Monthly Archives: 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

Rupiah appreciates on Monday over low demand for US dollar

  Jakarta (ANTARA) – The Indonesian rupiah strengthened against the greenback in the Jakarta interbank spot market early this week over low domestic demand for foreign currencies. Indonesia’s currency stood at Rp14,551, appreciating 81 points, or 0.56 percent, against the US dollar at 9:53 a.m. local time on Monday as compared to Rp14,632 earlier. The

IHSG expected to perform positively over positive regional markets

  Jakarta (ANTARA) – The Jakarta Composite Share Price Index (IHSG) can potentially strengthen early this week amid positive trend at the regional stock exchanges. The Indonesian Stock Exchange (BEI) index rose 9.34 points, or 0.17 percent, to reach 5,356, while the index of the 45 most liquid stocks increased 1.97 points, or 0.23 percent,

Minister, US Diplomat discussed cooperation in digital transformation

Jakarta (ANTARA) – Communication and Informatics Minister Johnny G. Plate held a meeting with Deputy Ambassador of the US to Indonesia Heather Variava to explore cooperation in speeding up digital transformation. “The discussions encompassed technological aspects pertaining to human resources or digital talent provided by the Ministry of Communication and Informatics. America supported it,” Plate