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2015-05-22

ASX trades sideways, but this immuno-oncology company is up 9.1%

 
Australian stocks traded sideways today with the ASX200 putting on just 2.4 points. Find out which immuno-oncology company has empirical research demonstrating promising inhibition of tumour cells by its peptide vaccine.
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2015-05-22

ReNeuron CFO: Fast-track gives programme ‘best possible chance’

 
Michael Hunt, chief financial officer of ReNeuron (LON:RENE), says it made sense to apply for US fast track status to give its retinitis pigmentosa cell therapy candidate ‘the best possible chance’. The US Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has put the firm’s human retinal progenitor cell (hRPC) therapy for retinitis pigmentosa on the fast track after reviewing pre-clinical data ahead of granting permission for phase I/II trials. ‘It’s very early days but we’re really quite encouraged and excited by the potential of this programme,’ Hunt says.
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2015-05-22

Wall Street gains as downbeat data bolster view Fed may delay rate hike to late 2015

 
U.S. stocks advanced as downbeat economic data fostered the view that an interest rate increase would come only later in the year. The S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX) added 0.3 percent to 2,132 at 3:40 p.m. in New York. The 30-company Dow Jones Industrial Average (INDEXDJX:.DJI) rose 0.1 percent to 18,298, while the tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite (INDEXNASDAQ:.IXIC) jumped 0.4 percent to 5,093. 
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