Asian Markets Rally from Monday’s Doldrums


A day after sinking to some of their worst numbers since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, Asian markets rebounded strongly Tuesday.  Tokyo’s Nikkei index earned 1,051 points to finish the trading session 4.8% higher.  The S&P/ASX index in Sydney was close behind, earning 3.9% at its closing bell.  Elsewhere in the region, Hong Kong’s […]

Brazil Reports Its Record High of New Daily COVID-19 Cases


WASHINGTON – China’s capital imposed new coronavirus restrictions Wednesday to try to control a new outbreak, while Brazil reported a record daily increase in confirmed cases and the number of deaths in the United States surpassed those the country suffered in World War One.   Among the steps taken in Beijing were canceling dozens of domestic […]