Most markets rise in Asia with Biden stimulus plan in focus
Thursday, 14 January 2021 () Hong Kong (AFP) Jan 14, 2021
Asian markets mostly enjoyed fresh gains Thursday as investors await Joe Biden's proposals for a vast new stimulus as well as comments from the head of the Federal Reserve on its policy outlook. News that Donald Trump had been impeached for a historic second time appeared to have little immediate impact on sentiment, despite worries about more unrest across the US leading up to Biden's inaug
President-elect Joe Biden unveiled a $1.9 trillion COVID-19 stimulus plan on Thursday. It includes $1,400 checks, according to Business Insider. Biden had pledged $2,000 direct payments to Americans. The $1,400 checks would be in addition to the $600 direct payments provided most recently. This would...
Wall Street's main indexes finished lower on Friday, weighed down by big U.S. banks after their earnings reports and concerns about the viability of President-elect Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion economic..