What topics are important for the financial markets on Wednesday morning? Today, among other things, in view: Five weeks before the US presidential election, incumbent Trump and his challenger Biden had a heated exchange in the first TV duel, the federal government and states have tightened the requirements of the corona crisis due to increasing new infections and the British House of Commons has Despite all warnings from the EU, the controversial internal market law passed by Prime Minister Boris Johnson.
* USA / ELECTIONS – Five weeks before the presidential election in the USA, incumbent Donald Trump and his challenger Joe Biden had a heated exchange in their first TV duel. The roughly 90-minute debate on Wednesday night was marked by mutual insults and personal attacks. At times it was downright chaotic. Trump kept interrupting Biden, whereupon the ex-vice president at one point was particularly sharp: “Shut up, man. That’s so unpresidential.” The Democrat called Trump a “clown”, “liar”, “racist”, “Putin’s lap dog” and the “worst president America has ever had”. Trump countered: “Nothing about you is smart, Joe.” With a view to the unrest during anti-racism protests, the Republican called on right-wing extremists to stand back, but also to stand by.
* VIRUS – The federal and state governments have tightened the requirements in the Corona crisis due to the increasing number of new infections. Chancellor Angela Merkel and the prime ministers of the federal states agreed at their video summit to limit the number of participants at private parties if a limit for new infections is exceeded. In addition, a fine of 50 euros is due if someone gives false personal information when visiting the restaurant, as Merkel announced after the deliberations. “We learned a lot and got through the summer well,” said Merkel. Now the number of new infections rose again, which is worrying with a view to autumn and winter.
* With its measures against the corona pandemic, VIRUS – Berlin goes beyond the resolutions of the federal-state summit. The governing mayor Michael Müller announced after a special session of the Senate that from next Saturday there should be maximum limits for private gatherings such as parties. In addition, there is a mask requirement in offices and administration buildings.
* BREXIT – The British House of Commons passed Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s controversial Single Market Act despite all warnings from the EU. The MPs voted 340 to 256 […]