coronavirus pandemic

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British pound plunges

22/12/2020(0)
Concerns about a new strain of coronavirus in the U.K. drove the British pound to its biggest loss since March, though the currency pared much of the loss after ... Read More
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European stocks gain on vaccine hope; dollar slumps

17/12/2020(0)
European stocks climbed as authorities said the rollout of a COVID vaccine would begin before the end of the month, potentially giving a boost to the region’s battered economies. ... Read More
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Waiving VAT and customs duties on vital medical equipment

18/11/2020(0)
The European Commission waives customs duties and VAT on the import of medical equipment from non-EU countries. The European Commission had already in April 2020 published a decision helping ... Read More
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Impact of COVID-19 on household consumption and savings

11/11/2020(0)
In the second quarter of 2020, the EU household saving rate recorded its highest year-over-year increase since the time series began at +10.8 percentage points (pp). The main reason ... Read More
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European stocks close higher on vaccine hopes

10/11/2020(0)
European stocks closed higher Tuesday, extending gains from the previous session on hopes an effective coronavirus vaccine has been found. The pan-European Stoxx 600 nudged higher to close up ... Read More
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The dollar held gains against a basket of major currencies on Thursday

29/10/2020(0)
The dollar held gains against a basket of major currencies on Thursday as escalating coronavirus cases in Europe stoked investor fears that fresh lockdowns would further hit the already ... Read More
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The destruction of the euro

26/10/2020(0)
  The Eurozone is bust. The deterioration of TARGET2 imbalances have been hardly noticed, but in recent months it has been alarming. Despite official denials over the years that ... Read More
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Most of the emerging Asian markets currencies dipped against the dollar

22/10/2020(0)
Thai shares bounced from earlier losses on Thursday after the government lifted emergency measures aimed at ending months-long protests against Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha and the monarchy. Uncertainty over ... Read More
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European stocks are breaking from the overnight trend in Asia; The biggest movers

16/10/2020(0)
European markets advanced on Friday morning, looking to bounce back from steep losses in the previous session, with the rapid spread of coronavirus through the continent remaining on investors’ ... Read More
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The dollar clung to familiar ranges on Monday

05/10/2020(0)
The dollar clung to familiar ranges on Monday as financial markets awaited news on the health of U.S. President Donald Trump, who last week tested positive for the coronavirus, ... Read More
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