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Travel stocks rallied in Europe on Tuesday as stocks climbed for a second day on optimism over a slowly recovering world economy.
Japan is planning new stimulus measures as it reopens its economy this week, and People’s Bank of China Governor Yi Gang reiterated the central bank would be “flexible.” Spain said it would allow foreign visitors to travel to the popular holiday destination, as the U.K. announced the reopenings of the retail sector, with car dealerships opening at the beginning of June and nonessential retailers opening in the middle of the month.
The market focus is shifting to how various nations are adapting to getting back to business, while striving to keep new COVID-19 cases in check.
Australian shares jumped to their highest value in almost three months. Japan’s Nikkei surged on fresh stimulus speculation.
Hong Kong stocks fall as demonstrators take to the streets to protest proposal by China to supercede city government’s authority.
Stocks started the day in the red on news that China has dropped its GDP growth target, and is moving forward with planned restrictions on Hong Kong. Shares wiped out most of the losses as the day went on.
U.S. stock-index futures are slightly lower as investors watch to see whether the week’s gains will evaporate before the long weekend.
The move by China drew a warning from U.S. President Donald Trump, who said the United States would react “very strongly” against it.
Shares slipped in Asia on Friday as tensions flared between the U.S. and China and as more job losses compounded the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic.
U.S. stocks slipped lower on Thursday, continuing the back-and-forth this week between expectations for a post-coronavirus economic recovery and concern over tensions between the U.S. and China.
Australia made the deepest dividend cuts globally this year, with more than $6 billion deferred or cancelled
Asian markets were little changed in early trading Thursday, after Wall Street bounced back and Japan reported miserable exports data.
Asian markets were mixed in early trading Wednesday, following losses on Wall Street and as the world braces for a long economic recovery.
Asian markets rose in early trading Tuesday, following sharp gains on Wall Street as the U.S. economy continued to slowly reopen and drug maker Moderna announced positive early results from a potential COVID-19 vaccine.
The Federal Reserve chairman said the U.S. central bank still had tools to fight the economic crisis. Encouraging news about the spread of coronavirus, and a potential vaccine, lifted the market as well.
Japan’s economy slipped into recession for the first time in 4-1/2 years in the last quarter.
Asian markets advanced in early trading Monday, as U.S. stock futures gained after comments from Fed chief Jerome Powell and crude oil prices rose toward a two-month high.
Trump signaled a further deterioration of his relationship with China by saying he has no interest in speaking to President Xi Jinping right now.
Asian shares rose Friday as markets meandered on news about economies reopening, mixed with worries about the prolonged health risks from the new coronavirus.
A rally in financials led the rebound for U.S. stock indexes, with American Express and JPMorgan Chase helping the Dow break a three-day losing streak.
Asian shares declined Thursday on pessimism about life getting back to normal soon amid the coronavirus pandemic, even as Japan prepared to let businesses reopen in some regions.
Chinese shares closed higher on Wednesday, reversing course from small losses as a rally in healthcare stocks boosted the index, although gains were capped due to persisting concerns around a potential second wave of COVID-19 cases.
Asian markets fell in early trading Wednesday, as investors took remained cautious as the world’s economies slowly start reopening from coronavirus-related shutdowns.