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Global stocks edge lower on economic toll from coronavirus, oil rallies

04 April, 2020 9:55 am 9:55 am

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Global stock markets sank on Friday following more signs that the COVID-19 pandemic would take a massive toll on economic growth, while oil prices continued to rally on hopes of a cut to global supply. Investors sought safe havens in the US dollar and government bonds, pushing US Treasury yields near … Read More

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Worldwide coronavirus death toll crosses 42,000

04 April, 2020 10:53 am 10:53 am

WASHINGTON (92 News/Web Desk) – The death toll of coronavirus (COVID-19) has crossed to 42,000 worldwide and officials in some countries say the worst still lies ahead. According to the latest data of the center, there are more than 858,000 confirmed cases globally, with 42000 deaths. Italy has reported more than 12,428 deaths, followed by … Read More

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Worldwide coronavirus death toll crosses 30,000

03 March, 2020 3:43 pm 3:43 pm

ROME (92 News) – The worldwide death toll from the coronavirus (Covid-19) crossed 30,000 as US President Donald Trump pulled back on putting the hard-hit New York region under quarantine. Up to one-third of the world’s population is under lockdown as the virus leaves its devastating imprint on nearly every aspect of society: wiping out … Read More

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Global powers unleash trillions of dollars to stem spiraling coronavirus cr...

03 March, 2020 11:08 am 11:08 am

WASHINGTON/LONDON (Reuters) – The world’s richest nations prepared more costly measures on Tuesday to combat the global fallout of the coronavirus that has infected tens of thousands of people, triggered social restrictions unseen since World War Two and sent economies spinning toward recession. With the highly contagious respiratory disease that originated in China racing across … Read More

Markets tumble again as global coronavirus alarm spreads

03 March, 2020 11:06 pm 11:06 pm

BEIJING/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Global markets took another hammering on Thursday as alarm over the coronavirus intensified, and governments from Ireland to Italy scrambled to contain the impact of a disease that has infected more than 126,000 people worldwide. Travellers in Europe rushed to board flights to the United States after President Donald Trump imposed sweeping … Read More

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London’s main index hammered as coronavirus fears derail global stock...

03 March, 2020 11:17 pm 11:17 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – London’s bluechip index ended the week in the red as growing economic risks from the coronavirus outbreak fuelled investor worries and added to the sell-off on global stock markets.  Fears about the virus also sparked a flight to the safety of bonds. A 3.6% fall for the FTSE 100 .FTSE erased its … Read More

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James Bond movie release pushed back seven months amid coronavirus

03 March, 2020 9:46 am 9:46 am

LONDON (Reuters) – The global release of the new James Bond film “No Time to Die” was postponed on Wednesday by seven months amid the coronavirus disruption that has closed movie theatres in China and caused widespread headaches for other Hollywood productions. The release of Daniel Craig’s last outing as agent 007, being distributed internationally … Read More

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Global downturn looms as countries struggle to contain coronavirus outbreak

02 February, 2020 9:50 am 9:50 am

GENEVA/BEIJING (Reuters) – The coronavirus spread further on Friday, with cases reported for the first time in at least six countries across four continents, battering markets and leading the World Health Organization (WHO) to raise its impact risk alert to “very high.” Hopes that the epidemic that started in China late last year would be … Read More

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WHO raises global risk of coronavirus from ‘high’ to ‘ver...

02 February, 2020 10:58 pm 10:58 pm

GENEVA/BEIJING (Reuters) – The rapid spread of the coronavirus increased fears of a pandemic on Friday, with six countries reporting their first cases and the World Health Organization (WHO) raising its global spread and impact risk alert to “very high”. World shares fell again, winding up their worst week since the 2008 global financial crisis … Read More

Global shares tick up on upbeat China factory reports, trade talk hopes

12 December, 2019 9:40 am 9:40 am

TOKYO (Reuters) – Global shares rose on Monday and oil rebounded after upbeat China manufacturing surveys and as investors clung to hopes Beijing and Washington could reach a compromise in trade talks. MSCI’s index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan .MIAPJ0000PUS gained 0.46%, reclaiming some of its loss on Friday while Japan’s Nikkei .N225 jumped 1.11%. … Read More

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Australian students kick off global climate change protests

11 November, 2019 3:18 pm 3:18 pm

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Thousands of Australian students walked out of class on Friday to join rallies demanding stronger action to rein in climate change, which they said is contributing to the country’s bushfire crisis. Australia has been battling wildfires for weeks, which have killed at least four people, burnt about 2.5 million acres (1 million … Read More

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Dollar, global shares gain as trade worries linger

11 November, 2019 11:02 pm 11:02 pm

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The dollar gained and global equity markets rose on Friday on upbeat US economic data while amicable messages from Chinese President Xi Jinping and US President Donald Trump helped ease recent tensions over the prolonged US-Sino trade war. Government bond yields rose as US manufacturing output accelerated in November to its … Read More

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World stocks close in on record highs on US-China trade deal hopes

11 November, 2019 8:51 am 8:51 am

TOKYO (Reuters) – World stocks rallied to near record highs on Friday after China said it had agreed with the United States to cancel tariffs in phases, a key demand of Beijing for sealing a deal to end a trade war that has slowed economic growth and roiled markets. MSCI’s gauge of stocks across the … Read More

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US-China trade deal in sight after progress in high-level talks

11 November, 2019 9:00 am 9:00 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States and China said they made progress in talks aimed at defusing a nearly 16-month-long trade war that has harmed the global economy, and US officials said a deal could be signed this month. The Chinese Commerce Ministry said the world’s two largest economies had reached “consensus on principles” during … Read More

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US imposes new restrictions on banned TTP, declares Noor Wali as global ter...

09 September, 2019 8:05 am 8:05 am

WASHINGTON (92 News) – The United States has imposed new restrictions on the banned Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), declaring Mufti Noor Wali as global terrorist. According to the State Department, Mufti Noor Wali is involved in several terrorist attacks in Pakistan. The US has frozen all assets of Noor Wali. Along with the TPP, the State … Read More