SYDNEY (REUTERS) – Australia may have lost three quarters of a million jobs between mid-March and early April when large chunks of the economy were shut down in the fight against the coronavirus, new data showed on Tuesday (April 21).
NEW YORK (NYTIMES) – Something bizarre happened in the oil markets on Monday (April 20): Prices fell so much that some traders paid buyers to take oil off their hands. The price of the main US oil bench mark fell
(Adds detail, quotes) By Jamie McGeever BRASILIA, April 20 (Reuters) – Brazil’s central bank president Roberto Campos Neto on Monday poured cold water on the prospect of widespread bond buying to help cushion the economy from the coronavirus crisis, saying
The COVID-19 pandemic has hurt small businesses across Nova Scotia, forcing many to change its business plan or to close altogether. In a step to ease the financial burden, the provincial government rolled out the COVID-19 small business impact grant
* Mexican peso leads losses * China Q1 GDP data eyed * Recovery in U.S. jobs to be slow -economist By Ambar Warrick April 16 (Reuters) – Most Latin American stocks and currencies slipped on Thursday after a spike in
WASHINGTON — The wave of layoffs that has engulfed the U.S. economy since the coronavirus struck forced 5.2 million more people to seek unemployment benefits last week and Colorado set a staggering new record for claims in a single week.