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Stocks relinquish gains as jobless claims surge by 6.6 million

No one used to care about it, but now it is arguably the most important macro data. The weekly unemployment claims hit a new record as 6.6 million people applied for it, doubling from 3.3 million the week prior. As soon as the data came out, European stock indices and US index futures, which had …

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Stocks likely to face stiff resistance despite stimulus measures

After a nice recovery over the last few days, investors will be wondering whether the selling is about to resume again in this bear market. With a growing number of countries in lockdown and the virus still spreading rapidly in Europe and the US, it is very difficult to be optimistic about the global economic …

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DAX: Selling continues

The brutal sell-off continued this morning as investors once again shrugged off the latest round of emergency central bank rate cuts. Equity investors are realising each passing day that the economic impact of the virus outbreak is going to be severe, after initially downplaying the risks. It is not just about cancellations of holidays, footballing …

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Markets in total panic mode as coronavirus cases Jump

The sell-off in risk assets continued in early European session. A jump in new coronavirus cases in Italy and South Korea over the weekend has intensified concerns that global demand could be a lot softer in Q1 than anticipated due to the impact of the virus. Investors went in panic mode and dumped stocks with …

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