Daily Archives: October 21, 2020

Asian Markets Rise Wednesday as US Stimulus Bill Talks Continue

Asian markets rose Wednesday with renewed hopes that the Trump administration and House Democrats were close to a deal on a new coronavirus relief measure. Japan’s benchmark Nikkei index finished 0.3% higher. The S&P/ASX index in Australia closed 0.1%…

CDC Says Impact of Pandemic on US Mortality Underestimated

A new study released Tuesday by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says nearly 300,000 more people in the United States died between late January and early October — two thirds of them due to the novel coronavirus outbreak. The federal…