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Axalta shares rocket 20% after report of potential merger talks
Shares of Axalta Coating Systems Ltd. were up nearly 20% during intraday trade on Friday after reports that the company has been approached by Dutch paints company Akzo Nobel NV for a potential merger. Reuters, citing unnamed sources, said that Axalta is in early stages of considering the deal and that there is no guarantee a deal will actually happen. Shares of Akzo Nobel were down less than 1%. Axalta shares have gained 22% in the year to date, while the S&P 500 index is up more than 15% and the Dow Jones Industrial Average is up more than 18%.Market Pulse Stories are Rapid-fire, short news bursts on stocks and markets as they move. Visit MarketWatch.com for more information on this news.