Some 42% of young people around the world, who were still working during the pandemic, have seen a drop in income as a result of the coronavirus crisis, a study by the United Nations' labor body has found.
Willem Sels, global chief market strategist at HSBC Private Banking, believes that equities by-and-large remain supported by four factors.
Tencent on Wednesday reported results for the three months through to the end of June that beat analyst expectations.
Russia has rejected international criticism and skepticism toward its coronavirus vaccine, saying that it's safe and that it works.
The coronavirus has infected more than 20.3 million people around the world as of Wednesday, killing at least 743,300 people.
The U.K. economy contracted by 20.4% in the second quarter of 2020 as coronavirus-induced lockdowns hammered activity.
Redstone built his family's drive-in theater chain into a multibillion-dollar media and entertainment empire that included CBS and Viacom.
World oil demand will fall by 9.06 million barrels per day (bpd) this year, OPEC said in a monthly report on Wednesday.
Brompton is planning to launch a subscription service next month as part of an effort to get more people using its bikes.
Gold prices tumbled further on Wednesday during Asia hours, after plunging to a record one-day low overnight on Tuesday.