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UAE, Russia discuss bilateral ties, Covid-19 developments

ABU DHABI / WAM His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, and Denis Manturov, Russian Minister of Trade and Industry, discussed the strategic ties between the two countries and the prospects of cooperation, particularly in commercial and industrial fields. In a telephone ...

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Trudeau’s gaping deficit begins a new era of debt for Canada

Bloomberg Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is set release his first estimate of the full cost of the multiphase effort to buffer Canada from its deepest recession since the 1930s. Trudeau’s finance minister, Bill Morneau, will provide a fiscal update that’s expected to show a current-year deficit of at least $163 ...

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French PM vows to protect economy if 2nd virus wave hits

Bloomberg France’s new government would seek to preserve the economy should a second wave of the coronavirus pandemic force it to bring back lockdown measures, Prime Minister Jean Castex said on Wednesday. “We won’t survive, economically and socially, an absolute and generalised lockdown,” Castex told BFM TV and RMC radio, ...

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Daimler sharpens cost cutting with sales recovery on horizon

Bloomberg Daimler AG Chief Executive Officer Ola Kallenius will widen cost cuts to shore up returns, even as the German manufacturer signalled demand for cars and trucks started to recover from the most dramatic slump in decades. Mercedes-Benz car deliveries in China climbed to a record in the second quarter, ...

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