Global stocks, dollar sag after U.S. government shutdown. Oil rises as Saudi Arabia says producers will cooperate beyond 2018. Wal-Mart shops Brazil unit stake to Advent, other funds: sources. Sanofi set to buy Bioverativ for more than $11.5 billion: WSJ.

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Follow breaking business news and headlines on the world's most important companies from The Wall Street Journal. … Investors expect the humming economy to translate into an uptick in profits for trucking companies when they report earnings over the next couple of weeks. But carriers can't add capacity fast enough to …

CBI wants UK to stay in customs union. A post-Brexit customs union is best for economic growth, the CBI's director general says. 21 January 2018. From the section Business …