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LONDON (Reuters) – World stock markets enjoyed a second day of sharp gains on Tuesday as signs of progress against the coronavirus in both Europe and the United States and more liberal helpings of stimulus kept investors charging back in. FILE PHOTO: The German share price index DAX graph is pictured at the stock exchange
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FILE PHOTO: Brussels Airlines planes parked on the tarmac at Zaventem International Airport near Brussels, Belgium, July 27, 2018. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir/File Photo BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Belgium’s Brussels Airlines, a Lufthansa (LHAG.DE) subsidiary, has extended its suspension of flights until at least May 15, it said on Monday. The Belgian carrier had previously grounded flights until
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(Reuters) – Boeing Co (BA.N) said on Sunday it would extend the suspension of production operations at its Washington state facilities until further notice amid the coronavirus outbreak. FILE PHOTO: A worker leaves the Boeing Everett Factory, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Everett, Washington, U.S. March 23, 2020. REUTERS/David Ryder/File Photo The largest
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(Reuters) – United Airlines (UAL.O) said late Saturday it will drastically reduce flights to two New York City airports amid the coronavirus outbreak. FILE PHOTO: United Airlines passenger jets taxi with New York City as a backdrop, at Newark Liberty International Airport, New Jersey, U.S. December 6, 2019. REUTERS/Chris Helgren United said starting Sunday it
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Thousands of U.S. banks, including some of the country’s largest lenders, have said they may not participate in the federal government’s small-business rescue program due to concerns about taking on too much legal and financial risk, five people with direct knowledge of industry discussions told Reuters. FILE PHOTO: U.S. Secretary of the
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. manufacturing activity contracted less than expected in March, but disruptions caused by the coronavirus pandemic pushed new orders received by factories to an 11-year low, reinforcing economists’ views that the economy was in recession. FILE PHOTO: A production line employee works at the AMES Companies shovel manufacturing factory in Camp Hill,
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NYSE-AMEX Options floor traders from TradeMas Inc. work in an off-site trading office built when the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) closed, due to the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in the Brooklyn borough of New York City, U.S., March 26, 2020. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid (Reuters) – U.S. stock index futures see-sawed on Monday after
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