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Global stocks drift higher after China’s economy shows signs of rebound – National

Global stocks drift higher after China’s economy shows signs of rebound - National

Global shares were mostly higher after China reported strong manufacturing data, extending an overnight rally on Wall Street. France’s CAC 40 added 1.5% in early trading to 4,443.47. Germany’s DAX gained 2.5% to 10,063.41, while Britain’s FTSE 100 jumped 2.2% to 5,685.74. U.S. shares were set to drift higher, with …

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World shares extend losses as coronavirus continues to spread – National

World shares extend losses as coronavirus continues to spread - National

World markets started the week with fresh losses as countries reported surging numbers of infections from the coronavirus that are forcing shutdowns of travel and business in many regions. Shares fell in London, Paris and Tokyo but surged 7 per cent in Australia after the government promised more recession-fighting stimulus. …

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Coronavirus: U.S. futures, Asian shares drop as COVID-19 pandemic deepens – National

Coronavirus: U.S. futures, Asian shares drop as COVID-19 pandemic deepens - National

U.S. futures dropped more than 4 per cent and Australia’s share benchmark initially plunged 8.5 per cent as work on more stimulus for the U.S. economy hit snags in the U.S. Senate. Shares dropped more than 4 per cent in Hong Kong and 5 per cent in South Korea. The …

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