Asian shares rose towards a more than two-year high on Thursday, buoyed by sustained global stimulus efforts and hopes of a coronavirus vaccine, but some analysts warned of the risk of a lower correction.

MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rose 0.44 percent, approaching the highest since January…

Last week — as results of the United States presidential elections started to trickle in — the reaction across the country, at least on the left, was incredulity. …

Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine is 92 percent effective at protecting people from COVID-19 according to interim trial results, the country’s sovereign wealth fund said on Wednesday, as Moscow rushes to keep pace with Western drugmakers in the race for a shot.

The initial results are only the second to be…

The influx of postal ballots this year will make it hard to see who’s in the lead early on.

Different states have different rules for how — and when — to count postal ballots, meaning there will be large gaps between them in terms of reporting results. Some states, like Florida and Arizona, begin pre-processing ballots weeks before 3 November. Others, like Wisconsin and Pennsylvania, won’t touch these votes until election day, meaning they’ll likely be slower to count.

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