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Magna hit by antitrust regulator probe in Brazil


Magna International’s shares dropped the most in over two years after the company announced it received a visit at the auto-parts maker’s Brazilian headquarters from the country’s antitrust authorities. Auto parts suppliers around the world have been subject to numerous monopoly practices investigations in recent years, the most famous being lately the probes initiated by the Chinese authorities. But China’s antitrust ...
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