Swedish household appliances group Electrolux AB (ELUXY) Thursday said it is in discussions about a possible acquisition of industrial company General Electric Co.'s (GE) appliances business.

"No agreement has been reached, and there can be no assurances that an agreement will be reached," Electrolux said in a short statement.

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