As Covid-19 Rages, Alibaba’s Chinese Rivals Steal a March

Investors are betting on smaller Chinese e-commerce companies to grab share from market leader Alibaba. The question now is whether

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Soaring Prices, Rotting Crops: Coronavirus Triggers Global Food Crisis

The coronavirus pandemic hit the world at a time of plentiful harvests and ample food reserves. Yet a cascade of

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Chinese Chip Giant Prepares to Build Its War Chest During U.S.-China Tech Battle

China’s leading chip maker is preparing for a multibillion-dollar stock sale, as the country tries to build up its semiconductor

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ECB Faces Renewed Legal Pressure Over Bond Purchases

Germany’s highest court conditionally approved a giant bond-buying program launched five years ago by the European Central Bank, but demanded

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Elon Musk Tweeted That Tesla’s Stock Was Too High. The Market Agreed.

Tesla Inc. stock fell Friday morning after Chief Executive Elon Musk took to Twitter to say the auto maker’s share

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Amazon’s Sales Jump as Coronavirus Prompts Surge in Online Shopping

Amazon.com Inc. reported soaring quarterly sales as the company experienced a surge in online orders from homebound customers contending with

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Surging Tech Stocks Nearly Push Nasdaq Out of the Red

The Nasdaq Composite stock index is on the cusp of recouping all its losses for the year. The index, which

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Russia’s Aging Infrastructure Threatens Oil Output Pact

MOSCOW—Russia’s adherence to a hard-fought oil production deal with Saudi Arabia and the U.S. could be imperiled by its aging

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Oil Slump, Coronavirus Create a Perfect Storm for Nigeria’s Economy

The crash in oil prices and the economic fallout from the coronavirus together pose what could be an existential threat

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