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pharma-022118_19nov18.jpg The following are some of today's top gainers in the pharma/biotech sector.

The Canadian stock market ended notably lower on Monday, as worries about global economic outlook amid the ongoing trade dispute between the U.S. and China continued to weigh on sentiment.

The Canadian stock market is trading modestly to the downside Monday morning. Traders are in a cautious mood at the start of the trading week due to uncertainty surrounding U.S. trade talks with China, as well as uncertainty regarding Brexit negotiations. A pullback in crude oil prices is also weighing...

cannabisleaf-nov19.jpg Of late, cannabis-related news and stocks have been garnering a lot of investor attention. Let's take a look at some of them.

Slightly weak Canadian and U.S. futures point to a flat to lower opening for Canadian shares on Monday.

Global investment firm KKR & Co. L.P. (KKR) said Monday that it has agreed to acquire GeoStabilization International, a provider of geotechnical maintenance services for critical infrastructure across the U.S. and Canada, from Vancouver-based private equity firm CAI Capital Partners. This transaction...

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...

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