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Bluebird’s $2.8 million gene therapy becomes most expensive drug after US approval

Signage is seen outside of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) headquarters in White Oak, Maryland, US, August 29, 2020. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com register Aug 17 (Reuters) – The US Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday approved bluebird bio’s (BLUE.O) gene therapy for patients with a rare …

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Cryptoverse: Electric ether leaps on verge of Merge

Representations of cryptocurrency Bitcoin, Ethereum and Dash plunge into water in this illustration taken, May 23, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com register Aug 16 (Reuters) – It looks like ethereum’s mega-upgrade is happening. finally. After years of delays, the “Merge” seems all but certain to take place in September, …

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NYSE delistings signal Beijing may be willing to compromise on US audit dispute -analysts

A trader enters the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, US June 14, 2022. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com register HONG KONG, Aug 15 (Reuters) – The move to delist five Chinese state-owned enterprises (SOEs) from the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) signals Beijing …

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UK first to approve Omicron COVID shot with Moderna nod

A nurse prepares a dose of the Moderna coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine at the Glangwili General Hospital in Carmarthen, Wales, Britain April 7, 2021. Jacob King/Pool via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com register UK’s JCVI to decide how shot should be deployed UK beginning another COVID booster program in autumn Moderna …

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Germany reaches 75% gas stocks target ahead of schedule

A view shows pipes at the landfall facilities of the ‘Nord Stream 1’ gas pipeline in Lubmin, Germany, July 21, 2022. REUTERS/Annegret Hilse Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com register FRANKFURT, Aug 14 (Reuters) – German gas storage facilities were slightly more than 75% full last Friday, a couple of weeks ahead of …

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Explainer: How could the new US corporate minimum tax affect companies?

Aug 12 (Reuters) – The main revenue source in the new US tax, climate and drugs bill is a novel 15% corporate minimum tax aimed at stopping large, profitable companies from gaming the Internal Revenue Service code and slashing their tax bills to zero. The US House of Representatives was scheduled to vote on Friday …

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Novartis reports Zolgensma caused two deaths from liver failure

The company’s logo is seen at the new cell and gene therapy factory of Swiss drugmaker Novartis in Stein, Switzerland, November 28, 2019. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com register Aug 11 (Reuters) – Novartis AG (NOVN.S) on Thursday reported two patient fatalities due to acute liver failure following treatment …

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Five Chinese state-owned companies to delist from NYSE amid US tensions

SHANGHAI/HONG KONG, Aug 12 (Reuters) – Five Chinese state-owned companies, including oil giant Sinopec (600028.SS) and China Life Insurance (601628.SS), said on Friday they would delist from the New York Stock Exchange, amid economic and diplomatic tensions with the United States. The companies, which also include Aluminum Corporation of China (Chalco) (601600.SS), PetroChina (601857.SS) and …

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Robinhood must face US market manipulation claims over ‘meme stock’ rally, judge rules

The logo of Robinhood Markets, Inc. is seen at a pop-up event on Wall Street after the company’s IPO in New York City, US, July 29, 2021. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com register Aug 11 (Reuters) – Stock trading platform Robinhood Markets Inc (HOOD.O) must face market manipulation claims over …

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US gasoline prices fall below $4 for first time since March

Gasoline demand has waned in the summer Lower-income households spending less as prices dip US retail price hit a record in June Aug 11 (Reuters) – The average price of US retail gasoline fell below $4 per gallon on Thursday for the first time in months, giving some relief to drivers in the world’s largest …

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