Day: January 25, 2020

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Coronavirus contagion rate makes it hard to control

By Kate Kelland LONDON, Jan 25 (Reuters) – Each person infected with coronavirus is passing the disease on to between two and three other people on average at current transmission rates, according to two separate scientific analyses of the epidemic. Whether the outbreak will continue to spread at this rate depends on the effectiveness of […]

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Scotiabank sees more room to grow within the domestic banking sector as it works to protect its home base

The Bank of Nova Scotia is forecasting favourable conditions for the domestic banking industry, and the lender is prepared to try to take more market share from its rivals in certain areas. A relatively low likelihood of recession, strong population growth fuelled by immigration and solid employment figures were among the positives cited by Scotiabank’s […]

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Veterans’ charity Combat Stress stops new referrals over funding crisis

Image copyright PA A leading mental health charity for military veterans says it will not be able to take any new cases because of a funding crisis. Combat Stress said its income has fallen from £16m to £10m in the current financial year partly due to cuts in NHS funding support. The charity had been […]

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