Plastics and Oil Drive BASF's First-Quarter Results; Agchems Boost Bayer

10:17 AM | April 24, 2008 | kerri walsh and ian young

BASF reported first-quarter net income up 13%, to about €1.2 billion ($1.89 billion), on sales up 9%, to €15.9 billion led by strong growth the plastics and oil and gas businesses. BASF beat consensus...