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Russia has no objection to earlier OPEC Plus meeting; Saudi Arabia to extend record cuts till year-end: Report
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Russia has no objection to earlier OPEC Plus meeting; Saudi Arabia to extend record cuts till year-end: Report

Algeria, which currently holds the presidency of the the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), has proposed the meeting planned for 9-10 June be brought forward to facilitate oil sales for countries such as Saudi Arabia, Iraq and Kuwait.

If countries ease up measures too soon, there is a chance it will face an immediate second peak of COVID-19 infections
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If countries ease up measures too soon, there is a chance it will face an immediate second peak of COVID-19 infections

Mike Ryan said epidemics often come in waves, which means outbreaks could come back later this year in places where the first wave has subsided.

China's factory output posts first increase for 2020 as economy emerges from lockdown, but consumption still weak
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China's factory output posts first increase for 2020 as economy emerges from lockdown, but consumption still weak

After months of lockdowns, China is slowly reopening its economy as the coronavirus outbreak on the mainland has come under control.

Elon Musk threatens to move Tesla headquarters from California against lockdown measures to curb virus spread
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Elon Musk threatens to move Tesla headquarters from California against lockdown measures to curb virus spread

Elon Musk has been pushing to re-open Tesla’s Fremont, California, factory after Alameda County’s health department said the carmaker must not reopen because local lockdown measures to curb the spread of the coronavirus remain in effect.

Crude costs money again after shock crash to below zero, rattles investors; stocks stay in doldrums
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Crude costs money again after shock crash to below zero, rattles investors; stocks stay in doldrums

Monday’s plunge in US crude came as the May contract expiry looms at the end of Tuesday trade.

Historic Fed boost fails to stop Wall Street's virus-driven sell-off; S&P 500 on pace for worst month since World War 2
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Historic Fed boost fails to stop Wall Street's virus-driven sell-off; S&P 500 on pace for worst month since World War 2

Wall Street’s slide deepened on Monday as the rapidly spreading coronavirus forced more US states into lockdown, overshadowing unprecedented moves by the US Federal Reserve to shore up credit across the economy.