Centene Corp raised its
full-year adjusted profit forecast on Friday, one-and-a-half
month after warning that medical costs would rise later in the
year, sending the health insurer's shares up nearly 4%.
Saudi Arabia's share of the oil
market is set to rise this decade to its highest since the 1980s
as investment in production elsewhere dries up in the wake of
the coronavirus crisis, J.P. Morgan said in a report.
The European Commission
received a political mandate on Friday from EU governments to
negotiate on their behalf advance purchases of promising
coronavirus vaccines, the EU's top health official said, urging
states to set aside parallel initiatives.
Lebanese parliament speaker
Nabih Berri said the government was working on steps on Friday
to strengthen the country's collapsing pound currency, with an
aim of reducing its price against the dollar to 3,000-3,200
Britain's government have
brought in quarantine rules to protect public health, a
spokesman for Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Friday,
declining to comment on legal action brought by British Airways,
easyJet and Ryanair.