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European markets react to EU summit, recovery fund, coronavirus

European stocks fell on Monday after European Union leaders meeting over the weekend failed to agree on a multi-million dollar recovery fund for the region to help it recover from the coronavirus crisis. The pan-European Stoxx 600 fell 0.6% lower in initial trade, with travel and leisure stocks falling 2.3% …

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DBS CEO Says “Big, Big Challenge” Looms in Global Economy

The economic consequences of the coronavirus pandemic are likely to worsen when authorities begin to reverse aid measures, and banks could experience “much more damage” to their balance sheets, said Piyush Gupta, executive director of the Singaporean bank DBS group. Speaking to Christine Tan, CNBC presenter “Managing Asia,” Gupta said …

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