Market Chatter -- Corporate finance press digest

Last Updated: Thu, Mar 22, 2012 06:51 hrs

BANGALORE, March 7 (Reuters) - The following corporate finance-related stories were reported by media on Wednesday:

* The Tokyo Commodity Exchange plans to seek a capital and business alliance with the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME), the world's biggest futures exchange, the Asahi newspaper said on Wednesday.

* Norway's Statoil is the frontrunner to buy the Brazilian business of oil and gas producer Anadarko Petroleum Corp for about $3 billion, the Financial Times reported on Tuesday.

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