Forex6 hours ago (Apr 09, 2020 03:08AM ET) (C) Reuters. By Peter Nurse Investing.com - The U.S. dollar was largely unchanged Thursday, with activity in the foreign exchange market subdued as investors hold fire amid abundant near term event risk. At 3:05 AM ET (0705 GMT), the U.S. Dollar Index, which tracks the greenback against a basket of six other ...

Stock Markets6 hours ago (Apr 09, 2020 03:00AM ET) (C) Reuters. U.K. Government to Borrow Directly From Bank of England (Bloomberg) -- The U.K. government signaled plans to borrow directly from the Bank of England, easing the pressure to immediately sell bonds for the billions it needs to support the economy through the coronavirus pandemic.The Treasury said Thursday that it's ...

World5 hours ago (Apr 09, 2020 03:27AM ET) (C) Reuters. Britain's Prince William and his wife Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge visit St Josephs SureStart Facility in Ballymena LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate surprised children at a school with a video-call to offer thanks to their parents who are key workers keeping the country running during ...

(C) Reuters. FILE PHOTO: South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha and U.S. Ambassador to South Korea Harry Harris, exchange documents at the Foreign Ministry in Seoul By Hyonhee Shin SEOUL (Reuters) - U.S. Ambassador to South Korea Harry Harris has said privately that he does not plan to stay on beyond the November U.S. presidential election, regardless of whether President ...

Economic Indicators7 hours ago (Apr 09, 2020 01:20AM ET) 2/2 (C) Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A window with lights on is seen at a hotel, following the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Hong Kong 2/2 By Donny Kwok HONG KONG (Reuters) - The impact of the novel coronavirus on Hong Kong's tourism sector is unprecedented and the city can hope to ...

Economic Indicators8 minutes ago (Apr 09, 2020 09:00AM ET) (C) Reuters. FILE PHOTO: People gather at the entrance for the New York State Department of Labor offices, which closed to the public due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in the Brooklyn borough of New York City By Lucia Mutikani WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits ...

(C) Reuters. Italy Desperately Seeks Exit From Lockdown's Economic Cul-de-Sac (Bloomberg) -- "The situation is just unsustainable," complains Giovanni Savorani, who runs ceramics company Gigacer SpA in northern Italy's virus-afflicted Emilia Romagna region. Savorani, the chief of industry association Confindustria Ceramica, is just one of the voices heaping pressure on Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte to find a way out of ...

World8 hours ago (Apr 09, 2020 12:50AM ET) By Ben Blanchard TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan on Thursday condemned "groundless" accusations from the World Health Organization's (WHO) boss that racist slurs against him had come from the island, saying racism did not exist in Taiwan in an escalation of its feud with the body. Taiwan's lack of membership of the WHO, ...

Forex9 hours ago (Apr 09, 2020 12:06AM ET) 2/2 (C) Reuters. Illustration photo of Australian dollars 2/2 By Hideyuki Sano TOKYO (Reuters) - Commodity currencies drew support on Thursday from hopeful signs the coronavirus pandemic may be peaking and that major oil producers may agree to cut output to stem a plunge in oil prices. The Australian dollar fetched $0.6225 ...

Economic Indicators9 hours ago (Apr 09, 2020 12:05AM ET) (C) Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A participant stands near a logo of World Bank at the International Monetary Fund - World Bank Annual Meeting 2018 in Nusa Dua By Andrea Shalal WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The World Bank sharply downgraded its outlook for developing countries and emerging markets in Europe and Central Asia ...

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