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Asia Markets: Asian stocks mixed after Wall Street’s back-to-back gains

Prices have swung wildly as business shutdowns spread around the world. Investors say they need to see a decline in numbers of new coronavirus infections before prices can bottom out......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 26th, 2020

US must "think big" on coronavirus response or risk losing influence to China, Jim Cramer says

"The rest of the world's looking to China for leadership, not us. That's going to be permanent if we don't get our act together," CNBC's Jim Cramer said......»»

Category: topSource: madmoneyMar 18th, 2020

"Without lockdowns, cases spread rapidly": These charts show how aggressive government intervention works to stop coronavirus outbreaks

REUTERS/Guglielmo Mangiapane New coronavirus infections are doubling every four days around the world. But not in China, which has imposed an extreme lockdown on its citizens. There, cases are declining. West.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 12th, 2020

Coronavirus infections pass 100,000 as outbreak wreaks financial havoc

The number of people infected with coronavirus across the world surpassed 100,000 on Friday as the outbreak reached more countries and the economic damage intensified, with business districts beginning to empty and stock markets tumbling......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 6th, 2020

Stock sell-off rolls to Asia, bonds rally on virus risk

Asian shares fell on Friday following another Wall Street rout as disruptions to global business from the coronavirus beyond China worsened, stoking fears of a prolonged world economic slowdown......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 5th, 2020

WHO declares rest of the world at "very high" risk for coronavirus

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Friday said that it had raised its risk assessment relating to COVID-19 for the rest of the world to very high from high. China, where the outbreak of the novel.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 28th, 2020

A leading South Korean doctor says Trump"s "pride" and "ego" are putting the world"s health at risk

Getty President Donald Trump's pride and ego will have "global repercussions" for tackling the coronavirus pandemic, said a South Korean doctor whose aggressive approach to tackling the virus was a model for the country's success. Min Pok-kee.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsider4 hr. 48 min. ago

Coronavirus live updates: More than 27,000 people are dead, over half a million have been infected, and the US has the world"s largest outbreak

Getty The coronavirus has killed more than 27,000 people and infected over 593,000 around the world. It has hit at least 176 countries and territories. The US surpassed China as the world's largest outbre.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsider21 hr. 48 min. ago

Here"s everything we know about how San Francisco has battled the coronavirus pandemic as its number of confirmed infections hits 279 and the city prepares for a surge in cases

JOSH EDELSON/AFP via Getty Images The coronavirus disease has transformed life in the San Francisco Bay Area, as well as elsewhere in the world. San Fran.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 27th, 2020

Global oil refiners shut down as coronavirus destroys demand

The first oil refinery shutdowns in India and Europe were announced on Friday while global refinery runs drop like a stone in response to plunging demand as countries worldwide implement lockdowns......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 27th, 2020

Coronavirus live updates: More than 25,000 people are dead, over half a million have been infected, and the US has the world"s largest outbreak

Getty The coronavirus has killed more than 25,000 people and infected over 553,000 around the world. It has hit at least 176 countries and territori.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 27th, 2020

Huawei Releases Latest Flagship Phone Amid Global Coronavirus Lockdown

Huawei has announced the release of the flagship phone, but the launch comes at a time when many countries are imposing lockdowns, or asking for voluntary social distancing due to COVID-19. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaMar 27th, 2020

Coronavirus live updates: Over 24,000 are dead, one-third of the world is under lockdown, and the US has the world"s largest outbreak

Getty The coronavirus has killed over 24,000 people and infected more than 532,000 around the world. It has sickened people in at least 176 countries and territories. .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 27th, 2020

One chart compares coronavirus cases per capita in the hardest-hit countries around the world — Switzerland, Spain, and Italy top the list

PAU BARRENA/AFP via Getty Images The US, China, and Italy (in that order) have the highest number of coronavirus cases in the world. But comparing the number of cases per million residents te.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 26th, 2020

Coronavirus live updates: Nearly 24,000 are dead, one-third of the world is under lockdown, and the US has the world"s largest outbreak

Getty The coronavirus has killed nearly 24,000 people and infected more than 529,000 around the world. It has sickened people in at least 175 countries and territories. .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 26th, 2020

Coronavirus live updates: More than 487,000 have been infected worldwide, 22,000-plus are dead, and one third of the world is under lockdown

Getty The coronavirus has killed over 22,000 people and infected more than 487,000 around the world. It has sickened people in at least 175 countries and territories. The World Health Organization decla.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 26th, 2020

North Korea is secretly asking for coronavirus aid from other countries while publicly denying that it has any cases

Reuters North Korea is quietly soliciting coronavirus aid from other countries while publicly denying it has any confirmed infections, according to the Financial Times. Officials from the isolated country recently asked for urgent help fro.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 26th, 2020

Coronavirus live updates: More than 480,000 have been infected worldwide, 21,000-plus are dead, and one third of the world is under lockdown

Getty The coronavirus has killed at least 21,570 people and infected more than 480,000 around the world. It has affected at least 175 countries and territories. The World Health Organizatio.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 26th, 2020

Robots, government-mandated selfies, and military lockdowns — here are some of the innovative and sometimes startling ways in which countries are fighting the coronavirus outbreak

Zoubeir Souissi/Reuters Governments worldwide are taking innovative approaches to slow the spread of the coronavirus — including modifying robots to aid in hospital.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 25th, 2020

Here are the do"s and don"ts for going outside under the different lockdown or shelter-in-place restrictions as countries across the world battle the coronavirus

Katie Canales/Business Insider As the coronavirus disease continue.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 25th, 2020