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U.S. suspends travel from Europe as coronavirus forces Italy to tighten lockdown

U.S. suspends travel from Europe as coronavirus forces Italy to tighten lockdown

WASHINGTON/GENEVA (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said the United States will suspend all passenger travel from continental Europe on Friday to limit the spread of the coronavirus after the outbreak was formally declared a pandemic, sending global markets into a tailspin. Trump announced the travel ban on live television …

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Dollar eases, stocks slide on uncertainty over US stimulus plans

Dollar eases, stocks slide on uncertainty over US stimulus plans

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The dollar weakened and global equities markets slid again on Wednesday, with Wall Street sharply lower, as the previous day’s high hopes of government stimulus to tackle the coronavirus soured on the hard reality of still little action. File Photo: A street cleaning operative walks past …

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China January-February exports tumble, imports slow as coronavirus batters trade and business

China January-February exports tumble, imports slow as coronavirus batters trade and business

BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s exports contracted sharply in the first two months of the year, and imports slowed, as the health crisis triggered by the coronavirus outbreak caused massive disruptions to business operations, global supply chains and economic activity. FILE PHOTO: Containers are seen at Yantian port in Shenzhen, Guangdong …

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Fed quarantines U.S. dollars repatriated from Asia on coronavirus caution

Fed quarantines U.S. dollars repatriated from Asia on coronavirus caution

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The greenback faces the same fate as many travelers returning home from China and other coronavirus hot spots. A U.S. Dollar note is seen in this June 22, 2017 illustration photo. REUTERS/Thomas White/Illustration The U.S. Federal Reserve has begun quarantining physical dollars that it repatriates from Asia …

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Global central bankers scour shopping malls, manufacturers for coronavirus playbook

Global central bankers scour shopping malls, manufacturers for coronavirus playbook

WASHINGTON/RIYADH/FRANKFURT – (Reuters) – In the days after a new virus was identified in China on Dec. 31, global central bankers fell back on past experience for a comforting early analysis. FILE PHOTO: A man wearing a face mask walks past a shop of a French luxury cosmetic brand Lancome …

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