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Coronavirus Australia live update: more freedom as NSW and Victoria ease Covid-19 restrictions – latest news | Australia news

1.55am BST01:55 Eleanor Ainge Roy Some news from the other side of the bubble: New Zealand’s new opposition leader Todd Muller is calling on the government to explain to Kiwis why the country remains at level 2 alert, after nine days of no new cases. “Kiwis have made enormous sacrifices to flatten the curve, but …

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Global stocks climb as countries ease Covid-19 lockdown measures – business live

Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as coronavirus lockdown easing measures push equity markets higher 9.10am BST Newsflash: Singapore has unveiled its fourth economic stimulus package in response to the Covid-19 crisis this morning. The package is worth 33bn Singapore dollars (about £19bn), bringing the total stimulus to 100bn Singapore dollars which …

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FTSE 100 suffers worst week since 2008 amid coronavirus crisis – business live | Business

4.59pm GMT16:59 UK and EU markets have worst week since 2008 The best thing we can say about this week in the City is that it’s over. Both the UK and European stock markets have just endured their worst week since 2008 The FTSE 100 has shed 17% this week – its worst showing since …

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‘We don’t know if outbreak is contained in China’ – economist Diana Choyleva – Channel 4 News

26 Feb 2020 Diana Choyleva is the Chief Economist for Enodo Economics – a macroeconomic and political forecasting company that focuses on China, and Katie Martin is the Capital Markets Editor for the Financial Times. Diana Choyleva is the Chief Economist for Enodo Economics – a macroeconomic and political forecasting company that focuses on China, …

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Iran posts 13.8-pct decline in agricultural, food exports in 9 months

Iran exported 5 million tons of agricultural and food products worth 4.1 billion U.S. dollars during the first nine months of the current Iranian calendar year starting March 21, 2019, Trend reports citing Reuters. The value of the exports, however, registered a 13.8-percent decrease compared with the corresponding period in the previous year, according to …

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Revealed: the £12bn bill for scrapping high-speed rail link | UK news

Scrapping the HS2 rail project will cost at least £12 billion in write-offs and compensation and plunge major construction companies into financial peril, ministers are being warned. Sources close to the beleaguered scheme told the Observer that extra costs of £3bn-£4bn would be incurred even if it were scrapped immediately. £9bn has been spent already. …

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Card retailer Clintons seals rescue deal that saves 2,500 jobs | Business

Clintons, the card retailer, has been bought out of administration in a deal that safeguards 2,500 jobs. The pre-agreed deal with the chain’s existing US owners comes after Clintons failed to win support from landlords for an insolvency procedure known as a company voluntary arrangement (CVA) under which it wanted to cut rents and close …

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Uzbekistan’s Ministry of Investments, Foreign Trade opens first foreign representative office

BAKU, Azerbaijan, Nov. 25 By Fakhri Vakilov – Trend: The representative office of Uzbekistan’s Ministry of Investments and Foreign Trade was for the first time established abroad – in the United Arab Emirates, Trend reports citing Uzbekistan’s legislation database – Lex.uz. It is planned that the representative office will carry out system monitoring and promote …

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How The #Brexit Fallout Could Impact On The British #Gambling Industry

The UK was officially set to leave the European Union on Thursday 31st October 2019. However, at the time of writing, the country is in the midst of a General Election with the earliest date of exit now earmarked for Friday 31st January 2020. This monumental once in a lifetime political event is set to …

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Barbershops experience mini-boom in downtown Vancouver

Junior Adusei, owner of Junior’s Barbershop, with long time customer Isaiah Salomon. Francis Georgian / PNG Customers at Junior’s Barbershop on Davie Street just off Burrard are lined up eight deep at noon on a Thursday, some lounging on leather couches in the waiting area of one of a growing list of such shops in …

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