1 of 3. Chinese President Xi Jinping drinks from a cup during the opening of the annual full session of the National People's Congress, the country's parliament, at Great Hall of the People, in Beijing, March 5, 2015.
... * AbbVie to pay $261.25 per share in cash and stock. * Price at 13 pct premium to Pharmacyclics' Wednesday close. * Deal cuts reliance on Humira; expected to close mid 2015 (Adds analyst reaction, drug sales forecasts, J&J reaction).
NICOSIA/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Keen to keep a low profile over the Greek crisis, the European Central Bank will focus on improved growth prospects on Thursday and unveil some but not all the details of its 1 trillion euros-plus bond buying plan.
BERLIN, March 5 (Reuters) - German industrial orders fell far more than forecast in January, posting their largest drop since August, data showed on Thursday, casting a shadow over what had previously looked like a strong start to 2015 for Europe's largest ...
(Bloomberg) -- The euro traded at an 11-year low and bonds from Italy, Spain and Portugal climbed as investors await details of the European Central Bank's bond-buying program.