The dollar rose as investors awaited key US readings this week, which are likely to show an economic recovery gathering steam.
Chile's peso fell 0.3%, while Mexico's peso dipped 0.2%. But both currencies are expected to mark strong gains this year, with Chile benefiting from a spike in copper prices, while Mexico is set to benefit from a bounceback in the US economy.
It is expected to make up for more than one-third of Pfizer's full-year sales, with the company in supply talks with several countries for 2022 and beyond.
"Based on what we've seen, we believe that a durable demand for our COVID-19 vaccine - similar to that of the flu vaccines - is a likely outcome," Chief Executive Albert Bourla said in his prepared remarks.
Facing public frustration at a slow vaccine roll-out, Kurz said on March 31 Austria would probably order a million Sputnik V doses within a week, but completion of that order still has yet to be announced.
As far as the contract negotiations are concerned, they have been completed, so we do not see that as the big challenge but rather the decisive factor is simply how long EMA needs for approval here.
Major carriers Reliance Industries' Jio Infocomm, Bharti Airtel and Vodafone Idea will conduct the trials along with state-run MTNL in urban, rural and semi-urban areas, the Ministry of Communications said in a statement.
The statement did not mention Huawei and smaller Chinese rival ZTE among the participating network equipment suppliers.
With 3.45 million active cases, India recorded 357,229 new infections over the last 24 hours, while deaths rose 3,449 for a toll of 222,408, health ministry data showed. Experts say actual numbers could be five to 10 times higher, however.
The drugmaker said it will work urgently to increase the supply multifold over the coming weeks.
"The recent figures confirm, hopefully, that our forecasts are pretty much right... that we will be back on the previous growth path at the end of this year or the beginning of the next," Ingves told reporters.
We expect the prudent steps we took in 2020 and are continuing in 2021 to adjust our expenditure in response to the Covid-19 emergency, will postpone by one year the achievement of our year-end 2022 guidance.
The bank is planning to tell employees to be prepared to start working from offices by mid-June, the report said, citing people with knowledge of the matter.
Wells Fargo & Co said in March it would start bringing workers back to its offices after Labor Day, while JPMorgan Chase & Co said last week it was targeting workers' return to office on a rotational basis from July.
"Our first formulation had to be stored and shipped at minus 80 degrees. We have now, in the meantime, a formulation which is not yet approved... which can be stored at two to eight degrees," Sahin told a Financial Times conference panel, adding that data packages were being prepared for regulators.
Conoco said its total average realized price was $45.36 per barrel of oil equivalent in the quarter, much higher than the $33.21 it earned in the last three months of 2020.
The company also outlined a plan to cut its gross debt by $5 billion over the next five years and its intention to exit its 10% stake in Canadian producer Cenovus Energy Inc by the fourth quarter of 2022.
Net Interest Income (NII) recorded an increase of 7pc YoY i.e. Rs11.4 billion in spite of a sharp decline in interest rates. However, NII reported a decline of 2pc QoQ as repricing of assets reach its completion.
The Canadian dollar was trading 0.1% higher at 1.2272 to the greenback, or 81.49 US cents, having traded in a range of 1.2266 to 1.2317. On Friday, it touched its strongest intraday level since February 2018 at 1.2262.
"The rapidly improving economic outlook in the UK amid general dollar weakness may just be the catalyst to move sterling back above 1.40 in the coming weeks," said Commonwealth Bank of Australia analyst Kim Mundy.
Three of the "Big Four" banks traded in red, while Westpac Banking Corp jumped as much as 0.7%, extending gains into a second day after it reported an over three-fold jump in its first-half cash earnings.