Dax & dates in the daily stock exchange report

Düsseldorf The Dax started the new stock market half year with losses, but the leading German index is expected to be more friendly again on Thursday morning. On off-exchange trading platforms, the Frankfurt stock exchange barometer is around 0.8 percent up. The corona crisis in the USA is returning with full force: In the US […]

French restaurateur wins against Axa insurance

Empty gastronomy According to a court ruling, his insurer has to pay for the operating losses of a French restaurant operator. (Photo: dpa) Paris This is a decision that could have serious consequences for the legal assessment of the lockdown: Stéphane Manigold, a French operator of four restaurants, won against the insurer Axa in a […]

Greece regulates rents because of the corona crisis

Closed shop in Athens Entrepreneurs such as retailers and restaurateurs who have had to close due to corona restrictions can cut their rents by 40 percent. (Photo: dpa) Athens The real estate market in Greece had just recovered from the ten-year financial crisis when the corona recession is now causing new turbulence. The EU Commission […]

The surprising lessons from the Georgia experiment

Washington Even Donald Trump was too quick. When Brian Kemp announced in mid-April that he would lift most of the corona restrictions in his state, the US president criticized the Republican governor of Georgia in front of television cameras. “It’s too early,” said Trump, “I’m not happy with Governor Kemp.” But he did not let […]

The longing for your own holiday home is growing

Paris, Vienna, Madrid, Athens, Rome The lockdown fires the wanderlust. The desire for carefree holidays, preferably in the safety of your own four walls, grows with the quarantine every day. But the pandemic is also fueling uncertainty. Closed borders, the fear of the deepest recession in the post-war period and the fear of a second […]

A maximum of 100 billion euros in new debt for the federal government

CSU boss Markus Söder The worst in the corona crisis is over for now. (Photo: ddp images / Pool dpa) Munich CSU boss Markus Söder sees important successes in the fight against the corona virus, but warns against carelessness. The worst has been overcome for the time being, said Söder on Friday evening in his […]

Vaccine tested on humans has been successful

The race for the vaccine The active ingredient Ad5-nCoV is a potential vaccine candidate. (Photo: dpa) Beijing For the first time, a possible vaccine against the coronavirus has been shown to be at least partially effective in human tests. The active ingredient Ad5-nCoV was found to be safe and well tolerated in the so-called phase […]

United States blacklist 33 Chinese companies and institutions

The US and Chinese national flags fly in front of a hotel Relations between the United States and China are strained due to various conflicts. (Photo: dpa) Washington The conflict between the United States and China continues to worsen. The Department of Commerce in Washington said Friday that it would blacklist 33 Chinese companies and […]

Corona vaccine tested on humans shows little success

Beijing / Boston Chinese researchers have launched a possible corona vaccine for the first time in the world to trigger a reaction in the immune system in humans. However, there was a setback for the malaria drugs chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine. A large analysis of the data from corona patients showed no success. The Ad5-nCoV vaccine, […]

Insurer Axa loses in dispute over restaurant closings

Waiter with a mask Bars and restaurants have been closed in many countries to slow the spread of the corona virus. (Photo: Bloomberg) Paris The French industry giant AXA has suffered a defeat in the dispute over business closure insurance for hotels and restaurants in the corona crisis. A commercial court awarded the operator of […]