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UPDATE 1-Italy extends furlough support in new stimulus package - Reuters

Italy approved on Friday a new stimulus package aimed at helping businesses and families survive the coronavirus crisis, while Rome waits to receive funds from the European Union's Recovery Fund.

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2:22pm PDT - August 7th, 2020

UPDATE 2-Trading firm Virtu's quarterly profit tops views as volumes surge - Reuters India

Trading firm Virtu Financial Inc on Friday reported better-than-expected second-quarter earnings, fueled by a surge in trading by retail investors as markets rose from lows hit earlier during the coronavirus pandemic.

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8:15am PDT - August 7th, 2020

UPDATE 1-German 10-year bond yields keep below one-week highs ahead of U.S. data - Reuters

German 10-year bond yields held below one-week highs on Friday and Italian 10-year yields floated around the psychologically important 1% level ahead of U.S jobs data that is expected to set the tone of the session.

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3:41am PDT - August 7th, 2020

UPDATE 1-Oil prices slip on uncertainty over fuel demand, U.S. stimulus - Reuters Africa

Oil prices dipped on Friday, adding to losses from the previous session, on worries that fuel demand recovery will slow amid a resurgence of coronavirus cases and as talks have stalled in the United States on a new stimulus deal.

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11:56pm PDT - August 6th, 2020

UPDATE 1-China central bank says it will make policy more flexible and targeted - Reuters

UPDATE 1-China central bank says it will make policy more flexible and targeted  Reuters

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4:34am PDT - August 6th, 2020

UPDATE 1-China central bank says it will make policy more flexible and targeted - Reuters India

China's central bank said on Thursday it would make its prudent monetary policy more flexible and targeted, and keep liquidity appropriately ample to support economic recovery.

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4:33am PDT - August 6th, 2020

UPDATE 2-Brazil central bank cuts rates, sees little or no room for more - Reuters

Brazil's central bank cut its benchmark interest rate by 25 basis points to a record-low 2.00% on Wednesday, but warned there was little or no room for further monetary stimulus to support an economy ravaged by the coronavirus pandemic.

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4:03pm PDT - August 5th, 2020

UPDATE 1-CEE MARKETS-Romania central bank cuts rates, stocks rise on stimulus hopes - Reuters

Romania's central bank unexpectedly cut its benchmark interest rate by 25 basis points to 1.50% on Wednesday and pledged to continue providing liquidity as the economy reels under the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. Analysts in a Reuters poll had ex…

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9:43am PDT - August 5th, 2020

UPDATE 1-Positive earnings reports lift European shares - Reuters India

European shares rose on Wednesday as positive earnings and the huge quantities of stimulus coursing through the financial system again overshadowed concerns about the surge in coronavirus cases in Europe and the United States.

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1:37am PDT - August 5th, 2020

UPDATE 1-London stocks shine on boost from gold miners, Hastings buyout - Reuters

London-listed shares jumped on Wednesday as record gold prices powered miners of the commodity, while insurer Hastings Group soared after agreeing to a $2.2 billion buyout offer.

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1:23am PDT - August 5th, 2020

UPDATE 1-NZ surprises with lower jobless rate but labour market weakness lingers - Reuters

New Zealand's unemployment rate unexpectedly fell in the second quarter, but the data masked weakness in the labour market as fewer people looked for work and the number of hours worked plunged amid tight coronavirus restrictions.

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5:52pm PDT - August 4th, 2020

UPDATE 1-IMF says coronavirus may shrink global imbalances further in 2020 - Reuters

UPDATE 1-IMF says coronavirus may shrink global imbalances further in 2020  Reuters

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7:56am PDT - August 4th, 2020

UPDATE 1-Sterling heads lower after early gains - Reuters India

UPDATE 1-Sterling heads lower after early gains  Reuters India

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4:25am PDT - August 4th, 2020

UPDATE 1-London stocks hit by weak Diageo, Babcock earnings - Reuters India

Weak quarterly earnings reports from spirits maker Diageo and engineer Babcock pressured London-listed stocks on Tuesday, while BP tracked its best day in two months after delivering a widely expected dividend cut.

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1:40am PDT - August 4th, 2020

UPDATE 1-Centamin earnings jump on strong gold prices, higher Egypt mine output - Reuters India

UPDATE 1-Centamin earnings jump on strong gold prices, higher Egypt mine output  Reuters India

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12:10am PDT - August 4th, 2020

UPDATE 1-German bond yields rise from two-month lows in busy week - Reuters

German government bond yields drifted on Monday from more than two-month lows hit in the previous session as the market steadied after Friday's selloff in risky assets.

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7:55am PDT - August 3rd, 2020

UPDATE 1-Taiwan Q2 GDP shrinks by most since 2009 as pandemic hits tourism - Reuters

Taiwan's economy recorded its deepest contraction in nearly 11 years in the second quarter, as the coronavirus pandemic dampened tourism although global demand for the island's tech exports helped counter the slowdown.

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2:48am PDT - July 31st, 2020

UPDATE 1-France's Vinci warns on earnings, drops interim dividend - Reuters India

France's Vinci on Friday warned its 2020 earnings would fall significantly after lockdowns meant a sharp drop in its airport and motorway concessions business in the first half.

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12:13am PDT - July 31st, 2020

UPDATE 1-France's Vinci warns on earnings, drops interim dividend - Reuters

France's Vinci on Friday warned its 2020 earnings would fall significantly after lockdowns meant a sharp drop in its airport and motorway concessions business in the first half.

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12:11am PDT - July 31st, 2020

UPDATE 1-China's factory recovery accelerates in July - PMI - Reuters

China's factory activity expanded in July for the fifth month in a row and at a faster pace, beating analyst expectations despite disruptions from floods and a resurgence in coronavirus cases around the world.

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6:36pm PDT - July 30th, 2020

UPDATE 3-Lira stumbles again as Turkish assets take a hit - Reuters

Turkish assets took another hit on Thursday as the lira weakened for a fourth straight day in choppy trade, and dollar bonds tumbled amid lingering worries over depleted FX reserves and costly state interventions to steady the currency.

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12:56pm PDT - July 30th, 2020

UPDATE 1-German bond yields hit 2-1/2 month low after dismal GDP data - Reuters

Safe-haven German government bond yields hit new 2-1/2 month lows on Thursday as the country's economy showed a worse-than-expected, record contraction in the second quarter.

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4:10am PDT - July 30th, 2020

UPDATE 1-Weak earnings from banks, automakers knock European stocks lower - Reuters

European shares fell on Thursday as dismal earnings reports and weaker-than-expected German GDP data took the shine off the U.S. Federal Reserve's vow to keep stimulus taps open to shore up a coronavirus-ravaged economy.

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2:00am PDT - July 30th, 2020

UPDATE 1-Thai finance ministry slashes 2020 GDP outlook to 8.5% contraction - Reuters

Thailand's finance ministry on Thursday slashed its 2020 economic forecast to a record 8.5% contraction in gross domestic product from the 2.8% growth it projected in January, due to the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic.

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1:15am PDT - July 30th, 2020

UPDATE 1-China iron ore, steel futures rise on government stimulus hopes - Reuters

UPDATE 1-China iron ore, steel futures rise on government stimulus hopes  Reuters

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12:50am PDT - July 30th, 2020