Hong Kong activated part of a pandemic preparedness plan, stepping up surveillance of travelers with fever, after confirming its first case of a new strain of bird flu that killed 45 people in mainland China.
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. agreed to pay Israel 2 billion shekels ($565 million) in taxes, joining fertilizer maker Israel Chemicals Ltd. in releasing profits accumulated since 2005 under a law designed to encourage investments.
Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. had its longest stretch of daily gains since 2010 on prospects demand from governments for more advanced cybersecurity will fuel profit growth for the Israeli company.
Check Point Software Technologies Ltd., the world’s second-largest maker of network security gear, posted the biggest gain in almost two months after Palo Alto Networks Inc.’s revenue outlook beat estimates.
Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. slid the most in a month as RBC Capital Markets cut its price target for the world’s second largest network security maker by 18 percent amid increased competition.