LyondellBasell Industries NV advanced the most in seven weeks in New York trading after the chemical maker’s former owner, Access Industries Holdings LLC, announced plans to buy $956.8 million of company stock.
Billionaire Len Blavatnik ’s lawsuit claiming JPMorgan Chase & Co. lost 10 percent of the $1 billion he had it manage can move forward after a state appeals court upheld a judge’s ruling that the suit shouldn’t be tossed.
Bloomberg Markets’ inaugural list of the world’s richest people showcases the billionaires who pull the levers on the global economy. Their net worth totals $2.7 trillion, about the size of the gross domestic product of France, the fifth-biggest economy on the planet.
Warner Music Group ’s former director Len Blavatnik agreed to buy the record company of artists including Cee Lo Green and Bruno Mars for about $1.3 billion, a deal that may trigger a round of industry consolidation.