Stock markets are falling as several U.S. states report surge in new coronavirus cases after reopening, with some interstate quarantine regulations imposed.
Gold made a new 8-year high price yesterday at $1,779 per ounce.
Yesterday saw the second-highest daily tally of new confirmed coronavirus cases yet worldwide, following the WHO’s warning that the pandemic shows no sign of slowing and is moving into a potentially more dangerous phase.
In Forex, the U.S. Dollar is the strongest major currency, while the British Pound is the weakest right now.
Coronavirus deaths in Latin America and the Caribbean are 51% of the global daily total, well exceeding those in both the U.S.A. (12%) and Europe (approx. 11%) which shows that the epicenter of the pandemic is in South America.
Total confirmed new coronavirus cases stand at over 9.4 million with an average case fatality rate of 5.12%.
The first human trials of a new coronavirus vaccine have begun in the U.K.
Brazil continues to see more daily deaths from coronavirus than any other country in the world.
The rate of new coronavirus infections appears to be increasing most quickly in Brazil, the U.S.A., India, Mexico, Colombia, Iraq, South Africa, the Philippines, Germany, and Israel.