Pearson PLC (PSON.L)
29 Apr 2016
April 29 Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc :
LONDON - The yen hit an 18-month high as investors wager the Bank of Japan might be done adding fresh stimulus to the economy, culminating in a sharp rise on the week that dragged stocks around the world lower. (GLOBAL-MARKETS/ (WRAPUP 5), moved, by Jamie McGeever, 710 words)
* Says sentiment improving in some markets (Adds CEO comments, share price, analyst reaction)
LONDON, April 29 Pearson Plc, the British education company struggling to cope with a downturn in its biggest markets, reported a 4 percent fall in first-quarter underlying sales due to weak assessment revenues in the United States and Britain.
WASHINGTON/NEW YORK Activist investor William Ackman promised U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday that he will urge the board of Valeant Pharmaceuticals to reduce the high prices of four life-saving drugs that are now at the heart of two congressional probes.
WASHINGTON, April 27 Outgoing Valeant Pharmaceuticals Chief Executive Michael Pearson plans to tell a U.S. Senate panel on Wednesday that he regrets his decision to acquire and jack up the price of two life-saving heart drugs, saying it was all a "mistake."
April 13 Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc's outgoing chief executive, Michael Pearson, consented to be deposed by a U.S. Senate committee later this month, after the panel threatened to hold him in contempt for failing to comply with a subpoena.
* U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging says Senate Special Committee on Aging to depose Michael Pearson
LONDON Pearson said there was no change in its position regarding its stake in its Penguin Random House joint venture after partner Bertelsmann said earlier on Tuesday it wanted to increase its holding.
LONDON, March 22 Pearson said there was no change in its position regarding its stake in its Penguin Random House joint venture after partner Bertelsmann said earlier on Tuesday it wanted to increase its holding.