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Masked and standing apart, the world creeps out of lockdown

Masked and standing apart, the world creeps out of lockdown

Published 04/05/2020

ROME/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Italy and the United States were among a slew of countries easing lockdown restrictions on Monday to resurrect economies, but officials cautioned [more…]

Coronavirus pushes oil majors to biggest output cuts in 17 years

Coronavirus pushes oil majors to biggest output cuts in 17 years

Published 04/05/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - Oil and gas output from some of the world’s top oil companies is set to drop by over 12% in the second [more…]

Coronavirus scrambles 2020 expectations for Trump in must-win Florida

Coronavirus scrambles 2020 expectations for Trump in must-win Florida

Published 02/05/2020

TAMPA, Fla. (Reuters) - Before the coronavirus pandemic, Desi Marinov considered herself “apolitical.” The Fort Lauderdale, Florida, flight attendant didn’t even bother to vote in [more…]

U.S. coronavirus outbreak soon to be deadlier than any flu since 1967 as deaths top 60,000

U.S. coronavirus outbreak soon to be deadlier than any flu since 1967 as deaths top 60,000

Published 29/04/2020

(Reuters) - U.S. deaths from the novel coronavirus topped 60,000 on Wednesday and the outbreak will soon be deadlier than any flu season since 1967, [more…]

A battle far from over: Five questions for the ECB

A battle far from over: Five questions for the ECB

Published 27/04/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - The European Central Bank meets on Thursday, the ink barely dry on its emergency bond-buying scheme, and markets are already asking what [more…]

As U.S. coronavirus death toll tops 51,000, handful of states move toward reopening

As U.S. coronavirus death toll tops 51,000, handful of states move toward reopening

Published 25/04/2020

ATLANTA (Reuters) - With the U.S. coronavirus death toll topping 51,000 and nearly one in six workers out of a job, Georgia, Oklahoma and several [more…]

Explainer: What is a negative crude future and does it mean anything for consumers?

Explainer: What is a negative crude future and does it mean anything for consumers?

Published 21/04/2020

(Reuters) - The price of a barrel of benchmark U.S. oil plunged below $0 a barrel on Monday for the first time in history, a [more…]

As protesters decry U.S. coronavirus lockdown, officials urge caution

As protesters decry U.S. coronavirus lockdown, officials urge caution

Published 21/04/2020

HARRISBURG, Pa. (Reuters) - The U.S. debate over restrictions for fighting the coronavirus intensified on Monday, as protesters labeled mandatory lockdowns as “tyranny,” while medical [more…]

In oil market sunk by coronavirus, giant output cuts make ripple, not big waves

In oil market sunk by coronavirus, giant output cuts make ripple, not big waves

Published 13/04/2020

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Minimal oil price gains on Monday show record output cuts by giant producers will still leave them with a mountain to climb [more…]

Japan PM to declare state of emergency of up to 6 months: media

Japan PM to declare state of emergency of up to 6 months: media

Published 06/04/2020

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan will declare a state of emergency as early as Tuesday in a bid to stop the coronavirus, media reported, with the [more…]