Global stocks gained Thursday as investors looked beyond the chaos in Washington and towards the prospect of further stimulus spending in the US.
In a year that marked the end of the longest bull market on record as pandemic-induced government lockdowns battered the global economy, equities stormed back, with the S&P 500 climbing more than 66% from its March 23 low, resulting in the shortest bear market in history.
January 1, 2021
Still, global traders are growing increasingly concerned about a surge in coronavirus infections in several countries that have seen governments impose partial lockdowns and social distancing measures, and shorten opening times for bars and restaurants.
September 25, 2020