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Good morning. The global markets and U.S. futures are bouncing back on rising optimism that President Trump will be discharged from the hospital as soon as today. Investors are downplaying for now the confusing messages coming from Trump’s medical team on his condition.
Meanwhile, the global pandemic picture continues to worsen as cases top 35 million, and further restrictions are mulled, from Paris to New York.
Let’s see where investors are putting their money.
- The major Asia indexes are mostly higher in afternoon trading, with Hong Kong’s Hang Seng up 1.3%.
- Shares of HSBC were up as much as 5% in Hong Kong this morning. Traders are warning of volatile spikes as put/call contracts soar to an 11-year high for