BRIEF-Yancoal Australia further amends its agreement to acquire Coal & Allied
* Has further amended its sale and purchase agreement to acquire 100 pct of Coal & Allied Industries associated royalty arrangements
ZURICH May 5 Construction chemicals maker Sika will join the blue chip Swiss Market Index from May 15, the Six Swiss Exchange said on Friday, replacing Syngenta .
Sika was previously a member of the Swiss mid-cap index, and will replace seeds and pesticides company Syngenta, whose $43 billion takeover by ChemChina was sealed on Friday.
(Reporting by John Revill; Editing by Elaine Hardcastle)
ZURICH, June 26 Roche's investigational haemophilia drug emicizumab cut the bleed rate by 87 percent in patients with resistance to standard therapy compared with those who received another treatment, the Swiss company said on Monday.
LONDON, June 26 Nestle, the world's largest food maker, remains committed to its strategy, as it faces criticism from activist shareholder Third Point from the United States.