Roundup: Tokyo stocks close higher on hopes for much-needed U.S. stimulus

Credit: WorldNews- Published on August 11, 2020
TOKYO, Aug. 11 (Xinhua) -- Tokyo stocks closed higher Tuesday as a comparatively soft yen encouraged buying with sentiment also helped by U.S. President Donald Trump's executive orders to assist those who have lost jobs due to the pandemic amid hopes U.S. lawmakers will swiftly agree on a sizable virus-related stimulus package to...

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Published on August 8, 2020 -  00:32
US Stocks Decline, Stimulus Negotiations Heat Up
Reuters US stocks closed down on Tuesday as investors mulled Senate Republicans' coronavirus stimulus package and a slew of earnings reports. The GOP continued negotiations on its initial fiscal relief plan throughout the day. The $1 trillion package includes another round of $1,200 payments and additional funds for small-business loans. Experts expect a long negotiation period as Republicans and Democrats spar over their respective proposals.

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