attracted bids from Europe's Innio, Japan's Mitsubishi Heavy
and U.S.-based Cummins for its MAN Energy
Solutions, which makes diesel engines for ships and power
generators, people close to the matter said.
EDP-Energias de Portugal said on
Thursday it had agreed to sell six hydro power plants in the
Douro river basin to a consortium led by France's Engie in a
deal valued at 2.2 billion euros ($2.4 billion) including debt.
Goldman Sachs Group Inc is in
talks with the U.S. government and a state regulator to possibly
pay up to $2 billion and admit guilt to resolve investigations
into its role in a Malaysia corruption scandal, according to a
source familiar with the matter.
U.S. home sales dropped more
than expected in November due to an ongoing shortage of
properties for sale, despite the sector receiving an overall
boost from the Federal Reserve's decision to cut interest rates