GlaxoSmithKline boss’s pay package jumps 50% to £12.7m | GlaxoSmithKline

The annual pay package of the boss of GlaxoSmithKline, Emma Walmsley, has jumped by 50% to £12.7m, mainly because of a higher share bonus payout reflecting the British drugmaker’s improved performance. Walmsley’s huge pay rise makes her one of the highest-paid executives in the FTSE 100 index of leading shares, a week after it emerged … Read more

Medicare drug price negotiations: Judge rejects AstraZeneca challenge

Activists protest the price of prescription drug costs in front of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) building on October 06, 2022 in Washington, DC. Anna Moneymaker | Getty Images A federal judge on Friday rejected AstraZeneca‘s legal challenge to Medicare’s new power to negotiate the prices of certain costly prescription drugs … Read more

CVS, Walgreens to start selling abortion pill mifepristone this month 

A container holding boxes of mifepristone, the first medication in a medical abortion, are prepared for patients at Alamo Women’s Clinic in Carbondale, Illinois, on April 20, 2023. Evelyn Hockstein | Reuters CVS and Walgreens will start selling the abortion pill mifepristone this month at certain pharmacy locations in states where it is legal to … Read more

Wall Street worries about NYCB’s loan losses and deposit levels

A sign is pictured above a branch of the New York Community Bank in Yonkers, New York, U.S., January 31, 2024. Mike Segar | Reuters Regional lender New York Community Bank finds itself in an apparently worsening predicament just as the anniversary of last year’s banking turmoil nears. Shares of the troubled lender plunged 25% on … Read more

Abortion pills to be sold at select CVS, Walgreens locations

(NewsNation) — Walgreens and CVS chains in select states will begin selling the abortion pill mifepristone as soon as next week, the companies announced Friday. Both pharmacy chains completed the FDA certification process to dispense the pill. Walgreens announced the drug will only be available in select locations in New York, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, California and … Read more

Fire at seven-storey commercial building in Bangladesh’s capital kills at least 44 people

A massive fire that ripped through a seven-storey commercial building in Bangladesh’s capital Dhaka overnight has killed at least 44 people and injured 22 others, the health minister said on Friday. The fire on Thursday night that engulfed the Green Cozy Cottage building in the capital’s Baily Road area housed several restaurants and shops. The … Read more

Technical Stock Pick: 30% rally in 3 months! Indus Tower breaks out from falling trendline resistance; time to buy?

Indus Towers Ltd, part of the telecom industry, rallied more than 30% to break out from a falling trendline resistance on the weekly charts and the momentum could take the stock to a fresh 52-week high. Short-term traders can look to buy the stock on dips for a possible target of Rs 285 in the … Read more