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A growing number of retailers in the U.S. are furloughing their employees as the coronavirus pandemic has resulted in the temporary closure of retail stores nationwide. The store closures came as more people in the U.S. are forced to remain at home...

The monetary base in Japan was up 2.8 percent on year in March, the Bank of Japan said on Thursday - coming in at 507.848 trillion yen. That follows the 3.6 increase in February. Banknotes in circulation rose 1.9 percent on year, while coins in...

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Despite some last-minute drama, the House voted Friday to approve a massive $2 trillion stimulus bill designed to respond to the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic. The House eventually voted to approve the legislation by a voice vote,...

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Asian stock markets are mixed on Thursday following the overnight sell-off on Wall Street amid worries about the rising death toll and the economic impact from the coronavirus pandemic. White House officials have warned of nearly a quarter million deaths...

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Alan Merrill, who was the co-writer and original singer of global hit song "I Love Rock 'N' Roll", has died of coronavirus. His death news was announced by his daughter Laura Merrill on social media. Merrill, 69, died at a New York City hospital on...

singaporegdp aug13 25mar20 The Singapore economy logged a sharp contraction at the start of the year as the supply chain disruptions and travel restrictions following the outbreak of coronavirus weighed heavily on construction and services sectors. Citing the weaker-than-expected performance of the city-state economy, the ministry downgraded its economic outlook for 2020.
preview march26 The interest rate announcement from the Bank of England is due on Thursday, headlining a busy day for the European economic news. At 3.00 am ET, the Office for National Statistics releases UK retail sales data for February. Economists forecast sales to grow 0.2 percent on month, following a 0.9 percent increase in January.
pharma 050517 26mar20 Today's Daily Dose brings you news about Immutep's breast cancer trial results, ProQR Therapeutics' near-term catalyst, Eloxx Pharma pausing patient enrolment in its cystic fibrosis trial due to COVID-19 pandemic, Jazz Pharma's regulatory catalyst and Gilead seeking to revoke the coveted status for potential COVID-19 drug.
stockmarkets aug20 26mar20 European stocks may drift lower at open on Thursday as investors look past stimulus packages to focus on economic fallout from the novel coronavirus pandemic. The death toll in the United States topped 1,000 on Wednesday night, according to Johns...
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uscapitol 100318 27mar20 Despite some last-minute drama, the House voted Friday to approve a massive $2 trillion stimulus bill designed to respond to the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic. The House eventually voted to approve the legislation by a voice vote, overcoming an objection by Republican Congressman Thomas Massie of Kentucky.
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Asian stock markets are mixed on Thursday following the overnight sell-off on Wall Street amid worries about the rising death toll and the economic impact from the coronavirus pandemic. White House officials have warned of nearly a quarter million deaths in the U.S. from COVID-19. The Australian and Japanese markets are lower.
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Indian markets remain closed today on the eve of Sri Rama Navami festival. Benchmark indexes Sensex and the Nifty plunged around 4 percent on Wednesday as rising coronavirus cases around the world and the prospect of a global recession weighed on investors' appetite for riskier assets. Asian markets...
Microsoft Technology Licensing, LLC, the patent holding subsidiary of Microsoft Corp., has filed a patent for a human-powered cryptocurrency mining system that uses human body activity data to mine cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin. The patent was filed with the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), which is the UN intellectual property agency. Read More
While the governments, researchers, companies among others are in search of one or more treatments that can help address the deadly Coronavirus, investors are in search of investment opportunities in biotech and pharmaceutical stocks. The following are some of the companies developing drugs/vaccines for COVID-19. Read More
Akero Therapeutics Inc.'s (AKRO) phase IIa study of its investigational drug AKR-001 in patients with biopsy-confirmed nonalcoholic steatohepatitis, or NASH, has met the primary endpoint. Read More
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Economic Calendar
DateIndicatorPeriodCountry
04/02/20 CPI (Y-o-Y)MAR Cyprus
04/02/20 CPI (M-o-M)MAR Cyprus
04/01/20 19:50Monetary Base (Y-o-Y)FEB Japan
04/01/20 19:0Core CPI (Y-o-Y)MAR South Korea
04/01/20 19:0Core CPI (M-o-M)MAR South Korea
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FDA Calendar
Event DateSymbolDrug NameEvent Name
06/26/20HRTXHTX-011 (Resubmitted NDA)FDA decision on HTX-011 for the management of postoperative pain
06/26/20ICPTObeticholic acid (NDA)FDA decision on obeticholic acid for fibrosis due to nonalcoholic steatohepatitis
06/25/20ZGNXFINTEPLA (NDA)FDA decision on FINTEPLA for the treatment of seizures associated with Dravet syndrome
06/23/20TKPHF.PK, TAKALUNBRIG (NDA)FDA decision on ALUNBRIG as first-line treatment for patients with anaplastic lymphoma kinase-positive (ALK+) metastatic NSCLC
06/19/20GSK.L, GSKBelantamab mafodotin (BLA)FDA decision on Belantamab mafodotin for the treatment of patients with relapsed or refractory multiple myeloma
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