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  • two very different takes on the world from investors Tuesday, Stocks in Asia tumbled.

  • Shanghai's benchmark index closed down by almost 1.9%, marking its worst one day fall since September.

  • Hong Kong's Hang Seng and other indexes around the region also closed lower.

  • Investors there spooked by more signs of rising US-China tensions, that after Washington published a list of Chinese and Russian firms it says have military ties that restrict them from buying some US goods.

  • Asian investors also still digesting the growing concern over a new virus strain, but it was a different story when Europe opened for business, Index is there soared higher from the open.

  • The pan European stocks 600 was up over 1% in early trade that after health worries sparked its biggest one-day drop in nearly two months on Monday, European investors were buoyed by the news of a big new stimulus plan in the U.S.

  • Lawmakers there finally agreed a package of measures totaling almost $900 billion.

  • The EU's moved to approve the Pfizer vaccine, also helping with airline stocks.

  • Among the gainers, Air France KLM gained over 5% in early trade with easyJet and British Airways owner I E G.

  • Also on the up.

  • After an initial dip, even London's footsie index clawed its way.

  • Higher sentiment there remains fragile, however, with the country almost cut off by virus related travel bands.

  • Some hope Tuesday, though, with ministers saying they could strike a deal with France to resume freight shipments.

two very different takes on the world from investors Tuesday, Stocks in Asia tumbled.

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    林宜悉 posted on 2020/12/26
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