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AstraZeneca, Daiichi Sankyo breast cancer drug cuts risk of death by 72%

Pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca and Daiichi Sankyo said their antibody drug conjugate reduced the risk of disease progression or death from breast cancer by 72% versus...

Mon, 20/09/2021 - 07:30

Prudential launches multibillion dollar Hong Kong equity raising

Insurance giant Prudential announced a capital raising in Hong Kong that it said would provide $2.25 billion to cut debt, plus additional financial flexibility.


Mon, 20/09/2021 - 07:25

Victrex appoints Vivienne Cox as incoming chairman

Plastics producer Victrex said it had appointed Vivienne Cox as its incoming chairman.

Cox was currently a non-executive director of GlaxoSmithKline and Stena in Sweden...

Mon, 20/09/2021 - 07:14

SSE says no decision made on breaking up company

Energy utility SSE said 'there has been no decision' to break up the company, amid press reports that activist investor Elliot wants it to sell...

Mon, 20/09/2021 - 07:10

Draper Esprit invests £130m year-to-date in growth opportunities

Venture capital firm Draper Esprit said it had invested £130 million during the year to date including 8 new, and 6 follow-on, investments.

Additional investments...

Fri, 17/09/2021 - 09:10

eEnergy wraps up acquisition of UtilityTeam

Energy services group eEnergy said it had completed the acquisition of UtilityTeam, and 5% of the issued share capital of UtilityTeam Trading Limited not currently...

Fri, 17/09/2021 - 09:01

S4Capital merges with Zemoga to expand offering into technology services

Marketing services company S4Capital announced a merger between Zemoga and its new unitary brand Media.Monks.

The merger marked a 'significant first step towards building...

Fri, 17/09/2021 - 08:49

Thor Mining says drilling underway at copper project in South Australia

Thor Mining said that drilling had commenced at the Kapunda copper ISR project in South Australia.

EnviroCopper, in which Thor holds a 30% stake, in...

Fri, 17/09/2021 - 08:40

GoldStone Resources gold production plans for Homase mine suffers setback

Gold exploration and development company GoldStone Resources said its plans to bring the Homase mine within its Akrokeri-Homase gold project in Ghana into production suffered...

Fri, 17/09/2021 - 08:31

Safestay mulls sale amid 'very early' stage approach from interested party

Hostels operator Safestay said it would undertake a review of strategy options including the sale of the company, after receiving a 'very early' stage potential...

Fri, 17/09/2021 - 08:16