Thursday, April 2, 2020
Tags Monetary / fiscal policy / policy makers

Tag: monetary / fiscal policy / policy makers

UK wants more ventilators, hospital beds as coronavirus spreads

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain told manufacturers to ramp up the country's production of ventilators and ordered private hospitals to prepare for an overspill of...

Azerbaijan bans wedding celebrations, public events after coronavirus death

BAKU (Reuters) - Azerbaijan has banned wedding celebrations and other public events, the authorities said on Friday, a day after it recorded its first...

Ethiopia confirms its first case of coronavirus

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Ethiopia has confirmed its first case of the new coronavirus, the country's public health institute told Reuters on Friday. Takele...

UK’s Johnson to talk to world leaders on coronavirus response: spokesman

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will have conversations with other world leaders on Friday regarding the global response to the coronavirus...

Fed’s economic forecasts to give window into extent of coronavirus fears

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Federal Reserve policymakers have already begun responding to the coronavirus with an emergency interest rate cut and a reopening of...

Hong Kong records fourth coronavirus-related death – hospital spokeswoman

HONG KONG (Reuters) - An 80-year old man became the fourth patient in Hong Kong to die due to the coronavirus, a...

U.S. weekly jobless claims fall; producer prices weak

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefit unexpectedly fell last week, but could rise in the coming weeks as the...

U.S. Fed cuts interest rates, signals it is on hold

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve on Wednesday cut interest rates for the third time this year to help sustain U.S. growth despite a...

Consumers support U.S. economy as business spending slumps

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. economic growth slowed less than expected in the third quarter as a further contraction in business investment was offset by...

Wall St. gains, U.S. Treasury yields fall after remarks by Fed’s...

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Wall Street gained ground and U.S. Treasury yields fell on Wednesday after the Federal Reserve signaled a pause in the...