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coronavirus globalization

Economists predict Coronavirus Will Reverse Globalization

The coronavirus crisis will fundamentally reshape global trade as companies look to reduce their dependence on Chinese manufacturing, economists have predicted. In a report published...

Head of Federal Reserve Says Further Economic Stimulus Needed

Jay Powell, the chair of the Federal Reserve, has said that “additional policy measures” may be needed from the US central bank and fiscal...

Mexico weakened Economy Staggers as Coronvirus Hits

Salvador Almonte has been doing a roaring trade in antiviral citrus cocktails at his stall in Iztapalapa, a sprawling working-class district of Mexico City....
new york

The New York Stock Exchange May reopen in phases beginning in May

The New York Stock Exchange might reopen in phases after May 15, two sources who were on a conference call with NYSE Chief Operating...

Below zero oil prices threaten big losses for ETF investors

  Those betting on crude recovery using exchange traded funds face ‘high risks’ Investors who have flooded into the oil markets to bet on a rebound...

US oil price back below zero

The price of US oil slipped back below zero on Tuesday after plunging into negative territory for the first time in the previous session...
coronavirus economic

Coronavirus: the economic recovery won’t only be U-shaped – it’ll look like a wheelbarrow

The economic effects of the coronavirus crisis will be severe but short-lived, according to much of the recent commentary. The cautious revival in stock...
fiscal monetary

Can the world afford fiscal and monetary stimulus this size?

The fiscal and monetary stimulus announced by the world’s major economies over the past month is a global policy event without precedent in peacetime. ...

Big companies raise record sums from bond market in panicked rush for cash

The world’s highest-rated companies, including Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway, Disney and the drugmaker Pfizer, have bolstered their ability to weather the economic downturn, swallowing...

Bond investors relaxed over UK’s credit-rating downgrade

Investors expect UK government bonds to shrug off the downgrade of the country’s credit rating by Fitch, arguing that markets are already anticipating a...

Altcoin season 2.0: why bitcoin has been outgunned by crypto rivals since new year

When bitcoin was trading at the dizzying heights of almost US$20,000 (£15,360) in December 2017, it was the peak of the previous bull run...

Slack: how the messaging app could change after an IPO

  Slack, the collaboration platform favoured by designers, developers and an increasing number of companies, is rumoured to be planning an IPO. In similar fashion...


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