26 Nov 20 - Thanksgiving Lull | Fisher & Paykel Healthcare Result Global markets mostly drifted lower overnight (S&P 500 Index -0.2%) although the Nasdaq US Technology index higher - in a reversal of this month's trend, weakness in the energy, financial and industrial sectors pulled the major indices lower while gains in the FAANG's helped keep the Nasdaq in the green. Investors mulled a larger than normal batch of US economic data ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday in the US. Weekly jobless claims data ticked higher for a second week and consumer confidence slipped, serving a reminder of the challenges that remain in a COVID-19 environment, despite vaccine optimism. The housing market remained in rude health with November new home sales above expectations. In other news, President Xi congratulated Biden on his election victory and said China wants to advance a “healthy and stable” relationship and uphold principles of “no conflict” and “no confrontation...