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Dutch package delivery company TNT Express NV (TNTEF.PK, TNTEY.PK) Wednesday announced that it has signed a 5-year business process outsourcing or BPO contract with Technology outsourcing and consultancy company Accenture Plc. (ACN). The transition will take place in stages between 2015 and the end...

Global Sources Ltd. (GSOL) Wednesday said it has sold its 60.1 percent interest in its eMedia Asia Limited subsidiary to UBM Plc., the 39.9 percent shareholder, for $9.0 million in cash, subject to adjustments for cash and working capital. eMedia's business includes the China International Optoelectronic...

LondonMetric Property plc (LPM.L)announced that it has exchanged conditional contracts with CDP Ltd., the development arm of the Marshall Construction Group, to purchase and forward fund the development of a new 524,000 sq ft retail distribution center in Wakefield for 39.4 million British pounds, reflecting...

Service company Serco Group Plc. (SRP.L) Wednesday said its trading in the year to date has been a little better than the firm anticipated. In a trading update covering the first half of its financial year 2015, the company said its expectations for the year as a whole remain unchanged, with revenue...

Oil and gas producer Tullow Oil Plc. (TLW.L) Wednesday said it expects first half total revenues to be $0.8 billion, compared to last year's $1.3 billion. Gross profit is projected to be $0.3 billion, lower than last year's $0.7 billion. Sales volumes are expected to be 66,500 boepd, down from 73,200...

CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (CF) Wednesday said it has agreed with Yara International ASA to acquire its 50 percent equity interest in GrowHow UK Limited for total cash consideration of $580 million, making GrowHow a wholly owned subsidiary. At closing, the GrowHow business will be consolidated...

Alcon, a division of Novartis, announced it has received European CE Mark for its AcrySof IQ Aspheric IOL with the UltraSert Pre-loaded Delivery System for patients undergoing cataract surgery. The company said the approval follows the recent CE Mark for its trifocal presbyopia-correcting AcrySof IOL. Alcon...

Belgian biopharmaceutical company Ablynx NV (ABLYF) announced that that it has received a notification of shareholdings from Taube Hodson Stonex Partners LLP. Taube Hodson notified that they have increased their stake in Ablynx and have exceeded the 5 percent threshold. Taube Hodson now hold 2.80...

WisdomTree Investments, Inc. (WETF), an exchange-traded fund and exchange-traded product sponsor and asset manager, announced the planned opening of a new office in Tokyo. The company also announced the appointment of Jesper Koll as Chief Executive Officer of WisdomTree subsidiary WisdomTree Japan...

Prana Biotechnology(PRAN) announced the safety outcomes of the IMAGINE Extension study in patients with Alzheimer's disease. A 250 mg dose of PBT2 was safe and well tolerated over a 2 year period. The independent Data Safety Monitoring Board did not identify any safety concerns related to PBT2. The...

Accelerate Diagnostics, Inc. (AXDX) Wednesday announced its declaration of conformity to the European In Vitro Diagnostic Directive 98/79 EC and CE Mark of the Accelerate ID/AST System and ID/AST Blood Culture Assay for in vitro diagnostic use. The Accelerate ID/AST System is a diagnostic platform,...

Brookfield Infrastructure (BIP) late Tuesday said it has been advised of the announcement made by Australian transport company Asciano Limited (AIO.AX), disclosing its receipt of a proposal by and on behalf of Brookfield Infrastructure and its institutional partners. Brookfield Infrastructure noted...

Teladoc Inc., the first and largest telehealth platform in the United States, said that it has priced and upsized its initial public offering from 7 million to 8.25 million shares of its common stock at a price to the public of $19.00 per share. All of the shares are being offered by Teladoc. The...

Sprint Corp. (S) announced All-In Wireless, the wireless industry's first-ever "All-In" pricing plan. It removes the 600 kbps limitation on streaming video. The company noted that some consumers raised concerns about a 600 kbps limitation - and it is acting immediately to address these concerns. "At...

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission charged Goldman, Sachs & Co. (GS) with violating the market access rule in connection with a trading incident that resulted in erroneous executions of options contracts. The company agreed to pay a $7 million penalty to settle the charges. An SEC investigation...

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