LONDON, June 18 (Reuters) - Britain has so far approved the spending of 3.5 billion pounds ($4.38 billion) to keep its railways running during the coronavirus pandemic, the government said on Thursday. Under emergency measures brought in on March 23 for six months, the government has been providing financial support...
BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand will consider a plan to reopen more businesses and establishments from as early as June 15, an official said on Wednesday, after the country has reported no local transmissions of the coronavirus in the past 16 days. The government’s Centre for COVID-19 Situation Administration will consider...
By Marc Jones LONDON (Reuters) - The global stock's rally got back on track on Tuesday, with more support from the Federal Reserve and the Bank of Japan helping to end a bumpy few days for financial markets. A near 5% jump by Japan's Nikkei had given Asia its best day...
TrueMoney Myanmar has provided a total value of 3.2 Billion MMK health insurance coverage to their long-serviced agents and their territory distributors and introduced a door-to-door remittance service. The long-serviced agents and their territory distributors will be provided with the one-year health insurance coverage from Myanma Insurance, which will benefit...
By Abhinav Ramnarayan, Julie Zhu and Michelle Price LONDON/HONG KONG/WASHINGTON, May 18 (Reuters)  China is urging domestic companies to look at listing in London, several sources told Reuters, as the country aims to revive deals under a Stock Connect scheme and strengthen overseas ties in the wake of the coronavirus...
By Rania El Gamal and Vladimir Soldatkin DUBAI/MOSCOW, April 10 (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia, Russia and their allies will press Mexico on Friday to join an accord for collective oil production cuts equivalent to 10% of global supplies and will push the United States and other producers to remove a...
Lucia Mutikani WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Layoffs in the United States are abating, but millions who lost their jobs because of COVID-19 continue to draw unemployment benefits, suggesting the labor market could take years to heal from the pandemic even as businesses resume hiring workers. The weekly jobless claims report from the...
By Pete Schroeder WASHINGTON, June 1 (Reuters) - U.S. financial regulators, banks and their investors will get their first glimpse into the health of the nation's banking system as it confronts soaring corporate and consumer defaults in the economic crisis sparked by the novel coronavirus. And no-one, including the U.S. Federal...
LONDON, May 8 (Reuters) - Currencies closely linked to global trade rose on Friday boosted by news that U.S. and Chinese negotiators had agreed to strengthen cooperation over a trade deal and as more governments slowly reopened their economies. Top U.S. and Chinese trade representatives discussed their Phase 1 trade...
By Elizabeth Howcroft LONDON, May 8 (Reuters) - Global shares rallied on Friday as investors cheered signs of improving Sino-American relations and looked towards more governments gradually reopening their economies. The positive mood stands in sharp contrast to the economic data. U.S. unemployment numbers due later on Friday are expected to...