Asian markets retreat in the midst of stresses of coronavirus’ spread outside China

Nikkei, Hang Seng, Kospi pull back as South Korean cases spike Asian securities exchanges followed Wall Street lower Friday after a spike in new infection cases in South Korea refueled speculator nervousness about China’s ailment flare-up. Benchmarks in Tokyo, Hong Kong and Sydney withdrew. Brokers moved cash into bonds and gold, a conventional place of […]

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Joaquin Phoenix gets out film industry’s ‘fundamental prejudice’ in BAFTA discourse

Joaquin Phoenix asked the film business to destroy an “system of oppression” in an acknowledgment discourse at the British Academy Film Awards on Sunday. Phoenix, who won the honor for best driving on-screen character for “Joker,” condemned the absence of assorted variety among the selected makers and entertainers this honors season, saying the issue could […]

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