Shares of Zoom and other companies, which rose amid the pandemic and lockdown, fell in trading on Monday. The reason was the announcement of two biotechnology companies about the successful testing of a promising vaccine, writes CNBC.
Shares of the Zoom video conferencing service fell 17.4% by the end of the trading day. Amazon and Netflix, which also benefit from the fact that their customers and viewers stay at home longer, lost 5.1% and 8.6%, respectively. Shares of Shopify online stores fell by 13.6%.
The German company BioNTech and the American Pfizer announced that their joint coronavirus vaccine has shown 90% effectiveness in preventing the disease. Scientists hoped to reach at least 75%, and American experts called an acceptable result of 50-60%.
Prior to the opening of yesterday’s trading, Zoom shares have risen by 63.5% since the beginning of 2020. Amazon for the first ten months of the year grew by 79.2%, Netflix – by 59.1%, Shopify – by 162.8%. Investors’ interest in companies has been fueled by the pandemic and the fact that many people are forced to look for ways to have fun and socialize without leaving home.
Electric car maker Tesla has agreed with brokerage companies to sell its shares for a total of $ 5 billion. This was reported by Bloomberg, citing documents submitted to the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The shares will be sold at the market price. This is the third sale of Tesla shares in 2020. […]
The first batch of Pfizer coronavirus vaccine has been delivered to Israel. This was reported by The Jerusalem Post on Wednesday, December 9. “A DHL flight from Brussels carried more than 100,000 doses of the newly created vaccine and landed at Ben Gurion Airport in Tel Aviv around 9 a.m.,” the statement said. The doses […]
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According to Bloomberg, citing documents submitted to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the short-term rental service Airbnb plans to raise $ 2.6 billion in listing in the US and receive an estimate of $ 35 billion. If the company manages to raise $ 2.6 billion, Airbnb’s placement will be the fourth largest IPO in […]
The American company Pfizer and the German BioNTech have applied to the European Medicines Agency for registration of their coronavirus vaccine. The announcement was published on the BioNTech website. “On Monday, November 30, Pfizer and BioNTech filed a formal application with the European Medicines Agency for a conditional authorization to use their COVID-19 candidate vaccine […]
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The United States plans to announce the readiness of the American vaccine against the coronavirus infection COVID-19 in the near future. The promise was made on Thursday by US President Donald Trump during the final round of election debates with the Democratic candidate Joe Biden at Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee. This was reported by […]Next
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