Week InAdvance: August 24, 2020
Mon Aug 24 A week of G20 virtual meetings. | Wed Aug 26 SEC vote on updated accredited investor definition. | Thu Aug 27 A virtual Jackson Hole this year.
Global governments are still walking a tightrope between easing coronavirus lockdowns to revive economic growth, and controlling any resurgence of Covid-19. Some countries are reporting a surge in new cases, even after halting the virus last spring.
New York will reopen gyms and NYC museums, with capacity limits; the U.K. will begin sending Covid-19 contract tracers door to door. Germany has ruled out any further easing of coronavirus restrictions after a recent surge in new cases, while Greece and Ireland have moved to tighten lockdown rules. South Korea banned large gatherings in Seoul to halt an infection flareup there.
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