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Services Activity Contracts In March Amid Coronavirus Disruptions

India

Economists say an extended lockdown could drag the economy to either no growth or a contraction Bengaluru: India’s dominant services sector, the lifeblood for economic growth and jobs, contracted in March as new business and export demand fell sharply as the coronavirus pandemic wreaked havoc globally, a private survey showed. …

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Disruptions in Cancer Care in the Era of COVID-19

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What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: MARCH 20, 2020 — Even in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, cancer care must go on, but changes may need to be made in the way some care is delivered. “We’re headed for a time when there will be significant …

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NY Fed vows to pump in $1.5 trillion to fight coronavirus-linked ‘highly unusual disruptions’ on Wall Street

Stocks tank after Trump's coronavirus speech

The NY Fed announced plans Thursday to inject vast amounts of money into the financial system, totaling at least $1.5 trillion. And the Fed promised to start purchasing a range of Treasuries — a step that effectively marks a return to the 2008 crisis-era bond buying program known as quantitative …

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As one of China’s ‘Detroits’ reopens, world’s automakers worry about disruptions

As one of China's 'Detroits' reopens, world's automakers worry about disruptions

BEIJING (Reuters) – Automakers across the world face the possibility of extended supply chain disruptions as factories in China stutter back to life after closures due to the coronavirus outbreak. FILE PHOTO: An employee wearing a face mask works on a car seat assembly line at Yanfeng Adient factory in …

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US Firm Hughes Fears Indian Closure, Bank Disruptions Over Unpaid Fees

US Firm Hughes Fears Indian Closure, Bank Disruptions Over Unpaid Fees

US satellite broadband provider Hughes Network Systems may have to shut its Indian operations due to unpaid levies owed to the government, which could put thousands of banking services at risk, a company letter seen by Reuters showed. Supreme Court late last year ordered a number of telecom companies, including …

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China’s Ambitious 5G Push Heading Into Slow Lane Due to Coronavirus Disruptions

China

Government measures to contain the spread of the coronavirus in China look set to delay the rollout of next-generation 5G telecom networks, a key technology initiative for the country’s leadership. Tenders for six big 5G projects have been postponed since January 31, government records show. They include an industrial Internet …

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Dow drops more than 250 points as coronavirus uncertainty continues

Dow drops more than 250 points as coronavirus uncertainty continues

U.S. stocks turned lower Thursday, one day after the S&P 500 index and the Nasdaq booked all-time closing highs. Although investors had been heartened by daily reports of a slowing rate of the spread of COVID-19, the infectious disease that emerged in Wuhan, China, late last year, deaths and cases …

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Industry Seeks Cut In Import Duties To Tackle Disruptions Due To Coronavirus

Industry Seeks Cut In Import Duties To Tackle Disruptions Due To Coronavirus

New Delhi: Business leaders in India are demanding cuts in import duties on antibiotic drugs, mobile parts and other items as the outbreak of the coronavirus has disrupted supplies from China, government and industry officials said. The outbreak of the virus in China has hit India’s manufacturing and exports of …

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