Health Care Stocks Mainly Higher in Early Trade

Health Care Stocks Mainly Higher in Early Trade

Health-care shares were mainly higher in early trade on Friday. In health-care stocks news, Novartis AG (NVS) American depository shares were slightly higher in early trade after the company said the European Medicines Agency’s Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use has recommended that the European Commission approve two different drugs. American depository receipts (ADRs) of Novartis were 0.7% higher at $71.55 in early trade. The ADRs have traded between […]

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Inventergy Global Unit Partners With IOTA Computing

Inventergy Global Unit Partners With IOTA Computing

Inventergy Global shares were up Thursday morning after its Inventergy Innovations subsidiary partnered with IOTA Computing to obtain exclusive commercialization rights for IOTA’s integrated combination of internet-protocol based operating system software and hardware technology. The technology is designed for Internet of Things deployment and helps secure internet-connected devices to enable smart grids, home automation, telemedicine, and other industrial and consumer devices. IOTA CEO Jeremy Walker said, “We believe our ‘Internet […]

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National Oilwell Varco Expands Network Services With Level 3 Communications

National Oilwell Varco Expands Network Services With Level 3 Communications

National Oilwell Varco has broadened its network services with Level 3 Communications (LVLT) to include infrastructure and VPN services, local area network connection, internet link and data center services. As a result of the expansion, National Oilwell Varco’s, communications will become more reliable, and there is less risk of power issues and outages. Additionally, the company will be using Level 3’s Rio de Janeiro data center, servers and equipment, freeing […]

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Synaptics Adds 4%

Synaptics Adds 4%

Synaptics, a developer of human interface products, disclosed Tuesday an exclusive partnership with OXi Technology, a Shanghai-based developer of “unique and patented” optical fingerprint technology that was founded in 2014. Shares jumped 3.8% intraday. The collaboration includes combining technology prowess of both companies in the development of new proprietary optical sensing solutions for smartphones, tablets and PCs, according to a statement. As part of the deal, Synaptics has agreed to […]

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Dover Completes Acquisition of Wayne Fueling Systems

Dover Completes Acquisition of Wayne Fueling Systems

Dover, a diversified global manufacturer, completed its previously announced acquisition of Wayne Fueling Systems, a global provider of fuel dispensing and payment systems for retail and commercial fuel stations. Wayne will be integrated with Tokheim, which was acquired earlier this year. Wayne’s advanced payment and systems solutions position Dover to capitalize on the conversion of U.S. based fuel retailers to Europay, MasterCard and Visa chip security technology. Through its global […]

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IES Holdings Shares Slip Off New 9-Year High

IES Holdings Shares Slip Off New 9-Year High

IES Holdings shares were off 1% after touching a new nine-year high on Friday morning after the company reported fiscal Q4 adjusted earnings and revenues that improved year-over-year. For Q4 ended Sept. 30, the communications and technology firm reported an adjusted profit of $8.1 million, up from $6.8 million a year earlier, without providing per-share figures. Reported EPS was $4.74 per share, up sharply from $0.35 per share a year […]

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Selecta Biosciences Says Gout Drug Early Stage Trials Meets Its Key Objectives

Selecta Biosciences Says Gout Drug Early Stage Trials Meets Its Key Objectives

Selecta Biosciences said on Wednesday that it has completed all patient visits for its phase 1a and b trials of SEL-212, which is being developed for the treatment of chronic refractory and tophaceous gout, and met key objectives. Uricase, an enzyme that metabolizes uric acid, have previously demonstrated the ability to significantly reduce uric acid levels and dissolve the uric acid deposits in refractory and tophaceous gout patients, however its […]

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European Equity Benchmarks Close Higher

European Equity Benchmarks Close Higher

The broad-based major European indices closed higher in Tuesday’s trading session, as surging bank stocks helped buoy the markets in London, Frankfurt, and Paris. In economic news, seasonally-adjusted GDP rose 0.3% in the euro area (EA19), and 0.4% in the EU28 during Q3, compared with the previous quarter, according to Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In Q2, GDP also grew by 0.3% and 0.4% respectively. Compared with […]

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Asian ADRs Move Higher in Monday Trading

Asian ADRs Move Higher in Monday Trading

American depository receipts of Asian stocks were trading 0.15% higher at 143.30 on the Bank of New York Mellon Asia ADR Index on Monday. In North Asia, the gainers were led by New Oriental Education & Technology (EDU), a provider of private educational services in China, and marketing and branding company Acorn (ATV), which rose 7.8% and 5% respectively. They were followed by O2Micro International (OIIM), which develops and markets […]

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Seadrill Partners Disputes Drilling Contract Termination by Tullow Ghana

Seadrill Partners Disputes Drilling Contract Termination by Tullow Ghana

Seadrill Partners shares were lower 5% on Friday as the company said it is disputing a drilling contract termination by Tullow Ghana Ltd. as of Dec. 1 and will amend its ongoing claim at the English High Court. Tullow said it was terminating the West Leo drilling contract citing a force majeure claim it made in October, which Seadrill disputed in court, Seadrill Partners said, adding that Tullow also said […]

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