GENEVA— Swiss drugmaker Roche Holding AG on Thursday posted a net profit drop of 7 percent compared with a year ago, weighed down by a strong Swiss franc and charges from one of its diagnostic units. The Basel, Switzerland- based company said its first-half sales were 22.974 billion francs, down 1 percent from 23.295 billion francs from a year ago.» Read More
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