Limitless Fed QE drives 2% stock jump and soothes the dollar

LONDON (Reuters) – Global stocks rallied nearly 2% on Tuesday after hitting a four-year low and the dollar slipped as investors hoped for unprecedented economic moves from the Federal Reserve and other policymakers to address the Reduce burdens on the financial markets. FILE PHOTO: Pedestrians with face masks walk near an overpass with an electronic … Read more Limitless Fed QE drives 2% stock jump and soothes the dollar

Hubei relaxes restrictions as China’s new coronavirus infections double

BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s Hubei province, where the coronavirus pandemic was triggered, will lift travel restrictions for people who leave the region as the epidemic wears off there. However, other regions will tighten controls as new cases of imported infections double. Men with protective masks stand on a hike along a section of the Great … Read more Hubei relaxes restrictions as China’s new coronavirus infections double

Asia’s stocks are recovering, the Fed is putting endless QE against economic reality

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian stocks rallied strongly on Tuesday as the Fed’s promise to fund a bottomless dollar eased painful financial market pressures, although it failed to mitigate the immediate economic impact of the corona virus. FILE PHOTO: Pedestrians with face masks walk near an overpass with an electronic tablet that displays inventory information after … Read more Asia’s stocks are recovering, the Fed is putting endless QE against economic reality

China’s new coronavirus infections double due to imported cases

BEIJING (Reuters) – New mainland coronavirus cases doubled due to an increase in infected travelers returning home from overseas. This increased the risk of transmission in Chinese cities and provinces where no new infections had occurred in the past few days. A security guard wearing a protective mask sits on a tree in a park … Read more China’s new coronavirus infections double due to imported cases

Love in the time of the corona virus? Dating finds a way around the world

SAN FRANCISCO / MADRID / BEIRUT (Reuters) – The night after the Spanish government ordered a nationwide ban to curb the spread of the coronavirus, 30-year-old Marcos had the courage to ask the woman he had spent three days with had informed about Tinder to visit him at home. To his surprise, she accepted. When … Read more Love in the time of the corona virus? Dating finds a way around the world

The Muslim event in Indonesia ended under the fear of the corona virus

JAKARTA (Reuters) – A Muslim pilgrims’ rally that draws thousands of people to Indonesia has been stopped because it is feared that this could help spread the new corona virus, an official said. A police officer wearing a protective suit sprays disinfectant onto a tent that is intended for Muslim pilgrims to stay at the … Read more The Muslim event in Indonesia ended under the fear of the corona virus

“There are no funerals:” Death in quarantine leaves no reason for mourning

(Reuters) – The long life of Alfredo Visioli was infected by the corona virus at the age of 83 and ended with a short ceremony in a cemetery near Cremona, his hometown in northern Italy. FILE PHOTO: Cemetery workers and funeral directors in protective masks transport a casket of a person who has died from … Read more “There are no funerals:” Death in quarantine leaves no reason for mourning

Italy says that corona virus blocking may need to be expanded

ROME (Reuters) – An unprecedented ban imposed on Italians last week to stop the spread of the coronavirus could be extended if the frequency of new cases doesn’t subside, officials said on Wednesday. The government has ordered restaurants, bars, and most stores to be closed by March 25. She has also closed schools and universities … Read more Italy says that corona virus blocking may need to be expanded

Italy hires new doctors as coronavirus deaths rise to over 2,500

ROME (Reuters) – Italy will deploy 10,000 student doctors and drop their final exams to help the struggling health care system cope with the coronavirus, which killed another 345 people. The death toll has increased to 2,503 in the past 24 hours, the civil protection agency said, while the total number of confirmed cases rose … Read more Italy hires new doctors as coronavirus deaths rise to over 2,500

‘Test, test, test’: the WHO boss’s coronavirus message to the world

LAUSANNE / ZURICH (Reuters) – On Monday, the World Health Organization called on all countries to step up their testing programs to best slow the progression of the coronavirus pandemic, and asked companies to boost the production of vital devices to overcome acute bottlenecks. “We have a simple message to all countries – test, test, … Read more ‘Test, test, test’: the WHO boss’s coronavirus message to the world