BUZZ-U.S. STOCKS ON THE MOVE-Informatica, FedEx, Shire, Axalta Coating

Tue Apr 7, 2015 8:23am EDT
 
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U.S. stock index e-mini futures rose slightly on Tuesday: Dow Jones industrial average futures were up 0.21 percent at 17,843, S&P 500 futures were up 0.19 percent at 2,077.25 and Nasdaq 100 futures were up 0.21 percent at 4,351.5.

** FEDEX CORP, Monday close $166.67, +5.15 pct premarket

The company is seeking to buy Dutch package delivery firm TNT Express for an agreed 4.4 billion euros ($4.8 billion), aiming to succeed where United Parcel Service failed two years ago when its bid was blocked by competition regulators.

** SHIRE PLC, Monday close $229.83, +2.77 pct premarket

The London-listed pharmaceuticals firm said on Tuesday it had agreed with U.S. regulators the steps it would take to submit a candidate drug to treat hyperactivity in adults for clearance.

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