BUZZ-U.S. Stocks on the Move-Cyclacel, GT Advanced, 3M, Coca Cola, BioLineRx, gold miners

Tue Dec 16, 2014 9:13am EST
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(For faster updates on individual market-movers, Eikon users please use search string "STXBZ US"; for the Day Ahead newsletter,; for the Morning News Call newsletter, U.S. stock index futures fell on Tuesday as a further slide in crude oil prices and the Russian rouble sent traders fleeing from risky assets.

The Dow Jones industrial average futures were down 0.33 percent at 17,134, S&P 500 futures were down 0.43 percent at 1,981.5 and Nasdaq 100 futures were down 0.62 percent at 4,137.75.

** CYCLACEL PHARMACEUTICALS INC, Monday close $2.83, -68.55 pct premarket

The company said an independent data and safety board determined that its lead drug was unlikely to show a statistically significant improvement in survival in some leukemia patients.

** TALISMAN ENERGY INC, Monday close $5.12, +47.46 pct premarket

Spanish oil company Repsol said it had reached a deal to buy Talisman, Canada's fifth-largest independent oil producer, for $13 billion. Repsol's offer valued Talisman at $8.00 per share in cash.

Breakingviews article on the deal