Glenmark Pharmaceuticals | The company’s Swiss unit has received marketing approval from Russian health ministry for nasal spray ‘Ryaltris’. The drug is expected to be available to patients in Russia in Q1FY22.
Opening Bell | Indian equity benchmark indices opened flat with a positive bias on Monday amid mixed global cues. At 9:15 am, the Sensex opened 0.04 percent, or 20.75 points, higher at 50,910.51, while the Nifty50 index opened at 14,999.05, up 17.30 points, or 0.12 percent. Broader markets, Nifty Smallcap100 and Nifty Midcap100 indices supported gains. Gains were witnessed in metals and IT stocks, while auto stocks were under pressure.
Azim Premji asks govt to involve private sector ‘for cost-effective, quick vaccination’ in country
Wipro founder Azim Premji urged the Narendra Modi government to get the private sector involved to ensure cost-effective and quick vaccination of people in the country. In an interaction at the Bangalore Chamber of Industry and Commerce, the philanthropist told Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman that the vaccination rate would get a boost if the private sector was allowed to lend a helping hand. Read here.
Bitcoin hits fresh high
Bitcoin continued gaining on Sunday, rising to a fresh high and extending a two-month rally that took its market capitalization above $1 trillion on Friday. The world’s most popular cryptocurrency rose to a record $58,354, taking its weekly gain to around 20%. It has surged around 100% this year. Bitcoin’s gains have been fueled by evidence it is gaining acceptance among mainstream investors and companies, such…
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