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Latest Articles in Coronavirus Scare

Markets Crater As Coronavirus Fears Overwhelm Central Bank Emergency Measures

Some $2.69 trillion in market value was wiped from the S&P 500 as it suffered its third-largest percentage decline. Over the past 18 days the benchmark index has lost $8.28 trillion.

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Russia To Temporarily Ban Entry Of Foreign Nationals Amid Coronavirus Concerns

The Cabinet earlier said that Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin discussed on Monday with his counterparts of several Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) nations the situation around the spread of COVID-19 infection.

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Philippines First Country To Suspend All Financial Markets As Coronavirus Spreads

National Treasurer Rosalia de Leon cited the lockdown as the reason for the suspension of fixed income trade. Currency trading is to resume on March 18.

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Japan Business Mood Plunges To Decade Lows On Coronavirus Woes

Japan's economy, the world's third largest, shrank at a 7.1% annualised rate in October-December, and many economists see another contraction in the current period.

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Amazon To Hire 100,000 Workers As Online Orders Surge On Coronavirus Worries

Amazon, U.S. supermarket chains Albertsons, Kroger and Raley's have sought new hires to staff busy sections and fulfil online orders.

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McDonald's, Starbucks limit dine-in service in US to slow coronavirus

Shares of McDonald's, Shake Shack and Starbucks closed down about 16%, while U.S.-listed shares of Restaurant Brands slumped 22% in broader market losses.

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Ministry Of Personnel Asks Employees To Refrain From Spreading Rumour On Coronavirus

A rumour has been circulating in the Department that a room partner of one Vikas Meena, an ASO posted in AIS Division was infected with the coronavirus.

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Nearly 14,000 New COVID-19 Cases Reported Globally In 24 Hours; Tally Exceeds 167,500: WHO

A total of 167,511 cases have been confirmed worldwide, with 13,903 new ones over the past 24 hours.

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Number Of Coronavirus Patients In India Rises To 114, Odisha Reports Its First Case

The tally of 114 includes 17 foreigners. While two people died, 13 people were discharged after they recovered from the infection.

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Brent Falls 10%, WTI Below $30 As Coronavirus Spreads

Brent crude was down $3.36, or 9.9%, to $30.49 a barrel by 1134 GMT. The front-month price had risen $1 earlier in the session.

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RBI To Conduct Another Dollar/Rupee Sell-Buy Swap On Mar 23

The RBI governor said the central bank is also encouraging banks and customers to use digital banking facilities as far as possible while many people curb social contacts.

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RBI Says To Take Considered, Calibrated Actions To Tackle Coronavirus Threat

India has over 110 confirmed coronavirus cases as of Monday, with several hundred people in isolation as a precaution to help limit the spread of the disease.

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Abu Dhabi Unveils Measures To Ease Coronavirus Impact On Private Sector

The UAE will stop issuing visas, except for foreign diplomats, from Tuesday.

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Parliament Starts Thermal Screening Of Visitors Amid Coronavirus Scare

BJD's Sasmit Patra called for precautions at ATMs and domestic airports and establishment of more testing facilities for the deadly virus.

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Nike, Under Armour Join Retailers Shutting Stores To Limit Virus Spread

The virus, which began in China at the end of last year, has led to school closures and canceled sports events in the United States and beyond.

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