Monday September 21-st, 2020

Barnier says EU will stick to Brexit political declaration Barnier says EU will stick to Brexit political declaration

Mr Gove echoed this, saying: "In pursuit of a deal we will not trade away our sovereignty. That means we automatically take back control of our waters and others' right to fish in them", the spokesman said. But Johnson's office made clear only full i...

Another coronavirus case in Toronto Another coronavirus case in Toronto

Nancy Messonnier, director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, said during a press conference this week. Tedros said epidemics in Iran , Italy and South Korea were...

Crude Prices Hit 2017 Lows as Oil Investors Flee on Pandemic Scare Crude Prices Hit 2017 Lows as Oil Investors Flee on Pandemic Scare

Prices of the barrel of the West Texas Intermediate are shedding further ground on Thursday, navigating levels last seen back in January 2019 around the $46.00 neighbourhood. Hopes of production cuts next month from Organization of Petroleum Exportin...

Dow Jones plummets more than 1,000 points amid coronavirus uncertainty Dow Jones plummets more than 1,000 points amid coronavirus uncertainty

If the indexes end at these levels, it would confirm a correction. Governments battling the epidemic from Iran to Australia shut schools, cancelled big events, and stocked up on medical supplies. The MSCI All-Country World Index fell 1.5 per cent t...

Stocks plunge in early trading Thursday, continuing week-long trend

The S&P 500 slid 2.4% as of 10:10 a.m. The MSCI All-Country World Index fell 1.5 per cent to 532.55, reaching the lowest in four months on its sixth consecutive decline. All of the 11 S&P sectors were trading lower with technology, financials, ener...

CoolBitX gets United States dollars 16.7 million to make crypto more bank-friendly CoolBitX gets United States dollars 16.7 million to make crypto more bank-friendly

The rule requires crypto exchanges to store and share information about the sender and receiver of transactions above $1,000. With its new funding, CoolBitX plans to broaden Sygna's presence past the Asia-Pacific area. Founded and based in Ta...

Coronavirus forces Chevron to send London staff home Coronavirus forces Chevron to send London staff home

The lockdown was prompted by an employee coming down with flu-like symptoms after returning from a country where there has been a coronavirus outbreak, according to reports. In the meantime, Chevron is "taking precautionary measures to reduce [its em...

European Commission says too early to assess coronavirus impact on EU economy European Commission says too early to assess coronavirus impact on EU economy

Whilst most economists nevertheless forecast a rapid economic rebound before the summer time when the coronavirus is anticipated to lose steam, extra investing in the most impacted countries is witnessed as very important to handle the worst stage of...

Warren unloads on Bloomberg at Dem debate Warren unloads on Bloomberg at Dem debate

Negative disclosure reactions, like what I suffered through, can be traumatic, but the same research finds that positive experiences with disclosure can have the opposite effect. So many people were cheering on Twitter as Warren showed her suppor...

Coronavirus: First Case Confirmed Among US Soldiers In South Korea Coronavirus: First Case Confirmed Among US Soldiers In South Korea

The figure was not confirmed by the KCDC. In addition, the center is tracking and isolating cases when it can, issuing travel advisories for affected countries and taking on the increasingly hard task of preventing the introduction of new cases, mo...

Stock plunge eases after sinking into correction territory Stock plunge eases after sinking into correction territory

MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan closed 0.05% higher, while Japan's Nikkei lost 2.13% to a 4-1/2-month low. Haven assets continued to be in demand, and the yen strengthened as yields on 10-year US and Australian government...

AP Fact Checks Democrats' Claims that Trump Is Lying About Coronavirus AP Fact Checks Democrats' Claims that Trump Is Lying About Coronavirus

CDC representatives, and others, will be there". Bloomberg is repeating the false allegation in a new ad that states the U.S.is unprepared for the virus because of "reckless cuts" to the CDC. Almost 200 people were diagnosed with HIV before the outbr...

Facial Recognition Company Clearview AI Got Its Entire Client List Stolen Facial Recognition Company Clearview AI Got Its Entire Client List Stolen

So, you would assume that Clearview has robust security. The notification sent by Clearview AI to its customers said that the intruder knows precisely how many accounts are set up by each customer, and the number of searches conducted by them.

USA markets suffer worst day in two years on coronavirus concerns USA markets suffer worst day in two years on coronavirus concerns

China recently reported new increases in cases with South Korea becoming the latest hotspot with 100 new cases and a further 80 people being infected in Japan . Stocks fell in China and Australia and pushed higher in South Korea and Hong Kong. ...

China coronavirus death toll hits 2,592

Excluding the latest cases in Hubei, the rest of China had just nine new infections on February 24, the lowest number of cases since January 20 when the national health authority began publishing nationwide data on the coronavirus infections.

Police respond to 'critical incident' at MillerCoors Police respond to 'critical incident' at MillerCoors

Morales says the five victims were all employees of Molson Coors. Police would not confirm there was a shooting but said it is an "active situation" and warned people to avoid the area of 4000-block of W. The police department urged the public ...

Malaysian king summons Mahathir, who’s trying to be PM again Malaysian king summons Mahathir, who’s trying to be PM again

Mahathir's supporters to form a new government without his named successor Anwar Ibrahim plunged the country into a political limbo. The official vehicle carrying Dr Mahathir was seen entering the palace compound at 10.57 am. He selects ministers...

Coronavirus Forces Another Hong Kong Event to Postpone Coronavirus Forces Another Hong Kong Event to Postpone

Hong Kong's ongoing economic recession has contributed to the first deficit for the South Asian city in 15 years. "I consider that, with ample fiscal reserves, the government has to increase public expenditure amid an economic downturn to stimula...

European Union adopts negotiating position on talks with UK European Union adopts negotiating position on talks with UK

But No 10 said countries like Canada and South Korea had not been expected to sign up to European Union rules in return for trade deals. "Modern trade deals are about ensuring high standards for social and labour fields", Barnier explained.

European Union health chief calls for coronavirus preparedness European Union health chief calls for coronavirus preparedness

A fragile truce between Italy's political parties collapsed on Monday after Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte suggested malpractice at a hospital in Lombardy may have fuelled the outbreak. The 38-year-old man nicknamed "Patient One, quot; by Italian ...

Salesforce co-CEO steps down as Marc Benioff takes sole charge Salesforce co-CEO steps down as Marc Benioff takes sole charge

Block will remain as an advisor to Benioff, who will once again fill the Salesforce CEO position alone. Block's bio has already been wiped from Salesforce's leadership page. The idea is that Vlocity takes care of all of the customizations in Sale...

Crypto-Friendly Digital Bank Revolut Raises $500 Million at $5.5 Billion Valuation Crypto-Friendly Digital Bank Revolut Raises $500 Million at $5.5 Billion Valuation

TCV is leading the $500 million round, valuing the company at $5.5 billion. The latest report reveals that the finch startup and crypto-friendly investing platform Revolut is now valued at $5.5 billion after raising $500 million in a Series ...

Farming leader issues warning over ‘morally bankrupt’ food trade deals Farming leader issues warning over ‘morally bankrupt’ food trade deals

The NFU president also called for government to show "global leadership", and insisted that United Kingdom farms standards are the "benchmark for climate-friendly farming around the world". "They must maintain common standards and the common external...

Dow tumbles more than 1000 points on coronavirus fears Dow tumbles more than 1000 points on coronavirus fears

In Australia, the S&P ASX/200 shed 1.6% to 6,866.60. "Fears over a potential coronavirus contagion throughout Europe is likely to provide substantial risk-off sentiment for days and weeks to come, with significant pressure on the Italians to stop...

Dollar pressured by Fed rate cut expectations Dollar pressured by Fed rate cut expectations

Apart from that report from IHS Markit, little evidence has yet to emerge of the virus denting USA growth, although economists have begun predicting it will. Nearly 2,700 people have died in China and its economy has been paralysed by lockdown meas...

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