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Markets continue to feel brunt of virus outbreak

Asian shares started the week with fresh losses as the coronavirus outbreak continues to shut down travel and business in many parts of the...

FTSE has best day on record as traders hope for US coronavirus bill

The 100 companies on Britain’s main stock index have added more more than £113 billion to their combined value, in the FTSE 100’s best...

Stocks surge as US government seeks to support economy during outbreak

US stocks jumped as American president Donald Trump promised he would be “going big” with plans to blunt the economic pain caused by the...

US stocks suffer worst losses since Black Monday crash of 1987

The escalating coronavirus emergency has sent US stocks to their worst losses since the Black Monday crash of 1987. The plunge extended a sell-off that...

US stocks plunge after coronavirus declared a pandemic

US stocks have plunged lower on Wednesday, with the Dow Jones industrials sinking more than 1,400 points, as investors became more fearful about the...

‘Black Monday’ for traders as FTSE 100 collapses more than 8%

Billions was wiped off the UK’s leading share index as an all-out oil price war between Saudi Arabia and Russia sent stock markets across...

Stocks jump after US Federal Reserve makes emergency rate cut

The US Federal Reserve will cut interest rates by half a percentage point in its first emergency rate cut since the Great Recession in...

UK stock markets pause for breath after plummeting on coronavirus fears

UK stock markets have steadied after Monday’s dramatic falls amid fears over the spread of coronavirus, but experts warned of further shares pain to...

More than £62bn wiped off FTSE 100 as traders run scared from coronavirus

More than £62 billion was wiped off the value of Britain’s top index on Monday, as global traders reacted with fear to the first...

FTSE 100 plunges on Trump tariff threats and trade concerns

The FTSE 100 has plunged lower after Donald Trump threatened to slap hefty tariffs on France and the EU. The index slid to its lowest...

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1,500 ventilators a week to roll off UK production lines by May, say manufacturers

At least 1,500 ventilators a week could be rolling off British production lines by the end of the month to help in the fight...

Effectiveness of school closures in historic pandemics put under the microscope

New research has given some insight into the effectiveness of school closures during a pandemic, by studying behaviours during disease outbreaks of the past. A...

Coronavirus poses existential threat to Africa, says health expert

African is facing an “existential threat” as some countries will have more than 10,000 coronavirus cases by the end of April, a health expert...

Lineker criticises Tottenham for furloughing staff

Gary Lineker has criticised his former club Tottenham after the Premier League club’s announcement that they will furlough 550 members of their non-playing staff. Lineker,...

Atletico Madrid players take pay cut to help support club’s staff

Atletico Madrid players will help supplement the salary of 430 club employees after agreeing a wage deal. Boss Diego Simeone and members of the club’s...
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