Tag: COVID-19 vaccine


AstraZeneca’s pledge to poorer nations as it seeks COVID jab profits from next year

November 23, 2021

Via: Sky News

Pascal Soriot said this was because it still had many doses of the vaccine to supply that it had promised to do so at cost. AZ announced earlier this month that it would be seeking to achieve a modest profit […]

Finance Tech, Trading

Wall Street is predicting a ‘roaring twenties’ rally for these laggard stocks

February 18, 2021

Via: Fortune

A vaccine-fueled economic recovery and investors’ surging appetite for risk mean that the European equity rally can keep going in 2021, according to strategists. After strong gains since the start of the year, the bull case for Europe has now […]

Finance Tech, Trading

European Stocks Close Higher On Stimulus Hopes, Vaccine Updates

January 14, 2021

Via: Markets Insider

European markets closed higher on Thursday as investors looked ahead to an announcement from U.S. President-elect Joe Biden about additional fiscal stimulus, and reacted positively to encouraging updates on the coronavirus vaccine front. According to reports Johnson & Johnson’s one-shot […]

Industries, Others

Zoom stock downgraded by JPMorgan after 505% rally on concerns a COVID-19 vaccine could dent further upside

December 9, 2020

Via: Markets Insider

The upside potential in Zoom Video is likely limited going forward as mass vaccinations for the COVID-19 virus could put a dent in the firm’s business, according to a Wednesday note from JPMorgan. The bank downgraded Zoom Video to Neutral […]

Industries, Others, Retail & Wholesale

COVID-19 vaccine prospects may already be boosting consumer spending, economy

November 30, 2020


Stan Novak, of Valencia, California, has been hunkering down this year amid the coronavirus pandemic, spending little beyond the bare essentials. But after a flurry of positive news reports this month about COVID-19 vaccines, Novak ventured out to department stores […]

Industries, Others

Airlines saw an immediate boost in passenger bookings following vaccine announcements

November 17, 2020

Via: Fortune

Good news on the vaccine front has had an immediate and tantalizing effect on the travel sector, suggesting many passengers are raring to get going again. On Tuesday, the U.K.-based low-cost airline EasyJet issued results that were mostly gloomy—it posted […]

Finance Tech, Trading

Global stocks rise for 2nd day on coronavirus vaccine hopes

November 10, 2020

Via: ABC News

Global stocks and U.S. futures rose for second day Tuesday on hopes for progress toward a possible coronavirus vaccine that might allow the world to revive manufacturing, shopping and normal life. Market benchmarks in London, Frankfurt and Tokyo advanced while […]

Finance Tech, Trading

Dow futures surge by 1,300 points on Pfizer vaccine news, Biden win

November 9, 2020

Via: NBC News

Stock futures on Wall Street surged on Monday after Pfizer said its vaccine was 90 percent effective in protecting people against Covid-19. U.S-based pharmaceutical giant Pfizer and German biotech firm BioNTech made the announcement Monday morning, citing data from their […]

Finance Tech, Trading

Dow sheds 800 points as coronavirus cases spike, stimulus talks hit impasse

October 28, 2020


The stock market rout continued Wednesday, deepening this week’s losses on concerns that rising numbers of coronavirus infections in the U.S. and Europe will push governments to bring back restrictions on businesses. The Dow Jones industrial average tumbled 800 points, […]