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Intensifies lockdown as Punjab decides to close shops, markets by 5pm

04 April, 2020 5:33 pm 5:33 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – Punjab has decided to close all its shops and markets by 5pm to intensify the lockdown to curb the deadly novel coronavirus outbreak across the province. The decision was taken by Usman Buzdar after emerging new cases of the coronavirus speedily in the province. All shops and markets have been instructed … 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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World stocks set for worst week since 2008 as virus fears grip markets

02 February, 2020 9:31 am 9:31 am

TOKYO (Reuters) – Global share markets were headed for the worst week since the depths of the 2008 financial crisis as investors ditched risky assets on fears the coronavirus would become a pandemic and derail economic growth. Asian stocks tracked another overnight plunge in Wall Street’s benchmarks on Friday with the markets in China, Japan … Read More


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Asia shares struggle for footing after fraught week

01 January, 2020 10:35 am 10:35 am

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian share markets fought to regain their footing on Friday as investors clutched at hopes China could contain the coronavirus, even as headlines spoke of more cases and mounting deaths. Helping the mood were surveys showing Chinese manufacturing activity came in much as expected in January while services actually firmed, though this … 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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Brexit delay looms after UK MPs demand more time to debate deal

10 October, 2019 9:53 am 9:53 am

LONDON (AFP) – European Council President Donald Tusk said he will recommend EU leaders grant another Brexit extension, hours after British MPs rejected Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s bid to force his divorce deal through parliament this week. Tusk said he would advise the bloc’s 27 other member states to accept a postponement request from the … Read More


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Total says 2 million bpd of crude supply off market due to geopolitics

10 October, 2019 10:19 am 10:19 am

Zhoushan (Reuters) – Oil markets have lost 2 million barrels per day (bpd) of crude supply this year due to geopolitical issues, a senior executive at French oil and energy group Total said on Friday at a conference. The geopolitical issues that led to the crude supply loss include US sanctions on Venezuela and Iran, … Read More


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Trump says Japan trade deal to open markets for $7bn in US products

09 September, 2019 1:42 am 1:42 am

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – US President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced initial details of an emerging trade deal between the two countries on Wednesday, with Trump saying it would open up Japanese markets to $7 billion (5.7 billion pounds) worth of American products. US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said after a … Read More


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Oil prices extend drops as trade wars fan fears in financial markets

06 June, 2019 10:36 am 10:36 am

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Oil prices fell more than 1% on Monday, extending losses of over 3% from Friday, when crude markets slipped to their biggest monthly losses in six months amid stalling demand and as trade wars fanned fears of a global economic slowdown. Front-month Brent crude futures were at $61.12 at 0444 GMT. That … Read More