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UPDATE 1-Coronavirus worries and strife: Investors fear markets not out of woods despite big rally

Reuters Company News - 1 hour 35 min ago
After a brutal meltdown, some investors have been wading back into U.S. stocks. But others are wary of another leg down as the coronavirus spreads and its economic impact is difficult to predict.
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CORRECTED-FOCUS-From quills to qwerty: Lloyd's underwriters adapt to home working

Reuters Company News - 1 hour 35 min ago
* Lloyd's has plan to move most trading to electronic platforms
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MEDIA-Amazon workers plan strike at Staten Island warehouse to demand coronavirus protections- CNBC

Reuters Company News - 1 hour 50 min ago
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UPDATE 1-South Africa sees IMF loan to fight coronavirus as last resort

Reuters Company News - 2 hours 29 min ago
South Africa would only consider approaching international agencies such as the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for emergency funding as a last resort to help in the country's fight against the coronavirus, the finance minister said on Sunday.
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South Africa could seek IMF loan to fight coronavirus

Reuters Company News - 3 hours 17 min ago
South Africa has considered approaching the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and other institutions as a last resort for emergency funding to fight the coronavirus that has brought a national lockdown, the finance minister said on Sunday.
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France reports 2,606 coronavirus deaths

Reuters Company News - 3 hours 19 min ago
French health authorities reported 292 new deaths from the coronavirus on Sunday, up 13% on the previous day and taking the total to 2,606 since March 1, as the government raced to relieve pressure on overwhelmed hospitals in the east.
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UPDATE 2-Britons warned some coronavirus lockdown measures could last months

Reuters Company News - 3 hours 36 min ago
Some lockdown measures to combat coronavirus in Britain could last months and only be gradually lifted, a senior medical official said on Sunday as Prime Minister Boris Johnson warned the situation will get worse before it gets better.
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GRAPHIC-Three months that shook global markets

Reuters Company News - 4 hours 31 min ago
How much damage has the coronavirus and the oil price collapse inflicted on global financial markets this year? Put simply, it has probably been the most destructive sell-off since the Great Depression.
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UK lockdown must be lifted gradually, could last six months -medical official

Reuters Company News - 4 hours 51 min ago
Britons may be subject to some form of lockdown measures for six months or longer, England's Deputy Chief Medical Officer Jenny Harries said on Sunday, warning the country faces a second wave of coronavirus if they are lifted too quickly.
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