Retailers, pharmacies, liquor stores and other merchants across the United States are gobbling up insurance that protects buildings from damage caused by societal unrest, worried about possible street violence after the U.S. presidential election, insurers and brokers told Reuters.
Insurer American International Group Inc on Monday said its board approved a plan to separate the life and retirement business from the rest of the company, and named President Peter Zaffino as chief executive officer, effective next year.
TOKYO/NEW YORK Oct 16 Asian stocks gave up early
gains and fell on Friday, as a resurgence of coronavirus
infections in Europe and the United States hurt risk appetite.
TOKYO/NEW YORK Oct 16 Asian stocks edged higher
on Friday, buoyed by gains in China, but the mood was cautious
due to a resurgence of coronavirus infections in Europe and the
Asian stocks came under pressure on Friday as investors sought safe havens, such as the U.S. dollar, fearing that a resurgence in coronavirus cases and a lack of additional U.S. fiscal stimulus would hobble the world economy.
NEW YORK, Oct 14 Asian markets were off to a
mixed start on Thursday as hopes of U.S. fiscal stimulus before
the presidential election faded and a record number of new
coronavirus infections in parts of Europe propelled investors
toward safe-havens such as gold.
NEW YORK/SYDNEY Asian equities slipped on Wednesday as halted COVID-19 vaccine trials and an impasse in U.S. fiscal aid package talks soured risk appetite, while the greenback held on to gains as demand firmed for safe-harbour assets.
Oct 14 Asian equities were set to slip on
Wednesday as halted COVID-19 vaccine trials and an elusive U.S.
stimulus agreement weighed on investor sentiment, while the
dollar rose from Tuesday's three-week low as demand firmed for
HONG KONG/NEW YORK Asian shares slipped on Tuesday, brushing off a firmer Wall Street lead as China's post-holiday rally cooled, although a buoyant tech sector and fresh optimism about U.S. stimulus are expected to continue to support sentiment. | Video