Asian stocks gain on hopes pandemic is approaching peak

Asian stocks gain on hopes pandemic is approaching peak

TOKYO/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Asian shares rose on Thursday on hopes the COVID-19 pandemic is nearing a peak and that governments would roll out more stimulus measures, while expectations of an oil production cut agreement bolstered crude prices. FILE PHOTO: A pedestrian wearing a face mask walks near an overpass with an electronic board showing stock […]
Hopes of progress against virus lift stocks; dollar falls

Coronavirus hopes propel stocks, euro higher

LONDON (Reuters) – World stock markets enjoyed a second day of sharp gains on Tuesday as signs of progress against the coronavirus in both Europe and the United States and more liberal helpings of stimulus kept investors charging back in. FILE PHOTO: The German...