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  • Friday, November, 2020| Today's Market | Current Time: 12:22:40
  • Global stocks ease further on COVID-19 restrictions

    Published on November 20, 2020

    Global stocks today eased tracking overnight weakness Wall Street as widening COVID-19 restrictions weighed on market sentiment.

    Hong Kong’s Hang Seng declined 0.7 percent while Japan’s NIKKEI-225 and Singapore’s Straits Times, both fell 0.4 percent. On the other side, China’s Shanghai Composite index climbed half a percent and South Korea’s KOSPI added marginally by 0.1 percent.

    European stocks were also down in intra-day trade. Germany’s DAX declined 0.9 percent, London’s FTSE-100 fell 0.8 percent and France’s CAC was down 0.7 percent.