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Asian markets fell sharply because cases of the US corona virus sparked fears about the global recovery

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Asian markets fell sharply because cases of the US corona virus sparked fears about the global recovery

Japan Nikkei 225 (N225) decreased by 2%. South Korea Kospi (KOSPI)down 1.6%. Hong Kong Hang Seng Index (HSI) lost 1.2%, while China Shanghai Composite (SHCOMP) down 0.8% after trading for the first time since a long vacation.
US futures, meanwhile, were muted following Friday’s sharp decline. Dow (INDU) futures edged up 15 points, or nearly 0.1%. Futures for S&P 500 (SPX) up 0.1%, meanwhile Nasdaq (COMP) Futures fell 0.2%.
On Friday, The Dow fell more than 700 points because several countries were forced to stop their reopening amid the increasing case of Covid-19. Upticks has been reported in 36 countries, including Florida, which some experts have warned could be the center of the spread of subsequent infections. Officials there and throughout the United States also warned of an increase in cases among young people.

“The rebound in infection rates, especially in the US, shows that the path to full recovery will be long and requires medical solutions, such as vaccines,” Tai Hui, head of Asian market strategy for JP Morgan Asset Management wrote in a note Monday.

The situation in the United States could also trigger fears in Europe, because European governments are considering opening more borders during the summer holiday season, he added.

“We expect market sentiment to turn cautious in the near term, with investors protecting risks from the pandemic and ongoing tensions between the US and China,” Hui said.

In oil trading, US crude oil futures fell 2% to trade at $ 37.74 a barrel during Asian hours on Monday. Brent, the world oil benchmark, lost 1.7% to trade at $ 40.23 a barrel.

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Marseille in California. ″Where the Portuguese is, there is Portugal″

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Marseille in California.  ″Where the Portuguese is, there is Portugal″

“You are the future,” President Marcelo Rebelo de Souza told a three-year-old girl dressed in traditional Portuguese clothing who came out to greet him on the podium where he spoke at Artesia Portuguese Salon. The city, located on the outskirts of Los Angeles, has not hosted the President of the Portuguese Republic since 1989. This weekend, he did it with pomp and the setting of an ornate Portuguese-American community bursting with pride.

“We have never lost the honor and responsibility of being representatives of this beautiful flag,” said Jimmy Enes, a member of Artesia DES, a Portuguese descendant, in a welcoming speech delivered in perfect Portuguese. “When we are asked who we are, we always answer”i am portuguese“and not”Portuguese-American“or ‘Portuguese American’,” he said. “That’s why we’re trying step by step to protect our heritage on the outskirts of Los Angeles, one of the greatest cities in the world.”

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Cristiano Ronaldo is injured by the Portuguese national team and thanks the fans for their support

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Cristiano Ronaldo is injured by the Portuguese national team and thanks the fans for their support



Cristiano Ronaldo got a cut on his nose and needed a bandage (Photo: MICHAL CIZEK / AFP)

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Gratitude. It seems that the attacker Cristiano Ronaldo shared his social media with Portuguese fans after a clash with Czech goalkeeper Vaclik. In the auction, the assailant received a cut on his face and needed a bandage to stop the bleeding.

“Great game, important team win! We remain focused on our goal. Thanks to the Portuguese public for the fantastic support,” the striker wrote on his Instagram account.

The match was marked by a great performance Portugal national team, who beat the Czech Republic 4-0 to take the lead in Nations League Group 2 with ten points with one matchday to go in the group stage of the tournament. Cristiano Ronaldo ended up losing to his team.

After the match, the leader of the Portuguese national team appreciated the result achieved on the road. “It was a very important victory and all teammates should be congratulated on the result,” commented the 37-year-old striker.

With three wins, one draw and one defeat, the Portuguese team has the best attack in their group with eleven goals scored and a net difference of nine. The team is one draw away from qualifying for the tournament series. The next match against Spain is next Tuesday in the city of Braga.

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Thomas Gouveia remains the best Portuguese in the Swiss Challenge

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Thomas Gouveia remains the best Portuguese in the Swiss Challenge

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Tournament of the second European circuit.

Thomas Gouveia solidified his status as the best Portuguese in the Swiss Challenge this Saturday by finishing the penultimate day of the second European round robin in a group of 31st placed golfers.

Thomas Gouveia hit the card with 73 shots, one over par on the course, after two birdies (one under par hole) and three bogeys (one over), after making 71 shots in the previous two days for a total of 215.

Thomas Bessa needed 75 hits, three over par and tied for scarecrows, he finished 48th with 218 total, five short of Vitor Lopez, 60th with 223, after today needs 78, with just one bird . to fit five scarecrows and a double scarecrow.

The Swiss Challenge, which concludes on Sunday in Folgensburg, France, is still led by France’s Chung Veon Ko with a total of 206 shots, one short of Denmark’s Martin Simonsen in second place.

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