Asian markets fluctuated Tuesday, with growing optimism that the rollout of vaccines will allow the global economy to get back on track offset by niggling worries that the recovery will fan inflation and lead to a hike in interest rates.
Gold prices fell on Friday as optimism over initial plans to reopen the US economy lifted risk appetite, but heightened worries over the worst recession in decades kept bullion on track for its second straight weekly rise.
Individuals with higher levels of optimism are more likely to live longer compared to pessimistic people, reaching the age of 85 or older. This finding is a result of a 30-year-old study published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS).
Mayors, governors, entrepreneurs, CEOs, investors and celebrities delivered a double-edged message on Friday at the close of a climate summit in San Francisco: Global warming is making the planet unlivable — but we know how to fix it.
To get a sense of the newfound resilience of the eurozone economy, consider the case of Jean-Emmanuel Rodocanachi, who runs a chain of French nurseries that made acquisitions last year in Germany and the UK.