Yahoo Sports' Krysten Peek breaks down the top NBA prospects.
Yahoo Sports' Krysten Peek breaks down the top NBA prospects.
A fake image posted by a Chinese government official depicts an Australian soldier murdering a child.
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Japanese government bond prices were flat to slightly weaker on Monday, as investors stayed on the sidelines ahead of 10-year and 30-year bond auctions later this week. Investors also refrained from making big moves as they cautiously await the Japanese government to compile the budget plan next month.
(Bloomberg) -- Stocks in Asia swung from gains to losses along with U.S. and European equity futures as investors monitored progress on the path to a coronavirus vaccine on the final day of a record month for global equities. Oil retreated.S&P 500 futures began the trading week higher, then slipped, as did Australian and Japanese shares. A gauge of the dollar extended its recent retreat to the lowest level since April 2018. Chinese equities outperformed as activity in the country’s manufacturing sector picked up faster than expected in November and the central bank unexpectedly injected funds into the financial system. Oil retreated after an OPEC+ agreement to postpone an output increase planned for January remained elusive before a meeting Monday. Gold dropped.On Sunday, U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams said the federal government hopes to quickly review and approve requests from two big drugs makers for emergency approval of their Covid-19 vaccines. Meanwhile, Reuters reported that the Trump administration is adding SMIC and CNOOC Ltd. to a blacklist of alleged Chinese military companies.Global equities are up 13% in November as positive vaccine news helped drive expectations that a global economic recovery can pick up in 2021, helping flows into companies with earnings more closely tied to a rebound in growth. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. expects a large proportion of the public across major developed economies to receive a vaccine by the middle of 2021, driving a “sharp pickup” in global growth. While New York City schools will begin to reopen Dec. 7, California cases rose to a record after Los Angeles and San Francisco imposed tighter restrictions.“As long as the trajectory in economic data is one for improvement, then there is room for the cyclical areas to outperform,” Nader Naeimi, a multi-asset fund manager at AMP Capital Investors Ltd., said on Bloomberg TV. “Those cyclical, value areas are likely to be beneficiaries of the environment we are going into post vaccine and more normalization.”A full meeting of OPEC and its allies will take place Monday, and unless an agreement is revised this week, they will restart about 1.9 million barrels a day of halted output threatening to undermine the recent surge in crude prices.These are some key events coming up:OPEC holds a virtual full ministerial meeting to make a final decision on whether a production supply hike should proceed as scheduled in January.The Reserve Bank of Australia holds a policy meeting on Tuesday.Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell testifies before Congress on Tuesday and Wednesday.The U.S. employment report on Friday is expected to show more Americans headed back to work in November, though at a slower pace than last month.Here are the main moves in markets:StocksS&P 500 futures dipped 0.6% as of 2:36 p.m. in Tokyo. The gauge rose 0.2% on Friday.Japan’s Topix index fell 1.5%.Hong Kong’s Hang Seng declined 1.1%.Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 Index dropped 1.3%.Euro Stoxx 50 futures fell 0.9%.CurrenciesThe yen was at 103.87 per dollar, up 0.2%.The offshore yuan traded at 6.5783 per dollar.The euro bought $1.1971, up 0.1%.The Bloomberg Dollar Spot Index dipped 0.1%.BondsThe yield on 10-year Treasuries remained at 0.84%.Australia’s 10-year yield held at 0.90%.CommoditiesWest Texas Intermediate crude fell 1.5% to $44.86 a barrel.Gold was at $1,770.03 an ounce, down 1%.For more articles like this, please visit us at bloomberg.comSubscribe now to stay ahead with the most trusted business news source.©2020 Bloomberg L.P.
COVID-19 infections have fallen by 30% during England's month-long national lockdown and the virus is now in retreat, a large-scale study of more than 100,000 volunteers showed on Monday. England began its second national lockdown on Nov. 5 to curb rapidly rising infections and protect its health system. The prevalence of the disease was still high, a statement issued by the health department said, though it showed a sharp decrease in several areas of northern England which are due to enter the toughest tier of restrictions next week.
President-elect Joe Biden will have an all-female senior communications team at his White House, reflecting his stated desire to build out a diverse White House team as well as what’s expected to be a return to a more traditional press operation. Biden campaign communications director Kate Bedingfield will serve as Biden’s White House communications director. Jen Psaki, a longtime Democratic spokeswoman, will be his press secretary.
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Intermittent gunfire rang out Monday at a Sri Lankan high security prison where a riot by inmates over a surge of coronavirus infections left at least eight dead and 55 wounded, police said.
* Dollar index hits 31-month trough, kiwi hits 2.5-year high * Aussie and euro mark three-month peaks vs greenback * Graphic: World FX rates in 2020 https://tmsnrt.rs/2RBWI5E By Tom Westbrook SYDNEY, Nov 30 (Reuters) - The dollar touched a more than two-year low on Monday and is set to log its largest monthly fall since July as a combination of vaccine optimism and bets on more monetary easing in the United States drove investors out of the world's reserve currency. "The themes remain familiar: broad dollar weakness amid improving risk appetite," ANZ Bank analysts said in a note. "This sentiment is likely to continue into December and the (U.S. Federal Reserve) meeting, at which some further action is likely, given the near-term virus risks in the United States."
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Patrick Mahomes passed for 462 yards and three touchdowns, winning a duel with Tom Brady, as the visiting Kansas City Chiefs beat the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 27-24 on Sunday. The Chiefs (10-1) won their sixth straight and continued to track the front-running Pittsburgh Steelers for the top seed in the AFC playoffs by capitalizing on the rhythm established between Mahomes and speedster Tyreek Hill, who caught 13 passes for 269 yards and three touchdowns.
A Pennsylvania state senator abruptly left a West Wing meeting with President Donald Trump after being informed he had tested positive for the coronavirus, a person with direct knowledge of the meeting told The Associated Press. Republican state Sen. Doug Mastriano had gone to the White House last Wednesday with like-minded Republican state lawmakers shortly after a four-hour-plus public meeting that Mastriano helped host in Gettysburg — maskless — to discuss efforts to overturn president-elect Joe Biden’s victory in the state. Trump told Mastriano that White House medical personnel would take care of him, his son and his son’s friend, who were also there for the Oval Office meeting and tested positive.
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President-elect Joe Biden will likely wear a walking boot for the next several weeks as he recovers from breaking his right foot while playing with one of his dogs, his doctor said. Biden suffered the injury on Saturday and visited an orthopedist in Newark, Delaware, on Sunday afternoon, his office said. “Initial x-rays did not show any obvious fracture,” but medical staff ordered a more detailed CT scan, his doctor, Kevin O’Connor, said in a statement.
Sports are back in full force with NCAA football and basketball, soccer and boxing, but the NFL continues to dominate headlines on and off the field. Derrick Henry, Tyreek Hill and Patrick Mahomes had monster games while the Buccaneers and Raiders had less than stellar performances. The 49ers and Patriots won with field goals as time expired, and several people’s jobs were terminated including coach Matt Patricia, who was fired by the Lions. PLUS: COVID-19 continues to wreak havoc on the NFL as dozens of Ravens players are sidelined while the Broncos were forced to elevate a wide receiver from its practice squad to start at quarterback with Denver’s actual QBs out because of COVID.