2 weeks Vaccine woe sinks Asia markets Manilatimes |Biz
TOKYO: Asian markets mostly fell Tuesday as investors took a breather after the previous day’s rally, with the mood dampened by news that a vaccine trial had been halted after a volunteer fell ill. While Wall Street provided a strong lead thanks to a surge in tech stocks, regional traders struggled to take up the baton with sentiment continuing to be kept in check by spiking virus infections and the reimposition of some lockdowns around the world. There was little movement after remarks by a top Democrat who said the House should not expect any action on a new ... more