Novo Nordisk upgrades guidance for the rest of the year

The day before the publication of Novo Nordisk's Q2 report, the company has upgraded its guidance for 2021. Figures from the quarterly report show a positive surprise on the pharmaceutical company's top and bottom lines.

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Already on Wednesday afternoon, Denmark's largest pharmaceutical company, Novo Nordisk, has disclosed the figures for the second quarter of the year, while the company also upgrades its guidance for the firm's revenue and operating result.

Now, Novo Nordisk expects revenue growth in the range of 10-13 percent after currency adjustments, up against the previous 6-10 percent. As to the operating profit, the firm predicts this will grow between 9-12 percent after currency adjustments, compared with the previous 5-9 percent.

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