By Kimberly Chin
International stocks traded in New York ended mixed on Wednesday. The S & P / BNY Mellon US Certificate of Deposit Index rose 0.3% to 166.05. The European index improved 0.6% to 145.22. However, the Asian index slipped 0.02% to 226.07 and the Latin American index fell 0.2% to 200.68. The emerging markets index fell 0.5% to 374.33.
The Food and Drug Administration said vaccines licensed in the United States currently provide sufficient protection against serious illness and death from Covid-19 without additional doses, as part of a report analyzing data submitted by Pfizer Inc. and BioNTech SE as part of their application for authorization for their vaccine should be given as a booster in people 16 years of age and over. BioNTech’s ADRs rose 6.1% on Wednesday.
Gol Linhas Aereas Inteligentes SA’s ADRs rose 3.6% after American Airlines Group Inc. invested $ 200 million in the Brazilian low-cost carrier.
Over-the-counter Commerzbank AG’s ADRs fell 1.1% after the German lender on Wednesday announced it had appointed two new members to its board as it refocused its strategy.
The company has appointed Joerg Oliveri del Castillo-Schulz as its new COO, succeeding Joerg Hessenmueller, who has offered his resignation. Thomas Schaufler becomes a member of the board of directors for private clients and small businesses, replacing Sabine Schmittroth. Mr. Schaufler is currently a member of the board of retail banking at Erste Group Bank AG.
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