Mayor of London Sadiq Khan at the London Stock Exchange on March 5. Photo by Victoria Jones/PA Images via Getty Images

Global stocks rose Friday in response to stronger-than-expected U.S. job growth and news that President Trump has agreed to meet with North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un. On tariffs, "markets largely brushed aside confirmation that Trump was going ahead with his plan," and are now looking at which countries will be exempted, per the AP.

Global markets (as of 9:31am ET):

  • Dow (U.S.): +0.71%
  • CAC 40 (France): +0.62%
  • DAX (Germany): +0.19%
  • FTSE 100 (U.K.): +0.21%
  • Nikkei 225 (Japan): +0.47%
  • SSE Composite (China): +0.57%
  • KOSPI (South Korea): +1.08%

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Marjorie Taylor Greene wins Georgia's 14th district runoff

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Gun-rights activist Marjorie Taylor Greene defeated physician John Cowan in a runoff election for the Republican nomination in Georgia's deep-red 14th Congressional District on Tuesday, AP reports.

Why it matters: Greene, a vocal QAnon conspiracy theorist who has been condemned by GOP leaders for making multiple offensive remarks about Black people, Jews and Muslims in Facebook videos, is likely to win a seat in the House come November.

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Coronavirus dashboard

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  1. Global: Total confirmed cases as of 9:30 p.m. ET: 20,207,011 — Total deaths: 738,910— Total recoveries: 12,452,222Map.
  2. U.S.: Total confirmed cases as of 9:30 p.m. ET: 5,140,512 — Total deaths: 164,502 — Total recoveries: 1,714,960 — Total tests: 63,252,257Map.
  3. States: Georgia reports 137 coronavirus deaths, setting new daily record Florida reports another daily record for deaths.
  4. Health care: Trump administration buys 100 million doses of Moderna's coronavirus vaccine.
  5. Business: Moderna reveals it may not hold patent rights for vaccine.
  6. Sports: Big Ten scraps fall football season.
  7. World: Anthony Fauci "seriously" doubts Russia's coronavirus vaccine is safe
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World coronavirus updates

Data: The Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins; Map: Axios Visuals

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said it's too early to say whether next month's elections will be postponed after she announced Tuesday four people had tested positive for COVID-19 after no local cases for 102 days.

Zoom in: NZ's most populous city, Auckland, has gone on lockdown for 72 hours and the rest of the country is under lesser restrictions.