LONDON/ZURICH Novartis kicked off a new era in U.S. medicine on Thursday with the launch of the first "biosimilar" copy of a biotechnology drug approved in the United States, at a discount of 15 percent to the original.
The announcement that Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is planning to take limited time off from work after having twins later this year has re-ignited the debate over how soon new mothers should return to their jobs.
The founder and executive chairman of Net-a-Porter has abruptly resigned, leaving the high-end fashion site ahead of its pending merger with Italian e-commerce group Yoox YXOXF -3.69 % SpA.
TOKYO--Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda's toughest critic on the policy board said Thursday that the central bank will likely fail to achieve stable 2% inflation next year or even in the following year.
Hundreds of French farmers and more than 1,300 tractors have converged on central Paris in the latest protest against collapsing incomes.