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Pfizer admits defeat on AstraZeneca bid

US pharmaceuticals giant Pfizer has called off its multi-billion pound bid to take over British-Swedish firm AstraZeneca. The decision came after AstraZeneca's board declined an offer worth almost £70bn.

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AstraZeneca appears to set bid price at £58-a-share

AstraZeneca has suggested it would have welcomed a bid of £58-a-share after rejecting the offer of £55-a-share by US drug firm Pfizer, ITV News Business Editor Joel Hills reports:

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