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Uber-LondonBan-092217.jpg Ride-hailing company Uber's license to operate in London will not be renewed at the end of September, the transportation regulator in the UK capital said Friday. The move deals a huge blow to Uber and will impact more than 40,000 drivers using the company's app in London.

Flexion-092217.jpg Shares of Flexion Therapeutics Inc. (FLXN) are up 40% so far this year, well ahead of the iShares NASDAQ Biotech Index ETF (IBB), which has returned only 25% during the same period.

sharelower-092217.jpg European stocks may open lower on Friday after North Korea's foreign minister Ri Yong Ho said the country could consider a nuclear test on an unprecedented scale in the Pacific Ocean in response to U.S. President Donald Trump's latest threat to destroy the rogue nation. Investors also digested a...

Racing-092217.jpg Shares of Versartis Inc. (VSAR) plunged over 83% in extended trading on Thursday, following disappointing results from its phase III study of Somavaratan, dubbed VELOCITY.

Sept21-092117.jpg The following are some of the biotech stocks that made their way onto the Day's Gainers & Losers' list of September 21, 2017.

Ryanair-092117.jpg Ryanair Holdings Plc pilots have rejected a cash bonus offered to them by the airline in exchange for cancelling their leave as the airline grapples with massive flight cancellations. Ryanair is cancelling 40 to 50 flights daily for the next six weeks, till the end of October, after it admitted to having "messed up" the planning of pilot holidays.

UKflag-Pound-092117.jpg The UK budget deficit decreased to its lowest August level since 2007 on higher sales tax, official data revealed Thursday. Public sector net borrowing excluding interventions decreased by GBP 1.3 billion from the previous year to GBP 5.7 billion in August, the Office for National Statistics reported.

Sharegain-091217.jpg European stocks rose on Thursday as higher bond yields following resolutely hawkish signals from the U.S. Federal Reserve and media reports of a possible merger of Commerzbank with Italy's UniCredit helped fuel a rally in banks. The pan-European Stoxx Europe 600 index was up 0.2 percent at 382.85...

stocktup2-091817.jpg European stocks may open a tad higher on Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve left interest rates unchanged as widely expected but signaled that it expects another rate hike this year. The Fed also decided to begin shrinking its $4.5 trillion balance sheet starting October, but said the process...

pharma-092117.jpg Today's Daily Dose brings you news about Acceleron Pharma's public offering; pre-market approval of Abiomed's Impella RP heart pump; FDA panel review of Aerie's Rhopressa; NASDAQ notification for Intellipharmaceutics; positive data from Karyopharm's phase II/III SEAL study and Pfizer's suit against Johnson & Johnson.

Sept-20-092017.jpg The following are some of the biotech stocks that made their way onto the Day's Gainers & Losers' list of September 20, 2017.

OECD-092017.jpg Global growth momentum has improved and is more broad-based now, yet a self-sustained recovery is far from secured as inflation remains subdued and there exists an unmet need for structural reforms, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development said Wednesday.

Retailsales-UK-092017.jpg UK retail sales grew the most in four months in August as consumers spend more despite higher inflation, vindicating a possible stimulus withdrawal in the months ahead. According to data published by the Office for National Statistics, the retail sales volume including auto fuel advanced 1 percent in August from July, the biggest growth in four months.

sharesflat-092017.jpg European stocks were little changed on Wednesday ahead of the U.S. Federal Reserve's monetary policy decision due later in the day, with many expecting no change in interest rates. That said, the accompanying statement may offer the details of how the central bank plans to start shrinking its $4.5...

stocklower1-092017.jpg European stocks are seen opening on a flat note Wednesday amid rising geopolitical tensions and ahead of the conclusion of a Federal Reserve meeting later today. Geopolitical tensions resurfaced after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to totally destroy North Korea if necessary. Investors...

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