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Dow Jones gains on signs of coronavirus slowdown

Dow Jones gains on signs of coronavirus slowdown

Wall Street rose on Tuesday as early signs of a slowdown in coronavirus cases in U.S. hot spots raised hopes that sweeping lockdown measures to contain the outbreak were working.

Cuban cigar sales topped $531 million last year

Cuban cigar sales topped $531 million last year

The state monopoly Habanos S.A. announced $531 million last year, as the country’s annual cigar festival opened. Spain, China, Germany and France were the strongest markets as sales increased 2% over 2018, the company said. This was good news for the Caribbean island which is short of cash and under ...