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Japan's Jan Factory Output Rises For First Time In Three Months, Retail Sales Drop

Factory output fell in November and December as a rebound in car production ended on sagging global demand, but since then strong demand for tech-making equipment and electronic goods has helped turn the tide.

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World Shares Close In On Record Peak As Vaccines Fuel Normalisation Hopes

The euro changed hands at $1.1964, having hit a two-month low of $1.1955 overnight while the yen hit a 3-1/2-month low of 105.70 per dollar.

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Global Markets Buoyant As US Stimulus Package Debate Looms

MSCI's world equity index, which tracks shares in 49 countries, was 0.4% firmer after posting its strongest day in three months on Monday.

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Global Stocks Fall As Investors Brace For Possible 'Blue Sweep' In Georgia

Futures for the S&P 500 fell 0.8%, while Nasdaq futures shed 1.6% on fears Democrats could pursue tighter regulations on big tech firms.

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World Stocks Near Record Peak, Dollar Stumbles Again

Europe's main markets were hoping for a sixth straight session of gains as AstraZeneca and Oxford University's coronavirus vaccine became the second to be approved by Britain, helping the FTSE 100 add as much as 0.2% early on.

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Global Shares Edge Up On News Trump Signs Aid Bill

Japan's Nikkei inched up 0.4%. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rose 0.2%, though trade is slow with many markets still closed for holiday.

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Nippon Steel Plans To Boost Overseas Capacity, Scale Down At Home

The companies plan to boost the capacity of the new venture, ArcelorMittal Nippon Steel India, to 12 million-15 million tonnes as planned and further in the future, Miyamoto said. "We will also look to expand capacity at its pellet plant on the east coast,"

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S&P 500 Hits All-Time Closing High After Earnings, Oil Drops On Pandemic Worry

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 399.64 points, or 1.37%, to 29,479.81, the S&P 500 gained 48.14 points, or 1.36%, to 3,585.15 and the Nasdaq Composite added 119.70 points, or 1.02%, to 11,829.29.

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China's Economy Seen Growing 2.2% In 2020, Weak Demand, U.S. Tensions Cloud Outlook

China's economy expanded 3.2% in the second quarter from a year earlier, following a record 6.8% slump in the first three months of the year as the virus and strict measures to contain it paralysed much of the country.

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Hyundai Motor Second-Quarter Profit Slumps Due To Weak International Demand

Hyundai's global retail sales fell 33% from the same period a year earlier whereas sales at home in South Korea - at 200,000 vehicles, exceeding all other markets - rose 13%

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South Korea Enters Recession As Exports Plunge By Most Since 1963

South Korea's POSCO, the world's fifth-biggest steelmaker, reported an 84.3% drop in operating profit in the second quarter as global demand for steel plummeted.

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OPEC+ Meets To Decide On Oil Cuts Easing

The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and allies, known as OPEC+, have been cutting output since May by 9.7 million barrels per day, or 10% of global supply, after the virus destroyed a third of global demand.

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Manufacturing Slump Eases As World Emerges From Pandemic

The International Monetary Fund expected the global economy to shrink 4.9% this year and rebound just 5.4% next year.

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Shell's Net-Zero Emissions Target Sets Sector's Broadest Carbon Reduction Plans

Shell now needs to go further with our own ambitions, which is why we aim to be a net-zero emissions energy business by 2050 or sooner

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Japan's Wholesale Prices Mark First Fall In Five Months As Pandemic Hits Global Demand

Prices of oil and coal prices fell 10.3% in March from a year earlier, while those of non-ferrous metal goods were down 7.6%, the data showed.

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