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Dear customers! Due to the national holiday in Australia on 08.06.2020, the opening time of trading for asx200 instrument is changed. The opening time for...

‘Of course it could happen again’: experts say little has changed since Deepwater Horizon

A massive deepwater oil spill is nearly as likely today as it was in 2010, experts warn, 10 years after the disastrous explosion of...

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Changes in margin for index CFD from May 25th, 2020

Due to the margin requirement changes by our liquidity provider, margin will be increased for index CFDs traded on Standard accounts in MetaTrader 4. Margin will be changed from 1% to 2% for the following instruments: YM, NQ, NIK, FTSE, FSMI, FCE,...

Pollutionwatch: why has particle pollution increased under lockdown?

News reports have focused on reductions in air pollution from traffic during the lockdown, but particle pollution has increased in the last few weeks. At the end of March, and again around Easter, UK particle pollution reached its greatest concentrations for the...

UK road travel falls to 1955 levels as Covid-19 lockdown takes hold

The coronavirus outbreak has brought Britain to a near standstill, with road travel plummeting by as much as 73%, to levels not seen since 1955. All forms of travel have plunged in urban areas. Walking, cycling and car and van journeys are...

BBC sports commentator narrates Australia’s penguin parade in lockdown voiceover – video

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A better world can emerge after coronavirus. Or a much worse one | Timothy Garton Ash

The coronavirus crisis seems to be encouraging belief in radical change. An astonishing 71% of Europeans are now in favour of introducing a universal basic income, according to an opinion poll designed by my research team at Oxford university and published...

Pandemic! by Slavoj Zizek review – the philosopher provides his solution

The dates are by now well-rehearsed. 31 December: China informs the World Health Organisation that cases of pneumonia with an unknown cause have been detected in Wuhan. 20 January: human-to-human transmission is confirmed. 24 January: scientists publish an article in the...

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Please note that due to Good Friday celebration in the USA on April 10, 2020, the following changes in trading hours will be applied:04/10 trading will not be available for trading instruments of the following groups: - CFD - Spot Metals - Futures Metals

Forex Seminars Successfully Held in Three Filipino Cities

Between 1st and 29th February, XM organised free forex educational events in Manila, Palawan and General Santos City with the aim to teach online investors how to potentially improve their trading techniques for more successful investment outcome.The seminar titled The Avramis...

From the climate crisis to Covid-19: can journalism focus on the stories that matter? | Mark Hertsgaard and Kyle Pope

To hear many journalists tell it, the spring of 2020 has brought a series of extraordinary revelations. Look at what the nation has learned: that our...

Global efforts on ozone help reverse southern jet stream damage

International cooperation on ozone-depleting chemicals is helping to return the southern jet stream to a normal state after decades of human-caused disruption, a study shows. Scientists say...

Bristol zoo warns it may never recover from coronavirus impact

One of the world's oldest zoos has said it may never recover from the impact of the UK government's decision not to allow it and other...

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May Holidays 2020 Renesource Capital

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Revealed: Monsanto’s secret funding for weedkiller studies

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2020 Mammal Photographer of the Year winners

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Continuation of service throughout global Covid19 crisis

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Cuttlefish added to red food list after stocks decline in Channel

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CFD Monthly Adjustment procedure update

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We should stop buying fish until the industry stops slaughtering dolphins | George Monbiot

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Japan. Trading Schedule for March 20, 2020

Dear clients, In connection with the holiday in Japan (Vernal Equinox Day) on March 20, 2020, the trading schedule has been changed for the following instruments(CET): Instrument 20.03.2020 CFDs on NIKKEI, JP2000 Closed CFDs on stocks #T-... Closed

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Trading Schedule Update for Russian National Holiday

Please note that on Monday, 9 March 2020, the USD/RUB and EUR/RUB currency pairs containing will be closed for trading. This change is due...

Easter 2020 Changes to Trading Hours

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