Global stocks mixed amid fears of second virus wave

New York (AFP) – Global equities were mixed Monday as markets weigh hopes about economic restarts against worries over coronavirus cases, including signs of “second wave” outbreaks in Asia.France and Spain took new steps to ease lockdowns, along with more US states, some of which moved over the weekend to permit additional activity.But after more than a month without reporting any new cases, Wuhan, the central Chinese city where the outbreak first emerged, reports five new infections, on top of one announced on Sunday.And neighbouring South Korea announced its highest number of infections for …

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