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cashless-042417.jpg People may be moving closer to accepting a cashless society as more than a third in Europe and the US said they were ready to ditch cash for alternative payment options, results of an online survey by the market research group Ipsos for the ING Bank website eZonomics showed Wednesday.

Asian-Markets2_26Apr17.jpg European stocks were little changed in cautious trade on Wednesday as the euro gained ground and investors looked ahead to Thursday's ECB meeting to see whether ECB chief Mario Draghi will signal any shift in policy. Also, the White House is expected to unveil the outlines of President Donald Trump's...

Pharma-042617.jpg Shares of Akebia Therapeutics Inc. (AKBA) jumped over 28% in after-hours trading on Tuesday, following an expanded collaboration and license agreement with Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. to develop and commercialize Vadadustat in Europe, China and other territories.

Stock-Market-500_26Apr17.jpg European stocks may open a tad higher on Wednesday amid positive cues from Wall Street and Asia. As the euphoria from Macron's victory fades, investors are now waiting to see whether U.S. President Donald Trump will stick with his campaign pledge to slash the corporate tax rate from 35 percent to...

UK-Budget-042517.jpg The British government limited its budget deficit for the financial year 2016-17 almost within its targets and the figure hit the lowest level seen since the financial crisis. In the financial year ending March 2017, public sector net borrowing decreased by GBP 20 billion to GBP 52.0 billion, data published by the Office for National Statistics showed Tuesday.

Asianmarkets-111914_25Apr17.jpg European stocks steadied on Tuesday as the euphoria surrounding Emmanuel Macron's victory in the first round of the French presidential election faded and corporate earnings took center stage once again. France's outgoing president, Francois Hollande, has urged voters to back centrist Macron in the...

Pharma-042417.jpg Capricor Therapeutics will be announcing 6-month results from its phase I/II DMD trial of CAP-1002 today.

stock-market-9_25Apr17.jpg European stocks look set to open higher on Tuesday after the French election result sparked a relief rally across global markets. The euro eased somewhat after briefly hitting a five-month high against the dollar on Monday, while the Canadian dollar fell as the Trump administration announced plans...

April24-042417.jpg Here's why PZRX and BCR soared today while IMNP and AKTX tanked.

Qantas-042417.jpg Qatar Airways will launch long-haul flights to twelve new destinations in 2018, including direct flights to Wales in the UK and San Francisco in the U.S. Qatar Airways plans to start direct flights to San Francisco in early 2018 as part of its growth strategy. The move comes even as the carrier's Dubai-based rival Emirates Airlines said last week that it will cut flights to five cities in the U.S.

Rihanna-042417.jpg Rihanna faced furious backlash on social media for posting a series of bizarre pictures of Queen Elizabeth's face superimposed onto her own body. The Rude Boy singer's adventure on Instagram came a couple of days after the longest reigning monarch celebrated her 91st birthday Friday. The Barbadian...

Briggs-Stratton-042417.jpg Shares of Briggs & Stratton Corp. (BGG), which touched a new 52-week high of $23.89 on Friday (Apr.21), have gained nearly 6% year-to-date.

stock-up_24Apr17.jpg European stocks rose sharply on Monday after centrist Emmanuel Macron won the first round of voting and moved ahead to the final round of presidential election on May 7, helping ease concerns over political instability in Europe. Stronger-than-expected business sentiment data from Germany also buoyed...

Slide0-May-042417.jpg The month of April witnessed the FDA approving the first ever drug for tardive dyskinesia, a neurological disorder characterized by involuntary muscle movements. Want to know which drugs are awaiting FDA decision in May?

Asian-Market-100912_24Apr17.jpg European stocks look set to open notably higher on Monday after centrist Emmanuel Macron and the far-right Front National's Marine Le Pen advanced to the second round of the French presidential election, easing political uncertainty and helping spur a broad recovery in investor risk appetite. The...

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