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8@eight: Coronavirus keeps investors on edge
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Monday, 06 April 2020
8@eight: Coronavirus keeps investors on edge
Caution dominated global markets to finish last week, as the coronavirus remains front-and-centre for investors. At 7.30am AEST, futures are pointing to a gain of 46 points, or 0.9 per cent, at the open for the ASX, though the weekend's developments are not taken into account. On Friday, the ASX shed 1....
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European shares jump as coronavirus deaths slow
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Monday, 06 April 2020
European shares jump as coronavirus deaths slow
April 6, 2020. By Sagarika Jaisinghani. (Reuters) – European shares bounced on Monday as a slowdown in coronavirus deaths raised hopes that nationwide lockdown...
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N.Y. Has Most Deaths in a Day; Italy Has Fewer: Virus Update
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Monday, 06 April 2020
N.Y. Has Most Deaths in a Day; Italy Has Fewer: Virus Update
Global cases top 1.1 million; deaths exceed 62,000: Johns HopkinsBread lines are forming in Mar-a-Lago’s shadowThe virus is destroying jobs around the worldLan...
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UN chief urges govts to protect women during virus lockdown
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Monday, 06 April 2020
UN chief urges govts to protect women during virus lockdown
"For many women and girls, the threat looms largest where they should be safest. In their own homes," says UN chief, urging protection of women during lockdown...
 
Shares rebound on signs of progress in battling virus
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Monday, 06 April 2020
Shares rebound on signs of progress in battling virus
BANGKOK (AP) — World shares rose Monday as investors gleaned hope from signs that the battle against the coronavirus pandemic may be making some progress in so...
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Serbia mulls additional measures to support sectors worst hit by COVID-19 - fin min
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Monday, 06 April 2020
Serbia mulls additional measures to support sectors worst hit by COVID-19 - fin min
BELGRADE (Serbia), April 6 (SeeNews) - Serbia's government plans to introduce more measures for support of the country's economy if the coronavirus disease (CO...
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Turkey's automotive exports drop 10% y/y in Q1 - report
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Monday, 06 April 2020
Turkey's automotive exports drop 10% y/y in Q1 - report
ANKARA (Turkey), April 6 (SeeNews) - Turkey's automotive exports decreased by 10% year-on-year in the first quarter of 2020 to $6.98 billion (6.45 billion euro...
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Bulgaria's Stara Zagora water utility opens 17.7 mln euro EU-funded tender
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Monday, 06 April 2020
Bulgaria's Stara Zagora water utility opens 17.7 mln euro EU-funded tender
SOFIA (Bulgaria), April 6 (SeeNews) - Bulgaria's Stara Zagora water utility said on Monday that it has launched a tender for three contracts for reconstruction...
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Bulgarian Expat's WIG20-based ETF gets orders to redeem 60,000 shares
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Monday, 06 April 2020
Bulgarian Expat's WIG20-based ETF gets orders to redeem 60,000 shares
SOFIA (Bulgaria), April 6 (SeeNews) - Expat Poland WIG20 UCITS ETF [BUL:PLX], managed by Sofia-based Expat Asset Management, has received orders on the primary...
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Albania to issue 120 mln euro bond on April 6
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Monday, 06 April 2020
Albania to issue 120 mln euro bond on April 6
TIRANA (Albania), April 6 (SeeNews) Albania will offer 120 million euro ($129.7 million) worth of two-year fixed-rate bond at an auction on April 6, the debt i...
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Russia's RZD completes first phase of Serbian rail tunnel breakthrough
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Monday, 06 April 2020
Russia's RZD completes first phase of Serbian rail tunnel breakthrough
BELGRADE (Serbia), April 6 (SeeNews) - Russian railway infrastructure engineering company RZD International completed the first phase of the breakthrough of th...
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UN chief warns of violence at home, Japan nears emergency
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Monday, 06 April 2020
UN chief warns of violence at home, Japan nears emergency
TOKYO: With more than 1.2 million people infected with the new coronavirus, the UN chief appealed for “peace at home” — all homes — out of concern that domesti...
 
Editor's Choice
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Monday, 06 April 2020
Editor's Choice
Thousands of personal Zoom videos have been left viewable on the open web, highlighting the privacy risks to mil... TOKYO - When it comes to working from home...
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Global surge of domestic violence since coronavirus lockdowns
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Monday, 06 April 2020
Global surge of domestic violence since coronavirus lockdowns
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned of a "horrifying global surge" in domestic violence during the coronavirus crisis and urged governments to step up...
 
OP-ED: Africa will turn the tide against this virus
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Monday, 06 April 2020
OP-ED: Africa will turn the tide against this virus
Distinctions of wealth, poverty, nationality, race and class have been rendered meaningless as infections grow in developed and developing countries alike. The...
 
Pakistan quarantines 20,000 following Tabligh gathering in Lahore
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Monday, 06 April 2020
Pakistan quarantines 20,000 following Tabligh gathering in Lahore
The Tablighi mosques and the movement's other places of worship were shut down or marked as quarantine centres at the end of March [Akhtar Soomro/Reuters] Pak...
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'Shrugging off the pessimism': Stocks rally on early signs that lockdowns are working against corona
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Monday, 06 April 2020
'Shrugging off the pessimism': Stocks rally on early signs that lockdowns are working against corona
Brendan McDermid/Reuters. Global stocks jumped on Monday as lockdowns in several novel coronavirus hotspots appeared to be slowing the pandemic's spread. Italy...
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ALONE thanks Gavin James and the public for raising an astonishing €150,000 in support of their serv
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Monday, 06 April 2020
ALONE thanks Gavin James and the public for raising an astonishing €150,000 in support of their serv
The team at ALONE, the organisation that supports older people, want to express their tremendous gratitude to Gavin James, The Late Late Show, and the people o...
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Scotland enjoy victory over world champions England
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Monday, 06 April 2020
Scotland enjoy victory over world champions England
Scotland secured one of their most enjoyable victories when they beat England 3-2 at Wembley in their first meeting since Sir Alf Ramsey’s side lifted the Worl...
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COVID-19 Lockdown: UN Chief decries domestic violence surge
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Monday, 06 April 2020
COVID-19 Lockdown: UN Chief decries domestic violence surge
United Nation’s Secretary- General Antonio Guterres. UN Secretary-General António Guterres has decried a “horrifying global surge in domestic violence” against...
 
Brussels plans EUR 100 billion coronavirus solidarity fund
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Monday, 06 April 2020
Brussels plans EUR 100 billion coronavirus solidarity fund
The EU Commission proposed to set up a EUR 100 bn coronavirus solidarity fund Thursday, to help businesses stay afloat and workers keep incomes, and redirect s...
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Dollar borrowing costs drop to lowest in decade in FX swap markets
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Monday, 06 April 2020
Dollar borrowing costs drop to lowest in decade in FX swap markets
LONDON (Reuters) - Dollar borrowing costs in the foreign exchange swap markets retreated further on Monday, with swap rates against the euro and pound falling ...
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German orders slip in February in early taste of likely corona impact
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Monday, 06 April 2020
German orders slip in February in early taste of likely corona impact
BERLIN (Reuters) - Orders for German-made goods dropped 1.4% in February, data showed on Monday, as a sharp fall in orders from abroad hinted at the likely imp...
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Gianluigi Paragone vs Parenzo/ Video: “Non me ne frega un caz*o di quello che dici!”
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Monday, 06 April 2020
Gianluigi Paragone vs Parenzo/ Video: “Non me ne frega un caz*o di quello che dici!”
Gianluigi Paragone contro David Parenzo a “ Non è l’Arena ” di Massimo Giletti . Il senatore è esploso di rabbia durante il collegamento e se l’è presa col con...
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Now Europe, now Eurobonds
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Monday, 06 April 2020
Now Europe, now Eurobonds
In the last days, we have witnessed an inexplicable European paralysis to address the COVID-19 crisis. It has taken too long to see patients crossing borders t...
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Sterling recovers as PM Johnson expected back at his office "shortly"
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Monday, 06 April 2020
Sterling recovers as PM Johnson expected back at his office
"Markets were initially quick to jump to the worst possible conclusion and assume that the PM's illness would create a degree of dysfunctioning within the UK g...
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Coronavirus lands British PM in hospital, but Europe offers hope
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Monday, 06 April 2020
Coronavirus lands British PM in hospital, but Europe offers hope
JOHNSON. Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks to members of the media on January 13, 2020. Photo by Liam McBurney/AFP. LONDON, United Kingdom (UPDATED...
 
Scotland enjoy victory over world champions England
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Monday, 06 April 2020
Scotland enjoy victory over world champions England
Scotland secured one of their most enjoyable victories when they beat England 3-2 at Wembley in their first meeting since Sir Alf Ramsey’s side lifted the Worl...
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Shares rebound on signs of progress in battling virus
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Monday, 06 April 2020
Shares rebound on signs of progress in battling virus
BANGKOK (AP) World shares rose Monday as investors gleaned hope from signs that the battle against the coronavirus pandemic may be making some progress in some...
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Coronavirus lands British PM in hospital, but Europe offers hope
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Monday, 06 April 2020
Coronavirus lands British PM in hospital, but Europe offers hope
The elderly pontiff, who has twice been tested for the virus, celebrated his Palm Sunday mass by livestream. Other religious leaders went to more extraordinary...
 
Virus hope in Europe as US girds for ‘Pearl Harbor’ moment
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Monday, 06 April 2020
Virus hope in Europe as US girds for ‘Pearl Harbor’ moment
Europe’s hardest-hit nations saw some tentative signs of hope in the fight against the coronavirus Monday but the United States braced for its “Pearl Harbor mo...
 
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