Asian stocks rise ahead of US economic data amid virus fears



Read full article JOE McDONALD23 November 2020, 4:11 am·3-min read People wearing face masks walk past a screen showing the precautions against the coronavirus in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, Nov. 20, 2020. The screen reads: "Don't wear such masks like below images." (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man) BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks rose Monday as investors looked ahead to quarterly U.S. economic data amid unease about anti-coronavirus curbs on business and wrangling over the American presidential election. Market benchmarks in Shanghai, Seoul and Sydney rose while Hong Kong retreated. Japanese markets were closed for a holiday. Investors looked ahead to third-quarter U.S. economic growth data due out...

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