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Flowserve supplying pumps, valves for Pfizer vaccine production
(Reuters) - Flowserve Corp, an American supplier of industrial machinery, said on Monday it was providing pumps, valves and seals to Pfizer Inc to support the production of its COVID-19 vaccine. The company said it helped the drugmaker replace a ...
Merck agrees $1 billion deal with Debiopharm for head and neck cancer drug
BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's Merck KGgA said on Monday it has agreed to pay Swiss biotech Debiopharm up to 900 million euros ($1.08 billion) to develop and commercialise Xevinapant for head and neck cancer. Under the terms of the licensing deal, ...
South Korea February exports extend growth on strong chip, auto demand
By Joori Roh SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's exports expanded for a fourth straight month in February on continued growth in memory chip and car sales, underpinning the trade-led recovery in Asia's fourth-largest economy. Exports jumped 9.5% from ...
Twilio nears deal to invest up to $750 million in Syniverse: WSJ
(Reuters) - Cloud-communications firm Twilio Inc is in talks to invest as much as $750 million in Syniverse Technologies LLC, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday. The investment will be announced on Monday, which could be followed by a ...
Column: Hedge funds sell oil as bull run stutters - Kemp
By John Kemp LONDON (Reuters) - Hedge funds have reduced their position in petroleum futures and options for the first time in 16 weeks, the first weekly net sales since the first successful coronavirus vaccine trials were announced in early ...
Australia job advertisements near 2-1/2 year peak in February
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian job advertisements rose to a near 2-1/2 year peak in February, providing another sign massive fiscal and monetary stimulus were working to prop up the country's economy following a coronavirus pandemic induced ...
Japan's factory activity grows at fastest pace in two years as output, orders rise: PMI
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's factory activity expanded at the fastest pace in over two years in February, a private-sector survey showed on Monday, as strong orders led to the first output rise since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. The final ...
OPEC oil output drops in February as Saudi makes further cut: survey
By Alex Lawler LONDON (Reuters) - OPEC oil output dropped in February as a voluntary cut by Saudi Arabia added to reductions under a supply limiting agreement, a Reuters survey found, ending a run of seven consecutive monthly declines. The ...
Audi names Rittersberger as new chief financial officer
(Reuters) - German premium carmaker Audi said on Monday it had named Juergen Rittersberger as its next chief financial officer, replacing Arno Antlitz who is moving to become group CFO at its parent Volkswagen. Rittersberger will take over the ...
TSX rises on commodity-linked boost, upbeat manufacturing data
(Reuters) - Canada's main stock index rose on Monday as energy and materials stocks tracked gains in commodities, while data showed that the domestic manufacturing activity grew at a faster pace in February than in the prior month. * The energy ...