Monday, September 28, 2020
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UK may need bigger safety net for jobless after lockdown: IMF’s...

Gita Gopinath told lawmakers in Britain's Parliament on July 1 that the first priority for governments was to scale back gradually their support programmes...

WHO chief scientist says Astrazeneca, Moderna most advanced in COVID-19 vaccine...

Soumya Swaminathan said that Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine candidate was 'not far behind' Astrazeneca's, among more than 200 candidates, 15 of which have entered clinical...

One fifth of American companies in China back to normal operations:...

More than one fifth of American companies in China are back to normal operations after widespread disruptions caused by the coronavirus epidemic, a survey...

Coronavirus pandemic | British Airways parent IAG to cut flight capacity...

IAG, owner of British Airways and Spanish carrier Iberia, said Monday it would slash the group's flight...

Coronavirus pandemic | Samsung Electronics urges shareholders to use electronic voting...

Technology giant Samsung Electronics has adopted electronic voting for the first time ever for this year's annual general meeting (AGM) on March 18, urging...

‘The Batman’ calls off production in wake of coronavirus pandemic

The crew was shooting on a sound stage in London since January and was planning to change locations to Liverpool and amid the virus...

Explained: The extraordinary rate cut by the US Federal Reserve

Brandishing an array of financial weapons, the Federal Reserve announced extraordinary action Sunday to try to blunt the heavy damage the coronavirus outbreak has...

Donald Trump congratulates Fed for rates cut, calls action ‘terrific’

"It's really good news. It's great for the country," Trump, who had publicly pressed the Fed to slash rates to boost the economy during...

BoJ calls emergency policy meeting to stabilise markets

The meeting, to be held from 12 p.m. (0300 GMT), will replace the scheduled rate review on March 18-19, the BOJ said in a...

China’s January-February coal output drops 6.3% as coronavirus disrupts

China's coal output in the first two months of 2020 fell 6.3% from the same period a year earlier as the coronavirus outbreak stopped...