Daily Archive: February 15, 2021

Centrient Pharmaceuticals to acquire Astral SteriTech, expanding its product portfolio with sterile injectable antibiotic finished dosage forms

Rotterdam, the Netherlands, February 15th, 2021, Feb. 15, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Further strengthens Centrient Pharmaceuticals’ position as the global business-to-business industry leader in beta-lactam antibiotics Broadens Centrient Pharmaceuticals’ product portfolio with sterile injectable Semi-Synthetic Cephalosporin and Semi-Synthetic Penicillin finished dosage forms, able to further meet the needs of customers in these segments and become […]

Netflix’s subscriber numbers surge in Korea due mainly to pandemic

SEOUL– Global streaming giant Netflix saw its subscriber numbers soar in South Korea last year due to changes in people’s media usage patterns caused by the coronavirus pandemic, a report said Monday.According to the report by market research firm Nie…

Jejuair remains in red in 2020

SEOUL– Jejuair Co. on Monday reported its 2020 net loss of 313.8 billion won (US$284.9 million), remaining in the red compared with the previous year.The company said in a regulatory filing that it continued to post an operating loss of 335.8 billion …

Jeju Air’s losses deepen in 2020 amid pandemic

SEOUL– Jeju Air Co., South Korea’s biggest budget carrier by sales, said Monday its net losses sharply increased in 2020 from a year earlier amid the coronavirus pandemic.Net losses widened to 313.76 billion won (US$285 million) last year from 33.12 b…

Minor quake hits S. Korea’s western coastal region

SEOUL– A 2.5-magnitude earthquake struck South Korea’s lower western coastal region on Monday evening, with no damage reported, the weather agency said.The quake occurred in a region 10 kilometers east-northeast of Gunsan, located about 270 km south o…

S. Korean Bond Yields on Feb. 15, 2021

Today (%) Previous Session(%) Change (BP)1-year TB 0.675 0.673 +0.23-year TB 0.998 0.995 +0.310-year TB 1.871 1.831 +4.02-year MSB 0.860 0.854 +0.63-year CB (AA-) 2.056 2.055 +0.191-day CD 0.730 0.730 0.0Source: Yonhap News Agency

Seoul stocks jump 1.5 pct on tech gains

SEOUL– South Korean stocks jumped 1.5 percent Monday on strong advances by tech stocks. The Korean won rose against the U.S. dollar.The benchmark Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI) rose 46.42 points to close at 3,147.0 points.Trading volume was…