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WorldNews Thursday, 24 September 2020
Asian shares fall as caution sets in after Wall St retreatAsian shares were mostly lower Thursday as caution set in after a retreat on Wall Street driven by a decline in technology shares. Market players are feeling less optimistic about action from the U.S. Federal Reserve and Congress to help the U.S. economy amid the distractions of the presidential election and the battle over the Supreme Court seat left vacant by the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Risks of a broader sell-off of technology shares after a long due correction, Hayaki Narita at Mizuho Bank...
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