German stocks - Factors to watch on January 18
The DAX top-30 index looked set to open 0.4 percent higher on Wednesday, according to premarket data from brokerage Lang & Schwarz at 0736 GMT.
Oct 18 Medicines Co
* Medicines company announces positive top-line results from day 90 interim analysis in ongoing orion-1 phase 2 study of pcsk9si
* Medicines Co - PCSK9si was well tolerated and no material safety issue was observed in the day 90 interim analysis of unblinded safety data
* Medicines Co - expects data from day 180 follow-up in all 501 patients to be completed, analyzed and top-line results disclosed before end of 2016 Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:
FRANKFURT, Jan 18 German media group Bertelsmann may raise its stake in book publisher Penguin Random House, its joint venture with Britain's Pearson, it said on Wednesday after Pearson said it intended to issue an exit note.
LONDON, Jan 18 Britain's competition watchdog said on Wednesday that Mastercard's proposals might be acceptable in addressing its concerns over the acquisition of payments processing company Vocalink.