The Dow and S&P 500 had their worst day in two months on Monday as the combination of jitters ahead of Tuesday’s Georgia vote that will decide the make-up of the Senate and a persistent surge in COVID-19 cases spooked investors.
While the mood on trading floors remains broadly optimistic about the long-term outlook, analysts said the coronavirus will continue to cause worry, while the head of the Federal Reserve warned of a "challenging" few months ahead.
November 18, 2020
Australian S&P/ASX 200 futures rose 0.21% in early trading, while Hong Kong's Hang Seng index futures rose 0.23%.
January 14, 2021
After markets tanked on Tuesday following President Donald Trump's abrupt move to end stimulus talks, investors have cheered his about-face in subsequent days that's seen him calling for a deal.
October 10, 2020