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GSK Makes Submissions In EU, US For Dabrafenib, Trametinib
Pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline PLC (GSK.LN) Friday announced regulatory submissions in the European Union and United States related to single-agent use of its BRAF inhibitor dabrafenib and MEK inhibitor trametinib to treat patients with BRAF V600 mutation positive metastatic melanoma.
IAG Cuts Forecasts as Spanish Economy Worsens
International Consolidated Airlines Group SA (IAG.LN) Friday said it expects to make a loss in 2012 as the Spanish economic situation worsens though trading conditions at British Airways remained firm and the integration of regional carrier bmi remains on track.
DATA SNAP: Euro-Zone Retail Sales Rose for Second Month
The volume of retail sales in the euro zone rose for the second straight month in June, although that is unlikely to continue in the face of rising unemployment and weakening consumer confidence.
Putin and Cameron Discuss TNK-BP Shareholder Dispute
Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke with U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron about the shareholder conflict at Anglo-Russian crude producer TNK-BP (TNBP.RS) at a meeting in London Thursday, according to Putin's website.
Kirin Not Interested in Maker of Tiger Beer
Kirin Holdings Co. (2503.TO) is not interested in gaining control of Singapore-based Asia Pacific Breweries Ltd., the company's president said Friday, dismissing the prospect that it might go head-to-head with Heineken NV (HEIA.AE) to try to buy a stake in the maker of Tiger Beer from its affiliate
HTC Expects 3Q Revenue at NT$70 Billion-NT$80 Billion
Taiwan handset maker HTC Corp. (2498.TW) said Friday it expects its third-quarter revenue to fall 41%-48% from a year earlier, reflecting the pressure that intensifying competition and a slowing global economy is putting on its sales in key markets such as the U.S. and Europe.
S Korea: To Hike Electricity Prices by Average 4.9% From Monday
South Korea will hike electricity prices by an average 4.9% effective Monday to reflect a recent rise in prices of oil, gas and coal, the Ministry of Knowledge Economy said in a release Friday.
Euro-zone PMI Signals Further Contraction In July
Private sector activity in the 17-nation euro zone continued to contract at a rapid pace in July, the Markit composite purchasing managers' index for the region indicated Friday.
Dexia Posts €1.2 Billion Loss, Shares Suspended
Franco-Belgian lender Dexia SA (DEXB.BT) Friday posted a EUR1.2 billion ($1.46 billion) loss for the first half of 2012 and saw trade in its shares suspended.