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France-based optical-lens maker Essilor International SA (EL), Delfin and Ray-Ban maker Luxottica Group (LUX) Monday announced their plan to merge in a deal valued around $49 billion. Essilor would become a holding company with the new name "EssilorLuxottic."...

The Hong Kong stock market has finished lower in two of three trading days since the end of the five-day winning streak in which it had advanced almost 800 points or 3.8 percent. The Hang Seng Index now rests just beneath the 22,720-point plateau, and...

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Republicans in Congress took another step toward repealing the healthcare reform law known as Obamacare on Friday. The House voted 227 to 198 in favor of a budget resolution that instructs committees to write legislation repealing Obamacare.

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Asian stock markets are exhibiting a mixed trend on Tuesday as investors turned cautious ahead of U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May's speech on her government's Brexit plans later today and amid growing uncertainty over U.S. policy ahead of President-elect...

Jan9-Pharma-010917.jpg Shares of EnteroMedics have been on a tear since the January 5th announcement about the availability of its VBLOC neurometabolic therapy for the treatment of obesity at two additional institutes.
Asian-Market-100912_09Jan17.jpg Asian stock markets are mostly lower on Tuesday, tracking the lackluster cues from Wall Street and the plunge in crude oil prices overnight. Worries about the likelihood of a "hard Brexit" also weighted on investor sentiment.
China-CPI-PPI-011017.jpg China's inflation slowed in December due to a high base in the previous year and slower food price growth, while factory gate inflation accelerated at the fastest pace in more than five years. Inflation eased to 2.1 percent from 2.3 percent in November, the National Bureau of Statistics reported Tuesday. The annual rate was slower than the expected 2.2 percent.
MARS-VCA-011017.jpg Shares of pet healthcare company VCA Inc. gained around 28 percent on Monday's trading on Nasdaq after its $9.1 billion "going private" deal with Mars, Inc. Under the agreement between both companies, privately held Mars, which has various businesses including Petcare, Chocolate, and Wrigley, will acquire VCA for $93 per share.
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DonaldTrump-011317.jpg US President-elect Donald Trump vowed that his administration will prepare a full report on hacking allegation involving Russia, allegedly targeting him and the US elections, within 90 days. Trump unleashed a series of criticisms on Twitter Friday...
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US-Capitol2-011317.jpg Republicans in Congress took another step toward repealing the healthcare reform law known as Obamacare on Friday. The House voted 227 to 198 in favor of a budget resolution that instructs committees to write legislation repealing Obamacare.
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The Thai stock market has moved lower in two of three trading days since the end of the two-day winning streak in which it had advanced almost 9 points or 0.6 percent. The Stock Exchange of Thailand now rests just above the 1,570-point plateau, and the market is looking at another soft start on Tuesday....
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Billionaire hedge-fund manager George Soros has reportedly lost about $1 billion following Donald Trump's unexpected victory in US Presidential elections. According to a WSJ report, the stock-market rally fueled by Trump's Nov 8 election victory led to Soros losing nearly $1 billion, while his former...
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The FDA has refused to approve TESARO Inc.'s (TSRO) intravenous formulation of Rolapitant, developed for the prevention of chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting. More
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has classified DexCom Inc.'s (DXCM) therapeutic Continuous Glucose Monitors as "Durable Medical Equipment" under Medicare Part B. More
A Palestinian man rammed a truck into Israeli soldiers on a busy promenade in Jerusalem on Sunday, killing four, in what Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called a terrorist attack, according to media reports. The reports quoted police as...
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Linkedin-Banned-011017.jpg LinkedIn will not be accessible in Russia as the State Government have asked to remove the app from the app stores. The move is to comply with a court decision in November that directed all personal data of Russian citizens to be housed in servers located in Russia. As per the directions from the Russian government, Google and Apple have removed the access to the LinkedIn App.
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DateIndicatorPeriodCountry
01/16/17 19:30Home LoansNOV Australia
01/16/17 19:30Investment LendingNOV Australia
01/16/17 19:30New Motor Vehicle Sales (M-o-M)DEC Australia
01/16/17 19:30New Motor Vehicle Sales (Y-o-Y)DEC Australia
01/16/17 9:0ExportsNOV P Belgium
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FDA Calendar
Event DateSymbolDrug NameEvent Name
04/11/17NBIXINGREZZA (NDA)FDA decision on INGREZZA for the treatment of tardive dyskinesia
04/11/17RHHBYLucentis (sBLA)FDA decision on Lucentis for the treatment of myopic choroidal neovascularization
03/29/17REGNDupilumab (BLA)FDA decision on Dupilumab for the treatment of adult patients with inadequately controlled moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis
03/29/17SNYNF, SNYDupilumab (BLA)FDA decision on Dupilumab for the treatment of adult patients with inadequately controlled moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis
03/28/17RHHBYOCREVUS (BLA)FDA decision on OCREVUS for the treatment of relapsing multiple sclerosis and primary progressive multiple sclerosis
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