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Markets gripped by coronavirus growth fears - business live

14 minutes ago   |   The Guardian

Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as some Asia-Pacific markets continue to slide Introduction: Investors fear coronavirus impact 8.05am GMT Several...
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Barnier calls for 'close economic partnership' between UK and Europe after Brexit

Barnier calls for 'close economic partnership' between UK and Europe after Brexit

1 hour ago   |   Belfast telegraph

EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier has urged the Government to create a "close economic partnership" with Brussels as he warned that Northern Ireland would be the part of the...
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EUR/USD has erased December gains

3 hours ago   |   FXCM

EUR/USD has reversed December's rise from 1.1015 to 1.1240. The single currency has dropped despite a string of upbeat German data. EUR/USD has erased almost entire gains seen...
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Coronavirus: first death in Beijing as US issues new China travel warning - live updates

8 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Death toll rises to 82 as mayor of Wuhan admits authorities were too slow in releasing information about virus. Follow the latest developments Wuhan mayor admits mistakes What...
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USD/JPY grinds near three-week low to sub-109.00 as coronavirus weigh on sentiment

9 hours ago   |   FXCM

USD/JPY registers eight-day losing streak. Fears of China's coronavirus outbreak negatively affect the market's risk-tone, the US 10-year treasury yields and Wall Street. A...
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The top five global risks are all about the environment - RBS

9 hours ago   |   FXCM

The Royal Bank of Scotland mentions the list of top five risk that are being identified n the Global Risks report for 2020, unveiled at the World Economic Forum in Davos, with...
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Barnier calls for 'close economic partnership' between UK and Europe

Barnier calls for 'close economic partnership' between UK and Europe

9 hours ago   |   Belfast telegraph

EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier has urged the Government to create a "close economic partnership" with Brussels as he warned that Northern Ireland would be the part of the...
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Here are 3 assets investors are buying as the stock market sells off on coronavirus fears

Here are 3 assets investors are buying as the stock market sells off on coronavirus fears

10 hours ago   |   Business Insider

The stock market is selling off amid coronavirus fears - but these assets are shooting up. On Monday, gold traded at levels not seen since April 2013, while the yen appreciated...
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Barnier: Brexit checks between Britain and Northern Ireland 'indispensable'

12 hours ago   |   Politico

Customs checks between Great Britain and Northern Ireland will be “indispensable” after the Brexit transition period ends in December, Michel Barnier said today. Speaking at...
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Venezuela is considering the privatization of its state-owned oil industry, report says

Venezuela is considering the privatization of its state-owned oil industry, report says

12 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has considered selling majority shares of the country's state-owned oil industry, according to a report by Bloomberg. The South American...
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