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Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Takeover Digest-New York Times business news - Jan 26, (NYSE: BP)

The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy. * BP Plc finally faced off in court on Monday against an army of U.S. federal and state prosecutors, lawyers and even its contract partners over the Gulf of Mexico oil spill three years ago, contending that it alone should not shoulder blame for the rig explosion - but negotiators were said to be working on multibillion-dollar settlement.* The head of the German central bank said France should not give up trying to bring its government deficit below 3 percent of gross domestic product, adding to the criticism being heaped on President Francois Hollande of France from abroad.

BP p.l.c. (BP) is an integrated oil and gas company. Shares of BP remained unchanged at $40.40. In the past year, the shares have traded as low as $36.25 and as high as $48.34. On average, 6497030 shares of BP exchange hands on a given day and today's volume is recorded at 0.