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SUNS # 9256 Thursday 17 December 2020
 
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Finance : Markets rebound on positive COVID vaccine news & US elections (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Geneva)
Financial markets received a boost in November from the positive news on the Covid-19 vaccine development as well as the outcome of the US election, although concerns about the daylight between valuations and the uncertain economic outlook have persisted, the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) has said.

Lebanon : Getting children back to school amongst multiple crises (PRIV)
(IPS, Beirut)
Education and health care were high on the agenda when the United Nations vowed to work toward a better future by setting 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to be met by 2030.

Argentina : Solar power from Puna highlands reaches entire country (PRIV)
(IPS, Buenos Aires)
The unprecedented growth of renewable energies in Argentina over the last three years has borne its greatest fruit: the Cauchari solar park, with nearly one million photovoltaic panels and 300 MW of installed power, which was connected to the national power grid on Sept. 26.


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