- Dow jumps more than 800 points as Wall Street heads for fourth weekly gain in five weeks. – CNBC.
- Wirecard CEO Markus Braun resigns after the German payments company disclosed $2.1 Billion of missing Cash – Bloomberg
- Dow drops 200-points after jobless claims disappoint , reopening trades declines. – CNBC
- Dow recovers from 271-point loss, turns positive as reopening stocks rise. – CNBC
Hong Kong’s economy is in peril, but its financial system is not – The Economist
As they repay their debt to society, many Hong Kong prisoners are put to work making useful items like road signs, uniforms, furniture—and the surgical masks that now obscure the faces of almost everyone on the city’s subdued streets. To help stop the spread of the Wuhan coronavirus, which has infected over 28,000 people worldwide, prisoners will now be employed round the clock, boosting mask production by as much as 60%. https://www.economist.com/leaders/2020/02/06/hong-kongs-economy-is-in-peril-but-its-financial-system-is-not?utm_campaign=the-economist-today&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_source=salesforce-marketing-cloud&utm_term=2020-02-11&utm_content=article-link-6
The Nigerian equity market on Tuesday halt losing streak of two consecutive trading sessions, following bargain hunting on bellwether stocks like MTNN, ZENITHBANK, and 11 others. However, the market breadth closed negative, recording 13 gainers against 17 losers.
In summary, the All-Share Index (ASI) increased by 99.71 absolute points, representing a growth of 0.36% to close at 27,871.90 points, However, the overall Market Capitalization size gained N51.93 billion, representing a growth of 0.36% to close at N14.52 trillion.
UACN emerged as the top gainer while SKYAVN emerged as top loser. Source|GTI
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