Coronavirus: US stocks slide more than 1% as sell-off reaches Wall Street — live updates

Coronavirus: US stocks slide more than 1% as sell-off reaches Wall Street — live updates

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Banks take measures to protect staff against potential infection FT European banking correspondent Stephen Morris writes: International banks and wealth managers, which have been expanding aggressively into China in recent years, have been ringfencing potentially exposed staff and banning those who have recently travelled to the mainland from entering major regional offices. Credit Suisse has […]

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Stocks and oil slump as mounting virus fears drive sell-off

Stocks and oil slump as mounting virus fears drive sell-off

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European stock markets opened sharply lower after China warned the spread of the deadly coronavirus would accelerate, highlighting concerns about the disease’s potential impact on the world’s second-biggest economy. Major bourses across Europe posted broad declines as the composite Stoxx 600 fell 1.7 per cent and shares in the travel, luxury goods and mining sectors […]

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Slovenian PM Sarec resigns and seeks early election By Reuters

Slovenian PM Sarec resigns and seeks early election By Reuters

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LJUBLJANA (Reuters) – Slovenian center-left Prime Minister Marjan Sarec said he was sending his resignation to parliament on Monday and called for an early election, saying his minority government could not push through important legislation. “With this coalition, this situation in parliament, I cannot fulfill the expectations of the people. I would be able to […]

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Five things to watch out for in Apple’s earnings

Five things to watch out for in Apple’s earnings

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Apple shares have soared almost a third since the iPhone maker’s last earnings, sending the company’s valuation to a record $1.4tn for a US company. The rally leaves expectations high for the company’s first-quarter results on Tuesday, with analysts projecting that slightly lower sales for the iPhone, iPad, Mac and MacBook will be offset by […]

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Billie Eilish wins song of year Grammy By Reuters

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© Reuters. 62nd Grammy Awards – Show – Los Angeles, California, U.S. By Jill Serjeant and Dan Whitcomb LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Teen sensation Billie Eilish won the first of the top four prizes at the Grammy Awards on Sunday, taking home the song of the year statuette for her hit single “Bad Guy.” Eilish, […]

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Salvini’s attempt to win over Emilia-Romagna looks to have failed

Salvini’s attempt to win over Emilia-Romagna looks to have failed

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Matteo Salvini’s attempt to trigger a crisis in Italy’s coalition government by seizing control of the leftwing region of Emilia-Romagna appeared to have failed as exit polls in the local vote showed the Democratic party ahead of a rightwing coalition fronted by his anti-migration League party. A projection from Italy’s state broadcaster showed a growing […]

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