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News Highlights: Top Global Markets News of the Day

10/21/2020 | 05:16am EST
European Stocks Decline For Third-Straight Session 
 

European stocks fell with earnings news overshadowed by investor concerns over stimulus progress in Washington.

 
Coronavirus Stimulus Talks Make Progress Despite Resistance 
 

White House and Democratic negotiators said they would press ahead with efforts to reach a coronavirus relief deal after making progress even as the prospect of a roughly $2 trillion package sparked opposition from Senate Republicans.

 
New U.S. Coronavirus Cases Increase for Third Straight Day 
 

The U.S. reported more than 60,000 new Covid-19 cases on Tuesday, and an indicator suggests cases have been rising for more than two weeks.

 
Former RBA Board Member Urges Stepped Up Bond Buying 
 

Former Reserve Bank of Australia board member John Edwards has urged the central bank to ramp up government bond buying, saying it is the best option for further supporting the economy as it tries to shake off the Covid-19 recession.

 
Chicago Fed's Evans Says More Fiscal Aid Important for Healthy Recovery 
 

Chicago Federal Reserve Bank President Charles Evans said Tuesday he sees a healthy recovery for the U.S. economy, but added that its vigor still depends on more government aid.

 
Many Workers Gave Up Looking for Jobs in September 
 

Workers stopped searching for jobs across the U.S. in September, with the size of the labor force shrinking in more than half of the 30 states in which unemployment rates fell last month.

 
U.S. Banking Regulator Backs New Liquidity Requirements 
 

The board of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. voted 3-1 to adopt a final rule to set a so-called net stable funding ratio, obliging large banks to hold enough funding to meet their needs for up to a year.

 
Traders Pick Up Pieces After European Exchange Outages 
 

A glitch at bourses owned by Euronext left traders with unintended exposures and unsure whether a portion of the trades they placed Monday had gone through.

 
Aluminum Prices Surge as Chinese Demand Accelerates 
 

The price rise comes as investors bet strong Chinese buying and improving industrial demand will see the metal catch up with its base-metal peers.

 
Pot Stocks Go on a Chilled-Out Election Rally 
 

A victory for the Democratic Party in next month's presidential election would be a game changer for the cannabis industry. Despite their reputation for overexuberance, pot investors are reacting with level heads.

(END) Dow Jones Newswires

10-21-20 0515ET

Stocks mentioned in the article
ChangeLast1st jan.
APHRIA INC. -9.17% 9.91 Delayed Quote.60.91%
AURORA CANNABIS INC. -17.25% 12.62 Delayed Quote.-54.45%
AUXLY CANNABIS GROUP INC. -3.23% 0.3 Delayed Quote.-42.59%
CANOPY GROWTH CORPORATION -7.50% 34.52 Delayed Quote.36.65%
CRONOS GROUP INC. -8.37% 10.73 Delayed Quote.17.45%
HEXO CORP. -3.50% 1.38 Delayed Quote.-30.92%
LIBERTY HEALTH SCIENCES INC. 2.00% 0.51 Delayed Quote.-18.03%
ORGANIGRAM HOLDINGS INC. -11.41% 1.63 Delayed Quote.-42.32%
THE GREEN ORGANIC DUTCHMAN HOLDINGS LTD. -5.88% 0.32 Delayed Quote.-54.67%
THE SUPREME CANNABIS COMPANY, INC. 12.90% 0.175 Delayed Quote.-75.40%
TILRAY, INC. -10.73% 8.07 Delayed Quote.-52.89%
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