Pfizer has told EU countries that there will be a delay in shipments of COVID-19 vaccines, but that the deliveries will be catch up by the end of March. The jabs, made in collaboration with BioNTech, are administered in Europe alongside Moderna's vaccines.
Italy, the eurozone's third-largest country, has extended its lockdown through the end of March. Germany is considering tightening restrictions amid an increase in cases.
EUR/USD continues trading below 1.21, after falling due to flight to the safe-haven dollar.
Information on these pages contains forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. Markets and instruments profiled on this page are for informational purposes only and should not in any way come across as a recommendation to buy or sell in these assets. You should do your own thorough research before making any investment decisions. FXStreet does not in any way guarantee that this information is free from mistakes, errors, or material misstatements. It also does not guarantee that this information is of a timely nature. Investing in Open Markets involves a great deal of risk, including the loss of all or a portion of your investment, as well as emotional distress. All risks, losses and costs associated with investing, including total loss of principal, are your responsibility. The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of FXStreet nor its advertisers.