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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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