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Coronavirus Live Updates: World Approaches One Million Deaths

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The number of lives lost daily has been rising through most of August and September, and new hot spots keep emerging. The U.S., Brazil, India and Mexico account for more than half of the total.
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Russian ruble is one of the most attractive emerging market currencies in post-pandemic world - Goldman Sachs

Russian ruble is one of the most attractive emerging market currencies in post-pandemic world - Goldman Sachs

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Goldman Sachs analysts have named the Russian ruble as one of their three top picks for emerging market currencies to back once the panic over the coronavirus pandemic eases.
In a note released earlier this week and cited by CNBC, a team of Goldman strategists said that Russia's national currency closely follows the South African rand and the Mexican peso in the list of most attractive among “high cyclical beta, high carry longs.”
The former reflects a currency's sensitivity to the broader economic cycle and market returns. A currency carry trade is a strategy under which a high-yielding...
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