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Renault, Nissan say alliance not headed for break-up

14 Jan 2020

TOKYO/PARIS Shares in Renault recovered some lost ground on Tuesday after the French carmaker and its Japanese partner Nissan Motor rejected media reports that their alliance was in danger of being dissolved. | Video

Sanofi shares rally on new margin goals, narrower drug focus

10 Dec 2019

PARIS Shares in Sanofi rose on Tuesday after the French drugmaker said it would focus on vaccines and treatments like its promising eczema medicine Dupixent to grow sales, in a business revamp seen as potentially leading to spin-offs.

Sanofi ends research in diabetes, narrows units to spur profit

09 Dec 2019

PARIS Sanofi SA said on Monday it would end its research efforts in diabetes and cardiovascular diseases as part of a revamp that will narrow the number of its business units in the hope of bolstering growth and profit.

Exclusive: Sanofi's strategy boss to leave as CEO readies revamp

22 Nov 2019

PARIS Sanofi's most senior strategy boss is set to leave by the end of the month, according to a memo seen by Reuters, in the first major management change under new chief executive Paul Hudson as he shakes up the firm's priorities.

Sanofi weighing options for consumer healthcare unit: sources

21 Nov 2019

FRANKFURT/PARIS Sanofi is considering a joint venture or outright sale among options for its consumer healthcare unit, sources told Reuters, as the French drugmaker prepares to present a new strategic plan next month.

Sanofi confident for 2019 despite third-quarter sales slip

31 Oct 2019

PARIS Sanofi expressed confidence for the fourth quarter and confirmed its full-year objectives on Thursday after posting lower third-quarter sales, hit by a fall in revenue at its primary care and vaccines businesses.

French weight-loss pill scandal set for landmark trial

20 Sep 2019

PARIS A landmark French trial will from next week seek to settle one of the country's biggest pharmaceutical scandals, probing whether the company behind a weight-loss drug believed to have triggered killer side-effects covered up the risks.

Paris commuters hit by transport strike over pension overhaul

13 Sep 2019

PARIS, Sept 13 Parisian commuters faced travel chaos on Friday as transport workers went on strike over plans to reduce their retirement privileges in a challenge to President Emmanuel Macron's pension reform plans.

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