ASX to drop from seven-month high; Vaccine fears sap Wall St



  • SPI futures are down 0.9% and hint at early losses for the ASX 200 on Wednesday. The index has gained for the past seven sessions straight
  • The Dow and the S&P 500 snapped a four-day winning streak overnight after pause in Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 trial triggered concerns about the timing of a vaccine
  • Apple has launched four versions of the iPhone 12 with faster 5G connectivity the company hopes will spur a wave of upgrades and keep its sales booming 
  • The Bank of Queensland is due to release its full-year results today, while CSL and BHP will will hold their AGMs

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Buongiorno, buenos días, and guten morgen! Welcome to Wednesday’s editon of Markets Live.

Alex Druce and Lucy Battersby will be guiding you through today’s events. The market’s seven-session winning streak looks in danger after a fall on Wall Street overnight.

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