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India's Gland Pharma jumps 23% in market debut

20 Nov 2020

BENGALURU Shares of India's Gland Pharma got off to a flying start in their market debut on Friday, rising as much as 23% and highlighting a strong appetite for drug stocks.

Indian shares scale record highs in catch-up trade

17 Nov 2020

BENGALURU, Nov 17 Indian shares opened at record highs on Tuesday, playing catch-up with overseas gains after a long holiday weekend and bolstered by news that U.S. drugmaker Moderna Inc's coronavirus vaccine was 94.5% effective in preventing infection.

Indian demand for COVID-19 drug remdesivir rising sharply - Cipla

09 Nov 2020

BENGALURU Demand for COVID-19 antiviral drug remdesivir is rising sharply in India, a top executive at drugmaker Cipla Ltd said on Monday, even as experts remain divided over its effectiveness.

RPT-India trials of Russian Sputnik-V vaccine may end as early as March - Dr Reddy's

29 Oct 2020

BENGALURU, Oct 28 Drugmaker Dr Reddy's Laboratories Ltd on Wednesday rolled out a preliminary timeline for the India trials of Russia's coronavirus vaccine candidate, with the late-stage expected to be completed by as early as March 2021.

India trials of Russian Sputnik-V vaccine may end as early as March: Dr Reddy's

28 Oct 2020

BENGALURU Drugmaker Dr Reddy's Laboratories Ltd on Wednesday rolled out a preliminary timeline for the India trials of Russia's coronavirus vaccine candidate, with the late-stage expected to be completed by as early as March 2021.

Bharat Biotech in talks to take vaccine candidate global

23 Oct 2020

BENGALURU India's Bharat Biotech is in discussions with more than 10 countries that have shown an interest in a potential COVID-19 vaccine it is developing with a government agency, a company executive told Reuters on Friday.

ICUs without air-conditioning could shield doctors from COVID-19: study

19 Oct 2020

BENGALURU Intensive care units (ICUs) at hospitals treating COVID-19 patients should do away with air-conditioning to limit the risk of infecting doctors, a study from a top Indian research institute has said.

India's coronavirus death toll passes 100,000 with no sign of an end

03 Oct 2020

BENGALURU/NEW DELHI India's death toll from the novel coronavirus rose past 100,000 on Saturday, only the third country in the world to reach that bleak milestone, after the United States and Brazil, and its epidemic shows no sign of abating. | Video

Pharma stocks lift Indian markets; Dr.Reddy's hits record high

18 Sep 2020

BENGALURU, Sept 18 Indian shares rose on Friday, boosted by pharma stocks after Dr.Reddy's hit a record high, and as broader Asian markets gained on hopes of more monetary support from central banks.

Indian shares fall as China tensions, Fed weigh; banks drop

17 Sep 2020

BENGALURU, Sept 17 Indian shares fell on Thursday, dragged down by banking stocks, as China tensions remained in focus and after global markets gave up gains despite the U.S. Federal Reserve saying it would keep interest rates near zero.

World News

Biden picks diverse team of top economic advisers

President-elect Joe Biden named former Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen as his Treasury secretary nominee on Monday, and named three women to other top economic posts, setting the stage for a more diverse White House.