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World stocks rise on spending hopes, still set for worst week since 2008

World stocks bounced off their lows on Friday on hopes of more central bank stimulus and government spending, but were still set for their worst week since the 2008 financial crisis, with coronavirus panic-selling hitting nearly every asset class.
Wall Street pares gains as report says Trump to declare national emergency

U.S. stock indexes erased early gains to trade just above 1% shortly after a report said President Donald Trump will declare a national emergency over the coronavirus pandemic.
China's coronavirus epicenter reports just five cases; Beijing tomb-sweepers urged to stay back

The Chinese city of Wuhan, ground zero of the coronavirus outbreak, reported just five new cases on Friday, the second day in a row the tally has been less than 10, while no locally transmitted infections were reported in the rest of the country.

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Brazil's Bolsonaro, who met Trump, tests negative for coronavirus

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, who met with U.S. President Donald Trump just days ago, has tested negative for coronavirus, according to a post on his Facebook page on Friday.
World stocks rise on spending hopes but bounce fizzles

Stocks across the globe bounced back on Friday after historic drops, but hopes of more central bank stimulus and government spending went only so far and the comeback lost steam in a week of pandemic panic-selling across markets.
U.S. House, White House near agreement on virus economic aid bill, vote likely

The U.S. House of Representatives teed up a vote on Friday on a package to limit the economic fallout from the coronavirus, as Democrats who control the chamber sought common ground with U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin.
Brazil's Bolsonaro tests negative for coronavirus - president's Facebook page

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro tested negative for coronavirus, according to a post on his Facebook page on Friday.
Keep calm and carry on: what is the logic behind Britain's coronavirus bet?

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has cautioned that more families will lose their loved ones to the coronavirus but has taken a distinctly different approach to tackling the outbreak.
Like the flu? Trump's coronavirus messaging confuses public, pandemic researchers say

The coronavirus is not as bad as the seasonal flu. President Donald Trump is not worried about having had a direct exposure to the virus. The United States is in far better shape than other countries.
Coronavirus crisis offers Biden, Sanders a chance to bridge Democratic Party's divide at Sunday's debate

After all the rancor of the Democratic presidential race, front-runner Joe Biden has a chance in Sunday's debate to extend an olive branch to Bernie Sanders and his fervent supporters in a bid for party unity before the general election fight.
Saudi Arabia floods markets with $25 oil as fight with Russia escalates

Saudi Arabia is flooding markets with oil at prices as low as $25 per barrel, specifically targeting big refiners of Russian oil in Europe and Asia, in an escalation of its fight with Moscow for market share, five trading sources said on Friday.
Trump to declare national emergency over coronavirus - Bloomberg, citing sources

U.S. President Donald Trump will declare a national emergency over the fast-spreading coronavirus, opening the door to providing more federal aid to fight the disease, Bloomberg reported on Friday, citing sources.
Fed starts bond purchases under ramped up liquidity program

The Federal Reserve on Friday launched a wave of $37 billion of Treasury security purchases under the enhanced market liquidity measures it announced on Thursday to address volatile conditions in the government bond market caused by the coronavirus outbreak.
Congress, White House close in on coronavirus aid bill as U.S. closures loom

House Democrats and the Trump administration are close to a deal on a coronavirus economic aid package, U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Friday, with a vote in the House of Representatives expected later in the day.
Factbox: What's in the coronavirus U.S. stimulus bill?

Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives and the Trump administration are close to a deal on a coronavirus economic aid package, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi told reporters Friday morning.
White House convenes meeting after Brazilian president's positive coronavirus test - Fox

The White House on Friday is convening an urgent meeting after Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, who met with U.S. President Donald Trump, tested positive for the coronavirus, Fox Business Network reported on Friday.
Coronavirus test results for Bolsonaro's U.S. delegation not yet ready, his son says

Results of the coronavirus test for the delegation that traveled with Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro to the United States are not yet ready, his son Eduardo Bolsonaro said on Twitter on Friday.
Coronavirus forces Warren Buffett to cancel 'Woodstock for Capitalists'

Warren Buffett on Friday said the coronavirus pandemic forced him to cancel Berkshire Hathaway Inc's annual shareholder weekend, the largest gathering in corporate America, because the safety of participants and the wider community was paramount.
Bulgaria closes schools, restricts travel over coronavirus

Bulgaria closed schools and restricted travel to 14 countries on Friday to contain the spread of coronavirus after the number of confirmed cases in the Balkan country more than tripled to 23 over one day.
Romanian president taps quarantined interim PM to form new government

Romanian President Klaus Iohannis asked quarantined interim Prime Minister Ludovic Orban to form a new government on Friday that parliament could approve as early as Saturday, ending a political stalemate and focusing on the coronavirus crisis.
FDA works to speed coronavirus tests with Roche, New York approvals

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued emergency authorization for a faster coronavirus test made by Swiss diagnostics maker Roche and allowed New York state to authorize certain labs to test for the virus, moves aimed at boosting screening capacity to help contain the growing epidemic.
Wall Street bounces after worst day since 1987

U.S. stock indexes rebounded on Friday as investors bet on another round of fiscal easing to thwart a looming global recession in the face of the coronavirus pandemic.
Canada may soon advise against foreign travel - PM Trudeau

Canada may soon advise against non-essential foreign travel, and it will be taking a number of new measures at airports in a bid to slow the spread of coronavirus, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Friday.
Wall Street jumps after worst day since 1987

U.S. stock markets opened sharply higher on Friday after their worst daily selloff in more than three decades as investors hoped more fiscal easing would head off a global recession.
Morocco suspends all passenger sea and air trips to France - state news agency

Morocco on Friday suspended all flights and passenger ship traffic to and from France, the state news agency said.
U.S. says threat from Iran still high after U.S. retaliatory strikes in Iraq

The threat from Iran is still high, even after the United States carried out retaliatory strikes against Iran-backed militia in Iraq blamed for killing U.S. and British forces in a rocket attack this week, a top U.S. general said on Friday.
Iraqi president condemns U.S. air strikes - statement

Iraqi President Barham Salih condemned on Friday a series of overnight U.S. air strikes as a violation of national sovereignty and warned that the country could slip into chaos and become a failed state.
Spain's coronavirus tally jumps to 4,209 cases, 120 dead

The Spanish health ministry said the number of coronavirus cases in the country jumped to 4,209 on Friday from Thursday's 3,004 e as the disease spread mostly in Madrid, the Basque Country and La Rioja regions.
Sudan reports first coronavirus case

Sudan on Friday reported its first confirmed coronavirus case, a man who died on Thursday and had visited the United Arab Emirates in the first week of March.
U.S. communities must act 'proportionately' on coronavirus: Fauci

U.S. communities must take proportionate measures to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, the nation's top infectious disease official said on Friday as the United States sought to mitigate the impact of the illness.
Dutch coronavirus infections rise by 188 to 804, deaths double to 10

The number of deaths in people with the coronavirus in the Netherlands has doubled to 10, Dutch health authorities said on Friday.
Wall Street set to bounce as investors bet on stimulus to thwart recession

Wall Street was set for a strong rebound on Friday, with the Dow on course to jump nearly 1,000 points at the open as investors hoped more fiscal easing would head off a global recession.
Iraq condemns U.S. air strikes, warns of consequences

Iraq's military condemned overnight U.S. air strikes on Friday, saying they had killed six people and describing them as a violation of sovereignty and a targeted aggression against the nation's regular armed forces.
Cleaning product makers race to labs to bolster coronavirus claims

As global makers of household cleaners race to pitch their products as coronavirus killers, one major company, Reckitt Benckiser , may have a leg up on the competition.
Iranian security forces to empty city streets to fight coronavirus: IRNA

Iran's security forces will empty the streets of its cities in the next 24 hours in a drive to fight the spread of the new coronavirus, state television reported on Friday.
Exclusive - 'How much?': Venezuela opposition received bribe offers to give up congress

In January, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro claimed a major victory: congress lawmakers elected his favored candidate as National Assembly leader, putting the increasingly authoritarian nation's last independent institution within his grasp.
Bulgaria declares state of emergency over coronavirus

The Bulgarian parliament voted unanimously on Friday to declare a state of emergency until April 13 to contain the spread of coronavirus after the number of confirmed cases in the 

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