Global stocks drop as US coronavirus cases surge

Global stocks drop as US coronavirus cases surge

Global stocks fell on Thursday as rising US coronavirus cases stoked fears that a resurgence of the pandemic could derail an economic recovery.In morning trading in Asia-Pacific, Japan’s Topix index fell 1.3 per cent while Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 and South Korea’s...
Stocks Tumble as Coronavirus Cases Surge

Stocks Tumble as Coronavirus Cases Surge

“This is about saving lives,” Mr. Inslee said. “It’s about reopening our businesses.”In Florida on Wednesday, Gov. Ron DeSantis gave no indication that the state would roll back its economic opening, but he urged residents to avoid closed spaces with poor ventilation,...