(RTTNews) - Hong Kong will on Tuesday release October figures for imports, exports and trade balance, highlighting a light day for Asia-Pacific economic activity.
In September, imports were up 3.4 percent on year and exports rose an annual 9.1 percent for a trade deficit of HKD12.7 billion.
The Philippines will provide October data for its budget balance; in September, the budget saw a deficit of PHP138.5 billion.
Novocure (NASDAQ: NVCR) announced today that William Doyle, the company’s Executive Chairman, and Dr. Uri Weinberg, the company’s Chief Science Officer, will participate in the 2020 Wells Fargo Virtual Healthcare Conference on September 9, 2020. Mr. Doyle and Dr. Weinberg will take part in a fireside chat at 8:40 a.m. EDT. Mr. Doyle and Dr. Weinberg will also participate in one-on-one meetings with investors throughout the day.
A live webcast of the presentation can be accessed from the Investor Relations page of Novocure’s website, www.novocure.com/investor-relations, and will be available for replay for at least 14 days following the event.
Novocure’s corporate presentation is updated periodically, and the current presentation can be accessed from the Investor Relations page of Novocure’s website, www.novocure.com/investor-relations. NovoCure has used, and intends to continue to use, its investor relations website as a means of disclosing material non-public information and for complying with its disclosure obligations under Regulation FD.
Novocure is a global oncology company working to extend survival in some of the most aggressive forms of cancer through the development and commercialization of its innovative therapy, Tumor Treating Fields. Novocure’s commercialized products are approved in certain countries for the treatment of adult patients with glioblastoma and in the U.S. for the treatment of adult patients with malignant pleural mesothelioma. Novocure has ongoing or completed clinical trials investigating Tumor Treating Fields in brain metastases, non-small cell lung cancer, pancreatic cancer, ovarian cancer, liver cancer, gastric cancer and glioblastoma.
Headquartered in Jersey, Novocure has U.S. operations in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, Malvern, Pennsylvania and New York City. Additionally, the company has offices in Germany, Switzerland, Japan and Israel. For additional information about the company, please visit www.novocure.com or follow us at www.twitter.com/novocure.
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(RTTNews) - The Canadian stock market ended modestly higher on Thursday, thanks to strong gains in healthcare, materials and information technology shares.
The mood was cautious right through the day due to a lack of positive triggers and a holiday in the U.S. for Thanksgiving Day.
The benchmark S&P/TSX Composite Index ended with a gain of 38.27 points or 0.22% at 17,351.34, extending its winning streak to a sixth session. The index moved in a very tight band between 17,301.93 and 17,366.62.
Bombardier Inc. (BBD.B.TO) gained nearly 5%. Aphria Inc. (APHA.TO), Aurora Cannabis (ACB.TO) and Hexo Corp (HEXO.TO) gained 3 to 3.5%.
Lightspeed Pos (LSPD.TO) moved up 3.2%. Shopify Inc. (SHOP.TO) and Barrick Gold Corporation (ABX.TO) both gained about 1.5%.
BRP Inc. (DOO.TO) surged up 5.5%. MTY Food Group (MTY.TO), Cargojet (CJT.TO), Wheaton Precious Metals (WPM.TO), Kinaxis Inc. (KXS.TO) and Toromont Industries (TIH.TO) gained 2.3 to 3.6%.
Cenovus Energy (CVE.TO), Colliers International (CIGI.TO), Descartes Systems Group (DSG.TO), Rogers Communications (RCI.A.TO) and Canadian National Railway (CNR.TO) lost 1 to 2.2%.
In economic news, data from Statistics Canada showed average weekly earnings of non-farm payroll employees in Canada were up 6.9% year-on-year at C$ 1,111 in September, following a downwardly revised 7.5% increase in the previous month.