GlaxoSmithKline said its Covid-19 vaccine achieved strong results in a Phase 2 study and would start a global Phase 3 study in the next few weeks.
The FTSE 100 was set to make cautious gains today as England’s hospitality industry was set to reopen trading indoors for the first time in months.
London stocks were set for a positive open on Monday as Covid-related restrictions in England ease further, but gains are expected to be muted amid concerns about the Indian variant.