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Global stocks ease further on COVID-19 restrictions


  • Global stocks eased tracking overnight weakness Wall Street as widening COVID-19 restrictions weighed on market sentiment.
  • Hong Kong's Hang Seng declined 0.7 percent while Japan's NIKKEI-225 and Singapore's Straits Times, both fell 0.4 percent.
  • On the other side, China’s Shanghai Composite index climbed half a percent and South Korea’s KOSPI added marginally by 0.1 percent.