The Aussie share market is eyeing a 0.4% fall at the open, going by the futures.
The resilient Nasdaq rose 0.5% to hit another new record high helped by Amazon rising over 3% to another record, with Microsoft, Apple and Google-parent Alphabet putting on at least 0.4% each. This has helped the Nasdaq gain 2.7% this week, while the S&P500 is higher by 0.3%
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has published new guidance saying COVID-19 may be transmitted through air particles in crowded and inadequately ventilated spaces, citing “choir practice…restaurants” and fitness classes as examples. Although the WHO says its findings are preliminary, you can’t rule out air transmission.
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