MARKET WRAP: Aspen boosts JSE as J&J vaccine rollout set to resume

Aspen Pharmacare was the star performer on the JSE after a broker upgrade and the resumption of the rollout of the vaccine it is preparing for Johnson & Johnson (J&J) at its plant in the Eastern Cape.

“We have secured enough doses to vaccinate at least 45-million people in SA … I am therefore thrilled that the first 1.1-million doses of J&J Covid-19 vaccines are ready for dispatch from the Gqeberha plant,” health minister Zweli Mkhize said on Monday…