BUZZ-U.S. STOCKS ON THE MOVE-Aquinox, Anthera, oil & gas stocks
(For faster updates on individual market-movers, Eikon users please use search string "STXBZ US"; for the Day Ahead newsletter, link.reuters.com/mex49s; for the Morning News Call newsletter, link.reuters.com/nex49s) U.S. stocks rose on Thursday as trading returned to normal at the New York Stock Exchange and Beijing's efforts to halt a rout in Chinese stocks lifted markets around the world. The Dow Jones industrial average was up 0.93 percent at 17,678.7 and the S&P 500 was up 0.92 percent at 2,065.49.
** AQUINOX PHARMACEUTICALS INC, $2.03, -69.01 pct
The drug developer said its lead drug, compared to a placebo, failed in mid-stage trial to show efficacy in treating lung disease patients with history of frequent increase in exacerbations.
** PROCTER & GAMBLE CO, $81.35, +0.44 pct
** COTY INC, $29.87, -5.23 pct
Coty has sealed a deal to buy Procter & Gamble's beauty business, which includes brands such as Clairol and Wella, in a $12.5 billon transaction that will make the perfume maker one of the world's largest beauty companies.