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Novartis announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Promacta (eltrombopag) for first-line treatment of severe aplastic anemia (SAA) and Breakthrough Therapy designation for low platelet counts in people exposed to radiation. Promacta, which is marketed as Revolade in most...

Pacific Gas and Electric Co (PCG) announced late Friday that it continues to make progress in restoring power to customers impacted by the Camp Fire in Butte County, with restoration to 2,500 customers in the Magalia area in process and anticipated today. The company also said it has filed an additional...

After swinging between gains and losses right through the session on Friday, the Canadian stock market ended flat for a third successive day.

The Canadian stock market began Friday's session in the red, but has since pared its early losses and is now hovering around the flat line. Energy and gold stocks are rising this morning, along with commodity prices. However, financial and industrial stocks are lagging behind. After a positive start...

Canadian shares look headed for a positive start on Friday, tracking higher crude oil and gold prices. However, uncertainty about Brexit and U.S.-China trade disputes may weigh on sentiment and limit market's gains.

The euro retreated from its early highs against its major counterparts in the European session on Friday, after the release of inflation data from the euro area, which came in line with the flash estimate in October. Final figures from Eurostat showed that Eurozone inflation accelerated in October...

BlackBerry Limited (BB, BB.TO) announced a definitive agreement to wholly acquire Cylance, an artificial intelligence and cybersecurity provider, for $1.4 billion in cash, plus the assumption of unvested employee incentive awards. Cylance is a pioneer in applying artificial intelligence, algorithmic...

Sanitation is linked to public health, and good health is linked to economic growth. In this week's "Did you know" column, we present findings of a groundbreaking discovery that is capable of addressing the twin challenges faced by the developing world; the illness, which American comedian and actress Amy Schumer is battling, and the dangerous toys of the year.

Hormel Foods Corp.'s Jennie-O Turkey Store Sales, LLC is recalling about 91,388 pounds of raw ground turkey products due to possible Salmonella Reading contamination. The products subject to recall are: -- 1-lb. packages of "Jennie-O GROUND TURKEY 93% LEAN | 7% FAT" with "Use by" dates of 10/01/2018...

pharmadown-nov15.jpg The following are some of the pharma/biotech stocks that posted the biggest percentage decline today.

pharmaup-nov15.jpg The following are some of today's top gainers in the pharma/biotech sector.

After a weak start and a subsequent long spell in negative territory due to disappointing jobs data, the Canadian stock market staged a recovery on Thursday but faltered again due to lack of support and eventually ended flat.

The Canadian stock market got off to a weak start Thursday, but has since pared its early losses and is now hovering close to the flat line. Traders are reacting to a large batch of U.S. economic data and major developments in the UK regarding Brexit negotiations. After a positive start to the day,...

Amazon Canada said that its Black Friday deals store will open on Thursday, November 22 at 6 p.m. ET, offering new and great deals every hour through Black Friday. In lead-up to next Thursday, customers will also find deals in every department starting tomorrow, November 16 until November 22, at...

Slightly higher futures amid reports about U.S.-China trade talks, and higher commodity prices point to a positive start for Canadian shares on Thursday.

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