Week InAdvance: August 3, 2020
Mon Aug 3 Canada markets closed for civic holiday. | Tue Aug 4 Aspen Security Forum. | Wed Aug 5 SEC vote on requiring funds to revamp shareholder reports. | Thu Aug 6 SEACEN event in Kuala Lumpur. | Fri Aug 7 U.S. employment situation.
Many governments are cautiously easing Covid-19 lockdowns and travel restrictions to revive economic growth, while attempting to control any resurgence of the coronavirus; some are going in reverse. It's all about the masks now. McDonald's will require customers to wear face coverings in all of its U.S. restaurants starting Aug. 1. Major League Baseball's new season may be in jeopardy after a raging outbreak among Miami Marlins players. Officials in Hong Kong have imposed their strictest restrictions yet after easing guidelines over the past month. Russia will begin phase 3 trials on thousands of people for a vaccine against Covid-19.
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