London — Global shares rallied on Friday as investors cheered signs of improving Sino-American relations and looked towards more governments gradually restarting their economies.

The positive mood stands in sharp contrast to the economic data. US unemployment numbers due later on Friday are expected to be the worst in a lifetime as the coronavirus pandemic ravages economies...

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