* Toshiba board approved filing at board meeting - Nikkei Westinghouse nuclear projects dogged by delays, cost overruns (Recasts with Japan government comment)
DUBAI, March 29 Here are some factors that may affect Middle East stock markets on Wednesday. Reuters has not verified the press reports and does not vouch for their accuracy.
SYDNEY, March 29 Asian shares inched ahead on Wednesday while the dollar and commodities held gains as investors shook off disappointment about U.S. President Donald Trump's failed healthcare bill and focussed on an improving outlook for global growth.
* Rockwell Collins announces pricing of senior notes offering
* Scorpio Tankers Inc. announces pricing of $50 million senior unsecured notes due 2019
LONDON, March 29 Prime Minister Theresa May will file formal Brexit divorce papers on Wednesday, pitching the United Kingdom into the unknown and triggering years of uncertain negotiations that will test the endurance of the European Union.
March 28 Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Tuesday its Kalydeco cystic fibrosis treatment given with an experimental drug demonstrated significant improvements in lung function in a pair of late-stage trials the company plans to use to seek approval for the combination therapy.
(Updates prices) SAO PAULO, March 28 Brazilian shares rose on Tuesday, supported by rising shares of Vale SA after the world's No. 1 ore producer tapped a commodities industry veteran as its next chief executive officer. Preferred shares in Vale rose 1.93 percent, boosting the benchmark Bovespa stock index, following the appointment of Fabio Schvartsman, who has been chief executive of Klabin SA, Brazil's largest paper and cardboard producer, for the past six years. Klab
* Skyharbour announces $2 million private placement of common and flow-through shares
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