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European insurer shares fall as row breaks out over dividends

European insurer shares fall as row breaks out over dividends

Published 03/04/2020

MUNICH/LONDON (Reuters) - Shares in Europe’s insurers fell sharply on Friday after the EU regulator said they should temporarily halt payouts to shareholders during the [more…]

Global stocks edge lower on economic toll from virus- oil rallies

Global stocks edge lower on economic toll from virus- oil rallies

Published 03/04/2020

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Global stock markets sank Friday following more signs that the COVID-19 pandemic would take a massive toll on economic growth, while [more…]

UK car sector warns on coronavirus: ‘companies need cash immediately’

UK car sector warns on coronavirus: ‘companies need cash immediately’

Published 03/04/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain’s car sector needs immediate cash and the government should introduce measures to support suppliers, some of which only have enough money [more…]

Explainer: Euro zone eyes package to support economy against coronavirus

Explainer: Euro zone eyes package to support economy against coronavirus

Published 01/04/2020

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - With the euro zone economy in need of help from the coronavirus pandemic, officials have until April 9 to design a package [more…]

IMF says ECB, ESM support key to strong EU coronavirus response

IMF says ECB, ESM support key to strong EU coronavirus response

Published 30/03/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The International Monetary Fund said on Monday the relaxation of the euro zone’s fiscal rules and support from the European Central Bank [more…]

EasyJet grounds entire fleet as coronavirus pushes airlines to brink

EasyJet grounds entire fleet as coronavirus pushes airlines to brink

Published 30/03/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - British low cost airline easyJet (EZJ.L) said it had grounded its entire fleet of over 330 aircraft and had no visibility on [more…]

UK epidemic is slowing and antibody test could be ready in days, top epidemiologist says

UK epidemic is slowing and antibody test could be ready in days, top epidemiologist says

Published 30/03/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - The coronavirus epidemic in the United Kingdom is showing signs of slowing and antibody tests could be ready in days, Neil Ferguson, [more…]

Japan to ban U.S., China, Europe travelers as coronavirus spread stokes Tokyo lockdown fears

Japan to ban U.S., China, Europe travelers as coronavirus spread stokes Tokyo lockdown fears

Published 30/03/2020

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan will step up its efforts to stop the spread of coronavirus by banning the entry of foreign citizens traveling from the [more…]

Short-selling bans achieve nothing useful: exchanges body

Short-selling bans achieve nothing useful: exchanges body

Published 30/03/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - Banning short-selling of shares gives the impression of responding decisively to events without achieving any useful result, the World Federation of Exchanges [more…]

Britain orders 10,000 ventilators from F1, aerospace consortium

Britain orders 10,000 ventilators from F1, aerospace consortium

Published 30/03/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain has ordered more than 10,000 ventilators from a consortium of leading aerospace, engineering and Formula One racing teams which have met [more…]