond U.S. borders.

Kroger's Cart Overfloweth 

The supermarket giant had a strong quarter and still has room to improve as normalcy returns.

CureVac Value Halves in Reminder of Vaccine Research Risks 

Plunge in share price comes after company released disappointing interim trial results for its Covid-19 vaccine.

Canada Vaccine Panel Recommends Against AstraZeneca for Second Dose 

A Canadian vaccine panel said that people who received a first dose of AstraZeneca's vaccine against Covid-19 should get a different vaccine for their second dose.

JPMorgan Buys Nutmeg to Bolster Digital Banking Push in U.K. 

The U.S. lender is entering a crowded digital banking marketplace in the U.K., having agreed to purchase digital wealth manager Nutmeg.

Danaher to Buy Aldevron From EQT for About $9.6 Billion in Cash 

Stockholm-based EQT in 2019 acquired a majority stake in Aldevron from fellow private-equity firm TA Associates, which retained a minority interest

Adobe stock heads toward fresh record highs after earnings 

Adobe Inc. said Thursday that it had an "outstanding" second quarter on the strength of its cloud products in what CEO Shantanu Narayen calls "a digital-first world."

Rio Tinto Makes Its Interim Finance Chief Permanent 

Mining company Rio Tinto named Peter Cunningham as chief financial officer, making permanent a role the company veteran has held on an interim basis since Jan 1.

Altium Will Continue to Engage With Suitor Autodesk on Value 

Altium Ltd. Chairman Sam Weiss said the software firm will continue to engage with Autodesk Inc. following its rejection of the Nasdaq-listed firm's takeover proposal on valuation grounds.


(END) Dow Jones Newswires

June 17, 2021 23:15 ET (03:15 GMT)

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