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Dollar creeps higher as virus worries return

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – The dollar found a footing on Wednesday as investors returned to safe-havens, unwinding some risk currency gains made on hopes the coronavirus...

Asian shares poised to follow Wall Street’s rocky lead

(Reuters) – Asian stock futures were under pressure on Wednesday after a late, sharp sell-off on Wall Street and as oil prices slumped under pressure...

Coronavirus hopes propel stocks, euro higher

LONDON (Reuters) – World stock markets enjoyed a second day of sharp gains on Tuesday as signs of progress against the coronavirus in both Europe...

Great Barrier Reef suffers third mass bleaching event in five years

Aerial analysis conducted by Terry Hughes, director of the ARC Center of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies at James Cook University, and others from the...

Asian shares cautiously gain on hopes virus is slowing, dollar slips

SYDNEY/SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Asian stock markets rallied for a second day on Tuesday and riskier currencies rose, on tentative signs the coronavirus crisis may be...

Asian shares cautiously gain on virus hopes, dollar slips

SINGAPORE/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Asian stock markets rallied for a second day on Tuesday, and riskier currencies rose, buoyed by tentative signs the coronavirus crisis may...

Cardinal George Pell to be freed as High Court overturns sex abuse conviction

The momentous decision, handed down Tuesday by Chief Justice Susan Kiefel, ends a five-year legal battle that started when a man in his 30s approached...

Stocks jump as COVID deaths slow; oil falls on OPEC+ delay

NEW YORK/LONDON (Reuters) – World stock markets jumped on Monday, encouraged by a slowdown in coronavirus-related deaths and new cases in some of the world’s...

Stocks jump on virus hopes, oil hit by OPEC+ delay

LONDON (Reuters) – World stock markets jumped on Monday, encouraged by a slowdown in coronavirus-related deaths and new cases, though a delay in talks between...

Oil slips on oversupply fears, but stocks jump on virus slowdown hopes

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Oil prices skidded on Monday after Saudi-Russian negotiations to cut output were delayed, keeping oversupply concerns alive, while stocks jumped as investors...

Oil skids on oversupply fears, stocks jump on virus slowdown

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Oil prices skidded on Monday after Saudi-Russian negotiations to cut output were delayed, keeping oversupply concerns alive, while stocks jumped as investors...

Factbox: Google location data shows slump in trips to malls, offices

(Reuters) – Google on Thursday published reports for 131 countries showing whether visits to shops, parks and workplaces dropped in March, when many governments issued...