A woman walks by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo. Asian shares were lower on Friday as investors continued to watch the brewing trade conflict between China and the US. Associated Press
The Japanese yen regained its footing on Friday after a bruising week, as the spread of coronavirus cases knocked down stocks and boosted demand for traditional safety plays from bonds to gold.
Wall Street’s main indexes fell on Friday after President Donald Trump threatened to slap new tariffs on China over the coronavirus crisis, while a profit warning from Amazon added to the gloom.
World stock markets advanced Monday, helped by investor confidence in upcoming US quarterly earnings and the business outlook, and by hopes for progress towards a coronavirus vaccine, dealers said.
India is seeing a surge in demand for air travel, hospitality and vehicle as small business owners face an increase in rural income.
The agenda for the meeting includes coming up with a plan to change the effects of the pandemic-hit year which made the industry cut production output.
Full-time operations staff in the United States who are employed by Amazon from Dec.1 to Dec.31 will receive a bonus of $300, while those in part-time roles will get $150.
World stocks remained on course for their best month ever on Friday as recent vaccine progress, Joe Biden’s US presidential election win, hopes for further stimulus, a commodity surge and descending dollar all lifted the spirits.