US aerospace giant Boeing has unveiled a record $10 billion (£6.1 billion) share buyback and 50 per cent hike in the dividend.
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Sunday 03 July 2011
Friday 24 June 2011
Drugs giant Pfizer is to retain around 350 jobs at the site of its doomed leading UK research centre, it has been announced.
Thursday 16 June 2011
The blue-chip index may have closed last night at its lowest level for nearly three months, but Tui Travel was sunning itself at the top of the leaderboard following renewed speculation the tour operator could be in line for an approach.
Wednesday 04 May 2011
Falling sales of Pfizer's key cholesterol drug, Lipitor, in the face of generic competition hit sales at the American pharmaceuticals giants in the first quarter.
Thursday 17 March 2011
Novartis dealt a fresh blow to the pharmaceutical sector yesterday by unveiling moves to shed around 500 jobs at its Horsham site in West Sussex.
Tuesday 15 March 2011
Drugs giant Pfizer is in "detailed" talks with research companies about possibly salvaging jobs threatened by the closure of its leading UK research centre, a report says.
Friday 11 March 2011
The Obama administration is wooing Eric Schmidt, chairman of Google, as a potential Commerce Secretary, as the President seeks to strike a more business-friendly tone.
Monday 14 February 2011
A radical plan to end the "madness" of wasteful and pointless research by rival drug companies was outlined today.
Monday 07 February 2011
Monday 07 February 2011
The pharmaceutical sector suffered a blow this week when the US drug maker Pfizer announced the closure of its research and development site at Sandwich in Kent, putting around 2,400 jobs at risk.
Sunday 06 February 2011
The political capital being made out of Pfizer's decision to close its Sandwich plant, with the loss of 2,400 jobs, is shameful.
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