Chemicals (Legacy)

Dollar dips as traders await signals on more Fed hikes

Dollar dips as traders await signals on more Fed hikes

Published 23/06/2017

FILE PHOTO: A picture illustration of U.S. dollar, Swiss franc, British pound and Euro bank notes January 26, 2011. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel/Illustration/File Photo

The dollar dipped to a four-day low against major currencies on Friday and the euro rose on the recent raft of robust data.

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Israel`s Gamida Cell raises $40 million for bone marrow trial

Israel`s Gamida Cell raises $40 million for bone marrow trial

Published 19/06/2017

Israel's Gamida Cell, which is developing cellular therapies to treat cancer and rare genetic diseases, said on Monday it raised $40 million to finance the advanced trial of its product NiCord to facilitate bone marrow transplants.

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Novartis wins European approval for biosimilar version of Roche`s MabThera

Novartis wins European approval for biosimilar version of Roche`s MabThera

Published 19/06/2017

Swiss drugmaker Novartis on Monday said it had won European approval for its biosimilar version of Roche's blockbuster Rituxan as the crosstown rivals go head-to-head on a drug to treat blood cancers and immunological diseases.

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Sanofi chief says U.S. Supreme Court ruling on biologics has “immediate impact”

Sanofi chief says U.S. Supreme Court ruling on biologics has “immediate impact”

Published 16/06/2017

FILE PHOTO - French multinational pharmaceutical company SANOFI logo seen at their headquaters in Paris, France, March 8, 2016. REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer/File Photo

The U.S Supreme Court decision to speed access to copycat biologics drugs on Monday was expected but has an "immediate impact", Sanofi Chief Executive told Reuters.

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As art flies off the walls at Basel, buyers beware, experts warn

As art flies off the walls at Basel, buyers beware, experts warn

Published 15/06/2017

Lisa Schiff, New York based art advisor looks at the artwork 'Rob Pruitt's Official Art World/Celebrity Look-Alikes from 2016/2017' by US artist Rob Pruitt at the Unlimited exhibition during the Art Basel in Basel, Switzerland June 13, 2017. REUTERS/Moritz Hager

"When did so many people start caring about contemporary art?" wondered Marc Glimcher, head of the Pace gallery empire, as he busily made deals at Art Basel's VIP preview this week.

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European shares get tech support, Hexagon soars on M&A talk

European shares get tech support, Hexagon soars on M&A talk

Published 14/06/2017

FILE PHOTO: A man shelters under an umbrella as he walks past the London Stock Exchange in London, Britain August 24, 2015. REUTERS/Suzanne Plunkett/File Photo

Recovering technology stocks gave European shares another leg up on Wednesday, while deal chatter sent Sweden's Hexagon soaring to a record high.

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Nadal reclaims throne with brutal defeat of Wawrinka

Nadal reclaims throne with brutal defeat of Wawrinka

Published 12/06/2017

Tennis - French Open - Roland Garros, Paris, France - June 11, 2017 Spain's Rafael Nadal celebrates with the trophy after winning the final against Switzerland's Stan Wawrinka Reuters / Christian Hartmann

Claycourt king Rafa Nadal regained his Roland Garros throne after two years in exile with a brutal 6-2 6-3 6-1 mauling of Swiss Stan Wawrinka to complete 'La Decima' on Sunday.

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Wawrinka adds Annacone to coaching team for grasscourt season

Wawrinka adds Annacone to coaching team for grasscourt season

Published 12/06/2017

Tennis - French Open - Roland Garros, Paris, France - June 11, 2017 Switzerland's Stan Wawrinka looks dejected during the final against Spain's Rafael Nadal Reuters / Christian Hartmann

French Open runner-up Stan Wawrinka has added American Paul Annacone to his coaching team for the upcoming grasscourt season, the world number three announced after his defeat to Rafa Nadal in the Roland Garros final on Sunday.

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Roche CEO still optimistic on new breast cancer drug

Roche CEO still optimistic on new breast cancer drug

Published 11/06/2017

Swiss drugmaker Roche's logo is seen at their headquarters in Basel, Switzerland January 28, 2016. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann

Roche is convinced a new breast cancer drug will have a significant role in treating the disease despite recent trial results that disappointed analysts, the Swiss drugmaker's chief executive said in an interview published on Sunday.

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Ex “Top Gear” presenter Hammond in hospital after crash

Ex “Top Gear” presenter Hammond in hospital after crash

Published 10/06/2017

FILE PICTURE: Richard Hammond, host of the BBC America series ''Richard Hammond's Crash Course,'' speaks at the Cable portion of the Television Critics Association Summer press tour in Beverly Hills, California August 1, 2012. REUTERS/Fred Prouser

Former "Top Gear" presenter Richard Hammond was airlifted to hospital in Switzerland on Saturday following a dramatic car crash while filming for his new show, but his injuries were not serious, a spokesman said.

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