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Latest Articles in COVID 19 Crisis

Wall Street Slides On Tech Sell-Off, Other World Stocks Flat

The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 119.98 points, or 0.38%, to 31,271.54, the S&P 500 lost 50.51 points, or 1.31%, to 3,819.78 and the Nasdaq Composite dropped 361.04 points, or 2.7%, to 12,997.75.

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India Urges WTO Members To Reach Consensus On TRIPS Waiver Proposal

India and South Africa submitted a proposal suggesting a waiver for all WTO members on the implementation, application and enforcement of certain provisions of the TRIPS Agreement in relation to the prevention, containment or treatment of COVID-19.

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COVID-19 Headwinds Heighten Integrity Challenges For Emerging Markets: EY

32% of respondents in emerging markets believe that bribery and corrupt practices present the greatest risk to the long-term success of their businesses, compared with 25% in India.

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Jaguar Land Rover To Cut 2,000 Jobs Globally

JLR, owned by India's Tata Motors, said earlier that its Land Rover brand will launch six fully electric models over the next five years, with the first in 2024.

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Rise in sovereign debt to end in 2023: S&P

Rise in sovereign debt to end in 2023: S&P

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Alibaba Plans Up To $5 Billion US-Dollar Bond Issuance - Term Sheet

Investor response to the deal will test sentiment towards Alibaba amid a regulatory heat for founder Jack Ma's business empire, triggered by a speech in late October in which he publicly criticised the country's regulatory system.

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Qatar Fund Put Pandemic Bets On Distressed Debt, High-Grade Bonds

QIA does not publicly disclose its annual returns, however Global SWF estimates that across all sovereign wealth funds, returns dropped to 2.2% in 2020, from 18.3% growth in 2019.

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Canada's Couche-Tard Drops $20 Billion Carrefour Takeover Plan After French Govt Opposition

France's rejection of the deal less than 24 hours after talks were confirmed sparked grumbling in some business circles over how French President Emmanuel Macron, a former investment banker, is turning away foreign investment.

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New Renault Boss Plans Leaner, Electric Future

Car production will drop to 3.1 million vehicles by 2025 from 4 million in 2019, while half of new launches will be electrified - including a revamped version of the classic Renault Super Cinq model.

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Boeing Limps Into 2021 With More 737 MAX Cancellations, Delayed 787 Deliveries

Boeing handed over zero 787 Dreamliners to customers, as intensive inspections over recent production flaws compounded delays from the COVID-19 crisis.

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China's December Factory Prices Fall At Slowest Pace In 10 Months

The producer price index (PPI) fell 0.4% from a year earlier, the National Bureau of Statistics said in a statement. The index was expected to fall 0.8%

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Corporates join hands to welcome government school students back to their schools after a 9-month absence

Corporates join hands to welcome government school students back to their schools after a 9-month absence

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Arthan Brings Together Leading Thinkers And Doers To Address Future Of Work

This movement towards digital technology has significantly impacted the way of work and how programs are executed in the social impact sector.

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81 million jobs lost as COVID-19 creates turmoil in Asia Pacific labour markets: ILO

81 million jobs lost as COVID-19 creates turmoil in Asia Pacific labour markets: ILO

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As PM pushes for reforms, it's time to introduce differential interest rates on corporate loans

As PM pushes for reforms, it's time to introduce differential interest rates on corporate loans

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