BUZZ-Tekmira Pharmaceuticals Corp: Completes patient enrollment

Wed Dec 31, 2014 11:00am EST
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** U.S-listed shares of Canadian drugmaker up 22 pct at $17, Toronto-listed shares up 15 pct at C$18.58

** Company says completes patient enrollment in early-stage study of its cancer drug TKM-PLK1

** Tekmira says it expects final data in mid-2015

** More than 1 mln shares changed hands on Nasdaq by 10.24 am ET; more than 3 times the 10-day moving average; About 148,000 shares traded in Toronto, about average

** Up to Tuesday's close, stock had risen 74 pct this year, largely due to excitement over its potential Ebola drug