Europe, European Stocks, Stoxx 600

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Europe: China measures, Italian banks lift shares to record close

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18/2/2020 2:01:00 AM

Europe : China measures, Italian banks lift shares to record close

Read more at The Business Times.

European shares hit a record high close on Monday as a rally in Italian banks and fresh attempts by China to limit the economic impact of the coronavirus outbreak lifted investor spirits.PHOTO: REUTERS[BENGALURU] European shares hit a record high close on Monday as a rally in Italian banks and fresh attempts by China to limit the economic impact of the coronavirus outbreak lifted investor spirits.

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Despite a US holiday dulling market activity, the pan-European Stoxx 600 index rose 0.3 per cent, with trade-sensitive German stocks hitting all-time highs as Beijing stepped up stimulus measures.Adding to the upbeat mood, Italy's fifth-biggest bank UBI Banca jumped 5.5 per cent after saying it aimed to nearly double net profit in the next three years, sending a broader index of Italian banks up 1.8 per cent.

Even as China reported more coronavirus cases over the weekend, prompting economists to cut growth forecasts, investors took heart from the central bank's move to cut interest rates. Read more: The Business Times »

CNA explores Singapore on foot (Day 4): Getting into hot water and searching for crocs

Thursday (Oct 15) was the penultimate day of CNA's long walk around Singapore, with journalists Matthew Mohan and Gaya Chandramohan venturing out ...

Leaked document shows how China tracked Uighur detainees and their families(NYTIMES) - The last time she heard from her family was over three years ago, before China began rounding up Muslims in the country's far west. She lived abroad and knew nothing of her family's fate - until the contents of a leaked government document surfaced, describing their lives in chilling detail.. Read more at straitstimes.com. //authorities see as problematic that would be normal elsewhere, such as giving up alcohol, wanting to go on a religious pilgrimage or attending a funeral// That's insane! Authoritarian China must be held accountable for violating human rights! MagnitskyAct China_is_terrorist

China health commission official says controls starting to rein in virusSHANGHAI (REUTERS) - The measures China has adopted to rein in the spread of the coronavirus are starting to have an impact, said Mr Mi Feng, a spokesman at the National Health Commission, on Sunday (Feb 16).. Read more at straitstimes.com.

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China Everbright Water secures upgrading project for Suzhou plantChina Everbright Water secures upgrading project for Suzhou plant.

To tame coronavirus, Mao-style social control blankets China

With schools remaining closed during coronavirus outbreak, China launches national remote learning platformsWith schools in China remaining closed due to the coronavirus outbreak, China has launched a national online learning platform and started broadcasting primary school classes on public TV to help 180 million students “keep learning even with classes suspended”.From Monday, a national cloud learning platform