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Aetna-Acquire-Humana-070315.jpgHealth insurers Aetna Inc. and Humana Inc. Friday said they have entered into a definitive agreement, under which Aetna would acquire Humana for a combination of cash and stock valued at about $230 per Humana share or $37 billion in total. The transaction is expected to be neutral to Aetna's 2016 operating earnings per share.

VRTX Drug Gets Approval, AGTC Surges On Biogen Deal, PFE Gets A Date With FDA

Shares of Applied Genetic Technologies Corp. (AGTC) surged over 17% on Thursday following a broad collaboration and license agreement with Biogen Inc. (BIIB) to develop gene-based therapies for multiple ophthalmic diseases.

Cognizant Says Deal With Health Net Will Not Be Implemented, Reiterates Outlook

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp. (CTSH) said Thursday if the planned merger of Health Net, Inc. (HNT) and Centene Corp. (CNC) is completed, its existing seven-year master services agreement with Health Net will not be implemented due to likely overlaps in services and capabilities planned to be provided...

Greece Needs At Least EUR 36 Bln From Eurozone: IMF

Greece requires at least EUR 36 billion from Eurozone over the coming three years on concessional terms to maintain its finances sustainable, the International Monetary Fund said in a report. In the preliminary draft of Greece's debt sustainability analysis, the IMF said the funding requirement is...

Eckoh Not To Proceed With Proposed Acquisition Of Netcall; Stock Down

Eckoh Plc (ECK.L), a provider of secure payment products and customer service solutions, Friday announced that it does not intend to proceed with the proposed acquisition of Netcall (NET.L). Both Eckoh and Netcall shares were losing in the early morning trading in London. It was on June 25 that the...

Interactive Brokers Group (IBKR) Has Climbed To A New High On June Metrics

Interactive Brokers Group (IBKR) announced Thursday morning that its Daily Average Revenue Trades increased by 21 percent in June, from the prior year result. Interactive Brokers Group has been climbing since the open of trade and is currently up 1.15 at $43.89. The stock has been on an upward trend...

Univision To File U.S. IPO

Spanish-language broadcaster Univision Holdings Inc. intends to pursue an initial public offering in the U.S. The company filed on Thursday with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for an IPO of up to $100 million, but that could be a nominal figure used to calculate registration fees.

Stolt-Nielsen Q2 15 Earnings Conference Call At 9:00 AM ET

Stolt-Nielsen SA (SOIEF.OB) will host a conference call at 9:00 AM ET on July 2, 2015, to discuss its Q2 15 earnings result. To access the live webcast, log on at http://www.stolt-nielsen.com/en/Investor-Relations/Earnings-Release-Presentations.aspx To participate in the call, dial +1 212 444...
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