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Sanofi to resubmit Lemtrada application for FDA review PARIS: Sanofi said it plans to resubmit its application for its Lemtrada drug for the treatment of relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis following "constructive discussions" with the US Food and Drug Administration. The resubmission is expected in the second quarter and will provide information to address issues previously raised by the FDA in December, Sanofi said in a statement on Monday. Sanofi's Genzyme unit in the United States had previously announced its intention to appeal the FDA's response on Lemtrada. "In light of the planned resubmission, the company does not expect to pursue an appeal at this time," Sanofi said. Copyright Reuters, 2014 ...

Finland's trade deficit narrows in February HELSINKI: Finland's trade deficit narrowed to 70 million euros ($96 million) in February from 500 million euros in January and 110 million euros a year earlier, preliminary data from the National Customs Board (NCB) showed. The value of exports in February fell 2 percent year-on-year to around 4.3 billion euros, and the value of imports decreased about 3 percent, NCB said. The Nordic country, although one of the few remaining triple-A rated economies in the ...
South Korea, Australia to sign free trade deal Tuesday SEOUL: South Korea and Australia will sign a free trade deal this week, South Korean President Park Geun-Hye said Monday, after four years of negotiations on the pact."Tomorrow, we will sign a free trade agreement with Australia," Park said at a meeting of her top aides, according to a media pool report.The deal will take South Korea's total number of free trade agreements to ten, involving a total of 47 countries, she said, with others ...
Singapore to report monetary policy decision, advance Q1 GDP on April 14 SINGAPORE: Singapore will announce the central bank's semi-annual monetary policy decision and release advance gross domestic product (GDP) estimates for the first quarter on April 14. The first quarter advance GDP and the Monetary Authority of Singapore's (MAS) policy statement will be released at 8 a.m. (0000 GMT) on April 14, the Ministry of Trade and Industry and the MAS said on Monday. Economists widely expect the MAS to maintain its policy of allowing a ...
Japan February coincident indicator index down 1.8 points TOKYO: Japan's index of coincident economic indicators fell a preliminary 1.8 points in February from the previous month, the Cabinet Office said on Monday.The index of leading economic indicators, compiled using data such as the number of job offers and consumer sentiment and a gauge of the economy a few months ahead, fell 4.6 points from January. Copyright Reuters, 2014 ...
Bangladesh inflation quickens again in March on food prices DHAKA: Bangladesh's annual inflation rose to 7.48 percent in March, fired up by food prices, the country's Bureau of Statistics said on Sunday. March's inflation rate was up from 7.44 percent a month earlier. Food prices in March were 8.96 percent higher than a year earlier, up from February's 8.84 percent increase. In contrast, non-food inflation rate eased to 5.26 percent from 5.37 percent. Copyright Reuters, 2014 ...
Japan current account seen back in surplus, machinery orders lower TOKYO: Japan's current account balance probably swung back to a surplus for the first time in five months in February, a Reuters poll showed, helped by hefty returns from investments overseas and as import growth slowed.Machinery orders are expected to have slipped in February after a big jump in the previous month and as companies stay cautious about the economic outlook heading into the new fiscal year, the poll also showed.Japan likely posted a current ...


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