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International Airlines Group sees stock rebound despite ongoing epidemic

BA parent company gains more than 6 per cent in Tuesday afternoon trading

Lawrence Gash
Oil perks up but price still battered by virus and recession fears

Crude prices lifted this morning but the downtrend of recent weeks continues to depress the oil market. Existing fears of an global slowdown have been exacerbated by anxiety as to the possible economic impact of the coronavirus.

Dan Atkinson
Lagarde ready to implement ‘targeted’ measures to stem coronavirus impact

Chorus of central banks suggesting action to soothe epidemic uncertainty

Lawrence Gash
Oil prices gain on hopes of further OPEC cuts

Ally Russia still resistant to further reductions

Lawrence Gash
FTSE 100 morning gains wiped by OECD warning

Coronavirus fears continue as UK cases rise

Lawrence Gash
Hyundai suspends activity at key factory after workers test positive for coronavirus

Hyundai suspends activity at key factory after workers test positive for coronavirus

Lawrence Gash


Rolls-Royce reports £852m operating loss

Issues and costs over the durability of its Trent 1000 engine has seen Rolls-Royce post an £852m operating loss.

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Italian energy group Eni promises to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 80 per cent

Italian energy group Eni has promised to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 80 per cent.

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Airline group IAG says coronavirus will hit earnings as worldwide travel plummets

BA owner IAG is the latest airline to warn travel restrictions resulting from the coronavirus will impact earnings.

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Facebook cancels developer conference in California due to coronavirus fears

Facebook’s F8 conference is cancelled due to coronavirus fears

Yana Berman
Walmart in discussions to sell Asda stake

Parent company eyes IPO after failed merger attempt

Lawrence Gash
Falling revenues steer Aston Martin to a £104m loss

Prestige car maker Aston Martin made a £104.3m pre-tax loss in 2019 as revenues fell 9 per cent.

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Virgin Money to cut 500 jobs as it joins the growing list of UK banks battling with challenging trading conditions

Virgin Money is to cut 500 jobs as it continues to integrate with Clydesdale and Yorkshire Banking Group.

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Eurozone optimism reaches nine-month high, but coronavirus may sour confidence

Confidence in the euro zone hit a nine-month high this month, but the European Commission’s survey does not include the most recent spread of the coronavirus that may hurt the services sector.

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Bitcoin price drops as $150m in the crypto is liquidated on BitMEX

Crypto markets lose their February gains within a week as $150m in Bitcoin is liquidated on BitMEX

Yana Berman
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Economic calendar
Today, 4 March, 2020
02:30 AUD
Australia
HIGH Gross Domestic Product (QoQ) 0.005 0.004
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United States
HIGH ADP Employment Change 191.0K 291.00K
17:00 CAD
Canada
HIGH BoC Interest Rate Decision 0.0175 0.0175
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Canada
HIGH BoC Rate Statement
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HIGH ISM Non-Manufacturing PMI 55.5 55.5
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HIGH EIA Crude Oil Stocks Change -0.079M 0.45M
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Canada
HIGH BoC Press Conference
5 March, 2020
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Australia
HIGH Trade Balance 5618.0M 5223.00M
15:30 USD
United States
HIGH Initial Jobless Claims 219.00K
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United States
HIGH Initial Jobless Claims 4-week average 209.75K
17:30 USD
United States
HIGH EIA Natural Gas Storage Change -143.00B