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Viral fear sparks global run on face masks
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Friday, 28 February 2020
Viral fear sparks global run on face masks
The shortages are being attributed not just to high demand, but to disruptions in supply: An outsize share of the world’s surgical masks are made in China — 50%, by its own estimate. But even factories there that have ramped up production say they are hard pressed to meet local demand....
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Viral fear sparks global run on face masks
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Friday, 28 February 2020
Viral fear sparks global run on face masks
The shortages are being attributed not just to high demand, but to disruptions in supply: An outsize share of the world’s surgical masks are made in China — 50...
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Lampard dismisses reports Kepa wants to leave Chelsea
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Friday, 28 February 2020
Lampard dismisses reports Kepa wants to leave Chelsea
Kepa, who joined Chelsea from Athletic Bilbao for £72 million ($92 million) in 2018, is believed to be unhappy with the situation. Reports say he feels Lampard...
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Stock markets suffer worst week since financial crisis
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Friday, 28 February 2020
Stock markets suffer worst week since financial crisis
But James Bullard, head of the Saint Louis Fed, warned that emergency rate cuts were "not the baseline at this time" for the central bank's policymakers. And "...
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Coronavirus: Gaza, five quarantined at border with Egypt
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Friday, 28 February 2020
Coronavirus: Gaza, five quarantined at border with Egypt
(ANSAmed) - GAZA, FEBRUARY 28 - Five Palestinians have been quarantined at the Rafah border crossing between Egypt and Gaza after returning from countries "at ...
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A Perfect Storm for Gold?
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Friday, 28 February 2020
A Perfect Storm for Gold?
Commentary. I’m not a big fan of gold . It pays no dividend, is not easily used for normal purchases, and typically limits economic expansion more than it enab...
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Traders Hedge Against Zero Fed Rate as Talk of Crisis Cut Swirls
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Friday, 28 February 2020
Traders Hedge Against Zero Fed Rate as Talk of Crisis Cut Swirls
(Bloomberg) -- Money-market traders are starting to bet on the idea that the spreading coronavirus will prompt swift and deep interest-rate cuts from the Feder...
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Virus Fear Roils U.S. Stocks; Treasuries Surge: Markets Wrap
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Friday, 28 February 2020
Virus Fear Roils U.S. Stocks; Treasuries Surge: Markets Wrap
(Bloomberg) -- Fear over the economic fallout from the spreading coronavirus continued to rattle global markets, sending U.S. equities to a seventh straight lo...
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VW strikes 'dieselgate' compensation deal with German consumers
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Friday, 28 February 2020
VW strikes 'dieselgate' compensation deal with German consumers
Frankfurt am Main (AFP) - German automaker Volkswagen said Friday it has struck a compensation deal with domestic consumer groups representing owners of cars c...
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FOREX-Virus panic sends yen to seven-week high against dollar
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Friday, 28 February 2020
FOREX-Virus panic sends yen to seven-week high against dollar
(New throughout; changes dateline, previous LONDON) By Kate Duguid. NEW YORK, Feb 28 (Reuters) - The Japanese yen hit a seven-week high against the U.S. dollar...
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Viral fear sparks global run on face masks
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Friday, 28 February 2020
Viral fear sparks global run on face masks
FIE - In this Jan. 29, 2020, file photo, people line up to buy face masks from a medical supply company in Nanning in southern China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomou...
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UN financial crisis to support Palestinian refugees
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Friday, 28 February 2020
UN financial crisis to support Palestinian refugees
28 de febrero de 2020, 11:49 Beirut, Feb 28 (Prensa Latina) In an unprecedented financial crisis is the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Re...
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Dow suffers record decline in points as Wall Street leads global stocks lower Reuters
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Friday, 28 February 2020
Dow suffers record decline in points as Wall Street leads global stocks lower Reuters
By Rodrigo Campos. NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Dow industrials posted the largest-ever points drop on Thursday as Wall Street led stocks across the globe lower, w...
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Asian Markets Take another Hit as Virus Sweeps Globe
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Friday, 28 February 2020
Asian Markets Take another Hit as Virus Sweeps Globe
Asian markets fell on Wednesday, with the coronavirus spreading rapidly around the world and health chiefs warning that governments were not prepared for the o...
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Viral fear sparks global run on face masks
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Friday, 28 February 2020
Viral fear sparks global run on face masks
The shortages are being attributed not just to high demand, but to disruptions in supply: An outsize share of the world’s surgical masks are made in China — 50...
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Energoprojekt secures deals in Serbia, Russia worth 75 mln
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Friday, 28 February 2020
Energoprojekt secures deals in Serbia, Russia worth 75 mln
BELGRADE - The Serbian construction group Energoprojekt has secured new deals in Serbia and abroad that are worth a total 75 mln euros, the Belgrade Stock Exch...
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Lampard dismisses reports Kepa wants to leave Chelsea
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Friday, 28 February 2020
Lampard dismisses reports Kepa wants to leave Chelsea
Frank Lampard has dismissed reports Kepa Arrizabalaga wants to leave Chelsea after the world's most expensive goalkeeper was dropped following a series of cost...
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11:49 UN financial crisis to support Palestinian refugees
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Friday, 28 February 2020
11:49 UN financial crisis to support Palestinian refugees
28 de febrero de 2020, 11:49 Beirut, Feb 28 (Prensa Latina) In an unprecedented financial crisis is the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Re...
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Oil Prices Set For Worst Weekly Plunge In Four Years Oil prices sank for a sixth consecutive day ear
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Friday, 28 February 2020
Oil Prices Set For Worst Weekly Plunge In Four Years Oil prices sank for a sixth consecutive day ear
Oil prices sank for a sixth consecutive day early on Friday and were on track for their biggest weekly drop in more than four years as the coronavirus outbreak...
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Going viral: Six charts and the $6 trillion loss
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Friday, 28 February 2020
Going viral: Six charts and the $6 trillion loss
The rapid worldwide spread of coronavirus and the economic implications of the outbreak have triggered the biggest weekly stock market rout since the 2008 fina...
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Take Five: The virus data fog
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Friday, 28 February 2020
Take Five: The virus data fog
We'll soon get the first proper glimpse at the economic damage the coronavirus is inflicting. China's official Purchasing Managers' Index is due on Saturday, a...
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Virus panic sends yen to seven-week high against dollar
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Friday, 28 February 2020
Virus panic sends yen to seven-week high against dollar
The Japanese yen hit a seven-week high against the U.S. dollar and was on track for its largest daily gain since May 2017 as investors nervous about the spread...
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Mental health: Coping with the trauma of living in Gaza
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Friday, 28 February 2020
Mental health: Coping with the trauma of living in Gaza
More resources are needed to help people in Gaza suffering from trauma, the director of the Gaza Community Mental Health Programme has said. The number of pati...
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Turkey-Russia tensions soar after deadly Syria strike
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Friday, 28 February 2020
Turkey-Russia tensions soar after deadly Syria strike
CRISIS TALKS. In this file photo, Russian President Vladimir Putin (L) and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (R) attend the inauguration ceremony of a new...
 
Jeremy Hunt said there would also be a 'severe knock-on effect' on waiting times for other treatment
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Friday, 28 February 2020
Jeremy Hunt said there would also be a 'severe knock-on effect' on waiting times for other treatment
Former Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt said the NHS would "find it hard to cope" if the coronavirus pandemic took off in the UK. In the UK, 19 people have now bee...
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Going viral: Six charts and the $6 trillion loss
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Friday, 28 February 2020
Going viral: Six charts and the $6 trillion loss
By Thyagaraju Adinarayan and Tommy Wilkes. LONDON (Reuters) - Capitulation? Perhaps. The rapid worldwide spread of coronavirus and the economic implications of...
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Full Article: Take Five: The virus data fog
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Friday, 28 February 2020
Full Article: Take Five: The virus data fog
LONDON (Reuters) - 1/DATA DIAGNOSIS. We'll soon get the first proper glimpse at the economic damage the coronavirus is inflicting. China's official Purchasing ...
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Turkey's c-bank reserves fall 2.9% m/m in Jan
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Friday, 28 February 2020
Turkey's c-bank reserves fall 2.9% m/m in Jan
ANKARA (Turkey), February 28 (SeeNews) The international reserves held by Turkey's central bank totalled $102.5 billion (93.28 billion euro) at the end of Janu...
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Bucharest exchange's blue-chip index extends losing streak
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Friday, 28 February 2020
Bucharest exchange's blue-chip index extends losing streak
?BUCHAREST (Romania), February 28 (SeeNews) - The Bucharest Stock Exchange (BVB) blue-chip BET index closed 4.62% lower at 9,121.27 points on Friday, extending...
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Viktor Lenac leads blue-chip losers in Zagreb, share indices fall
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Friday, 28 February 2020
Viktor Lenac leads blue-chip losers in Zagreb, share indices fall
ZAGREB (Croatia), February 27 (SeeNews) - The share indices of the Zagreb Stock Exchange (ZSE) fell on Friday, as shipbuilding company Viktor Lenac [ZSE:VLEN] ...
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Portugal revises 2019 GDP growth to 2.2 pct
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Friday, 28 February 2020
Portugal revises 2019 GDP growth to 2.2 pct
LISBON, Feb. 28 (Xinhua) -- Portuguese National Statistics Institute (INE) on Friday revised the growth of the Portuguese Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in 2019 ...
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