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Hyundai Motor Company (HYMLF.OB, HYMTF.OB) reported unit sales of 472,052 units for the month of November, up 4.4% from prior year. Overseas unit sales increased 7.3% while Domestic sales were down 13.1%. For the year-to-date period, total unit sales were down 1.9% to 4,363,181 units. Overseas sales...

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (TEVA) said that it has received a positive outcome through the variation procedure to remove the pregnancy contraindication from the European label for COPAXONE (glatiramer acetate injection) 20 mg/mL. The product was originally authorized through a decentralized...

Ashtead Group Plc. (AHT.L), an equipment rental company, reported Tuesday that its second-quarter profit before taxation increased 14 percent to 235.4 million pounds from last year's 176.5 million pounds. Earnings per share were 30.9 pence, 13 percent higher than 23.4 pence a year ago. Underlying...

Wolseley plc (WOSCF.PK, WOS.L, WOSYY.PK) reported first-quarter revenue of 4.37 billion pounds for the 3 months to 31 October 2016, 5.2% ahead of last year at constant exchange rates, including like-for-like growth of 1.8%. The Group reported first-quarter trading profit of 303 million pounds, up 1.4%...

Low-cost airline easyJet Plc (ESYJY.PK, EZJ.L) reported Tuesday that passengers, or the number of earned seats flown, in the month of November increased 2.9 percent to 4.95 million passengers from 74.81 million passengers in the same month last year. For the month, load factor, which stands for the...

Nidec Corp. (NJDCY.PK) said that it has acquired full ownership of Canton Elevator Inc., a privately owned US company, from its owners through the Company's subsidiary, Nidec Motor Corporation based in St. Louis, Missouri, U.S. on December 5, 2016. The company expects Canton to expand Nidec's EDS...

Under Armour (UA), Fanatics and Major League Baseball announced a 10-year partnership, marking Under Armour's first-ever professional league uniform deal. Beginning in the 2020 MLB season, Under Armour will be the exclusive MLB provider of all on-field uniform components including jerseys featuring prominent...

General Mills (GIS) announced a new global organizational structure. The company is eliminating the position of International Chief Operating Officer. Effective January 1, 2017, four business groups will report directly to Harmening, each led by a Group President. The new structure is expected to impact...

Liberty Mutual Insurance said it agreed to acquire Ironshore Inc., a premier global specialty lines company, from Fosun International Limited in a deal valued at about $3 billion. The transaction is expected to close in the first half of 2017 pending regulatory approvals and customary closing conditions. Once...

Sotheby's (BID) announced the establishment of a Scientific Research Department led by scientist James Martin, who will join the company following the acquisition of his firm, Orion Analytical. James Martin has undertaken more than 1,800 investigations for clients on five continents, and taught at...

Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Eli Lilly and Co. (LLY) said that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a new indication for Jardiance or empagliflozin tablets to reduce the risk of cardiovascular death in adults with type 2 diabetes and established cardiovascular disease....

Pfizer Inc. (PFE) and its partner Avillion LLP announced results from the Phase 3 BFORE trial demonstrating superiority of BOSULIF (bosutinib) over imatinib as a first-line treatment for patients with chronic phase Philadelphia chromosome positive chronic myeloid leukemia. The study met its primary endpoint...

Hilton Worldwide Holdings (HLT) announced Monday that its Board of Directors has approved the spin-off of Park Hotels & Resorts Inc. and Hilton Grand Vacations Inc. The Board approved the distribution to its shareholders of all of the outstanding shares of Park Hotels & Resorts, which will become...

Acceleron Pharma Inc. (XLRN) and Celgene Corp. (CELG) announced preliminary results from an ongoing investigator initiated Phase 2 study with investigational drug sotatercept in patients with myelofibrosis at the 58th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Hematology or ASH in San Diego, California....

Consolidated Communications Holdings Inc. (CNSL) announced it agreed to acquire FairPoint Communications Inc. (FRP), a business and broadband communications provider, in an all-stock merger transaction valued at approximately $1.5 billion, including debt. The agreement and the proposed merger have been...

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