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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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Investor fears rise over recession, bear market as coronavirus spreads in U.S.

Investor fears rise over recession, bear market as coronavirus spreads in U.S.

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The words “bear market” and “recession” are being used with increasing frequency as investors try to assess how badly the coronavirus outbreak will damage global growth and to what extent it could further weigh on asset prices. FILE PHOTO: A person wearing a face mask walks …

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares struggle despite Fed cut; resurgent Biden boosts U.S. futures

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares struggle despite Fed cut; resurgent Biden boosts U.S. futures

* U.S. Treasury yields loiter near record lows * Dollar slides vs Asian currencies * S&P 500 futures rise as Biden resurgent in primaries * Asian stock markets: tmsnrt.rs/2zpUAr4 By Tom Westbrook and Scott Murdoch SINGAPORE/HONG KONG, March 4 (Reuters) – Asian shares struggled to find their footing on Wednesday …

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Breakingviews – Breakdown: Coronavirus goes global

Breakingviews - Breakdown: Coronavirus goes global

NEW YORK (Reuters Breakingviews) – It’s not time to panic, but it is time to face reality. The coronavirus is spreading around the world. China’s unprecedented efforts slowed the spread of the new disease officially known as Covid-19, but that’s merely won some time. Infected people have now been detected …

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