BASF Raises Prices For Vitamin B2 Products Globally
German chemicals company BASF SE (BAS.XE) Wednesday said it increased the price for vitamin B2, or riboflavin, products for human and animal nutrition with immediate effect, or at the earliest possible date according to existing contracts.
Crude Lower After Weak US Data
Crude-oil futures were slightly lower in Asian trade Wednesday, adding to their overnight losses on concerns over the global economy following sluggish U.S. manufacturing data.
Shell Delays in US Arctic Put Off Others - FT
Royal Dutch Shell PLC's (RDSB) regulatory issues in the U.S. Arctic, where it has incurred delays to its oil exploration campaign, is putting off other energy groups with licenses, reports The Financial Times, citing one of the most active groups in the region.
Euro-zone August Composite PMI Falls To 46.3
The downturn in private-sector activity in the 17-nation euro zone deepened in August, the Markit euro-zone composite purchasing-managers' index, or PMI, for the region indicated Wednesday.