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Dollar plumbs two-year low as Fed comes in to focus
SYDNEY (Reuters) - The dollar fell to a more than two-year low on Monday and is set to log its largest monthly fall since July, as a combination of vaccine optimism and bets on more monetary easing in the United States drives investors out of the world's reserve currency.
FOREX-Dollar plumbs two-year low as Fed comes in to focus
* Dollar index hits 31-month trough, kiwi hits 2.5yr high
Canada extends travel restrictions for those entering the country
(Reuters) - Canada will extend its restrictions for all travelers entering the country, except from the United States, until Jan. 21, the government said on Sunday, in a move to limit the spread of COVID-19.
BRIEF-Government Of Canada Announces Extension Of Travel Restrictions
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Reuters U.S. Sports Schedule at 3:05 PM EDT on Sunday, Nov 29
Nov 29 (Reuters) - Reuters U.S. sports schedule at 3:05 PM ET on Sunday:
Hamilton wins crash-marred Bahrain Grand Prix
MANAMA (Reuters) - Lewis Hamilton won the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix for Mercedes on Sunday after French driver Romain Grosjean had a miraculous escape from a fiery first-lap crash that ripped his car in two.
Box Office: 'The Croods 2' Leads Sluggish Thanksgiving Holiday Weekend
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Thanksgiving is traditionally one of the most popular times to go to the movies. Crowd pleasers like "Frozen," "Coco" and "Knives Out" have propelled attendance and generated many, many millions in ticket sales over the holiday weekend in years past, cementing various box office records to boot.
Canadian pension funds, insurers seeking private debt face shrinking pool of lower-risk firms
TORONTO (Reuters) - Canadian pension funds and insurers are facing a shrinking universe of higher-quality private debt investments to lift returns in a low-yield world, as the coronavirus pandemic has crushed many businesses, while banks maintain lending to better ones.
Canada blocks bulk exports of some prescription drugs in response to Trump import plan
OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada on Saturday blocked bulk exports of prescription drugs if they would create a shortage at home, in response to outgoing U.S. President Donald Trump's efforts to allow imports from Canada to lower some drug prices for Americans.
Canada adds extra C$691 million to agriculture sector, cuts timeline for dairy farmers' aid
(Reuters) - Canada's government said on Saturday it will pump an additional C$691 million ($531.87 million) to support the country's dairy, poultry and egg farmers, and also reduced the timeline for payment promised to dairy farmers last year.
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