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GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian stocks set to track U.S. gains but Hong Kong jitters weigh

NEW YORK, July 1 (Reuters) – Asian stocks were set to track Wall Street gains on Thursday as investors cheered signs the global economy was … Read more

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian stocks near 4-month highs on vaccine hopes, eyes on U.S. payrolls

* MSCI ex-Japan rises, all major Asian indexes in black * Shanghai copper at 6-month highs on supply fears * Investor focus on U.S. employment … Read more

Stocks skip higher ahead of U.S. jobs data

LONDON (Reuters) – World stocks rose for a fourth straight day on Thursday as encouraging coronavirus vaccine trials kept investors’ spirits up ahead of what … Read more

Asian stocks near four-month highs on vaccine hopes, eyes on U.S. payrolls

SYDNEY/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Asian stocks hovered near four-month highs on Thursday on hopes of a vaccine for COVID-19 while copper prices jumped to a … Read more

New FDA Guidance May Not Allow Covid-19 Vaccine This Year, Analyst Says

Text size The Food and Drug Administration’s new guidance document for developers of Covid-19 vaccines doesn’t spell out a timeline. SVB Leerink analyst Geoffrey Porges … Read more

Asian stocks near 4-month highs on vaccine hopes, eyes on U.S. payrolls

SYDNEY/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Asian stocks hovered near four-month highs on Thursday on hopes of a vaccine for COVID-19 while copper prices jumped to a … Read more

Asian stocks rise on vaccine hopes, eyes on U.S. payrolls

SYDNEY/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Asian stocks tracked Wall Street higher on Thursday although sentiment was cautious ahead of U.S. employment data while copper prices jumped … Read more

Pfizer Offers Hope, and Details, on Potential Coronavirus Vaccine

Text size Drew Angerer/Getty Images Promising and detailed new data from the drug giant Pfizer and its German biotech partner BioNTech on an experimental Covid-19 … Read more

After Turkish incident, France suspends role in NATO naval mission

PARIS (Reuters) – France has informed NATO that it is suspending its involvement in a naval operation in the Mediterranean after the results of an … Read more

Shell Takes $22 Billion Write-Down, Expecting Lower Oil and Gas Prices

LONDON—Royal Dutch Shell PLC is writing down the value of its assets by up to $22 billion because of lower energy prices following the demand-sapping … Read more