Markets on edge as pandemic resurgence meets US fiscal stimulus hopes

Financial markets remained shaky on Friday as hopes for a new round of US fiscal stimulus met fears that social restrictions to tackle the coronavirus pandemic would undermine economic recovery.

Oil prices and Asian stocks slid, but European stocks recovered in morning trading after sharp losses the day before. "It's a tug-of-war between risks that are well flagged, the pandemic, the US election, Brexit, and at the same time hope that these same risks can be resolved in matter of weeks or months", said Emmanuel Cau,.....

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