South Korea Plans Record 2021 Bond Sales to Fund Stimulus

The Streets of Seoul As South Korean Coronavirus Cases Spread

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South Korea is gearing up for another year of record bond issuance as the government prepares to boost its budget by 8.5% in 2021, raising questions over the ability of markets to absorb the sales. Korean yields jumped higher.

The finance ministry will issue as much as 172.9 trillion won ($145.6 billion) of sovereign debt in 2021, based on its budget proposal, according to An Il-whan, the second vice minister of the finance ministry.

This would eclipse the 167 trillion won planned for 2020, which came as the impact of the coronavirus forced policy makers to compile three supplementary budgets. The expected sales next year will increase expectations for the Bank of Korea, which has refrained from massive debt purchases embarked on by peers, to step up measures to prevent bond yields from surging.

“Market consensus was that next year’s issuance would be similar

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Hays: Surviving But Business Remains Tough (OTCMKTS:HAYPF)

U.K.-based recruitment company published its prelim results for the year to 30 June. The company’s balance sheet is strong, it is roughly breaking even and I remain confident that the company will ride out the current market trough. However, there are few signs for now of a meaningful recovery in the company’s end markets, so little reason to upgrade the stock.

Full Year Results Showed Some Resilience

This clearly wasn’t a good year for Hays or the rest of the recruitment industry. That said, the company’s full year results were not terrible. In my opinion they showed some resilience on the part of the company.

While topline revenue was affected less than might be expected by the COVID-19 pandemic and economic downturn, profits were down almost by half.

Source: company prelim results

The company said that Q4 revenue was down 34% and at the profit level it was broadly breaking

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Jordan Morris’ brace helps Sounders win in empty CenturyLink, beating LAFC

After a few minutes, Raul Ruidiaz and Jordan Morris were comfy at home, again.

The Sounders FC forwards joined teammates Sunday in their first match at CenturyLink Field in sixth months due to Major League Soccer shutting down because of the coronavirus pandemic. It was a closed-door game, to help slow the spread of the virus, against the Los Angeles FC.

But in a familiar setting, the Sounders pulled off familiar goals to collect a 3-1 victory.

“We miss our fans but it was still nice to be back at home,” Morris said. “Obviously, we’ve never played here without fans before but when teams come here, this is our home stadium and we feel very confident here.”

Ruidiaz quickly jolted the mostly empty stadium with a powerful shot from deep that screamed over the head of LAFC keeper Kenneth Vermeer for an opening score in the 11th minute.

Morris

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Civil Helicopter Market Opportunities Research 2020 by Industrial In-depth Analysis, Shares, Size, Sales and Forecasts to 2026

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Sep 01, 2020 (Market Insight Reports) —
Maharashtra, India: This comprehensive Civil Helicopter Industry research report includes a brief on these trends that can help the businesses operating in the industry to understand the market and strategize for their business expansion accordingly. The research report analyzes the market size, industry share, growth, key segments, CAGR and key drivers.

New vendors in the Civil Helicopter Industry are facing tough competition from established international vendors as they struggle with technological innovations, reliability and quality issues. The report will answer questions about the current market developments and the scope of competition, opportunity cost and more.

The major vendors covered: Bell Helicopter Textron Inc, AVIC Helicopter Company, Airbus S.A.S, Leonardo S.p.A, Airbus S.A.S, MD Helicopters Inc., Korea Aerospace Industries Ltd., Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd., Enstrom Helicopter Corporation, Lockheed Martin Corporation, Russian Helicopters

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Agendia Expands Management Team to Meet Company Momentum, Appoints Brian Dow as Chief Financial Officer | News

IRVINE, Calif., July 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Agendia, Inc., a world leader in precision oncology for breast cancer, today announced the appointment of Brian Dow as Chief Financial Officer in the continued buildout of the Company’s leadership team. In his role as CFO, Dow will be responsible for developing and leading the Company’s global financial operations, including investor relations. Dow has more than 25 years of experience advancing privately-held and publicly-traded technology and life science companies with a focus on financial operations and accounting.

As Dow joins Agendia at a time of accelerated business growth, Chief Operating Officer Kurt Becker’s role will expand to bolster vital R&D and operations groups, adding to his many long-standing contributions to the Company. The Agendia management team is committed to bringing in and utilizing strong executive and operational talent at all levels to align with the superior execution and focus propelling the Company’s

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Trader fights council’s bid to ban advertising trailer

A man has asked the Scottish Government to let him keep an advertising trailer close to the M90 despite concerns it could distract drivers.

Perth and Kinross Council denied refrigeration repair man Sandy Baird retrospective consent to keep the trailer bearing the name of his company in the back yard of a unit at Bridgend Industrial Estate, Kinross.

The local authority argued the sign could be a distraction to passing motorists and said it could not support the trailer in its current location on road safety grounds.

PKC said in a report: “The trailer has been subject to past third-party complaints, resulting in enforcement action which has culminated in the submission of this application.

“The continued siting of the trailer in this prominent location, which is divorced from the industrial unit, is a concern for visual amenity and precedent reasons.”

The report added: “The trailer is readily visible from the

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Advanced Wound Care Products Market By Production, Sales, Value, Supply or Demand and Forecasts to 2027

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Sep 01, 2020 (Global QYResearch via COMTEX) —
According to the study carried out by Acumen Research & Consulting, The Advanced Wound Care Products Market is projected to grow at noteworthy growing CAGR over the forecast period 2020 to 2027.

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The study primarily analyses the scale of the Advanced Wound Care Products market, current developments and growth status as well as investment prospects, government initiatives, industry dynamics (drivers, challenges and opportunities), supply chain and competitive environment. Technological advancement and development would further improve the product’s performance and increase its use in downstream applications. Moreover, the porter five forces study provides important facts on the Advanced Wound Care Products market (potential entrants, manufacturers, replacements, purchasers, company competitors).

The overall size of the market is determined in accordance with primary

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Aptorum Group Limited Reports Financial Results and Business Update for the Six Months Ended June 30, 2020

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Aptorum Group Limited (NASDAQ: APM, Euronext Paris: APM) (“Aptorum Group” or the “Company”), a biopharmaceutical company focuses on the development of novel therapeutics to address global unmet medical needs, today provided a business update and announced financial results for the six months ended June 30, 2020.

“I am pleased with the developments that were achieved during the first half of 2020 despite the challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic,” said Mr. Ian Huen, Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of Aptorum Group. “Throughout the COVID-19 crisis, we remained focused on advancing the development of our therapeutic programs. As announced today, further positive data showing significant in vivo activities of ALS-4 (for MRSA wound healing and MRSA bacteraemia) and also in vitro and in vivo studies of SACT-1 (for neuroblastoma and other potential tumor types). Also, as an emerging company, we have been expanding our global strategic

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Uber Eats to launch sponsored listing for restaurants

Uber Eats is launching its first ever advertising listing for restaurants, a paid platform restaurant can use to reach more customers amid the coronavirus pandemic, the delivery division of Uber Technologies Inc. announced Monday morning.

Understanding that paying for a new service is challenging during a pandemic, Uber Eats said it is earmarking $25 million in “marketing credits” so restaurant partners can try the new ad listing at no extra cost. Payment will kick in after each restaurant reaches a predetermined credit limit. The service is available to both independent restaurants and chains. 

“We’re excited to use these credits to level the playing field, giving small businesses and enterprise partners the same ability to reach customers today when it matters more than ever,” the company said.  

SponsoredListing-Adubereats.pngThe delivery company could not provide an exact cost per

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Diabetes Devices Market by Manufacturers, Types, Sales, Price and Forecast to 2027

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Sep 01, 2020 (Global QYResearch via COMTEX) —
According to the study carried out by Acumen Research & Consulting, The Diabetes Devices Market is projected to grow at noteworthy growing CAGR over the forecast period 2020 to 2027.

Get free sample copy from this official link: https://www.acumenresearchandconsulting.com/request-sample/242

The study primarily analyses the scale of the Diabetes Devices market, current developments and growth status as well as investment prospects, government initiatives, industry dynamics (drivers, challenges and opportunities), supply chain and competitive environment. Technological advancement and development would further improve the product’s performance and increase its use in downstream applications. Moreover, the porter five forces study provides important facts on the Diabetes Devices market (potential entrants, manufacturers, replacements, purchasers, company competitors).

The overall size of the market is determined in accordance with primary and secondary sources. The analysis process

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