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Wednesday, October 1, 2014

BRIEF-Bayer completes takeover of Merck & Co OTC drug unit, (NYSE: MRK)

Bayer Ag * Completes takeover of merck & co otc drug unit Further company coverage:

Merck & Co., Inc. (Merck), is a global health care company that delivers health solutions through its prescription medicines, vaccines, biologic therapies, animal health, and consumer care products, which it markets directly and through its joint ventures. Shares of MRK fell by 0.44% or $-0.26/share to $59.02. In the past year, the shares have traded as low as $44.62 and as high as $61.33. On average, 8197440 shares of MRK exchange hands on a given day and today's volume is recorded at 3007011.