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Dubai Weighs Bond and Emirates Loans as Virus Hits Economy

  • Government said to discuss various funding options with banks
  • Emirates airline in talks to raise billions of dollars of debt
A man looks toward the Dubai skyline during lockdown, on April 5.

A man looks toward the Dubai skyline during lockdown, on April 5.

Photographer: Karim Sahib/AFP via Getty Images

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Dubai is in talks with bankers about shoring up its finances and the emirate’s flag carrier is mulling billions of dollars of loans, as the coronavirus pandemic hammers the economy.