Eisai, Biogen say Alzheimer’s drug succeeds in slowing cognitive decline

Sept 27 (Reuters) – Eisai Co Ltd (4523.T) and Biogen Inc (BIIB.O) on Tuesday said their experimental Alzheimer’s drug significantly slowed cognitive and functional decline in a large trial of patients in the early stages of the disease, marking a rare win in a field littered with failed drugs. The drug, lecanemab, slowed progress of … Read more

Rampant dollar pauses for breath as bears stalk stocks

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com register HONG KONG, Sept 27 (Reuters) – Asian markets attempted to stabilize on Tuesday after a wild few days during which most assets, barring the dollar, fell, with the greenback easing a bit and stocks flat. Sterling , which collapsed to a record low $1.0327 on Monday, … Read more

Wall Street ends lower, Dow confirms bear market

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com register Fed rate hikes have investors ‘throwing in the towel’ Casinos jump as Macau allows tour groups after nearly 3 years Indexes: Dow -1.11%, S&P 500 -1.03%, Nasdaq -0.60% Sept 26 (Reuters) – Wall Street slid deeper into a bear market on Monday, with the S&P 500 … Read more

Exclusive: India’s push for home-grown navigation system jolts smartphone giants

India wants local GPS rival in smartphones; Industry fears costs Smartphone players want delay to New Delhi’s Jan. 2023 deadline Samsung, others say Indian system needs hardware changes-sources Boosting native system part of Modi’s self-reliance campaign NEW DELHI, Sept 26 (Reuters) – India is pushing tech giants to make smartphones compatible with its home-grown navigation … Read more

Sterling crumbles to record low, dollar soars on UK fiscal angst

Woman holds British pound banknotes in this illustration taken May 30, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/ Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com register TOKYO, Sept 26 (Reuters) – Sterling tumbled to a record trough on Monday as traders scampered for the exits on speculation the new government’s economic plan will stretch Britain’s finances to the … Read more

Sterling collapses as investors fly into dollars

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com register Sterling hits record low; risk of BOE response EUR down 1%; Aussie, kiwi, yuan hit multi year lows S&P 500 futures down 0.6% SYDNEY, Sept 26 (Reuters) – Sterling slumped to a record low on Monday, prompting speculation of an emergency response from the Bank of … Read more

Exclusive: Italy and Intel pick Veneto as preferred region for new chip plant

The Intel Corporation logo is seen at a temporary office during the World Economic Forum 2022 (WEF) in the Alpine resort of Davos, Switzerland May 25, 2022. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com register Intel to build advanced packaging and assembly site in Italy Draghi’s successor to have a say … Read more

Exclusive: Credit Suisse sounds out investors about capital hike

The logo of Swiss bank Credit Suisse is seen at an office building in Zurich, Switzerland September 2, 2022. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com register ZURICH, Sept 23 (Reuters) – Credit Suisse is sounding out investors for fresh cash, two people familiar with the matter said, approaching them for the … Read more

Stocks tumble, dollars soars and bonds plunge as recession fears grow

Dow poised to confirm bear market MSCI All-World index hits 2-year low Dollar reaches new two-decade high Sterling and gilts sell off after UK ‘mini-budget’ NEW YORK/LONDON, Sept 23 (Reuters) – US and European stocks tumbled on Friday, the dollar scaled a 22-year high and bonds sold off again as fears grew that a central … Read more

EXCLUSIVE China sends regulators to Hong Kong to assist US audit inspection-sources

A Chinese national flag flutters outside the China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) building on the Financial Street in Beijing, China July 9, 2021. REUTERS/Tingshu Wang Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com register HONG KONG, Sept 22 (Reuters) – Beijing has sent a team of regulatory officials to Hong Kong to assist the US … Read more