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  • The European Medicines Agency said experts at its Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use had backed the oral, once-daily drug for marketing approval as a first-line treatment for advanced renal cell carcinoma, or kidney cancer. Recommendations for marketing approval by the CHMP are normally endorsed by the European Commission within a couple of...

  • BERLIN, June 23- Adyen, one of Europe's biggest fintech companies, has taken a pan-European banking licence that allows it to bypass banks and process cross-border payments directly for its merchant customers, including many of the world's top ecommerce firms. Chief Executive Pieter van der Does said on Friday that his Amsterdam- based company was awarded a...

  • BERLIN, June 23- Adyen, one of Europe's biggest fintech companies, has taken a pan-European banking license that allows it to bypass banks and process cross-border payments directly for its merchant customers, including many of the world's top ecommerce firms. Chief Executive Pieter van der Does said on Friday that his Amsterdam- based company was awarded a...

  • OTTAWA, June 23- Canada's annual inflation rate cooled more than expected in May, bringing it further away from the central bank's target as the cost of food fell and gasoline prices moderated, data from Statistics Canada showed on Friday. The annual inflation rate declined to 1.3 percent from April's 1.6 percent, the lowest level since November 2016 and below...

  • PARIS, June 23- The dollar dipped to a four-day low against a basket of major currencies on Friday, as traders looked to U.S. inflation data due next week to provide more clues on the Federal Reserve's policy outlook. "More than a week after the FOMC lifted borrowing costs in the U.S., financial markets... have been treading water as investors struggle to find a new driver,"...

  • LONDON, June 23- Copper prices on Friday reached their highest since April 7 as industrial metals benefited from rising Chinese stock markets and strong European manufacturing data, while falling inventories put zinc on track for its best week since November. Fund investors were betting on higher prices, said Peter Fertig, a consultant at Quantities...

  • *Commission recommends fund should become separate entity. OSLO, June 23- Norway's $960 billion wealth fund, the world's largest, should be split from the country's central bank, which has managed the fund since its launch in 1996, a government-appointed commission said on Friday. "Both central banking and investment management place greater demands on the...

  • And we'll see if we can take care of that, "Trump said in an interview with Fox News that aired on Friday, calling the group of conservative lawmakers" four very good people. " Trump earlier indicated changes may be in store for the proposal unveiled by Senate Republicans on Thursday to replace former President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law.

  • And we'll see if we can take care of that, "Trump said in an interview with Fox News that aired on Friday, calling the group of conservative lawmakers" four very good people. " Trump earlier indicated changes may be in store for the proposal unveiled by Senate Republicans on Thursday to replace former President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law.

  • And we'll see if we can take care of that, "Trump said in an interview with Fox News that aired on Friday, calling the group of conservative lawmakers" four very good people. " Trump earlier indicated changes may be in store for the proposal unveiled by Senate Republicans on Thursday to replace former President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law.

  • And we'll see if we can take care of that, "Trump said in an interview with Fox News that aired on Friday, calling the group of conservative lawmakers" four very good people. " Trump earlier indicated changes may be in store for the proposal unveiled by Senate Republicans on Thursday to replace former President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law.

  • And we'll see if we can take care of that, "Trump said in an interview with Fox News that aired on Friday, calling the group of conservative lawmakers" four very good people. " Trump earlier indicated changes may be in store for the proposal unveiled by Senate Republicans on Thursday to replace former President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law.

  • And we'll see if we can take care of that, "Trump said in an interview with Fox News that aired on Friday, calling the group of conservative lawmakers" four very good people. " Trump earlier indicated changes may be in store for the proposal unveiled by Senate Republicans on Thursday to replace former President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law.

  • *Moody's rates France Aa2 with stable outlook. LONDON, June 23- France's main government bond yield held near a seven-month low on Friday as some analysts predicted a boost for the country's credit rating at its first review since Emmanuel Macron won the presidency and a large parliamentary majority. One of the big three ratings firms Moody's is set to publish...

  • *Many U.S. shale drillers profitable at $40/ bl- Cenkos. Brent crude futures were up 14 cents at $45.36 a barrel at 1138 GMT. Bearish factors like higher output in Libya or Nigeria result in lower oil prices but bullish factors, like the really high OPEC commitment, are ignored, "said Frank Schallenberger, head of commodity research at LBBW in Stuttgart.

  • The European Medicines Agency said on Friday its experts had backed the latest copy of the drug from South Korea's Samsung Bioepis, which specialises in making cheaper copies of complex biotech drugs known as biosimilars. Samsung Bioepis, an unlisted unit of South Korean conglomerate Samsung Group, already sells biosimilar copies of two other rheumatoid...

  • TOKYO, June 23- Toshiba Corp said it was open to talks with Western Digital Corp in their dispute over the sale of the Japanese conglomerate's prized chip unit- an apparent olive branch after it chose another suitor as preferred bidder. The softer tone from Toshiba comes on a day of further indignities as the crisis-wracked conglomerate saw itself demoted to the...

  • June 23- European regulators on Friday recommended approving Aveo Pharmaceuticals Inc's drug to treat kidney cancer, marking a victory for the U.S. biotech that has faced setbacks in bringing the drug to market. The European Medicines Agency said experts at the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use had backed medicinal product tivozanib, or Fotivda,...

  • FRANKFURT, June 23- Germany's Merck KGaA has won a key recommendation to become a late entrant to the market for oral multiple sclerosis drugs in Europe, six years after its first attempt to launch the cladribine pill failed. The European Medicines Agency, the EU's drugs regulator, said on Friday its experts had come out in favor of approving cladribine, branded as...

  • FRANKFURT, June 23- Germany's Merck KGaA has won a key recommendation to become a late entrant to the market for oral multiple sclerosis drugs in Europe, six years after its first attempt to launch the cladribine pill failed. The European Medicines Agency, the EU's drugs regulator, said on Friday its experts had come out in favour of approving cladribine, branded...