BUZZ-U.S. STOCKS ON THE MOVE-Valeant, Qunar Cayman, BioDelivery
(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. stock index futures were slightly lower on Monday as investor optimism about central bank easing faded ahead of a Federal Reserve policy meeting this week. Dow Jones industrial average e-mini futures were down 0.10 percent at 17,528, S&P 500 e-mini futures were down 0.17 percent at 2,062.5 and Nasdaq 100 e-mini futures were down 0.18 percent at 4,603.
** VALEANT PHARMACEUTICALS INTERNATIONAL INC, Friday close $116.16, -10.45 pct premarket
The Canadian drugmaker said it would set up an ad hoc committee to look into allegations related to the company's association with specialty pharmacy distributor Philidor.
** CTRIP.COM INTERNATIONAL LTD, Friday close $74.34, +22.01 pct premarket
** QUNAR CAYMAN ISLANDS LTD, Friday close $39.52, +25.28 pct premarket
Chinese online travel company Ctrip.com International announced a tie-up with rival Qunar Cayman Islands and its backer Baidu Inc through a share swap.