Stories about Finance

Jan 29 2018

France's Sanofi buys biotech company Ablynx for $4.8 billion

Ablynx and its advisers reached out to other potential suitors including Sanofi , Merck (MRK) and Roche Holding (RHHBY) to gauge interest after spurning Novo's unso...

Jan 29 2018

Simon Harris: Cabinet will follow Attorney General's advice on Eighth Amendment referendum

Repealing the Eighth Amendment of the Constitution instead of replacing it with a revised version will leave too much uncertainty around Ireland's future laws on aborti...

Jan 29 2018

Louisiana state income tax filing begins today

Taxpayers can begin filing their returns electronically at the state's free web portal, www.revenue.louisiana.gov/fileonline , or through commercially available tax prep...

Jan 29 2018

Motorists continue to see higher gas prices in New Jersey

DeHaan said USA crude oil inventories have fallen for 10 weeks in a row, despite increased production in North America, which has put inventories near a three-year low, a...

Jan 29 2018

EasyJet's male CEO takes pay cut to match with female predecessor

Mr Lundgren's remuneration package - including bonuses and long-term incentive payments - is "identical" to Carolyn's, the airline said. Here's Lundgren in a statement:...

Jan 29 2018

Panera Bread recalls cream cheese over listeria concerns

The recall includes all 2 oz. and 8 oz. cream cheese containers, which means it includes each and every flavor. Cream cheese from only one production day tested positive ...

Jan 29 2018

Facebook revamps privacy settings ahead of strict new European Union laws

In addition, Facebook will begin hosting data protection workshops with small and medium businesses throughout this year, starting in Europe with an eye on the upcoming i...

Jan 29 2018

German carmakers funded trials that saw 'monkeys forced to inhale exhaust fumes'

While two of the three vehicle makers have distanced themselves from the study, the results of which have never been published, Volkswagen has apologised for its part i...

Jan 29 2018

Dimensional Fund Advisors LP Boosts Stake in Acadia Realty Trust (NYSE:AKR)

About 1.27M shares traded. Global Payments Inc. (NYSE:GPN) has risen 21.35% since January 26, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 2.78% the S&P500. LXP's SI...

Jan 29 2018

Probe launched into KPMG's Carillion audits

Following enquiries made since Carillion's profit warning in July 2017 , the FRC said it had chose to open an investigation under the "audit enforcement procedure" to co...

Jan 29 2018

Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE:WLK) Moves Up 3.66% For The Week

It has underperformed by 3.95% the S&P500. Chevy Chase Trust Holdings Inc decreased Technipfmc Plc stake by 19,604 shares to 383,047 valued at $10.70 million in 2017Q3....

Jan 29 2018

Futures File: US stocks still sizzle even as dollar dwindles

Q: What's been the policy of recent administrations concerning the dollar? "In the traditional U.S. Dollar Index, which averages the exchange rates between the dolla...

Jan 29 2018

New York's attorney general to investigate social marketing firm Devumi

Within the sports field, The New York Times profile identified ESPN's Joey Galloway, MLB player Brandon Phillips, Ohio State quarterback Tate Martell, and former Baltim...

Jan 29 2018

Instagram fitness model removed from American Airlines flight after 'humiliating' row

During that time, Selter got up to get something from the overhead bin and the flight attendant told her to sit down. On Saturday night, Selter was sitting on an aero...

Jan 29 2018

VW apologises for fumes tests on monkeys

The company added that it will undertake its own review of the matter: "We will clarify how the L.R.R.I. study came about and have launched an investigation". "There is n...

Jan 29 2018

Taliban warns of return to power after ambulance bomb kills 103

Monday's suicide attack comes just after Saturday's ambulance bomb attack in Kabul that left 103 dead and more than 200 injured. Stanikzai informed regarding the ar...

Jan 29 2018

Crowded bus falls in canal in Bengal's Murshidabad, many feared

Giving details of the accident, police said, two bodies including that of a woman were found floating in the canal while two others succumbed in the hospital. She announc...

Jan 29 2018

ATM 'jackpotting' hacks in United States on rise

Now hackers are targeting US ATMs with a scheme called "jackpotting" that spews out cash. Two of the world's largest ATM manufacturers have issued security alerts regar...

Jan 29 2018

Hacked Cryptocurrency Exchange Coincheck Says It Will Repay Owners $425 Million

Calculation method: Using XEM/JPY (NEM/JPY) rates on the cryptocurrency exchange Zaif (operated by Tech bureau Corp.), now the exchange with the most trading volume of ...

Jan 29 2018

Equities rise after Economic Survey pegs fiscal growth at 6.75%

On the very first day of the budget session, the ruling government had tabled the economic survey for the fiscal year 2017-2018. The survey points out that as per t...