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Darkening ‘global economic skies’ pull stocks lower

Darkening ‘global economic skies’ pull stocks lower

Published 08/02/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - Global stocks fell for a third straight day on Friday, and were set for their first weekly loss in seven, as investors [more…]

Weak construction, chemicals earnings hold Europe back while…

Weak construction, chemicals earnings hold Europe back while…

Published 08/02/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - European stocks slipped again on Friday, following their weakest day in six weeks, as downgrades to growth forecasts weighed and bleak numbers [more…]

Pfizer Japan recalls high blood pressure drug Amvalo due to carcinogen

Pfizer Japan recalls high blood pressure drug Amvalo due to carcinogen

Published 08/02/2019

TOKYO (Reuters) - The Japanese subsidiary of Pfizer Inc is recalling a drug for high blood pressure which was found to contain a substance that [more…]

Sony stock jumps after first-ever share buyback announcement

Sony stock jumps after first-ever share buyback announcement

Published 08/02/2019

TOKYO (Reuters) - Sony Corp announced its first-ever major share buyback on Friday, worth 100 billion yen ($910 million), helping its stock recover from a [more…]

Waxed and ready, surfing ready to ride into Tokyo

Waxed and ready, surfing ready to ride into Tokyo

Published 08/02/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - Like a wave originating thousands of kilometers out in the deep ocean before crashing onto a distant beach, so surfing’s inclusion in [more…]

Nikon gets Foxconn request to delay equipment installation at China…

Nikon gets Foxconn request to delay equipment installation at China…

Published 08/02/2019

TOKYO (Reuters) - Nikon Corp said Foxconn Technology Group had requested to delay the instalment of equipment at the Taiwanese firm’s new liquid crystal display [more…]

Mirror test hints at surprising cognitive abilities in fish

Mirror test hints at surprising cognitive abilities in fish

Published 07/02/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A small tropical reef fish was able to recognize itself in a mirror, scientists said on Thursday in a finding that raises [more…]

Prior dengue infection may protect against Zika: study

Prior dengue infection may protect against Zika: study

Published 07/02/2019

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Prior infection with dengue, a mosquito-borne disease that infects nearly 400 million people a year, could reduce the risk of contracting Zika [more…]

Nissan says co-operating with SEC inquiry after report of probe on…

Nissan says co-operating with SEC inquiry after report of probe on…

Published 28/01/2019

TOKYO (Reuters) - Nissan Motor Co Ltd on Monday said it was the target of a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) inquiry, as the [more…]

Asia shares pare gains as focus turns to crucial Sino-U.S. trade talks

Asia shares pare gains as focus turns to crucial Sino-U.S. trade talks

Published 28/01/2019

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares ticked up on Monday though they retreated from earlier highs as relief on news of a deal to reopen the [more…]