The Chinese government plans to officially recommend the drug's use for treatment, Japan's Jiji Press and other media reported.
Goldman Sachs said it sees a 50 percent probability of May getting a Brexit divorce deal ratified, adding that lawmakers would ultimately block a no-deal exit if needed.
“I think there’s a chance that the market could rally into the end of the year,” said Jake Dollarhide, chief executive officer of Longbow Asset Management in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
In a sharp bounce from bear market territory, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rocketed more than 1,000 points for the first time on Wednesday, while U.S. 10-year yields rallied around 8 basis points to end at 2.8 percent.
All three major indexes ended down more than 2 percent the day before the Christmas holiday.
U.S. President Donald Trump's Treasury secretary called top U.S. bankers on Sunday amid an ongoing rout on Wall Street.
The record number of additions in the third quarter brought Netflix’s customer base to 137 million worldwide.
U.S. stock index opened higher on Monday as reports of planned trade talks between the United States and China raised hopes of a potential resolution to their trade spat.
Apple -- the culture-changing company behind the iPod, iPhone and iPad -- hit another milestone on Thursday.
“I was never interested in a career in trading at a bank because I didn’t know it was an option,” Karani said.
MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan .MIAPJ0000PUS lost 1.0 percent, with shares in South Korea .KS11 and Taiwan .TWII falling over one percent.
President Donald Trump will meet French President Emmanuel Macron and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau during a G7 summit this week.
World stocks inched higher on Wednesday after two days of losses but remained pinned down by the dollar’s recent surge.
The group is comprised of Facebook, Amazon.com, Apple Inc (AAPL.O), Netflix (NFLX.O) and Google parent Alphabet Inc (GOOGL.O).
A federal judge ruled that women accusing Goldman Sachs Group Inc of discriminating against them in pay may pursue their claims as a group.
Spreadbetters expected European stocks to open mixed, with Britain’s FTSE falling 0.35 percent, Germany’s DAX rising 0.02 percent and France’s CAC gaining 0.05 percent.
Wall Street stock indexes ended the day lower, with the S&P 500 .SPX losing 0.18 percent and the Nasdaq Composite .IXIC 0.26 percent.
Japan's Nikkei .N225 extended early losses to drop 0.9 percent as exporters were undermined by recent broad-based strength in the yen.
MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rose 0.5 percent, building on its bounce from a two-month low touched on Feb. 9.
Data-sharing business Dropbox Inc on Friday filed for an initial public offering of up to $500 million.