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GlaxoSmithKline plc (GSK, GSK.L) said Friday that its majority-owned specialist HIV company ViiV Healthcare has received approval from the US Food and Drug Administration for Cabenuva (cabotegravir, rilpivirine), the first and only complete long-acting regimen for the treatment of HIV-1 infection in...

Verano Holdings LLC, a Chicago-based cannabis operator, said it has raised $100 million in subscription receipt financing in connection with its go-public transaction in Canada. In December 2020, Verano said it entered into a definitive agreement to consummate a go-public transaction in Canada that...

Shiseido Co. Ltd. ( SSDOY.PK), a Japanese personal care company, Friday said it is currently in discussions with CVC Asia Pacific Limited regarding a transfer of its Personal Care business around the first half of this year. The talks are regarding the business mainly operated globally in Asia, and...

Mortgage rates, or interest rates on home loans, drop marginally, according to mortgage provider Freddie Mac (FMCC.OB). Releasing the results of its primary mortgage market survey, Freddie Mac said that the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage or FRM averaged 2.77 percent for the week ending January 21, 2020,...

Shares of Westport Fuel Systems Inc. (WPRT) are rising more than 13% Thursday morning on the news of it agreeing to begin a research project with truck and bus manufacturer Scania on a direct injected hydrogen engine.

Shares of Foley Trasimene Acquisition Corp. II (BFT), a special purpose acquisition company, are gaining more than 5 percent or $0.88 in Thursday's morning trade at $18.35. The shares earlier hit a new 52-week high of $18.65 despite no company-centric news. In early December, Foley Trasimene and Paysafe...

Shares Genetic Technologies Ltd. (GENE) are currently surging over 65% after the molecular diagnostics company provided update on its COVID-19 PRS test. GENE is currently trading at $7.15, up $2.85 or 66.28%, on the Nasdaq. The company said total COVID-19 positive patient data analyzed exceeds...

Shares of Chinese after-school tutoring services provider TAL Education Group (TAL) are rising more than 19% Thursday morning after reporting better-than-expected third quarter revenue.

Rite Aid (RAD) said that, through its partnership with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, it will further expand its no-charge COVID-19 testing capabilities with 60 additional drive-through locations opening on January 22. In addition, no-charge testing will now be available for ages...

Shares of Travelers Companies Inc. (TRV), a provider of insurance products and services, are rising almost 4 percent or $5.37 in Thursday's morning trade at $150.39, after touching a new 52-week high of $152.29. Thursday, Travelers reported fourth-quarter net income of $1.31 billion or $5.10 per share,...

Shares of Addex Therapeutics Ltd (ADXN) are rising more than 40% Thursday morning after its partner Janssen Pharmaceuticals, a unit of Johnson & Johnson, received Investigational New Drug (IND) approval from the FDA to start a Phase 2a study of JNJ-40411813 (ADX71149) in patients with epilepsy.

Shares of Medley Management Inc. (MDLY), an alternative asset management firm, are surging almost 27 percent or $2.51 in Thursday's morning trade at $11.81. In a regulatory filing Wednesday, Medley Management disclosed significant insider transactions and changes in beneficial ownership of securities....

DishLATINO, a subsidiary of Dish Network Corp. (DISH), said Thursday it has launched the Cine & Entretenimiento Pack. The new channel pack, which offers Spanish-language movies and entertainment, can be added to subscribers' programming for $5 per month. The Cine & Entretenimiento Pack includes access...

Moderna Inc. (MRNA) said Thursday that the first participant has been dosed in the Phase 1/2 study of the company's vaccine candidate against COVID-19 (mRNA-1273 or TAK-919) in Japan, led by Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. TAK-919 is Takeda's development code for Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine candidate. According...

HCA Healthcare Inc. (HCA) said Thursday it has entered into a new joint venture business with A Plus International Inc., a manufacturer of healthcare products, to expand access to personal protective equipment or PPE by manufacturing surgical and procedure masks in the United States. The new business...

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