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South Korea to buy 70,000 programs of latest Pfizer COVID-19 capsule

SEOUL – South Korea has agreed to buy 70,000 courses of Pfizer Inc.’s experimental antiviral COVID-19 pill, the Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency (KDCA) said over the weekend. Pfizer on Friday said trial results showed that its Paxlovid pill reduced by 89% the risk of hospitalization or death in patients at high...

If it ain’t broke, don’t repair it

“Different countries were interested in our stock exchange,” reminisces former Securities and Exchange Commission chairman Khalid Mirza. “I met a representative, who I will not name, in Karachi. He was willing to come here, but under one condition: he will provide the system.” Last week, Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) implemented...

akers misplaced their footing after Pfizer’s COVID-19 antiviral tablet confirmed promising efficacy in a trial. Promoted Hyperlinks If You Purchased $1,000 Price of...

Hong Kong stocks declined for a second day with tech firms leading losers as the Chinese Communist Party kicked off a key meeting in Beijing under a cloud of economic slowdown. The Hang Seng Index retreated 0.4 per cent to 24,763.77 at the close of Monday trading. The Hang Seng Tech Index...