Wednesday, December 2, 2020
Asian markets resume rally as traders focus on virus jabs
Asian markets rose Tuesday as investors resumed their vaccine-fuelled buying spree, though gains were kept in check by the spectre of surging virus infections
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Asian markets mixed as virus, weak data subdue vaccine rally
Asian traders took a breather Thursday after this month’s vaccine-fuelled markets rally, with profit-takers moving in while keeping an eye on virus infections across the globe that are forcing ...
26 November 2020, 11:17
Asian traders cautious as vaccine hopes offset by virus surge
Asian markets mostly rose Wednesday but investors were shifting cautiously as they weighed hopes for a virus vaccine against surging infections around the world that threaten an already stuttering ...
18 November 2020, 09:54
Asia markets lifted by fresh vaccine hope
Most Asian markets rose Tuesday as hopes the world could begin to return to normal were boosted by news that another vaccine candidate appeared to be effective against the coronavirus.
17 November 2020, 13:36
Asian markets mostly down as vaccine hope offset by virus surge
Asian markets struggled Thursday as a week-long rally sputters, with sentiment split between vaccine hopes and Joe Biden’s election win on one side and fears over a surge in virus cases that ...
12 November 2020, 09:32
All Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmakers to resign
Hong Kong's pro-democracy lawmakers said Wednesday they would all resign, after China gave the city the power to disqualify politicians deemed a threat to national security and four of their ...
11 November 2020, 16:42
Asia markets build on vaccine, Biden gains
Asian markets rose again Wednesday as investors continued to ride the positive sentiment from news of a highly successful vaccine trial and Joe Biden's US election victory.
11 November 2020, 11:01
Asian markets swing as US election closer than expected
Asian markets were mixed Wednesday as traders tracked results of the US presidential election, with an early rally pared by worries that the outcome might not be as clear-cut as hoped
4 November 2020, 10:56
Asian markets mixed as focus turns to US election
Asian markets were mixed Monday following last week’s painful global sell-off, with attention on the US presidential election, which comes against a backdrop of rising virus infections across the ...
2 November 2020, 10:13