1. Tokyo’s benchmark stock index rose above the 26,000 mark on Tuesday for the first time in over 29 years. That followed record closing highs in New York on hopes for a coronavirus vaccine.
  2. U.S. states are strengthening anti-coronavirus measures as the country’s daily number of new cases has continued to exceed 100,000 over the past two weeks.
  3. U.S. President-elect Joe Biden has outlined his plans to build back the U.S. economy battered by the coronavirus pandemic.
November 17, Tuesday, 2020 (1:30 p.m.) Newsline