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Antipodean currencies such as the Australian and the New Zealand dollars weakened against their major counterparts in the Asian session on Friday, as crude oil prices fell amid concerns that the OPEC's supply quota plan will not alleviate the global supply glut. Thursday, the U.S. EIA reported crude...

Pharma-032417.jpg The FDA has approved Merck KGaA and Pfizer Inc.'s (PFE) BAVENCIO Injection 20 mg/mL, for intravenous use, for the treatment of adults and pediatric patients 12 years and older with metastatic Merkel cell carcinoma, a rare and aggressive skin cancer.

The Australian dollar weakened against the other major currencies in the Asian session on Friday. The Australian dollar fell to a 9-day low of 0.7610 against the U.S. dollar, from yesterday's closing value of 0.7626. Against the euro, the yen and the Canadian dollar, the aussie dropped to 1.4142,...

The U.S. dollar strengthened against the other major currencies in the Asian session on Friday. The U.S. dollar rose to 3-day highs of 1.0760 against the euro and 0.9959 against the Swiss franc, from yesterday's closing quotes of 1.0784 and 0.9933, respectively. Against the Canadian dollar, the...

Canadian stocks rallied Thursday, breaking out of recent doldrums amid word of a big breakthrough from the energy sector. The Trump administration will approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline by Monday, Politico reports. In the U.S, House Republican leaders delayed a planned Thursday night vote on...

The Canadian stock market is in a holding pattern Thursday morning, fluctuating between very small gains and losses but little changed overall. Traders are largely staying on the sidelines ahead of a crucial U.S. vote on health care reform. Energy and gold stocks are among the weakest performers in early...

Canadian stocks are poised for modest gains Thursday morning ahead of a crucial U.S. vote on health care reforms. The vote in Congress will demonstrate whether GOP lawmakers are in lockstep with President Donald Trump, who also plans to overhaul taxation and numerous trade agreements. Markets have...

The euro declined against its major counterparts in the European session on Thursday, as investors became cautious ahead of the upcoming healthcare vote in the U.S. House of Representatives, which is a major test of the President's legislative ability to deliver his pro-growth plans. The latest reports...

The Japanese yen drifted higher against its major counterparts in the early European session on Thursday. The yen strengthened to more than a 3-week high of 111.70 against the Swiss franc, from a low of 112.40 hit at 9:30 pm ET. The yen rose to 111.02 against the greenback, 138.47 against the pound...

The Canadian dollar strengthened against the other major currencies in the Asian session on Thursday, as crude oil prices advanced after official data showed that gasoline stockpiles continued to fall last week. The crude oil delivery for May is currently up to 0.36 percent or $48.40 per barrel. The...

Pharma-032317.jpg Shares of Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical Inc. (RARE) were down more than 6% in extended trading on Wednesday, following the failure of its phase II UX007 Glucose Transporter Type-1 Deficiency Syndrome seizure study.

The Canadian dollar strengthened against the other major currencies in the Asian session on Thursday. The Canadian dollar rose to an 8-day high of 1.0199 against the Australian dollar and a 2-day high of 1.4366 against the euro, from yesterday's closing quotes of 1.0233 and 1.4390, respectively. Against...

march22-032217.jpg Xenon Pharmaceuticals is all set to report top line data from a phase II trial of XEN801 being developed for the treatment of moderate to severe acne this month.

Canadian stocks nudged higher Wednesday amid bargain hunting after steep recent losses. The S&P/TSX Composite Index rose 35.33 points, or 0.23%, to 15,348.46, improving from multi-month lows. Investors nibbled at energy stocks as crude oil recovered from steep early losses when data showed U.S....

The Canadian stock market is down in early trade Wednesday, extending yesterday's sharp decline. Healthcare stocks are adding to the losses of the previous session and financial stocks are also under pressure. The energy sector is also turning in a weak performance this morning, as crude oil prices...

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