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CrownHoldings-EMPAQUE-Heineken-090114-lg.jpgPackaging products company Crown Holdings, Inc Monday said it has entered into a definitive agreement with Dutch brewer Heineken N.V., to buy its packaging businesses Empaque in Mexico for a cash consideration of $1.225 billion.

Novartis' New Heart Drug Reduces Cardiovascular Deaths - Update

Swiss drug maker Novartis AG (NVS) said Saturday its investigational heart failure drug LCZ696 was found to be superior to enalapril on key endpoints in a heart failure study. In the Paradigm-HF trial, LCZ696 cut cardiovascular deaths by 20 percent compared with enalapril. Enalapril is an angiotensin...

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Big Lots Q2 Net Profit Rises, Lifts FY14 Earnings View

Broadline closeout retailer Big Lots, Inc. reported Friday higher net profit in its second quarter with increased net sales and comparable store sales, despite weak margins. Further, the company lifted the lower end of its earnings forecast for fiscal 2014, and backed comps growth view.

Australia Leaves Record Low Interest Rate Unchanged

Policymakers of Reserve Bank of Australia decided to maintain its record low interest rate once again as they continue to assess that the most prudent course is a period of stability in interest rates. The monetary policy board retained the cash rate at 2.50 percent. The rate has been at the current level since August 2013.

Swiss Q2 GDP Rises 0.6% On Year, Consensus 1.6%


DCD Media Confirms Deal To Sell Unit Matchlight To Existing Management Team

Responding to media speculation, DCD Media Plc. (DCD.L), a television production and distribution group, Tuesday confirmed that it has agreed terms to sell its unit Matchlight Limited to the existing management team. However, completion of the sale remains subject to a number of conditions. DCD Media...

DCD Media Confirms That It Has Agreed Terms To Sell Matchlight

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Veeva Systems Inc. (VEEV) Soared To A 5-Month High After Q2 Report

Veeva Systems Inc. (VEEV) reported second quarter non-GAAP EPS of $0.09 after the bell Thursday, compared to $0.06 in the previous year. Analysts expected EPS of $0.07. The company expects to report third quarter non-GAAP EPS of $0.08 and between $0.30 and $0.31 for the full year. The consensus estimates...

Alibaba To Launch IPO Roadshow On Week Of September 8: Reports

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. is planning to formally pitch its new York initial public offering to investors in the week of September 8, media reports said.

China Cord Blood Q1 15 Earnings Conference Call At 8:00 AM ET

China Cord Blood Corporation (CO) will host a conference call at 8:00 AM ET on August 29, 2014, to discuss its Q1 15 earnings result. To access the live webcast, log on at To participate in the call, dial 1-855-298-3404 (US) with access code: 1856118.