1 week Asia markets mixed on virus, stimulus issue Manilatimes |Biz
TOKYO: Asian markets were mixed Friday, with gainers supported by bargain-buying after the previous day’s sell-off, with investors growing increasingly concerned about new lockdown measures in Europe as a second wave of coronavirus takes hold. Traders were also keeping tabs on developments in Washington as lawmakers struggle to find agreement on a new stimulus for the beleaguered US economy, with a disappointing jobs report highlighting the need for action. But analysts suggested that with Democrats and Joe Biden enjoying big opinion poll leads, expectations for a clean sweep of Congress and the White House in the November 3 elections ... more