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British pound slumps to 35-year low against USD

March 19, 2020 admin 0

The British pound fell sharply on Wednesday amid the COVID-19 crisis, hitting its lowest level against the U.S. dollar since 1985. Sterling dropped to as low as 1.149 against U.S. dollar during the trading day, […]

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Russian shares plunge following global trend

March 18, 2020 admin 0

Russian shares fell to new lows on Wednesday following a worldwide decline in the stock and commodity markets, Moscow Exchange data has shown. Immediately after the opening, the RTS Index plummeted to 894.25 points, the […]

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Elizabeth Truss outlines bold new era for trade

March 4, 2020 admin 0

Introduction I am delighted to be the first Trade Secretary to represent the UK’s independent voice at an international meeting since Peter Walker, almost half a century ago. The UK has now, following its exit […]

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Ireland’s February jobless rate stands 4.8 pct

March 4, 2020 admin 0

The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in Ireland stood at 4.8 percent in February, down 0.2 percentage points from the February 2019 figure of 5 percent, according to data released by the country’s Central Statistics Office […]