Dutch parcel company TNT Express said that stronger-than-expected demand for deliveries is spurring revenue in its main European markets. Photo: Reuters

Dutch parcel company TNT Express said that stronger-than-expected demand for deliveries is spurring revenue in its main European markets, months befor(...)

Out Monday: Euro zone trade balance (April). Photograph: SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg
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FedEx’s move to mark-to-market accounting would remove ‘certain legacy pension costs from segment operating results’, said chief financial officer Alan Graf. Photograph: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

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Rory McIlroy  tees off on the 17th hole during round three of the World Golf Championships Cadillac Match Play at TPC Harding Park on May 1st, 2015 in San Francisco, California. Photograph: Getty

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FedEx, which has more than 660 aircraft, says TNT’s road network – connecting more than 40 countries and more than 550 delivery depots – will be “highly complementary”

FedEx has struck a deal to acquire struggling rival TNT Express for €4.4 billion, ramping up the US delivery group’s presence in Europe and send(...)

FedEx said it will pay €8 in cash per ordinary TNT Express share, a premium of 33 per cent over TNT’s closing price of 6 euros on the Amsterdam exchange on April 2nd. (Photograph: Mario Anzuoni/Reuters)

Package delivery company FedEx Corp will buy Dutch logistics company TNT Express to expand package deliveries in Europe, the companies said. FedEx sa(...)

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