Pfizer set to buy Allergan for more than $150 billion: sources

Published 23/11/2015

Pfizer Inc (PFE.N) secured formal board approval on Sunday for its acquisition of Botox maker Allergan Plc (AGN.N) for more than $150 billion, a deal [more…]

Hopes fade for 100 miners missing after landslide near Myanmar jade mine

Published 23/11/2015

YANGON Hopes faded on Monday that any of 100 people still missing would be found alive two days after a landslide near a jade mine [more…]

Inadequate dirty money regulation ‘leaves UK open to terror funds’: report

Published 23/11/2015

LONDON Britain's "woefully inadequate" anti-money laundering system has left the country wide open to corrupt money and terrorism funds and needs radical overhaul, a leading [more…]

Italy to launch $3.19 billion bank rescue with new fund: sources

Published 22/11/2015

ROME Italy will use a new system set up by its central bank to save four small savings banks from failure before stricter rules for [more…]

Novartis gets FDA approval for skin cancer drug combination

Published 20/11/2015

Novartis AG said on Friday it received the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's regular approval for a drug combination to treat an aggressive form of [more…]

Clinton plays defense on Iraq, Wall Street at Democratic debate

Published 15/11/2015

DES MOINES, Iowa U.S. Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton played defense over her 2003 vote backing the U.S. invasion of Iraq and inched away from [more…]

Exclusive: U.S. drug benefit managers clamp down on specialty pharmacies

Published 15/11/2015

NEW YORK/LOS ANGELES In recent days, the largest U.S. managers of private prescription drug benefits have cut off at least eight pharmacies that work closely [more…]

Supreme Court’s Texas abortion ruling to have broad impact in states

Published 14/11/2015

WASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court's decision on Friday to hear a challenge to tough abortion restrictions in Texas raises questions about the legal fate of [more…]

Nasdaq says to develop blockchain services in Estonia

Published 14/11/2015

NEW YORK Exchange and clearing house operator Nasdaq Inc plans to develop several applications for blockchain, the technology underpinning the digital currency bitcoin, using its [more…]

FDA approves Baxalta’s drug for rare bleeding disorder

Published 13/11/2015

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Friday it approved Baxalta Inc's drug for use in patients with a type of rare bleeding disorder.