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Cigarette consolidation; Microsoft rockets higher; Deutsche rebounds

1. Cigarette consolidation: The buyer of Lucky Strike wants to add Camel and Newport to its pack. British American Tobacco (BTI ) on Friday appear a $47 billion bid to booty ascendancy of adolescent cigarette behemothic Reynolds (RAI ) . Shares in Reynolds are surging by about 18% premarket. BAT already owns about 42% of Reynolds. But it says its accommodating to carapace out $47 billion to buy the actual 58%. Related: Marlboro s cast still one of the world s best 2. Bazaar movers — Microsoft, PayPal: Shares in Microsoft (MSFT , Tech30) and PayPal (PYPL , Tech30) are powering college in premarket trading afterwards both companies appear well-received balance on Thursday afternoon. Microsoft shares are set to hit an best aerial back trading opens, afore the $60 mark for the aboriginal time anytime and beyond a antecedent aerial set during the dot-com bang in 1999. Related: s Tech30 3. Rebound time: Shares in Deutsche Coffer (DB ) abide to assemblage from contempo lows and are up addition 1.5% Friday. The banal has now absolutely recovered from a above selloff that was sparked in mid-September back the the U.S. Justice Department appear it capital the coffer to pay $14 billion over allegations it packaged up baneful mortgages. Deutsche Coffer ahead said it has no absorbed to achieve these abeyant civilian claims anywhere abreast the cardinal cited. Shares in Mitsubishi Motors additionally rallied 5% in Tokyo on Friday afterwards the afflicted Japanese automaker appear that Nissan had completed its planned $2.3 billion investment. Nissan is now clearly the better actor in Mitsubishi, and Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn is demography on the role of administrator at Mitsubishi. Mitsubishi accepted beforehand this year that it had fudged ammunition ability tests for a advanced ambit of vehicles, causing shares to catchbasin to best lows. 4. Earnings: McDonald s (MCD ) , General Electric (GE ) and Honeywell (HON ) are absolution balance afore the aperture alarm on Friday. Automaker Daimler (DDAIY ) additionally appear after-effects Friday. Telecom close Ericsson (ERIC ) appear annual after-effects that came in beneath analyst expectations. Shares are bottomward 4% in Europe. Related: Fear & Greed Index 5. Global bazaar overview: U.S. banal futures are pointing lower. The Dow Jones automated average, S&P 500 and Nasdaq anniversary beneath by 0.1% to 0.3% over Thursday trading. European markets are alloyed in aboriginal trading. Most Asian markets concluded the day with losses. Hong Kong s bazaar was bankrupt due to a typhoon. 6. Coming this week:
Friday – McDonald s (MCD ) balance (London) Aboriginal appear October 21, 2016: 5:14 AM ET