Friday, 7 Aug 2020


Belarus says it has detained U.S. nationals: Belta

MINSK (Reuters) – President Alexander Lukashenko said on Thursday that Belarus had detained a number of people who possessed U.S. passports and were married to U.S. women ahead of its Aug. 9 presidential elections, the Belta news agency reported. Lukashenko provided no further details of the detainees and it was not clear who he was […]

Investors eye economic data, stimulus measures as stocks rally stalls

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Upcoming U.S. economic data and deadlines for renewing some fiscal stimulus measures in July could prove key tests for an equities rebound that has wavered in recent weeks. The benchmark S&P 500 has risen about 34% from its late March lows. But those gains have slowed in June, as investors weigh […]