MARKET PULSE-Alnylam, Clicksoftware, NII Holdings, Ply Gem
(For more market insights, including options activity, click on ; for the Day Ahead newsletter link.reuters.com/mex49s; for the Morning News Call newsletter, link.reuters.com/nex49s) U.S. stock indexes were mixed on Monday. The Dow Jones industrial average was down 0.10 percent at 16,419.8, the S&P 500 was down 0.05 percent at 1,841.41 and the Nasdaq Composite was up 0.06 percent at 4177.34.
** ALNYLAM PHARMACEUTICALS INC, $102.8925, +55.40 pct
French drugmaker Sanofi will buy a 12 percent stake in Alnylam Pharmaceuticals for $700 million and deepen their partnership to develop drugs for rare genetic diseases.
** BEAM INC, $83.09, +24.07 pct
Suntory Holdings Ltd said it plans to buy Beam for $16 billion, including debt, making the Japanese company the world's third-largest maker of distilled drinks. Beam's brands include Jim Beam, Maker's Mark, Sauza, Canadian Club and Courvoisier.
** SODASTREAM INTERNATIONAL LTD, $38.96, -21.91 pct Continued...