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Spain passes China in infections; Trump extends US lockdown

Spain passes China in infections; Trump extends US lockdown

MADRID — In an abrupt turnaround, President Donald Trump extended lockdown measures across the United States as deaths in New York from the new coronavirus passed 1,000.
City at centre of China's virus outbreak gradually revives

City at centre of China's virus outbreak gradually revives

WUHAN, China — Shopkeepers in the city at the centre of China's virus outbreak were reopening Monday but customers were scarce after authorities lifted more of the anti-virus controls that kept tens of millions of people at home for two months.
Offer made to Centerra Gold for its stake in Ontario gold project

Offer made to Centerra Gold for its stake in Ontario gold project

THUNDER BAY, Ont. — Premier Gold Mines Ltd. says an offer has been made to acquire Centerra Gold Inc.'s 50 per cent stake in the Greenstone Gold Mines Partnership in a deal it says it worth US$205 million.
Stocks extend losses, oil trades below $20 on virus impact

Stocks extend losses, oil trades below $20 on virus impact

BANGKOK — World markets started the week with more losses as countries reported surging numbers of infections from the coronavirus, forcing prolonged shutdowns of travel and business in many regions.
Big Oil's interest in renewable energy investments expected to waver: report

Big Oil's interest in renewable energy investments expected to waver: report

CALGARY — Budget cutting in response to the twin challenges of COVID-19 demand destruction and low oil prices mean the world's oil and gas industry will likely spend less on renewable energy going forward.
Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

TORONTO — Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week: COVID-19 and the new normal Thousands of people have already lost their jobs as non-essential businesses have shut down, while others like grocers look for ways to

On Wall Street, some optimism penetrates the uncertainty

Stocks rallied this week as Washington acted to provide $2.
Some restaurateurs get rent relief, while others stress over April bills

Some restaurateurs get rent relief, while others stress over April bills

Grace An nearly cried after the landlord for her downtown Toronto restaurant called with a compromise: pay half the roughly $5,000 rent in April and May, and pay back the other half over time when business, hopefully, returns to normal.
Trump signs $2.2T stimulus after swift congressional votes

Trump signs $2.2T stimulus after swift congressional votes

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump signed an unprecedented $2.
Trump seeks to force General Motors to produce ventilators

Trump seeks to force General Motors to produce ventilators

DETROIT — President Donald Trump issued an order Friday that seeks to force General Motors to produce ventilators for coronavirus patients under the Defence Production Act.
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