Economy5 hours ago (Apr 27, 2020 12:55PM ET) (C) Reuters. Daily COVID-19 News Conference in London By David Milliken and William Schomberg LONDON (Reuters) - British finance minister Rishi Sunak bowed to pressure on Monday to do more to help companies survive the coronavirus shutdown, announcing full state guarantees on lending to Britain's smallest businesses. Sunak, who previously opposed 100% ...

Stock Markets5 hours ago (Apr 27, 2020 12:50PM ET) 2/2 (C) Reuters. Chinese and U.S. flags flutter near The Bund in Shanghai 2/2 By Karen Freifeld (Reuters) - The United States on Monday posted rule changes that impose new restrictions on exports to China, including on civil aircraft components and items related to semiconductors. The new rules will require licenses ...

Economic Indicators1 hour ago (Apr 27, 2020 05:05AM ET) (C) Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Pedestrians walk along the Southbank in view of skyscrapers in the financial district in London LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's statisticians will consider publishing confidence intervals for quarterly estimates of gross domestic product growth to better communicate the uncertainty in initial estimates of economic performance. The Office for ...

Economic Indicators1 hour ago (Apr 27, 2020 05:00AM ET) (C) Reuters. A woman walks under Taiwan's landmark building Taipei 101 TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan's economic growth in the first quarter is expected to have slowed to its weakest in nearly four years, a Reuters poll showed, as the impact of the coronavirus health crisis hits its key electronics exports, a ...

Economic Indicators1 hour ago (Apr 27, 2020 04:42AM ET) 2/2 (C) Reuters. FILE PHOTO: The spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Bangkok 2/2 By Orathai Sriring and Kitiphong Thaichareon BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand could expect a boost to its economic growth, investment and exports to help offset the negative impact of the new coronavirus pandemic if it participates in ...

Economy1 hour ago (Apr 27, 2020 04:42AM ET) 8/8 (C) Reuters. Cars are parked in the courtyard of Skoda Auto's factory as the company restarts production after shutting down last month due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Mlada Boleslav 2/8 By Jason Hovet PRAGUE (Reuters) - The Czech Republic's biggest exporter, Skoda Auto, restarted production on Monday but ...

Economy3 hours ago (Apr 27, 2020 02:55AM ET) (C) Reuters. A man runs past the Bank of Japan building in Tokyo By Leika Kihara and Tetsushi Kajimoto TOKYO (Reuters) - The Bank of Japan expanded monetary stimulus on Monday and pledged to buy unlimited amount of bonds to keep borrowing costs low as the government tries to spend its way ...

(C) Reuters. bFILE PHOTO: Headquarters of the European Central Bank (ECB) is seen illuminated with a giant euro sign at the start of the "Luminale, light and building" event in Frankfurt, Germany By Dhara Ranasinghe, Yoruk Bahceli and Ritvik Carvalho LONDON (Reuters) - The European Central Bank meets on Thursday, the ink barely dry on its emergency bond-buying scheme, and ...

Economic Indicators4 hours ago (Apr 27, 2020 01:40AM ET) (C) Reuters. A woman runs on a nearly empty street in the coronavirus outbreak near the Treasury Department in Washington By Liang-sa Loh TAIPEI (Reuters) - The U.S. Treasury's latest semi-annual report on trade practices of its major trading partners which was due this month has been delayed due to the ...

Economy5 hours ago (Apr 27, 2020 01:05AM ET) (C) Reuters. Members of U.S. House of Representatives gather to vote on $484 billion coronavirus relief bill on Capitol Hill in Washington (Reuters) - Top Democrats have urged the U.S. Treasury Department and the Small Business Administration (SBA) to expand opportunities for community development financial institutions (CDFIs) and minority depository institutions (MDIs) ...

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