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(Reuters) - The severely depleted tennis calendar in 2020 reduced the physical burden on players but the mental fatigue has been unusual amid the health concerns and protocols due to the novel coronavirus, Greek Stefanos Tsitsipas has said.
NEW YORK: Asian markets were off to a mixed start on Thursday as hopes of U.S. fiscal stimulus before the presidential election faded and a record number of new coronavirus infections in parts of Europe propelled investors toward safe-havens such as gold.
HONG KONG (AFP): Asian markets extended a global sell-off Wednesday (Oct 14) as virus concerns returned to the fore with several countries reimposing lockdown measures to fight a surge in new infections and the halting of two trials denting hopes for a vaccine or treatment being developed anytime soon.
SINGAPORE/JAKARTA Sept 22 (Reuters): South Korean stocks led a slide in emerging Asian markets on Tuesday, shedding more than 2% to touch a one-month low, as investors dumped riskier assets after fresh Covid-19 outbreaks in Europe hit hopes for a speedy global recovery.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP): North Korea is preparing for a massive military parade in its capital to mark the 75th anniversary of its ruling party next month, satellite images indicated Friday, even as the country strengthens its anti-coronavirus measures.
HONG KONG (AFP): Asian and European markets were mixed Thursday (Sept 10) as an early rally spurred by Wall Street's rebound from its three-day rout ran out of steam.
HONG KONG (AFP): Asian markets edged up Thursday (Sept 10) following a rebound on Wall Street, while a report that a promising vaccine trial could soon resume after being put on hold added further cheer.
TIMIKA (Indonesia), Aug 29 (AFP): Operations have resumed at the world's biggest gold mine in Indonesia, the company that runs it said in a statement, after workers blocked access to the site in protest at being stopped from visiting their families over virus concerns.
JAKARTA, Aug 29 (Reuters): Workers at Indonesia's Grasberg gold and copper mine on Friday (Aug 28) ended a protest demanding an easing of a coronavirus lockdown at the mine operated by a local unit of Freeport-McMoran Inc, a workers' representative and the company said.