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    Global stocks plunge, set for worst week since financial crisis

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:39pm on February 28, 2020

    Global stock markets plunged further on Friday, with equities on course for the largest weekly drop since the global financial crisis more than a decade...

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    NBR to review SROs, orders to assess effectiveness

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:38pm on February 28, 2020

    The National Board of Revenue has decided to review all existing statutory regulatory orders, special orders, general orders and explanations related to customs duty and...

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    World Bank restores relations with Somalia

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 10:42pm on February 28, 2020

    The World Bank moved on Thursday to re-establish relations with Somalia after a 30-year break, paving the way for the country to have access to...

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    UK talks tough on post-Brexit trade deal with EU

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:43pm on February 28, 2020

    Britain put the prospect of a chaotic Brexit back on the table on Thursday as it set out its red lines for upcoming trade talks...

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    Indian quarterly growth rises slightly after six-year lows

    Agence France-Presse . Mumbai | Updated at 10:44pm on February 28, 2020

    India’s economic growth rose slightly to 4.7 per cent in the last three months of 2019, government data showed on Friday, edging back from six-year...

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    Virus to cost world tourism at least $22b: global body

    Agence France-Presse . Madrid | Updated at 10:45pm on February 28, 2020

    The deadly coronavirus epidemic will cost world tourism at least $22 billion owing to a drop in spending by Chinese tourists, the head of the...

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    Huawei to open European 5G factory in France

    AFP | Updated at 10:49pm on February 28, 2020

    Chinese telecom giant Huawei said on Thursday that it would begin manufacturing radio equipment for next-generation 5G networks in France, its first such facility outside...

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    Despite virus rout on markets, hygiene firms clean up

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:51pm on February 28, 2020

    This week’s virus-related markets slump has hammered companies worldwide but some winners have emerged as an anxious public clamours for face masks, hand sanitizers and...