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  • March 26- BlackBerry Ltd said it received security clearance for U.S. government employees to use its enterprise software on their Android and Apple Inc smartphones and tablets. BlackBerry is trying to regain ground lost to Samsung Electronics Co Ltd and Apple, both of whom have the FIPS 140-2 certification.

  • GSK reports tampering of some bottles of weight-loss drug Wednesday, 26 Mar 2014 | 10:17 AM ET

    March 26- GlaxoSmithKline Plc said some bottles of its weight-loss drug Alli bought in the United States had been tampered with and that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration was investigating. Consumers reported that some bottles bought in stores in seven states contained products other than the drug, the company said on Wednesday.

  • UPDATE 2-Murdoch sets up sons to take over media empire Wednesday, 26 Mar 2014 | 10:17 AM ET

    LONDON, March 26- Rupert Murdoch has brought eldest son Lachlan back into the leadership of his media empire and promoted younger son James, setting them up to succeed him when the 83- year-old tycoon finally steps down.

  • India's JSW Steel sees flat coking coal imports in 2014/15 Wednesday, 26 Mar 2014 | 10:01 AM ET

    NEW DELHI, March 26- JSW Steel, India's No. 3 steel maker, said it expects imports of metallurgical coal to stay flat at 7-8 million tonnes in 2014/ 15, indicating its mills will continue to run below capacity due to soft demand and a shortage of iron ore.

  • Shares of "Candy Crush" maker King fall in market debut Wednesday, 26 Mar 2014 | 10:00 AM ET

    March 26- Shares of King Digital Entertainment Plc, maker of the wildly popular "Candy Crush Saga" game, fell as much as 15 percent in their trading debut on Wednesday, valuing the company at about $6 billion. London- based King raised about $500 million after its initial public offering was priced at $22.50 per share, the mid-point of the targeted price range.

  • Shares of Nord Anglia Education rise in market debut Wednesday, 26 Mar 2014 | 9:44 AM ET

    March 26- Shares of Nord Anglia Education Inc rose as much as 12 percent in their U.S. market debut, valuing the Hong Kong- based school operator at about $1.7 billion. The company- which runs 27 schools in Southeast Asia, China, Europe, North America and the Middle East- sold all the 19 million shares in the offering.

  • March 26- Canadian fund manager AGF Management Ltd reported a 10 percent rise in quarterly profit as lower stock compensation expenses more than offset the impact of a decline in revenue.

  • BlackBerry gets U.S. clearance for security solution Wednesday, 26 Mar 2014 | 9:01 AM ET

    March 26- BlackBerry Ltd said it received U.S. government security clearance for its solution that separates and secures work and personal data on mobile devices powered by Google Inc's Android platform and Apple Inc's iOS operating system.

  • Barington Capital asks Darden to find new CEO Wednesday, 26 Mar 2014 | 8:49 AM ET

    March 26- Darden Restaurants Inc shareholder Barington Capital asked the company to find a new chief executive and appoint an independent chairman. The hedge fund and Starboard Value LLP have opposed Darden's plan to spin off its Red Lobster restaurant chain and have asked that the plan be put to a shareholder vote.

  • Canadian fund manager AGF's profit rises as expenses fall Wednesday, 26 Mar 2014 | 8:22 AM ET

    March 26- Canadian fund manager AGF Management Ltd reported a 10 percent rise in quarterly profit, helped by lower expenses. The company's net income from continuing operations rose to C $17.1 million, or 20 Canadian cents per share, in the first quarter ended Feb. 28 from C $15.6 million, or 17 Canadian cents per share, a year earlier.

  • March 26- Insmed Inc said its only experimental drug failed to meet the main goal of a mid-stage trial on patients with a form of bacterial lung infection, sending shares down 34 percent in premarket trade. Insmed compared the drug, in combination with a standard treatment, with a combination of placebo and the standard treatment.

  • Insmed's lung infection drug fails mid-stage study Wednesday, 26 Mar 2014 | 7:15 AM ET

    March 26- Insmed Inc said its only experimental drug failed to meet the main goal of a mid-stage trial on patients with a form of bacterial lung infection. The company said the drug, Arikayce, did not reduce bacterial density, a measure of change in infection, in patients with nontuberculous mycobacterial lung infections.

  • March 26- Global Geophysical Services Inc, a provider of seismic data to oil and gas companies, filed for bankruptcy due to heavy debt and said it was seeking court approval for $60 million in debtor-in-possession financing. The company and some of its units made a Chapter 11 filing in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Corpus Christi, Texas.

  • March 26- Trustmark National Bank and Green Bank N.A. have sued security firm Trustwave for damages suffered from the holiday season data breach at Target Corp, accusing the company of failing to identify security gaps, the American Banker reported.

  • March 26- Rupert Murdoch has elevated son Lachlan to the top of his multi-billion dollar family media empire after a seven-year break, appointing him non-executive co-chairman of both News Corp and 21st Century Fox Inc..

  • March 26- Media and entertainment company Twenty-First Century Fox Inc said its board has appointed Lachlan Murdoch non-executive co-chairman and elevated James Murdoch to the position of co-chief operating officer.

  • NEW DELHI, March 26- Iron ore production in Goa, usually India's top exporting state of the raw ingredient for steel, should be capped at 20 million tonnes a year when an 18- month old mining ban is lifted, a court-appointed panel said, less than half peak output and curbing potential shipments to key buyer China.

  • March 26- Trustmark National Bank and Green Bank N.A. have sued security firm Trustwave for damages suffered from the holiday season data breach at Target Corp, accusing the company of failing to identify security gaps, the American Banker reported.

  • Last June the SEC put forth a plan, mostly focusing on prime funds for institutional investors, which called for two alternative proposals that could be adopted alone or in combination.

  • These 2 factors are driving Indian stock rally     Tuesday, 25 Mar 2014 | 11:33 PM ET

    Domestic hopes for an opposition win and a better economy as compared to other emerging markets are reasons why Indian shares have been outperforming, says Andrew Holland, CEO of Ambit Investment Advisors.