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Swiss prosecutors will not pursue Novartis over Trump lawyer payments

06.06.2018, 13:03

The Swiss attorney general's office (OAG) said on Wednesday it will not bring proceedings against Novartis (S:NOVN) in connection with $1.2 million in payments the Swiss drugmaker made to U.S. President Donald Trump's personal lawyer.

Ryanair signs first cabin crew union recognition agreement

06.06.2018, 12:42

Ryanair (I:RYA) signed a deal on Wednesday to allow cabin crew in Italy to negotiate on issues such as pay, the first non-pilot agreement it has struck since deciding to recognise trade unions for the first time in its 32-year history.

VW plans production shut-downs in Wolfsburg due to new test standards

06.06.2018, 12:21

Volkswagen (DE:VOWG_p) will discuss with workers in the coming days for how long it will shut production at its main plant in Wolfsburg in September due to the switch to new lab test standards WLTP, its chief executive told VW staff on Wednesday.

Want to extend the bull market by $6 trillion? Add women

06.06.2018, 11:53

The secret to unlocking a further $6 trillion of gains in global stocks and adding another 10 years to this bull run? Forget tax cuts and share buybacks, women are key, according to research by S&P Global.

Pfizer pumps $600 million into venture capital arm

06.06.2018, 11:28

Pfizer Inc (N:PFE) said on Wednesday it planned to invest $600 million in its venture capital fund, a quarter of which would be earmarked for promising research on neuroscience.