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Global Supply Chains Strained as Ship Crews Are Stuck in Lockdown
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Port restrictions and canceled flights are straining the ability to replace seafarers on board ships, further weakening global supply chains already snarled by the coronavirus pandemic. Hubs like Singapore, Abu Dhabi and Shanghai have halted most crew transfers, while global …

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European Watchdog Urges Re/insurers to Suspend Dividends During Pandemic
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The European regulator has urged re/insurers to temporarily suspect dividend distributions and share buybacks aimed at remunerating shareholders, given the level of uncertainties connected to the impact of the COVID-19 crisis. The European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) said …

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Stresses of COVID-19 Hit Businesses, Their Insurers, so Partnership Is Needed: FERMA
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The Federation of European Risk Management Associations (FERMA) has called for enhanced understanding of the insurance needs of European businesses to help them get through the pandemic and recover afterwards. “Many companies are under great pressure as a result of …

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ASSOCHAM suggests resumption of selective sectors with strict adherence to social distancing norms
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The ASSOCHAM recommendations on business continuity measures are in sync with the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi’s holistic approach towards dealing with the situation, and also technical inputs and support of the NITI Aayog.

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Indian market will see recovery through private banks: Shenoy
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They may have some issues, but overall banking system is safe, says founder, Capital Mind.

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Under coronavirus lockdown, Rwandans remember genocide from home
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Tesla nears debut of new 400-mile China-made Model 3
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Tesla Inc. plans to expand its lineup in China by offering a locally built Model 3 sedan with a longer driving range from as early as this week, according to people familiar with the matter. The vehicle would have a range of more than 650 kilometers (404 miles) on one charge, compared with about 450 […]

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Intel contributing another $50 million to coronavirus fight
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Intel is committing another $50 million to technology projects fighting the novel coronavirus outbreak, aiming to help medical researchers as well as online educational programs. Most of the money—$40 million—will go towards a response and readiness initiative in healthcare and an online learning initiative, the company said. Intel will fund A.I. and high performance computing […]

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Apple goes deal-shopping during the coronavirus outbreak
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This is the web version of Data Sheet, Fortune’s daily newsletter on the top tech news. To get it delivered daily to your in-box, sign up here. The economist Paul Romer is credited with the expression “a crisis is a terrible thing to waste.” Apple seems to be taking the maxim to heart, using its massive […]

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