These zebra crossings were painted on the streets of Thailand after 90 per cent of surveyed pedestrians said they felt unsafe. Source: Reuters
These zebra crossings were painted on the streets of Thailand after 90 per cent of surveyed pedestrians said they felt unsafe. Source: Reuters
Tanner Pharma Group Expands Ex-US Access Program to Provide LEUKINE® for Use in Patients with Respiratory Illness Associated with COVID-19.
Speeding up Italy's vaccination campaign will enable the country to overcome the coronavirus crisis, Prime Minister Mario Draghi said on Monday, adding that his government would do whatever was necessary to protect lives. "The pandemic is not yet over, but with the acceleration of the vaccine plan, a way out is not far off," Draghi said in a speech to mark international women's day, his first such public address since taking office last month. Italy is poised to become the seventh country in the world to register more than 100,000 COVID-related deaths and health officials have warned that the country faces a third wave of cases as a more contagious variant of the disease gains ground.
Hedge fund manager David Tepper said it is difficult to be bearish on stocks at present and the recent selloff in U.S. Treasuries that drove up interest rates is over, CNBC reported on Monday, citing an interview with the billionaire. The major market risk has been removed, Tepper told CNBC, and rates should stabilise in the near term. Tepper, founder of Appaloosa Management, is one of the hedge fund industry's most closely watched fund managers.
TR-1 NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR HOLDINGS 1a. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing shares to which voting rights are attachedii:PayPoint plc1b. Please indicate if the issuer is a non-UK issuer (please mark with an “X” if appropriate)Non-UK issuer 2. Reason for the notification (please mark the appropriate box or boxes with an “X”)An acquisition or disposal of voting rightsXAn acquisition or disposal of financial instruments An event changing the breakdown of voting rights Other (please specify)iii: 3. Details of person subject to the notification obligationivNameEvenlode Investment Management LtdCity and country of registered office (if applicable)Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3.)vName City and country of registered office (if applicable) 5. Date on which the threshold was crossed or reachedvi:5th March 20216. Date on which issuer notified (DD/MM/YYYY):8th March 20217. Total positions of person(s) subject to the notification obligation % of voting rights attached to shares (total of 8. A)% of voting rights through financial instruments (total of 8.B 1 + 8.B 2)Total of both in % (8.A + 8.B)Total number of voting rights held in issuerviiResulting situation on the date on which threshold was crossed or reached4.77% 4.77%3,275,190Position of previous notification (if applicable) 8. Notified details of the resulting situation on the date on which the threshold was crossed or reachedviiiA: Voting rights attached to sharesClass/type of sharesISIN code (if possible)Number of voting rightsix% of voting rightsDirect(DTR5.1)Indirect (DTR5.2.1)Direct(DTR5.1)Indirect(DTR5.2.1)GB00B02QND933,275,190 4.77% SUBTOTAL 8. A3,275,1904.77% B 1: Financial Instruments according to DTR5.3.1R (1) (a)Type of financial instrumentExpiration datexExercise/ Conversion PeriodxiNumber of voting rights that may be acquired if the instrument is exercised/converted.% of voting rights SUBTOTAL 8. B 1 B 2: Financial Instruments with similar economic effect according to DTR5.3.1R (1) (b)Type of financial instrumentExpiration datexExercise/ Conversion Period xiPhysical or cash settlementxiiNumber of voting rights % of voting rights SUBTOTAL 8.B.2 9. Information in relation to the person subject to the notification obligation (please mark the applicable box with an “X”)Person subject to the notification obligation is not controlled by any natural person or legal entity and does not control any other undertaking(s) holding directly or indirectly an interest in the (underlying) issuerxiii Full chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the financial instruments are effectively held starting with the ultimate controlling natural person or legal entityxiv (please add additional rows as necessary) Namexv% of voting rights if it equals or is higher than the notifiable threshold% of voting rights through financial instruments if it equals or is higher than the notifiable thresholdTotal of both if it equals or is higher than the notifiable threshold 10. In case of proxy voting, please identify:Name of the proxy holder The number and % of voting rights held The date until which the voting rights will be held 11. Additional informationxvi Enquiries for PayPoint plcSarah Carne, Company Secretary(tel: +44(0) 1707 600300)
Halper Sadeh LLP, a global investor rights law firm, is investigating whether the sale of Athene Holding Ltd. (NYSE: ATH) to Apollo Global Management, Inc. is fair to Athene shareholders. Under the terms of the transaction, each outstanding Class A common share of Athene will be exchanged for a fixed ratio of 1.149 shares of Apollo common stock.
Remuneration of Executives by distribution of Millicom shares Luxembourg, March 8, 2021 – Millicom International Cellular S.A. ("Millicom") announces that, in accordance with the vesting terms and conditions of its deferred share-based compensation plans, approved at Millicom’s 2018, 2019, and 2020 annual general meetings of shareholders, it has distributed treasury shares to eligible plan participants, including 42,833 shares to its executive management team. Details of the distributions are disclosed on Millicom’s website. -END- For further information, please contact: Press:Vivian Kobeh, Corporate Communications Director +1 786 628 5300 email@example.com Investors:Michel Morin, VP Investor Relations +1 786 628 5270 firstname.lastname@example.org Sarah Inmon, Investor Relations Senior Manager +1-786 628 5303 email@example.com About Millicom Millicom (NASDAQ U.S.: TIGO, Nasdaq Stockholm: TIGO_SDB) is a leading provider of fixed and mobile services dedicated to emerging markets in Latin America and Africa. Millicom sets the pace when it comes to providing high-speed broadband and innovation around The Digital Lifestyle® services through its principal brand, TIGO. As of December 31, 2020, Millicom operating subsidiaries and joint ventures employed more than 21,000 people and provided mobile services to approximately 55 million customers, with a cable footprint of more than 12 million homes passed. Founded in 1990, Millicom International Cellular S.A. is headquartered in Luxembourg. Attachment PR_Remuneration of Executives by distribution of Millicom shares_030821
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Applied DNA Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: APDN) ("Applied DNA" or the "Company"), a leader in Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)-based DNA manufacturing, will be participating in the following virtual investor conferences.
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It was only a matter of time before someone married the nascent nootropic supplements for brain health to the snack bar craze that continues to attract dollars and exits. "When we started down the path of condition-specific food and beverage... we started doing a lot of research into the nootropics and adaptogens space," said co-founder Bernard. Working with a food scientist who did not want to be named (which isn't sketchy at all), Dyrdek and Bernard were introduced to several companies producing Ashwagandha, which the two had settled on as the new key ingredient in their snack bars.
Stocks mostly rose and Treasury yields climbed further Monday morning after Congress made headway toward passing another significant COVID-19 relief package.
(Bloomberg) -- U.S. stocks gained even as Treasury yields edged higher as investors assessed the impact of the latest federal spending bill on inflation and economic growth.The S&P 500 sought a second day of gains, shrugging off overnight weakness. Tech stocks lagged behind the benchmark index’s gains as investors rotated into companies whose fortunes are more closely tied to the business cycle. Tesla Inc. rose for the first time in five sessions. Ten-year Treasury yields pushed back toward 1.6%.Brent crude briefly traded near $70 a barrel after Saudi Arabia said the world’s largest crude terminal was attacked on Sunday by a drone from the sea. The missiles were intercepted and oil output appeared to be unaffected, sending prices lower.“You will see a lot of volatility in markets,” Kim Stafford, Asia Pacific head at Pacific Investment Management Co., said on Bloomberg Television. “We believe that confidence is improving, especially with vaccines coming online, so we will see an uptick in growth globally. There are a lot of reasons to be confident in the market, but a lot of this is also priced in.”Global markets have become preoccupied by the risks associated with rising Treasury yields and fears that government aid programs could overheat economic growth. President Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion stimulus package is widely expected to pass through the House when lawmakers take up the bill on Tuesday.There are also questions about whether equity valuations have become excessive, especially in speculative tech shares. The Nasdaq 100 Index has fallen about 8% since early February.Crash Landing on Stock Heroes of Yesteryear Is Worst in a DecadeMeanwhile, China’s main stock benchmark entered a correction on Monday on concerns about liquidity conditions and valuations in some of the recently favored stocks. The CSI 300 Index fell 3.5%, piercing through its 100-day moving average and putting losses from its recent February 10 peak to 13%.In Europe, banks and travel shares lifted regional benchmarks. Germany’s DAX Index added 1.4% after the government announced plans to speed up its vaccination campaign.General Electric Co. gained. The company nearing an agreement to combine its jet-leasing business with Ireland’s AerCap Holdings NV, said people familiar with the matter, in a potential deal that would join the world’s two biggest aircraft financiers.Here are some key events to watch:The annual session of China’s National People’s Congress continues in Beijing.Japan GDP is due Tuesday.EIA crude oil inventory report is due WednesdayThe U.S. February consumer price index will offer the latest look at price pressures Wednesday.The European Central Bank holds its monetary policy meeting and President Christine Lagarde is set to do a briefing Thursday.These are some of the main moves in markets:For more articles like this, please visit us at bloomberg.comSubscribe now to stay ahead with the most trusted business news source.©2021 Bloomberg L.P.
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Investors see rising chances that the Bank of Canada would hike interest rates next year as the economic outlook improves, but the central bank is likely to push back against those bets for now, pointing to still high unemployment, analysts say. The BoC has signaled that interest rates will stay at a record low of 0.25% until 2023, when it expects the economy to reach its potential. Expectations for earlier hikes, after data last week showed the economy growing at an annualized rate of 9.6% in the fourth quarter, double the pace the BoC projected, could tighten financial conditions prematurely by raising borrowing costs and boosting the Canadian dollar, analysts say.
X-ray manufacturer KA Imaging announced the appointment of Philip Templeton, M.D., FACR to the newly created position of Chief Medical Officer.
Cadence received a TSMC OIP Ecosystem Forum Customers’ Choice award for a paper presented during the TSMC 2020 North America OIP Ecosystem Forum.
TORONTO, March 08, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- IGT.BET, one of India’s fastest-growing skill-based fantasy sports platforms, today announced the signing of rising cricket stars Ishan Kishan, Rahul Chahar, Shreyas Gopal and Wriddhiman Saha to be the face of the brand. Attracting their ever-growing and large fan base to the app, the cricketer quartet will be an integral part of the 360-degree digital and offline campaign activation of BLITZPOOLS. In addition to these cricket stars and as part of the new brand launch, BLITZPOOLS has engaged celebrities and influencers alike with a total follower count in excess of 215 million, the identities of which will be revealed at time of post and in a future release. With the rebrand and recent injection of capital as part of a recent majority investment from the international gaming brand IGT.BET (formerly i3 Inc.), players can now expect the already market leading product to deliver new and exciting features at a faster pace. Customers can experience these exciting offerings while engaging with different cricket and football tournaments, played at domestic, national and international levels. Through this rebranding and brand ambassador announcement, BLITZPOOLS aims to take the fantasy sports market in India by storm and consumers will be guaranteed best-in-class bonuses, industry leading deposit and payout options and a market leading product with constant innovation. The platform will feature an exciting coin-based loyalty programme, where users will be rewarded with valuable coins as they increase their engagement on the app. These coins can be redeemed against gift vouchers, meet & greet sessions, cashback, tickets for on-ground matches and other exciting offerings. Another attractive feature to watch out for will be the chance for winners to create their own closed personal pools with friends and ultimately win grand prizes to play cricket against BLITZPOOLS brand ambassadors Ishan Kishan, Rahul Chahar, Shreyas Gopal and Wriddhiman Saha. Speaking on the rebranding and the brand ambassador announcement, the Assomull brothers, Vickram and Gaurav, founders of BLITZPOOLS said, “We are embarking on a new journey and through this exciting adventure, we aim to capture and captivate the minds and hearts of every Indian consumer involved in online gaming. Through this rebrand, we want to create an interactive user experience and strengthen the product in the Indian market. Giving it a fresh look and feel, we are also delighted to announce Ishan Kishan, Rahul Chahar, Shreyas Gopal and Wriddhiman Saha as the new faces of the brand. These young and rising cricket super stars resonate well with our target audience and will bring on board their fans who in turn will get a chance to play with each of them. We believe it will be a great association and will help us enhance the brand’s uniqueness. By the end of IPL 2021, BLITZPOOLS is confident it will be home to one of the largest fantasy sports player bases in India. Commenting on the rebranding, an IGT.BET spokesperson said, "We are beyond confident our investment, partnership and brand positioning with BLITZPOOLS will further establish a strong foothold in the Indian fantasy gaming market. Prioritizing our customer, we will continue to create a world-class product for the Indian audience. We will offer industry-leading bonuses for all existing players as they migrate from Livepools to BLITZPOOLS in addition to welcoming new players with a best-in-class experience with unbeatable bonuses, unique and rewarding prize pools, world-class product innovation and full attention customer support. We are confident through our tie-up with India’s popular Cricket trio Ishan Kishan, Rahul Chahar, Shreyas Gopal and Wriddhiman Saha BLITZPOOLS will have an increase in recall amongst its target audience.” Speaking on the association, Cricketer Ishan Kishan said, "I am extremely excited to get on board with BLITZPOOLS, India’s fastest-growing and truly interactive skill-based fantasy sports platforms. India has a huge sport loving audience and BLITZPOOLS is bringing millions of them their favorite games in a highly competitive format on one platform. With a solid fantasy gaming product and increased prize pools the fantasy sports platform is providing unparalleled value to its customers.” About BLITZPOOLS:Livepools Private Limited, now BLITZPOOLS was launched in February 2018, just ahead of the Indian Premier League (IPL). The online fantasy platform is available on Android and iOS, and desktop. BLITZPOOLS provides its users with all the statistics they need to make selections and predictions across multiple sporting platforms such as Cricket, Football and Kabaddi. It also offers its users the ability to create their own challenges and invite their friends to play along. For more information, please visit www.blitzpools.com ABOUT IGT.BET (Interactive Games Technologies Inc.)IGT.BET is a publicly traded company listed in Canada, USA and Germany (CSE: BETS; OTC: BLITF; FRA: F0O3). The Company, led by a management team with a combined experience of over 100 years leading online gaming companies globally, is in the business of providing its customers with entertaining, exciting and engaging online gaming products with a unique brand position and a blend of skill-based games and games of chance. The Company’s product suite includes social gaming, fantasy sports, quiz games, poker, rummy, sports betting, as well as thrilling games of chance as part of its certifiably fair online casino. The product offering is available in countries in line with each jurisdictions’ current regulatory environment. The Company will soon be adding to both its product offering and geographic availability as it strives to make its products available globally. For additional information on the Company: Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Forward-Looking Statements This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of applicable Canadian securities laws. Forward-looking statements are often, but not always, identified by the use of words such as “seek”, “anticipate”, “believe”, “plan”, “estimate”, “expect”, “likely” and “intend” and statements that an event or result “may”, “will”, “should”, “could” or “might” occur or be achieved and other similar expressions. The forward-looking statements in this press release include statements relating to the projections for growth in the Indian online gaming market, the successful acquisition of BLITZPOKER and the timing of its acquisition, regulatory approval of the acquisition, the projections for growth in BLITZPOKER’s profit and popularity. Forward-looking statements are subject to business and economic risks and uncertainties and other factors that could cause actual results of operations to differ materially from those contained in the forward-looking statements, including, without limitation, (i) the costs of compliance with and the risk of liability imposed under the laws of the jurisdictions in which the Company is operating or will operate (the “Operating Jurisdictions”) including gambling laws and regulations, sports betting laws and regulations and mobile or online gambling and sports betting laws and regulations, (ii) negative changes in the political environment or in the regulation of mobile and online sports betting or gambling and the Company’s business in the Operating Jurisdictions, (iii) risks relating to COVID-19, (iv) negative shifts in public opinion and perception of the gambling industry, (v) significant competition in the industry, (vi) risks of product liability and other safety-related liability as a result of usage of the Company’s planned gambling and betting products, (vii) loss of intellectual property rights or protections, (viii) cybersecurity risks, (ix) constraints on marketing products, (x) fraudulent activity by employees, and (xi) risk of litigation. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on forward-looking statements as there can be no assurance that the plans, intentions or expectations upon which they are placed will occur. Readers are further cautioned that the assumptions used in the preparation of such forward-looking statements (including, but not limited to, the assumption that, (i) the Company's financial condition and development plans do not change as a result of unforeseen events, (ii) there will continue to be a demand, and market opportunity, for the Company’s product offerings, (iii) the Company will be able to establish, preserve and develop its brand, and attract and retain required personnel, and (iv) current and future economic conditions will neither affect the business and operations of the Company nor the Company’s ability to capitalize on anticipated business opportunities) although considered reasonable by management of the Company at the time of preparation, may prove to be imprecise and result in actual results differing materially from those anticipated, and as such, undue reliance should not be placed on forward-looking statements. The forward-looking statements included in this press release are made as of the date of this press release and the Company does not undertake an obligation to publicly update such forward-looking statements to reflect new information, subsequent events or otherwise unless required by applicable securities laws. Forward-looking statements, forward-looking financial information and other metrics presented herein are not intended as guidance or projections for the periods referenced herein or any future periods, and in particular, past performance is not an indicator of future results and the results of the Company in this press release may not be indicative of, and are not an estimate, forecast or projection of the Company’s future results. Forward-looking statements contained in this news release are expressly qualified by this cautionary statement.
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