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Dutch consumer electronics giant Philips Electronics NV (PHGFF.PK, PHG) reported Monday a sharp drop in second-quarter profit mainly reflecting loss from discontinued operations. On a continuing operations basis, profit climbed with higher margin, even...

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Finance ministers and central bank governors of Group of 20 nations recognized the need to step up dialogue and actions to mitigate risks and enhance confidence on international trade. They also maintained that crypto assets were not a global financial...

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A conversation between President Donald Trump and longtime lawyer Michael Cohen about payments to a former Playboy model claiming to have had an affair with the then-real estate tycoon was secretary recorded, according to a report from the New York Times. Citing...

The major U.S. index futures are pointing to a roughly flat opening on Monday, with stocks likely to show a lack of direction following the lackluster performance seen last week. After seeing modest strength for much of the session, stocks pulled back...

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American legendary boxer Floyd Mayweather is the world's highest-paid entertainer, according to Forbes magazine. He earned $285 million in pretax earnings across a 12-month period beginning 1 June 2017, almost entirely on the strength of his August...

trade-july16.jpg Hong Kong's de facto central bank is set to launch a blockchain-backed trade finance platform that will link with 21 banks, the Financial Times reported. The Hong Kong Monetary Authority's blockchain platform was designed by OneConnect, a subsidiary of China's financial services group, Ping An.
empirestate-manufacturing-071618.jpg A report released by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York on Monday showed New York manufacturing activity continued to grow at a fairly brisk pace in July, although the pace of growth slowed from the previous month.
bithumb-japan-thailand-071618.jpg Major South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Bithumb is planning to expand its operations to Japan and Thailand, local media reported. Bithumb is said to have sought regulatory approval from the Financial Services Agency of Japan and Thailand's Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). A Thai subsidiary, named Bithumb (Thailand) Company Limited, has registered capital of 3 million baht ($90,000),
airlease-july16.jpg Shares of Air Lease Corp. (AL) are 17% of their 52-week high of $50.7. With a diversified global customer base exceeding 90 airline customers in more than 50 countries, the commercial aircraft lessor seems well-positioned to benefit from a strong order book, robust asset base, domain expertise of the founder, consistent revenue growth, and upbeat long-term industry fundamentals.
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trump-cpac-072018.jpg Previous presidents have largely refrained from commenting on the Federal Reserve's monetary policy, but President Donald Trump once again addressed the issue in posts on Twitter on Friday. Trump suggested the Fed's plan to gradually raise interest rates could hurt recent economic progress.
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election-commission-071918.jpg Following the recent indictment of twelve Russian intelligence officers for crimes intended to interfere with the 2016 presidential election, Democratic lawmakers have been looking to provide an increase in funding for election security. House Republicans...
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india-crypto-ban-072018.jpgThe Supreme Court of India has set September 11 as the final hearing date on a set of writ petitions challenging the central bank's ban on the country's commercial banks from providing services to investors in digital currencies. The apex court resumed hearing on petition by the Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) Friday. After hearing some arguments from IAMAI and the Reserve Bank,
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Can common bacteria like the one that causes strep throat in children cause severe change in a child's behavior overnight?
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Canadian stocks are seen opening lower on Monday, tracking cues from markets in Asia and Europe. Trade war tensions may continue to prompt investors to tread cautiously. The market will open with investors reacting to wholesales data
Walmart is reportedly planning to launch its own video-streaming service by the end of this year. The retail giant plans to launch a subscription video platform through its Vudu division, which could take on Netflix and e-commerce rival Amazon's Prime Video. Variety reported. The report says the...
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Spanish bank Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA or BBVA, signed a new corporate loan using blockchain technology with Spanish civil engineering company ACS Group after the success of its first pilots of a loan and a corporate credit facility in late April. BBVA signed a 100-million-euro or $117 million, long-term bilateral corporate loan with ACS to be used for general financial needs. Read More
As another week comes to a close, let's take a look back at some of the stories that made headlines in the pharma space, and look ahead to what's in store in the coming week. Read More
Today's Daily Dose brings you news about FDA approval of Agio's Tibsovo for refractory acute myeloid leukemia; BeiGene's encouraging preliminary topline results from its pivotal phase II trial of Tislelizumab in relapsed/refractory classical Hodgkin's lymphoma, and U.S. regulatory nod for Pfizer's fourth biosimilar. Read More
The U.S. Government has promised to provide an additional $6.5 million in development assistance "to support a more prosperous, safe, and free Western Hemisphere". This was announced by USAID Administrator Mark Green during a meeting with members...
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bbvajuly23.jpg Spanish bank Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA or BBVA, signed a new corporate loan using blockchain technology with Spanish civil engineering company ACS Group after the success of its first pilots of a loan and a corporate credit facility in late April. BBVA signed a 100-million-euro or $117 million, long-term bilateral corporate loan with ACS to be used for general financial needs.
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DateIndicatorPeriodCountry
07/23/18 8:30Wholesale Sales (M-o-M)MAY Canada
07/23/18 8:30Wholesale Sales (Y-o-Y)MAY Canada
07/23/18 8:0M3 Money Supply (M-o-M)JUN Poland
07/23/18 8:0M3 Money Supply (Y-o-Y)JUN Poland
07/23/18 5:0Wage Cost Index (M-o-M)JUN Iceland
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FDA Calendar
Event DateSymbolDrug NameEvent Name
10/20/18REGNDUPIXENT (sBLA)FDA decision on DUPIXENT for moderate-to-severe asthma
10/20/18SNYNF, SNYDUPIXENT (sBLA)FDA decision on DUPIXENT for moderate-to-severe asthma
10/06/18AKCAInotersen (NDA)FDA decision on Tegsedi (Inotersen) for hereditary TTR amyloidosis (hATTR)
10/06/18IONSInotersen (NDA)FDA decision on Tegsedi (Inotersen) for hereditary TTR amyloidosis (hATTR)
10/05/18ACORINBRIJA (NDA)FDA decision on INBRIJA as a treatment for symptoms of OFF periods in people with Parkinson’s disease taking a carbidopa/levodopa regimen.
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