Biopharma’s stock market winners of 2021 revealed
Lilly pips Pfizer to the big pharma top spot on share price performance, while Covid-19 drives the largest risers elsewhere.
Big beasts drive biopharma valuations higher in 2021
A handful of huge success stories mask disappointing performances elsewhere, with small caps and Asian pharma firms feeling the pain.
Biopharma’s stock market winners and losers so far this year
Moderna is the standout gainer, but the stragglers are becoming more apparent as the pandemic tide retreats.
Alzheimer’s and Covid-19 developers make hay on the stock markets
Big risers include Eli Lilly, Biogen, Moderna and Biontech.
The big Covid-19 trials still to report
New findings for IL-6 blockade in the Recovery trial finally confirm a signal. Can pending pandemic readouts for other mechanisms do the same?
Corporate and regulatory developments over the Christmas period
Myovant and Pfizer showed that deal-making was not taking a Christmas break, but for Celgene CVR holders the dream is almost over. And vaccine approvals gained pace.
A new setting for antigen testing
It is vital that the first authorised at-home, non-prescription Covid-19 antigen test be used in the right way.
The promise and the perils of antigen testing
A new UK plan to use antigen tests for wide-scale screening for Covid-19 may not be the easy win the government is seeking.