Monthly Archive: August 2020

Novavax and Canada Reach Agreement in Principle to Acquire Novavax’ COVID-19 Vaccine

•  Canadian government to purchase up to 76 million doses of NVX-CoV2373 GAITHERSBURG, Md., Aug. 31, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Novavax, Inc. (Nasdaq: NVAX), a late stage biotechnology company developing next-generation vaccines for serious infectious diseases, today announced it has reached an agreement in principle with the Government of Canada to supply up to 76 million […]

AIR Worldwide Estimates Insured Losses for Hurricane Laura Will be Between USD 4 Billion and USD 8 Billion

Boston, Aug. 31, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Catastrophe risk modeling firm AIR Worldwide estimates that industry insured losses to onshore property resulting from Hurricane Laura’s winds and storm surge will range from USD 4 billion to USD 8 billion. AIR Worldwide is a Verisk (Nasdaq:VRSK) business. “Although comparisons between Laura and Hurricane Rita (2005) have […]

European Markets Making Gains after Asia’s Bad Session

European markets are continuing to trade higher Monday after nearly all Asian indices sustained serious losses. The CAC-40 in Paris is up 0.5%, while Frankfurt’s DAX index is 0.4% higher...

Typhoon Maysak on path toward hitting Busan early Thursday

SEOUL, Typhoon Maysak is slowly approaching to the Korean Peninsula, passing waters 660 kilometers south of Japan’s Okinawa Island early Monday, the weather office said. The Korea Meteorological Administration (KMA)...