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  • NEW YORK/ BOSTON, Nov 5- Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc shares fell as much as 20 percent on Thursday, building on weeks of steep losses over concerns about its ties to specialty pharmacy Philidor Rx Services and its sharp drug price increases. Valeant's U.S.-traded shares hit their lowest since May 2013, falling as low as $73.37, before partly...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 5- Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc shares fell as much as 20 percent on Thursday, building on weeks of steep losses over concerns about its ties to specialty pharmacy Philidor Rx Services, which is accused of improperly boosting sales of Valeant drugs. Valeant's U.S.-traded shares hit their lowest since May 2013, falling as low as $73.37.

  • FireEye shares tumble after company cuts forecasts Thursday, 5 Nov 2015 | 9:50 AM ET

    Nov 5- FireEye Inc shares tumbled nearly 18 percent on Thursday after the cyber security firm missed quarterly forecasts and cut its revenue outlook, saying that a reduction in cyber spying from China had hurt demand for its products. Wall Street analysts and industry watchers said that they were sceptical of FireEye's assertion that a U.S.- China agreement...

  • Nov 5- Celgene Corp posted its smallest revenue growth in five quarters as sales of its blockbuster cancer treatment Revlimid slowed. Celgene's shares fell 4.5 percent to $121.55 in early trading on Thursday after the company also reported a profit that barely topped analysts' estimates. The company also cut its full-year profit view to $2.02- $2.24 per share...

  • MSCI's benchmark emerging market index slipped 0.5 percent, with bourses in Turkey and Greece losing around 1 percent and shares in South Africa, Russia and much of eastern Europe posting losses. Currencies broadly weakened against the dollar with Turkey's lira and Israel's shekel slipping 0.3 percent and Russia's rouble and South Africa's rand weakening...

  • *Japan Post shares soar for 2nd day on strong demand. *Takata plunges as Honda says will no longer use its inflators. The three Japan Post shares extended their gains into the second day, with Japan Post Insurance Co soaring more than 17 percent, Japan Post Bank Co gaining 8 percent and Japan Post Holdings Co climbing 5 percent.

  • TOKYO, Nov 5- Shares of Japanese supplier Takata Corp plunged 21 percent on Thursday, extending a sharp fall from the day before when top customer Honda Motor Co said it would stop buying a component at the heart of a multi-million-vehicle recall. Takata slid to 936 yen in early Tokyo trade, the lowest level since April 2009. Takata faces fresh questions over its...

  • Nov 4- Time Warner Inc- the owner of cable channels TNT, TBS Cartoon Network- said ratings for its "key" domestic entertainment networks have dropped more than anticipated, which will result in a fall in ad revenue next year. The warning, which echoed a similar one from ESPN and ABC- owner Walt Disney Co in August, sent Time Warner's shares plunging more than 10 percent on...

  • Nov 4- Time Warner Inc cut its 2016 adjusted profit forecast, citing a strong dollar, sending its shares plunging more than 8 percent on Wednesday. Time Warner expects the impact of a stronger dollar to be about the same in 2016 as in 2015, at around 50 cents per share, Chief Executive Jeff Bewkes said on a call with analysts. Time Warner's shares were down slightly in...

  • *Q3 Latin America sales fall 22 pct. Nov 4- Motorola Solutions Inc, best known as a maker of walkie-talkies and radio systems, blamed weak sales in Latin America and a strong dollar for a profit forecast for the current quarter that fell far short of expectations. Motorola Solutions' sales have been slipping as major customers, which include police and fire...

  • LONDON/ JOHANNESBURG, Nov 4- Mining and trading company Glencore said on Wednesday it was on track to reduce debt thanks to asset sales, while deepening cuts in copper output to support flagging prices, sending its shares 6 percent higher. Swiss-based Glencore has pledged to cut its net debt to $20 billion by the end of 2016 to regain the trust of investors after its...

  • JGBs edge down, taking cue from rallying equities Wednesday, 4 Nov 2015 | 2:07 AM ET

    The Nikkei stock index gained 1.3 percent in heavy trade, buoyed by gains on Wall Street and a strong debut by three Japan Post shares, which surged as investors rushed to get a piece of the group's $12 billion initial public offering. Overnight strength on Wall Street pushed U.S. The Bank of Japan offered to buy 400 billion yen of JGBs in the 1- year to 3- year zone, 400...

  • TOKYO, Nov 4- Japanese stocks rose on Wednesday morning, buoyed by gains on Wall Street and a strong debut by three Japan Post shares, which surged as investors rushed to get a piece of the group's $12 billion initial public offering. Shares of Japan Post Holdings Co opened at 1,631 yen against its initial public offering price of 1,400 yen, while Japan Post Bank Co...

  • An employee walks past the Alibaba logo during a media tour organized by government officials at the company’s headquarters on the outskirts of Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, China.

    China's second-largest e-commerce company JD.com has formally requested an anti-trust investigation into rival Alibaba.

  • Japan Post jumps on open in 2015's biggest IPO Tuesday, 3 Nov 2015 | 7:50 PM ET

    After a slow start, shares in Japan Post surged more than 15 percent on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, in the largest IPO in the world this year.

  • TOKYO, Nov 4- Shares of Japan Post Holdings Co and Japan Post Bank Co soared on debut on Wednesday after the country's biggest privatization since the 1980 s raised 1.4 trillion yen for the government. Japan Post Holdings debuted at 1,631 yen per share, 16.5 percent higher than its initial public offering price of 1,400 yen. Japan Post Bank Co opened at 1,680 yen, up...

  • Takata CEO to hold news conference at 0200 GMT Tuesday, 3 Nov 2015 | 7:23 PM ET

    TOKYO, Nov 4- Takata Corp, the Japanese supplier at the centre of a massive recall crisis for defective air bag inflators, said Chief Executive Shigehisa Takada would hold a news conference in Tokyo at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday. Chief Financial Officer Yoichiro Nomura and quality chief Hiroshi Shimizu will also attend the briefing. Shares in Takata fell as much as...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 3- Tesla Motors Inc shipped more electric cars than expected in the third quarter with its Model X SUV rollout, boosting its stock by 10 percent even as the company posted its biggest loss in 10 quarters. The stock rose to $229.37 in extended trading, after closing 2.5 percent lower at $208.35 on Nasdaq. There are no delays or dropoffs in demand for...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 3- Wall Street shares gained on Tuesday, adding to the previous session's rally as a crude oil price rise boosted the energy sector, while U.S. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was the strongest of the three major U.S. indexes, led by oil company Chevron, while rival Exxon Mobil was one of the biggest drivers for the S&P 500.. "I think there has been a real...

  • Nov 3- Sprint Corp, the fourth largest U.S. wireless carrier, reported lower-than-expected quarterly results on Tuesday as promotional price cuts drove customer gains but weighed on growth. Sprint shares slid 7 percent to $4.51 in afternoon trading on the New York Stock Exchange. Under Chief Executive Marcelo Claure, the company rolled out half-priced offers,...