By Ludwig Burger May 22 (Reuters) - Oxford University and AstraZeneca are recruiting around 10,000 adults and children in Britain for trials of an experimental coronavirus vaccine, a day after receiving U.S. backing worth up to $1.2 billion. Institutions across Britain had begun enrolling up to 10,260 adults and children to...
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia on Thursday rolled out a drug approved to treat patients suffering from the novel coronavirus, its state financial backer said, as the number of infections there surpassed half a million. The first deliveries of the new antiviral drug, registered under the name Avifavir, were made to...
By Olesya Astakhova MOSCOW, May 20 (Reuters) - Russia's oil and gas condensate production fell to 9.42 million barrels per day (bpd) during May 1 to 19 as a global deal on reducing output took effect, two sources familiar with the data told Reuters. The deal on curbing crude output reached...
By David Lawder WASHINGTON, June 1 (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump has little choice but to stick with his Phase 1 China trade deal despite his anger at Beijing over the coronavirus pandemic, new Hong Kong security rules, and dwindling hopes China can meet U.S. goods purchase targets, people...
By Pete Schroeder WASHINGTON, June 1 (Reuters) - U.S. financial regulators, banks and their investors will get their first glimpse into the health of the nation's banking system as it confronts soaring corporate and consumer defaults in the economic crisis sparked by the novel coronavirus. And no-one, including the U.S. Federal...
By Josh Horwitz SHANGHAI, May 22 (Reuters) - The latest U.S. government action against China's Huawei takes direct aim at the company's HiSilicon chip division -- a business that in a few short years has become central to China's ambitions in semiconductor technology but will now lose access to tools...
LONDON The Bank of England kept interest rates steady December 19, saying it was too soon to gauge how much Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s election victory would lift the Brexit uncertainty that has hung over the economy. Two of the BoE’s nine policymakers voted for a second month in a row...
Edward Taylor (REUTERS) FRANKFURT To unclog bottlenecks last year at his Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) plant in California, Elon Musk flew in six planeloads of new robots and equipment from Germany to speed up battery production for its Model 3. Now the Tesla CEO is trying to tap that German automation ecosystem directly...
LJUBLJANA The Slovenian parliament said it passed for the second time a law on Friday requiring the Bank of Slovenia to cover all possible repayments to those who lost their investments during the country's 2013 bank overhaul. The move overruled a veto of the law last month by the State Council,...
(The New York Times) Atari, the brand known for pioneering video games like Pong, Asteroids and RollerCoaster Tycoon, is taking its business in a new direction: Hotels. In a move that underlines the popularity of e-sports, the demands of its growing audience and how video games are escaping the bounds of...