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The euro declined against its most major counterparts in early European deals on Friday. The single currency dropped to an 8-day low of 1.2301 against the greenback, from a high of 1.2353 hit at 3:10 am ET. The euro slipped to 132.41 against the yen and 1.5596 against the loonie, from its early...

pharma-daily-041918.jpg Today's Daily Dose brings you news about Rigel Pharma's stock offering; FDA panel support for GW Pharma's New Drug Application for Epidiolex; FDA approval of expanded use of AstraZeneca's TAGRISSO and Argos' decision to pull the plug on its ADAPT phase III trial.

pharma-topgainers-041918.jpg The following are some of today's top gainers in the pharma/biotech sector.

Canadian stocks fell Thursday as Kinder Morgan complained admits its planned Trans Mountain pipeline may be "untenable" due to resistance from BC. The company has set a May 31 to move the project forward. PM Justin Trudeau has pledged he will get the project done, but the Kinder is reportedly losing...

canada-marijuana-041918.jpg As Canada prepares to legalize marijuana nationwide later this year, a national survey by Statistics Canada has thrown up some interesting facts - including that legal marijuana is not a temptation for most Canadians. Regardless of cannabis use, 79 percent of Canadians surveyed said they would not be more likely to try or increase their cannabis consumption just because it is legalized.

The Canadian stock market has been fluctuating between small gains and losses since the open of Thursday's session. Gold and energy stocks are turning in a solid performance this morning, but many of the other Canadian sectors are trading in the red. The majority of the European markets have slipped...

The Canadian dollar advanced against its major counterparts in the European session on Thursday, as oil prices climbed on falling U.S. inventories and Saudi Arabia's remarks that it is contended with prices rising upto $100 a barrel. Crude for June delivery rose $1.02 to $69.48 per barrel. Investors...

Canadian stocks may creep higher on Thursday, extending this week's gains amid a rally in crude oil prices. Crude oil has surged near $70 a barrel to its highest price since 2014. A drop in U.S. oil inventories was the latest impetus for the advance. Meanwhile, Kinder Morgan admits that its planned...

siga-spotlight-041918.jpg Shares of SIGA Technologies Inc. (SIGA) are up nearly 30 percent year-to-date while the iShares NASDAQ Biotechnology Index (ETF)(IBB) has returned a mere 0.5% during the same period.

The Australian dollar climbed against its major counterparts in the Asian session on Thursday, erasing its early losses, as optimism about global economic growth and strong corporate earnings results boosted investor sentiment. Oil held steady near 2014-highs after reports that top oil exporter Saudi...

pharma-041318.jpg Today's Daily Dose brings you news about an agreement between Pfenex and China NT Pharma; Bristol-Myers' near-term regulatory catalyst; Eloxx Pharma's progress with cystic fibrosis drug candidate and FDA clearance of Cantel Medical's ADVANTAGE PLUS Pass-Thru automated endoscope reprocessor.

pharma-041618.jpg The following are some of today's top gainers in the pharma/biotech sector.

Canadian stocks rose Wednesday after the Bank of Canada held steady on interest rates. "There is a sense that, almost by law of gravity, interest rates will move somewhat higher over time -- but again, the pace is a significant question mark for us given the data," said BoC governor Stephen Poloz. The...

The Canadian stock market is rallying higher in early trade Wednesday. Energy and gold stocks are driving the market higher this morning as commodity prices climb. Crude oil prices have jumped to their highest level in three years due to falling U.S. crude inventories. As expected, the Bank of Canada...

The Canadian dollar declined against its major counterparts in the New York session on Wednesday, after the Bank of Canada kept its benchmark rate unchanged, while saying that it remained "cautious with respect to future policy adjustments." The BoC kept its key rate unchanged at 1.25 percent, in...

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