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Altria’s chance of writing down its Juul investment has ‘increased materially,’ Fitch says

Menthol pods for Juul Labs Inc. e-cigarettes are displayed for sale at a store in Princeton, Illinois, U.S., on Monday, Sept. 16, 2019. Daniel Acker | Bloomberg | Getty Images The chance that Altria writes down the value of its $ 12.8 billion investment in Juul has “increased materially” amid uncertainty around the e-cigarette industry,… Read More »

Most nations grappling with increased healthcare cost trends

Dive Brief: The United States is not the only nation whose healthcare systems are under considerable price and inflation pressures, a new global medical trend rate report from Aon concludes. The gross global medical trend price increase will average 8% in 2020 (including general inflation), up from 7.8% this year, researchers found. General inflation will be be… Read More »