Global stock markets mostly gained on Tuesday (Aug. 11) supported by positive economic data, while investors’ concern over coronavirus and hopes for vaccines weighed on sentiment. United States (US) stocks traded higher earlier on Tuesday after Russian President Vladimir Putin claimed the country had the registration for the first vaccine for the coronavirus in the world. According to data released by Johns Hopkins University, the number of people infected with the coronavirus across the world surpassed 20 million, of which at least 736 thousand people have died. 

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