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Aspen faces EU probe over excessive pricing of cancer drugs | BusinessDay

Aspen faces EU probe over excessive pricing of cancer drugs | BusinessDay

Brussels — Aspen Pharmacare faces a EU antitrust investigation for ramping up the price of cancer drugs as the EU joins a global crackdown on the soaring cost of life-saving generic medicines. “When the price of a drug suddenly goes up by several hundred percent, this is something the commission may look at,” EU competition […]

WHO, Stakeholders Take ‘First Step’ On Fair Pricing For Medicines | Intellectual Property Watch

WHO, Stakeholders Take ‘First Step’ On Fair Pricing For Medicines | Intellectual Property Watch

The World Health Organization has concluded a major one-day forum on fair pricing of medicines, bringing a wide range of stakeholders together in Amsterdam and coming up with several possible actions for the way ahead. Key points of discussion included a definition of fair pricing, moving away from value-based pricing, delinkage of price from research […]

Petrol: Petrol, diesel prices likely to be slashed by Rs 1.50 per liter on Monday | ET EnergyWorld

Petrol: Petrol, diesel prices likely to be slashed by Rs 1.50 per liter on Monday | ET EnergyWorld

New Delhi: Consumers can expect petrol and diesel prices to be slashed on Monday as fuel prices in the five cities where Indian Oil Corporation has initiated daily fuel prices revisions have fallen by more than Rs 1.50 per litre since 1 May. Revised petrol and diesel prices for Chandigarh, one of the five pilot […]

Aldi battles Walmart for price leadership | SuperMarket News

Aldi battles Walmart for price leadership | SuperMarket News

Aldi is responding to Walmart’s aggressive price cuts by expanding its offering of private label products and adopting a more flexible pricing strategy that will help it maintain its price leadership position, according to a Reuters report. The German-owned retailer, which earlier this year unveiled a $1.6 billion remodeling effort to expand its perishables assortments […]

Consumers lose, margins win when robots set the prices | Wall Street Journal

Consumers lose, margins win when robots set the prices | Wall Street Journal

One recent afternoon at a Shell-branded station on the outskirts of Rotterdam, in The Netherlands, the price of unleaded fuel started ticking higher, rising more than US3.5c by closing time. It didn’t take long for a competing station down the road to raise its price about the same amount. The two stations are among thousands […]

Insurers must be forced to justify huge annual increases | Daily Mail Online

Insurers must be forced to justify huge annual increases | Daily Mail Online

Pensioners are the worst-hit because they are less likely to look for deals online. The calls for insurers to be forced to justify to customers why they have hiked their premium come after a Money Mail investigation found long-standing customers are being over-charged by up to £1,000, while insurers offer new customers loss-making introductory deals. […]

Gas price war erupts between Kleenheat and Alinta Energy after discount offer | Perth Now

Gas price war erupts between Kleenheat and Alinta Energy after discount offer | Perth Now

WA’s biggest gas retailer is offering some people up to a quarter off their bills in a bid to win them back as a price war with Wesfarmers-owned Kleenheat intensifies. … It is understood the product will be a type of “capped billing” service that will charge customers a flat price every month and give […]

British Gas owner to axe 1,500 jobs and warns against energy price caps | Business Matters

British Gas owner to axe 1,500 jobs and warns against energy price caps | Business Matters

British Gas owner Centrica is to cut 1,500 jobs this year and has warned that energy price caps could push up household bills, reports The Guardian. The company said warmer than normal weather so far this year had resulted in lower than expected energy consumption in the UK and North America. In the UK, wholesale […]

Steel City welcomes dynamic fuel price | Times of India

Steel City welcomes dynamic fuel price | Times of India

JAMSHEDPUR: New to dynamic pricing of fuel, customers at the filling stations are keeping employees busy with queries on the new daily tariff system. Since May 1, when the dynamic pricing of petrol and diesel came into effect in Jamshedpur, along with four cities —Visakhapatnam, Bharatpur, Chandigarh and Puducherry — the daily revision of prices […]

Infinera Off 3%: Warns ‘Heavy Pricing Pressure,’ Customers Holding Off on Buying | Barron’s

Infinera Off 3%: Warns ‘Heavy Pricing Pressure,’ Customers Holding Off on Buying | Barron’s

Shares of fiber-optic networking equipment vendor Infinera (INFN) are down 35 cents, or 3.5%, at $9.60, in late trading, after the company this afternoon reported Q1 revenue that slightly exceeded expectations, but also projected its revenue and profit below consensus for this quarter, citing pricing pressure and customers reluctant to make new purchases. During a […]