The head of Russia's largest potash producer Uralkali has been detained in Belarus, Russian news agencies reported, escalating friction between the two ex-Soviet neighbors after the collapse of a ... more 
The head of Russia's largest potash producer Uralkali has been detained in Belarus, Russian news agencies reported, escalating friction between the two ex-Soviet neighbors after the collapse of a joint sales pact. Vladislav Baumgertner, also a supervisory board member at the Belarus Potash Company, was held by the Belarusian Investigative Committee on suspicion of abusing his position and official powers, RIA Novosti news agency reported. ... BATS Global Markets Inc and Direct Edge Holdings said they would merge in a deal that would create the second-largest U.S. stock exchange. Financial terms of the transaction, which is expected to close in the first half of 2014, subject to regulatory approvals, were not announced. less 
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