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Markets seem to be stuck in a range, but here are three stocks that saw unusual moves Thursday.
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ZURICH, Oct 29- Shares of Swiss bank UBS were set to rise on Monday after media reported the bank was to cut up to 10,000 jobs as it contends with shrinking revenue and rising capital requirements.
*Workday shares reach session high $51.32. Oct 12- Shares of Workday Inc. The cloud computing company whose services compete with rivals such as Oracle Corp.
stock listing back in May, the Pleasanton, California- based company opened New York Stock Exchange trading at $48.05. Earlier in the week, Workday raised its price range to $24 to $26 per share from $21 to $24 per share. The IPO values the company, founded by ex-PeopleSoft executives David Duffield and Aneel Bhusri, at almost $4.5 billion.
PARIS, Oct 12- STMicroelectronics said it was not planning to split itself up contrary to a report that Europe's top semiconductor maker was considering a breakup, which sent its shares up by nearly a fifth.
The FTSE Small Caps index closes 0.3 percent higher, outperforming falls of 0.6 percent on the FTSE 100 and 0.5 percent on the FTSE 250. Morgan Sindall gains 1.3 percent as the UK construction and regeneration group says it has been appointed preferred delivery partner for a 1.1 billion pounds contract at the Sellafield nuclear reprocessing plant.
Oct 12- Lexicon Pharmaceuticals Inc said its experimental bowel disorder drug met the main goal of reducing bowel movements in patients with gastrointestinal cancer in a mid-stage study, sending its shares up as much as 13 percent on Friday. However, Morningstar analyst Karen Andersen said the drug could now be potentially used as a first-line therapy.
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*FDA staff found 3 concerns, but safety restrictions not needed. "There was, on a consensus basis, a little apprehension about what the safety questions would be and these documents make it pretty clear that the FDA is not overly concerned or views these risks as significant," McNicoll, Lewis& Vlak analyst Ed Arce said.
The Pleasanton, California- based company, considered a leader in the cloud computing sector, opened New York Stock Exchange trading at $48.05 after pricing shares above the expected range at $28.00. Earlier in the week, Workday raised its price range to $24 to $26 per share from $21 to $24 per share.
PARIS/ MILAN, Oct 12- Europe's top semiconductor maker STMicroelectronics denied planning a demerger, saying it had no plans to undo the group's "unity" in response to a report that it planned a breakup which had sent its shares up by nearly a fifth.
Oct 12- Shares of Workday Inc soared 72 percent in their market debut on Friday, as the market for enterprise software continues to hold strong. The Pleasanton, California- based company, considered a leader in the cloud computing sector, opened New York Stock Exchange trading at $48.05 after pricing shares above the expected range at $28.00.
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MOSCOW, Oct 12- Russian private healthcare company MD Medical Group's London share listing made a smooth start on Friday, with the global depositary receipts trading at a 2 percent premium to their issue price of $12.
Oct 12- U.S. drug reviewers found three serious concerns related to NPS Pharmaceuticals Inc's experimental drug for short bowel syndrome, but said they did not think the drug needed to be restricted for safety reasons, according to documents posted by the Food and Drug Administration on its website Friday.
PARIS, Oct 12- Europe's top semiconductor maker STMicroelectronics on Friday responded to a report that it was mulling a corporate breakup by denying that it had any plans to undo the group's "unity".
KARACHI, Oct 12- Pakistani stocks closed lower on Thursday as investors engaged in a pre-weekend sell-off after the market traded at an all time-high. The Karachi Stock Exchange benchmark 100- share index ended 0.93 percent, or 146.94 points, lower at 15,698.36 on total volume of 112.15 million shares.
MILAN/ PARIS, Oct 12- Shares in STMicroelectronics rallied more than 17 percent on Friday after Bloomberg reported Europe's top semiconductor maker was considering a breakup that could lead to the sale of its struggling mobile-phone chip business. Bloomberg cited Samsung Electronics as a potential buyer for STMicro's digital assets.