LONDON, Sept 29 European shares ended flat on Thursday as losses among drugmakers offset energy share gains following an OPEC deal to cut output, while Commerzbank slid after the German lender froze dividend payments.
ZURICH, Sept 29 ABB looks likely to tell investors next week that it wants to hang on to its Power Grids business, putting the Swiss engineering group at odds with some shareholders who want it to be spun off.
* Sunrise and Huawei Technologies Switzerland have renewed partnership to continuously improve network with latest technologies and to strengthen customer experience going forward Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: (Gdynia Newsroom)
* Net loss for first half-year 2016 rose to 13.3 million Swiss francs ($13.78 million)
* Issues triple tranche 760 million Swiss francs ($787 million) bond
BRUSSELS, Sept 29 A planned reform of global banking rules being discussed by the United States, Europe, Japan and other major economies risks negatively affecting European banks and needs to be changed, the EU financial services commissioner said on Thursday.
Sept 29 Amgen Inc said on Thursday it would buy a stake in Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals Inc and collaborate with the company to develop gene-silencing therapies for heart disease.
* Companies will contribute up to $100 million as required by joint venture
LONDON, Sept 29 GlaxoSmithKline has promoted a former Novartis executive to lead its consumer healthcare business, following the appointment last week of the unit's previous head, Emma Walmsley, as CEO designate of the drugmaker.
FRANKFURT, Sept 29 Growth in sales of industrial robots has halved from levels seen two years ago and is unlikely to recover those levels over the next few years because demand in China, the biggest market, has slowed.