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Second vaccine sees investors eye recovery

Dan Brunskill
Tue, 17 Nov 2020

New Zealand shares edged higher as a second promising vaccine caused investors to shift money into mid-size companies that have been slower to recover from the pandemic. The S&P/NZX 50 Index rose 20.11 points, or 0.2 percent, to 12,765.03. Within the index, 29 stocks rose, 15 fell and six were unchanged. Turnover was $219.9 million.Offshore markets were buoyed by news about Moderna’s vaccine, which a 30,000-patient study showed to be 94 percent effective, it is also easier to distribute than Pfizer’s version.Only five patie...

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