S&P 500, Dow extend longest losing spree in a year as coronavirus cases top 7 mn

The S&P 500 and the Dow inched lower on Friday, extending their longest losing spree in a year as fears about the outlook for the economy in a future still dominated by the coronavirus weighed on investor sentiment. Five of the 11 major S&P indexes fell in early trading, with …

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European shares fall to 2-week lows as Covid-19 cases rise

London: European shares fell on Monday as rising COVID-19 infection rates in Europe prompted renewed lockdown measures in some countries, casting doubt over the economic recovery, with a lack of U.S. stimulus also weighing on sentiment. The MSCI world equity index, which tracks shares in 49 countries, was down 0.5% …

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