VIENNA Nobody will get preferential access to a potential COVID-19 drug developed by vaccine maker Themis Bioscience, which is being bought by U.S. pharmaceuticals firm Merck & Co Inc , the Austrian firm's chief executive said on Thursday.
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Wien Der Wiener Erdöl- und Gaskonzern OMV macht nach dem Corona-bedingten Nachfragekollaps erste Zeichen einer Belebung für das schwer gebeutelte Geschäft aus.
VIENNA Austrian energy group OMV sees hope for a recovery in oil prices in the second half of 2020 helped by increased fuel demand and output cuts by producers such as Saudi Arabia, its chief executive said.
VIENNA Austrian lender Erste Group said it expects a significant drop in its 2020 net profit after posting a 38% fall for the first quarter as it felt the effects of the coronavirus restrictions on its business.
VIENNA Shares in sensor producer AMS jumped 22% after the Apple supplier gave an upbeat forecast for the current quarter and the remainder of the year, soothing investors who fear a slump in smartphone demand due to the coronavirus crisis.
VIENNA Austrian energy group OMV posted a net loss for the first quarter due to significant inventory costs and lowered its production target and crude price forecasts in response to tumbling oil demand in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
VIENNA Shareholder changes at Immofinanz mean Austrian property rival S Immo would be open to renewing merger talks once the coronavirus crisis is over, the chief executive of S Immo said on Thursday.
ZURICH The death toll in Switzerland from coronavirus had climbed to 235 while total cases stand at 13,213, the health ministry said on Saturday, though officials said their worst fears have so far not materialized.