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Government Begins Fiscal Year Under Severe Strain Amid Biggest Lockdown

World Economy Powering Down Daily Makes Recession More Likely

India kicks off its fiscal year with revenues under severe strain. A prolonged slowdown in the economy depressed tax collections in the financial year that ended Tuesday, latest official data show. As India now conducts the world’s biggest lockdown, budget pressures are set to worsen. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has …

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Coronavirus Live Updates: U.N. Chief Calls Pandemic World’s Biggest Test Since World War II

Coronavirus Live Updates: U.N. Chief Calls Pandemic World’s Biggest Test Since World War II

U.N. chief calls for global response to ‘unprecedented test’ of pandemic. The coronavirus pandemic is “an unprecedented test” unlike anything in the past 75 years, António Guterres, the secretary general of the United Nations, said on Wednesday. “Covid-19 is the greatest test that we have faced together since the formation …

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Euro 2020 becomes biggest sporting event postponed due to coronavirus | Football

It was billed as a glorious festival of football across 12 European cities, from Bilbao to Baku, with a final played at Wembley Stadium in July. But on Tuesday the Euro 2020 football championships became the biggest major sporting event to be postponed due to the coronavirus crisis, reset for …

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Here’s the Biggest Thing to Worry About With Coronavirus

Here’s the Biggest Thing to Worry About With Coronavirus

The ability of the American health care system to absorb a shock — what experts call surge capacity — is much weaker than many believe. As a medical doctor who analyzes health issues for The Upshot, I strive to place your fears in context and usually tell you that you …

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Oil Prices Jump 6% After Biggest One-Day Fall Since 1991

Crude Oil Plunges 30%, Biggest Drop In 29 Years, After Saudi Arabia Cuts Prices

Singapore: Oil prices jumped more than 6 per cent on Tuesday, clawing back some ground on hopes that a price war by top producers Saudi Arabia and Russia that sparked the biggest daily rout since the 1991 Gulf War will not be sustained. U.S. shale producers also rushed to deepen …

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Oil prices rise 4% after biggest one-day fall since 1991

Oil prices rise 4% after biggest one-day fall since 1991

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Oil prices rose by more than $1 on Tuesday after a price war by top producers Saudi Arabia and Russia sparked the biggest daily rout since the 1991 Gulf War, but investors saw little chance of a quick price recovery as the coronavirus cuts demand. FILE PHOTO: …

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Coronavirus: Italy reports biggest daily jump in death toll

A person fumigates a church in Naples, Italy, 06 March 2020

Image copyright EPA Image caption Churches have been fumigated in Naples The death toll from the new coronavirus in Italy has risen to 197 after the largest daily increase in fatalities there since the outbreak began. Officials said 49 people had died in 24 hours, while more than 4,600 cases …

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Italy coronavirus deaths near 200 after biggest daily jump

Italy coronavirus deaths near 200 after biggest daily jump

ROME (Reuters) – The death toll from an outbreak of coronavirus in Italy has risen by 49 to 197, the Civil Protection Agency said on Friday, the largest daily increase in fatalities since the contagion was uncovered two weeks ago. Mannequins wearing protective masks stand in a shop display window …

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Millennials‘ favorite stock app Robinhood was offline for an entire day of trading, locking out users as the Dow Jones made its biggest point gain ever

Millennials‘ favorite stock app Robinhood was offline for an entire day of trading, locking out users as the Dow Jones made its biggest point gain ever

Robinhood, the trading app popular with millennials, experienced a major outage on Monday that locked out iOS, Android, and web users for nearly the entire day of trading. The outage came just as the market rebounded from one of the worst weeks since the financial crisis. Robinhood users are furious …

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