BRIEF-Alliance Boots Holdings, Walgreens to merge in Q1 2015

Wed Aug 6, 2014 6:08am EDT

Aug 6 (Reuters) - Alliance Boots Holdings Ltd :

* Walgreens and Alliance Boots step 2 update

* Combined enterprise will be named Walgreens Boots Alliance and headquartered in Chicago area

* Boots will continue to be headquartered in Nottingham and current support offices of Alliance healthcare will remain across Europe Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: [ABN.UL WAG.N]


After wave of QE, onus shifts to leaders to boost economy

DAVOS, Switzerland - Central banks have done their best to rescue the world economy by printing money and politicians must now act fast to enact structural reforms and pro-investment policies to boost growth, central bankers said on Saturday.