Global shares hit three-month highs on economic recovery hopes

Global shares hit three-month highs on economic recovery hopes
LONDON (Reuters) – World shares hit three-month highs on Wednesday and the dollar fell for the sixth day running as easing lockdowns and hopes for more monetary stimulus gave investors confidence, despite civil unrest in the United States and rising COVID-19 tolls. FILE PHOTO – A general view shows the German share prize index DAX board during afternoon trading as... Read More

Global shares hit 3-month highs on economic recovery hopes

Global shares hit 3-month highs on economic recovery hopes
LONDON (Reuters) – World shares hit three-month highs on Wednesday and the dollar fell for the sixth day running as easing lockdowns and hopes for more monetary stimulus gave investors confidence, despite civil unrest in the United States and rising COVID-19 tolls. FILE PHOTO: Investors look at screens showing stock information at a brokerage house in Shanghai, China January 16,... Read More

World stocks jump to 3-month high as recovery hopes outweigh looming risks

World stocks jump to 3-month high as recovery hopes outweigh looming risks
TOKYO/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Global shares vaulted to a near three-month high on Wednesday as hopes of more stimulus and further easing in social restrictions around the world outweighed caution over a host of worries from the coronavirus to growing U.S. civil unrest. FILE PHOTO: Investors look at screens showing stock information at a brokerage house in Shanghai, China January... Read More

Asian stocks jump to 3-month high as recovery hopes outweigh looming risks

Asian stocks jump to 3-month high as recovery hopes outweigh looming risks
TOKYO/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Asian shares vaulted to a near three-month high on Wednesday as hopes of more stimulus and further easing in social restrictions around the world outweighed caution over a host of worries from the coronavirus to growing U.S. civil unrest. FILE PHOTO: Investors look at screens showing stock information at a brokerage house in Shanghai, China January... Read More

Asian stocks set to gain as stimulus hopes support risk appetite

Asian stocks set to gain as stimulus hopes support risk appetite
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Asian stocks were poised to follow the global rally on Wednesday as hopes of more government stimulus bolstered riskier assets and overshadowed a host of other worries from the coronavirus to Hong Kong and growing U.S. civil unrest. FILE PHOTO: Investors look at screens showing stock information at a brokerage house in Shanghai, China January 16,... Read More

Asia stocks make cautious gains as China worries slow recovery rally

Asia stocks make cautious gains as China worries slow recovery rally
SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Asian stocks eked out gains on Tuesday as investors’ focus on the prospects of a global coronavirus recovery won out over familiar worries about Sino-U.S. relations and the depth of economic damage. FILE PHOTO: Passersby wearing protective face masks following an outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) are reflected on a screen displaying stock prices outside a... Read More

Workers return to Mexico’s border factories as auto sector reopens

Workers return to Mexico’s border factories as auto sector reopens
CIUDAD JUAREZ (Reuters) – Tens of thousands of workers lined up before dawn to return to work at automotive factories along Mexico’s northern border on Monday, the first day that industries joined the country’s list of essential activities beginning to reopen. Employees of Flex, a company producing specialized harness products for the automotive industry, wait to enter the plant during... Read More