- Vertex Pharmaceuticals' cystic fibrosis treatment Kaftrio has been approved for young children in the EU, potentially benefiting those between the ages of two and five with the condition.
- Amazon's proposed acquisition of iRobot is expected to receive unconditional approval from the European Commission, despite concerns about competition in robot vacuum cleaners and reinforcing Amazon's online marketplace dominance.
- Financial schedules for various international funds have been released, with notable upcoming reports from Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Foot Locker, Salesforce, Snowflake, Kroger, and Dell.
- SigmaRoc has raised £200 million through a share offering to finance its acquisition of CRH's lime operations in Europe.
- Hospitality unions in Las Vegas have ratified a new five-year contract with Wynn Resorts, following similar agreements with Caesars Entertainment and MGM Resorts International.
- Microsoft has collaborated with Eviden (Atos) to assist clients in migrating to the cloud and utilizing the Azure OpenAI service, aiming to accelerate commercialization and enhance industrial solutions based on AI.
- Australia's business output has seen a significant decline due to weakened external demand, with the Judo Bank Flash Australia Composite PMI Output indicating the sharpest contraction in 27 months.
- German private sector downturn eases in November, suggesting a shallower recession may be on the horizon, as indicated by the HCOB Flash Germany Composite PMI Output Index.
- France's private sector output continues to slump in November amid weak demand, with the HCOB France Composite PMI Output Index indicating a continued contraction in activity.
- Broadcom borrows $28.39 billion to finance acquisition of VMware.
- The US aviation regulator authorizes flight testing of the Boeing 737 MAX 10.
- China adds Country Garden, Sino-Ocean and other manufacturers to the list of developers eligible for a series of financial incentives.
- Novo Nordisk invests 2.1 billion euros in France.
- Moody's upgrades Eni's rating from negative to stable.
- BP Plc hires executive search firm to find successor to CEO.
- Sika expands concrete admixture production capacity in the USA.
- Unilever appoints Gayatri Makhijani as head of digital division.
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