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RKI reports 67,366 coronavirus cases in Germany, up by 5,453 cases from yesterday
RKI reports 67,366 coronavirus cases in Germany, up by 5,453 cases from yesterday

Brand new month, brand new quarter
Brand new month, brand new quarter

Brand new month, brand new quarter

49138   April 1, 2020 12:17   Forexlive Latest News   Market News  

It is time to reign in Q2 2020 in the trading world
Economic data releases will once again matter little in the European morning session today, as the focus remains on headlines and market sentiment more than anything else.

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ForexLive Asia FX news wrap: Welcome to Q2
ForexLive Asia FX news wrap: Welcome to Q2

ForexLive Asia FX news wrap: Welcome to Q2

49137   April 1, 2020 11:56   Forexlive Latest News   Market News  

Forex news for Asia trading Wednesday 01 April 2020 

Today brought a series of manufacturing PMIs from Asian countries,
via Markit. All worsened on the month, except for Taiwan and China.
South Korea’s result was notable, its 44.2 was worse than any
during the tech slump or trade war. See the bullets above for the
China and Japan results

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Oil – Trump, Putin phone call “may prove to be an important turning point”
Oil – Trump, Putin phone call “may prove to be an important turning point”

Oil – Trump, Putin phone call “may prove to be an important turning point”

49134   April 1, 2020 11:21   Forexlive Latest News   Market News  

US and Russia Presidents Trump and Putin spoke on a call. RBC suggest that the contact between the two:
I posted earlier on some remarks from Trump on the call, he said Russia and Saudi Arabia are in discussions and he is ready to step in if asked:

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Japan PM Abe says not in a situation to declare an emergency now
Japan PM Abe says not in a situation to declare an emergency now

Banks stand to make billions from US coronavirus small business rescue package
Banks stand to make billions from US coronavirus small business rescue package

Banks stand to make billions from US coronavirus small business rescue package

49126   April 1, 2020 10:49   Forexlive Latest News   Market News  

The Financial Times with the report
Plenty . (FT may be gated)
more at the link
 
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Japan govmt spokesman says at the brink of virus-related emergency situation
Japan govmt spokesman says at the brink of virus-related emergency situation

Japan govmt spokesman says at the brink of virus-related emergency situation

49125   April 1, 2020 10:17   Forexlive Latest News   Market News  

Comments from a Japanese government spokesman, seeing some yen selling.

our priority is to get coronoavirus infections under control
we are not yet in a situation
to call a state of emergency

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China’s State Council extends subsidies, and tax breaks for new-energy vehicle purchases
China’s State Council extends subsidies, and tax breaks for new-energy vehicle purchases

China’s State Council extends subsidies, and tax breaks for new-energy vehicle purchases

49124   April 1, 2020 10:12   Forexlive Latest News   Market News  

A boost for producers of electric vehicles in China as the economy crawls back from the coronavirus impact
– China to extend subsidies and tax breaks by two years, out to 2022
The State Cou8ncil (China’s ‘Cabinet’)  announced the extension late on Tuesday

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Caixin/Markit Manufacturing PMI for March:  50.1 (expected 45.0)
Caixin/Markit Manufacturing PMI for March: 50.1 (expected 45.0)

Caixin/Markit Manufacturing PMI for March: 50.1 (expected 45.0)

49123   April 1, 2020 09:49   Forexlive Latest News   Market News  

Caixin/Markit Manufacturing PMI for March
– expected 45.0, prior 40.3
  
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BusinessNZ says there will be no NZ PMIs published for March
BusinessNZ says there will be no NZ PMIs published for March

BusinessNZ says there will be no NZ PMIs published for March

49113   April 1, 2020 09:21   Forexlive Latest News   Market News  

No manufacturing nor services PMIs from New Zealand for March
Business NZ say its not appropriate to conduct the survey at present 
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Australian Building Approvals for February: +19.9% m/m (expected +3.0%)
Australian Building Approvals for February: +19.9% m/m (expected +3.0%)

Australian Building Approvals for February: +19.9% m/m (expected +3.0%)

49112   April 1, 2020 08:33   Forexlive Latest News   Market News  

Of course, Feb data is pre the acceleration in coronavirus impacts. 
But still, that’s huge!
+19.9% in Feb, unwinding some of its -15.3% in January 

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Japan – Jibun Bank/Markit Manufacturing PMI (March, final): 44.8
Japan – Jibun Bank/Markit Manufacturing PMI (March, final): 44.8

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