June 14, 2017 / 4:13 AM / 2 months ago

BUZZ-Australia's Starpharma rises on sale of Agrochemicals business

** Pharmaceutical company Starpharma Holdings Ltd jumps as much as 6.4 pct to A$0.74, its highest since May 16

** Co says it has completed a transaction to sell its agrochemicals and Priostar business to Agrium Inc. for A$35 mln ($26.39 mln) in cash

** Stock posts its biggest intraday pct gain since June 6

** More than 410,000 shares change hands, 2.4 times the 30-day average

** Stock third biggest pct gainer on the S&P/ASX 300 Index

$1 = 1.3261 Australian dollars binisha.ben.thomsonreuters.com@reuters.net

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