EU Commission sees potential in protein-based COVID-19 vaccines

EU Commission sees potential in protein-based COVID-19 vaccines
April 23, 20211:08 PM UTCReuters1 minute readVials with a sticker reading, "COVID-19 / Coronavirus vaccine / Injection only" and a medical syringe are seen in front of a displayed Novavax logo in this illustration taken October 31, 2020. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File PhotoTh EU Commission may eventually expand its portfolio of COVID-19 jabs to protein-based vaccines, the… Read More

Biden’s climate summit zeroes in on technology to help fight global warming

Biden’s climate summit zeroes in on technology to help fight global warming
U.S. President Joe Biden is seen on the screen as European Council President Charles Michel attends a virtual U.S. global climate summit, in Brussels, Belgium, April 22, 2021. REUTERS/Johanna Geron/PoolThe U.S. energy secretary told President Joe Biden's climate summit that clean technology is "our generation's moonshot" on Friday, the second and final day of an… Read More

Sudan says Ethiopia rejected invitation for dam summit

Sudan says Ethiopia rejected invitation for dam summit
KHARTOUM/CAIRO, April 23 (Reuters) - Sudan’s irrigation minister said in a statement on Friday that Ethiopia had rejected a Sudanese invitation for a prime minister-level summit surrounding negotiations over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam.On April 13, Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok had invited his Ethiopian and Egyptian counterparts to Khartoum after the latest round of… Read More

UPDATE 1-Germany’s steel makers call for billions in state aid -Der Spiegel

UPDATE 1-Germany’s steel makers call for billions in state aid -Der Spiegel
(Adds sources, Economy Ministry)BERLIN, April 23 (Reuters) - German steel makers want binding commitments from the government regarding financial support for the industry’s shift towards a more climate-friendly manufacturing, German magazine Der Spiegel reported on Friday.Europe’s steelmakers are under pressure to cut carbon emissions while maintaining profitability in a market where there is fierce competition,… Read More

EQT pays an electrifying price for U.S. bus ride

EQT pays an electrifying price for U.S. bus ride
School bus drivers lead a caravan through downtown Los Angeles, California, U.S., August 13, 2020.EQT (EQTAB.ST) is taking an unusually expensive bus ride. The Swedish buyout group’s infrastructure arm on Friday said it would pay $4.6 billion including debt to buy two North American businesses from transport operator FirstGroup (FGP.L). The deal, which includes the… Read More

Health Canada to start real-time review of Medicago COVID-19 vaccine

Health Canada to start real-time review of Medicago COVID-19 vaccine
A woman holds a small bottle labeled with a "Coronavirus COVID-19 Vaccine" sticker and a medical syringe in this illustration taken October 30, 2020. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic//File PhotoThe Canadian health regulator has accepted Medicago's application for a real-time review of its COVID-19 vaccine candidate, the drug developer said on Friday.Medicago is conducting a late-stage study of… Read More

EU approves ramp-up of Pfizer vaccine manufacturing site in Belgium

EU approves ramp-up of Pfizer vaccine manufacturing site in Belgium
By Reuters Staff1 Min ReadApril 23 (Reuters) - The EU medicines regulator on Friday approved an expansion in manufacturing capacity of the Pfizer/BioNtech COVID-19 vaccine in Belgium, while recommending an approval for a new filling line at Moderna’s site in Spain. (Reporting by Yadarisa Shabong in Bengaluru)Our Standards: The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles.for-phone-onlyfor-tablet-portrait-upfor-tablet-landscape-upfor-desktop-upfor-wide-desktop-up Read More

MUFG trims U.S. sell-side team to expand capital markets business

MUFG trims U.S. sell-side team to expand capital markets business
People queue inside a branch of the Mitsubishi UFJ (MUFJ) Financial Group's bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ in Tokyo, Japan, February 1, 2016. REUTERS/Yuya Shino Japanese mega-bank Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (8306.T) has cut six members of its U.S. team, four in sell-side markets research, sales and trading, and two investment-banking advisors, according to a source… Read More

Fears of Biden tax blow leave cryptocurrencies Ether, Bitcoin on the ropes

Fears of Biden tax blow leave cryptocurrencies Ether, Bitcoin on the ropes
The exchange rates and logos of Bitcoin (BTH), Ether (ETH), Litecoin (LTC) and Bitcoin Cash (BCH) are seen on the display of a cryptocurrency ATM of blockchain payment service provider Vaerdex at the headquarters of Swiss Falcon Private Bank in Zurich, Switzerland May 29, 2019. REUTERS/Arnd WiegmannCryptocurrency Ether pulled back sharply from a record high… Read More