Archive of 18 March 2020

Canada announces Can$82bn coronavirus aid package

He said tax payments worth an estimated Can$55 billion could also be deferred until August. "Our government is prepared to do whatever it takes...

Erdogan announces $15bn coronavirus aid package for Turkish economy

"The lowest pension will be increased to 1,500 Turkish lira (around $230)," Erdogan said. "If we apply the measures already outlined, we can keep...

British pound dives over 4pc against dollar

The pound meanwhile slid 2.6 percent against the euro, with the single currency trading at 93.58 pence. LONDON: The pound slumped more than four percent...

Pakistan confirms country’s second coronavirus death

"It's the second death from coronavirus in (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa) and sadly in the country too," Jhagra said, noting that the patient's family had been...

Coronavirus: main measures taken in Europe

Austria and the Czech Republic have also taken strict confinement measures. German citizens also have to "stay at home", and not go on holiday. ...

Opposition urged to highlight govt’s positive steps against coronavirus: Ali

He said the federal government was on board with the provincial governments to assist them to curb the pandemic. He said there were threats...

BoE ready for more action as coronavirus threat grows: Bailey

"The effect of this on big firms has become much starker in the last week," Bailey said. On March 11, the BoE cut rates...

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