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*Lazard (LAZ), fell 1.62%. It will report on Q1 April 30. It is now down 0.78%. Fund LGI rose 0.5%.

*Fibra Uno, the Mexican REIT, gained 5.04% to the equivalent of $1.25 in UK trading. Its US share is at $1.13 bid, $12.5 ask. Be careful of this play on the peso and Mexican recovery.

*Finnish Sampo Oij (SAXPY) rose 0.84% today. Swedish Investor A/B (IVSBF), did not trade and is at $83.55 bid and $85.3 ask.

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*Roche (RHHBY), which reported yesterday, said its anti-inflammatory drug Acetemira gained 22% in sales in Q1. It is working with Regeneron on an oral antibody pill to treat coronavirus. This was buried in the conference call I read later. Novartis (NVS) is down 0.26% so people can buy more Roche.

*I bought more Eisai of Japan yesterday to get into Biogen's Alzheimer's cure, paying $67.06 plus a fee for the brokerage, something I have not seen since before my dotage. Today it is up to $67.99. Biogen is down 2% despite good earnings.

Fellow Japanese Takeda (TAK), is up 0.8% mainly because it is easier to trade.

*Glaxo (GSK) is off 1.15% because a generic of its Advair Diskus arthritis drug won FDA approval for Hikma which we sold too soon. HKMPY rarely trades here. Astra-Zeneca (AZN) fell 0.46%.

*Abcellera Biologics rose 1.66%. We are way down on ABCLZymeworks (ZYME), gained 0.65%.

*Spanish Grifols continues its rise, up 0.44% to $18.21. We are up 9.8% from our GRFS basis.

*Die Lea ist a kalla as they say in Yiddish; Leah became a bride. TEVA rose 0.54%.

*Small caps were mixed. Profit-taking cut Novacure (NVCR) to $199.89 after it won US FDA approval for a trial of electric tumor treating fields together with Merck's pembrolizumab for non-small-cell lung cancer. MRK fell.

*Genfit rose 1% but is still in the red. Enlivex (Allocetra tumor checkpoints) ENLV rose 3%. Compugen (CGEN) gained 2.12%. BioLine RX (BLRX), is up 3.6%. Leah's sisters are mostly up.

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