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When Will Mylan Launch Its Recently Approved Generic Suboxone?
Mylan (MYL) received FDA approval for its generic version of Indivior’s (INVVY) opioid addiction treatment drug, Suboxone, on June 14.
A Look at Mylan’s Launch of Its Generic Angiomax Injection
On June 1, Mylan (MYL) announced the launch of a generic version of the Medicines Company’s (MDCO) Angiomax, which is bivalirudin.
A Look at Teva Pharmaceutical’s Fiscal 2018 Sales Guidance
Teva Pharmaceutical (TEVA) provided fiscal 2018 guidance during its fiscal 2017 earnings release on February 8, 2018.
Sucampo Pharmaceuticals’ Amitiza: Its Performance in 2017
Sucampo Pharmaceuticals has granted licenses to commercialize a generic or authorized generic of Amitiza in the United States to Par Pharmaceutical and Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories.
Spectrum Pharmaceuticals’ Product Licensing Agreements
In 2012, Spectrum Pharmaceuticals (SPPI) acquired the rights to market Zevalin outside the US from Bayer for 19 million euros.
IMF Economic Update: Still Upbeat on Some Emerging Economies
Irrespective of how strong economic fundamentals look, investors should be careful about investing in emerging markets and other economies that are relatively unknown to them.
Xgeva Is Expected to See Robust Revenue Performance in 2017
Amgen’s (AMGN) Xgeva was launched commercially in 2010 and is marketed primarily in the US and Europe. The drug crossed the $1 billion annual revenue mark in 2013.
What Could Drive Amgen’s Growth in 2017?
Enbrel, Neulasta, and Epogen are among Amgen’s (AMGN) major revenue-generating drugs, each with annual sales in excess of $1 billion. Enbrel and Neulasta together accounted for ~46% of Amgen’s 2016 revenues.
Will Demonetization in India Impact Your Loan Burden?
Banks saw a rise in term deposit accounts since the demonetization. As a result, commercial banks sharply reduced their deposit rates.
Why the RBI Feels that Monetary Policy Transmission Can Improve in India
Importance of policy transmission Monetary policy transmission refers to the translation of monetary policy actions into the financial system via banking and trading channels. By changing the short-term interest rate—like the repo rate in India or the federal funds rate in the US—a central bank signals other banks to change their lending and deposit rates. […]
Indian Equities Rise after the RBI’s October 2016 Monetary Policy Announcement
Equities gain Indian equities rose on October 4, 2016, the day of the RBI’s (Rerserve Bank of India) latest monetary policy announcement. The central bank’s cut of its repo rate had a positive effect on equities, with bonds rising initially along with the Indian rupee. Banking and telecom stocks were among major gainers during the […]
Indian Equities and Funds Fall after the August Monetary Policy
Indian equities fell on August 9, the day of the monetary policy announcement. Benchmark equity indices like the S&P BSE Sensex and the Nifty 50 fell 0.4%.
Reviewing Raghuram Rajan’s Term as the RBI Governor
Raghuram Rajan started his term as the 23rd governor of the RBI on September 5, 2013. He will be completing his three-year term this September.
Efficient Policy Transmission in India Concerns the RBI
“Policy transmission” refers to the translation of monetary policy actions into the financial system through the banking and trading channels.
China Takes a Breather as India Drives Growth in Asia
Even though the ADB (Asian Development Bank) slashed its economic growth projection for India for this year to 7.4%, the pace remains very healthy.
How Did Indian Equities React to the RBI’s Repo Rate Cut in April 2016?
Indian stock market indexes fell on April 5 when the Reserve Bank of India cut the repo rate by 25 basis points.
How Have India’s Industry and Services Sectors Performed?
In its monetary policy statement released on April 5, 2016, the RBI (Reserve Bank of India) said that the GVA (gross value added) by the industry sector “accelerated in H2” primarily due to low input costs.
Investing in Indian Stocks: Active versus Passive Modes
The WisdomTree India Earnings ETF (EPI) is the most traded ETF that invests in Indian stocks. However, it is not the largest in terms of asset size.
Not a Good 1Q16 for Indian Stocks, but Is the Tide Turning?
Indian stocks had a great March. The rebound began after the Union Budget announcement on February 29. The fiscal discipline shown by the government raised hopes that the Reserve Bank of India may reduce interest rates.
Expert Q&A: What to Know Before Investing in Generic Pharma? (Part 1)
Market Realist analysts recently conducted a Q&A with experts from VanEck on the generic pharmaceutical industry, a space that has attracted investor interest due to upside potential from brand name drugs coming off patent, cost saving pressure in the healthcare industry, and increased worldwide demand for prescription drugs (for more on these topics, please see […]
How Does WAINX’s Performance Compare to Its Peers?
In this part, we’ll compare WAINX to four similar India-focused funds. These include INDAX, MINDX, ETGIX, and FIGZX.
The Wasatch Emerging India Fund: A Look at a Fairly New Fund
The Wasatch Emerging India Fund (WAINX) invests with the objective of long-term capital appreciation. The fund invests mainly in small-sized and mid-sized companies with a market cap less than $5 billion.
How Does the Matthews India Fund Compare to Its Peers?
As of December 31, 2015, Matthews India Fund has the lowest holdings turnover among the five funds.
How MINDX’s Top Holdings Are Performing
Healthcare was the best-performing sector in Indian markets in 2015.
How the Matthews India Fund Performed in Comparison to Benchmark
The Matthews India Fund gave a negative return of -0.6% in 2015. However, it still managed to outperform its benchmark.
Understanding Matthews India Fund’s Investment Approach
MINDX seeks to invest at least 80% of its total assets in publicly traded common stocks, preferred stocks, and convertible securities of companies located in India.
Looking ahead for Indian-Focused Funds
All five India-focused funds have their highest individual sectoral exposure to financials. As reported in the news, 2015 has been a year of global economic stress.
The Wasatch Emerging India Fund Portfolio Composition
As of December 2015, the Wasatch Emerging India Fund has ~$69.2 million in assets under management. As of September 30, 2015, the fund had 76 holdings in its portfolio.
How the Matthews India Fund and Its Holdings Performed in 2015
In 2015, the Matthews India Fund returned -0.56%. It outperformed the benchmark index S&P BSE 100 over all the periods reviewed.
The Matthews India Fund Portfolio Analyzed
The Matthews India Fund (MINDX) invests mainly in small-cap and mid-cap Indian stocks. As of November 2015, the fund had $1.5 billion in assets under management.
What Are BioMarin’s Products for Treating Phenylketonuria?
Kuvan, with the active ingredient sapropterin dihydrochloride, is effective in reducing blood phenylalanine levels in PKU (or phenylketonuria) patients.
FPI in Indian Equities Remained Volatile in 2015
After the first four months of an impressive net inflow of FPI, Indian equities lost a substantial investment of foreign money. August 2015 witnessed the highest exodus of foreign money from Indian equities.
A Sector-by-Sector Overview of India’s S&P Bombay Stock Exchange
The S&P BSE sector indexes are Energy, Finance, Industrials, Telecom, Utilities, Information Technology, and Healthcare.
The Projected Path of Consumer Price Index Inflation in India
According to the RBI, consumer price index inflation is expected to begin rising in September 2015 and continue rising for a few months.
The Nikkei India Manufacturing PMI Rises to a Half-Year High
The Nikkei India manufacturing PMI for the manufacturing sector improved to a six-month high of 52.7 in July compared to 51.3 in June.
Nutritionals: Abbott Laboratories’ Main Segment
Abbott Laboratories’ (ABT) nutritional products segment includes a broad line of pediatric and adult nutritional products manufactured and marketed worldwide.
The Booming Indian Stock Market: Will It Last?
Indian stocks had a strong run in the last half of 2014 through early 2015, but the ride since then hasn’t been smooth. The INDA is up only 2.6% in the one year ended June 2015.
What Lies Ahead for the Modi Government?
Attracting foreign investment has been key for the Modi government in its first year, particularly given all those visits abroad. This is a step in the right direction.
Foreign Direct Investment in India Up 61% since Last Year
It appears that Modi’s trips abroad are working, and that his schemes and plans have attracted foreign direct investment into the country.
India’s Foreign Investors Upset about Minimum Alternate Tax Rules
Indian markets have experienced a massive drain of foreign funds since April, mostly fueled by uncertainty over the minimum alternate tax rules.