Fujifilm Holdings Corp. said Monday it is preparing to manufacture up to 300,000 new courses of treatment of its anti-influenza drug for use in people with Ebola virus disease—the latest sign of the drug industry’s scramble to help contain the widening outbreak.
Walgreen Co. challenged the version of events presented by its former Chief Financial Officer Wade Miquelon in a defamation lawsuit, saying in a court motion that the former executive was responsible for the disappointing financial forecast that preceded his departure.
Enterprise software provider SAP lowered its earnings outlook for this year, despite reporting a 15% rise in third-quarter net profit, boosted by growth in subscriptions for its cloud-based software products.
Toyota Motor recalled another 247,000 vehicles that have an air bag that can rupture and send shrapnel into the passenger compartment, bringing the number of affected vehicles from six auto makers to 2.4 million vehicles.
The Fed is likely to end its bond-buying program this month even as market volatility and uncertainties about the global economy have rattled investors and led to some mixed messages from central-bank officials.