5) Slaughterhouses face a steep Covid learning curve: Covid-19 infections in meat factories highlight safety standards and hygienic practices in industry
What happened overnight
AIts markets rebounded Friday after the previous day’s large losses following a strong Wall Street advance, but an increase in infections across the planet is fueling concerns about a second wave.
Tokyo added 1 pc to lunch, while Sydney increased 1.1 pc and Seoul gained 0.7 pc. Singapore increased by 0.8 pc, Jakarta rose slightly by 0.5 pc and Manila increased by 0.3 pc with Wellington 0.2 pc up.
Hong Kong edged down as investors returned from a midweek break to make up for Thursday’s losses. Shanghai was closed for vacation.
Intermediate results: Marston’s
Commercial declaration: Tesco
Economy: Money supply (euro area), business confidence (Italy), personal income and expenditure (United States)