US stocks rise on data showing virus cases in US declining

By SCOTT REEVES in New York | chinadaily.com.cn | Updated: 2020-04-09 00:20US stocks rose moderately on the opening Wednesday as data showed the number of new coronavirus cases in the US appears to be declining.Johns Hopkins University reported that the number of new cases in the US has fallen since Friday. Anthony Fauci, director the National Institute of Allergy and Infections Diseases, said Wednesday the number of people dying from coronavirus infection is lower that anticipated and there could be a significant improvement in the outlook this week. But he said efforts to limit the spread of…

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