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Japanese economy sinks amid fears about virus impact   
February 17, 2020
Source: SFGate - TOKYO (AP) — The Japanese economy shrank at an annual pace of 6.3% last quarter as growth was battered by typhoons and crimped consumer spending. The seasonally adjusted economic data released Monday by the Cabinet Office...
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Euro near three-year low on sluggish growth, yen steady despite weak GDP   
February 17, 2020
Source: CNBC - The euro, which hit a 33-month low of $1.0817 on Friday, fetched $1.08385 in early Asian trade on Monday, flat so far on the day but down 2.3% since the start of month. The yen stood at 109.81 yen per dollar, little moved in a...
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European stocks advance as traders monitor coronavirus; Stoxx 600 touches record high   
February 17, 2020
Source: CNBC - announced on Monday that it would provide medium-term funding of 200 billion yuan ($29 billion) to commercial lenders and cut its main interest rate by 10 basis points to 3.15%. European stocks advanced Monday morning,
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Visiongain Report Provides Critical Market-led Data on the $3,654.6 Million Vessel Traffic Management Market   
February 17, 2020
Source: YAHOO! - LONDON, Feb. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Forecasts & Analysis by Component (Communication Equipment, Navigation Equipment, Surveillance & Monitoring Equipment, Solution, and Service), by System (Port Management Information...
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Ping An Good Doctor Issues 2019 Sustainable Development Report Platform Visits Hit 1.11 Billion During Epidemic   
February 17, 2020
Source: Business Insider - Prior to that, Ping An Good Doctor was awarded its first ESG rating by MSCI (Environmental, Social and Governance), a world-renowned company ... taking practical actions to show its support towards high quality and sustainable...
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Oil prices slip ahead of economic data that could indicate impact of coronavirus outbreak   
February 17, 2020
Source: CNBC - Brent crude was at $56.99 a barrel, down 33 cents by 0121 GMT after rising 5.2% last week, the biggest weekly gain since September 2019. U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude fell 13 cents to $51.92 a barrel, after a 3.4% gain last...
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Oil-rich UAE prepares to push button on nuclear power plant   
February 17, 2020
Source: MSN - The United Arab Emirates said Monday it has issued a licence for one of four reactors at its Barakah nuclear power plant, due to start operating soon in a first for the Arab world. Here are some facts about the plant, designed to...
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Smell of industrial hemp odor has Baltimore County residents fuming   
February 17, 2020
Source: The Baltimore Sun - Some Baltimore County residents have complained for months of an overpowering stench coming from an industrial hemp farm. They said the odor would cling to their clothes, cause headaches and drift through open windows. The farm,...
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European Shares Edge Higher Amid China Support Measures   
February 17, 2020
Source: U.S. News & World Report - The pan-European STOXX 600 index rose 0.3% in early trade, staying slightly below a record high of 432.26 touched last week. Market activity is expected to be light through the rest of the day on account of a U.S. holiday. ...
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GM plans to pull out of Australia, New Zealand and Thailand   
February 17, 2020
Source: SFGate - DETROIT (AP) — General Motors says it's pulling out of Australia, New Zealand and Thailand as part of a strategy to exit markets that don't produce adequate returns on investments. The company said in a statement Sunday...
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