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Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Deals of the day- Mergers and acquisitions, (NYSE: MON)

The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 2100 GMT on Tuesday:** Swiss crop chemicals maker Syngenta has been in talks about a $40 billion takeover by U.S. rival Monsanto Co to create the world's largest agrochemicals company, according to a Bloomberg report.

Monsanto Company (Monsanto) along with its subsidiaries, is a provider of agricultural products for farmers. Shares of MON fell by 1.2% or $-1.47/share to $120.63. In the past year, the shares have traded as low as $94.00 and as high as $123.99. On average, 2633990 shares of MON exchange hands on a given day and today's volume is recorded at 2435079.