Économie

Google establishes COVID-19 fund to support extended workforce

Google establishes COVID-19 fund to support extended workforce Google also said last week it would keep paying the thousands of hourly workers who do jobs such as serving food, cleaning offices and providing security, through the crisis. According to the latest coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 infected already, more than 118,000 people worldwide. Some employees of technology companies, including Google, Amazon and Microsoft , have tested positive for the virus. [Full Article...]

UAE minister calls for new oil production cut deal to stabilise markets

UAE minister calls for new oil production cut deal to stabilise markets The kingdom has slashed prices and announced a massive production increase . Even the surge in crude and natural gas flows from the US, providing a crucial new supply stream for Asia free of the geopolitical risks present in the Middle East, could dry up as shale sector companies are forced to cut back spending. [Full Article...]

Twitter makes working from home mandatory due to coronavirus pandemic

Twitter makes working from home mandatory due to coronavirus pandemic The company said it has a "responsibility to support our communities, those who are vulnerable, and the healthcare providers who are on the front lines of this pandemic". On March 2, Twitter announced that it was strongly encouraging working from home, and making it mandatory for employees in Hong Kong, Japan and South Korea, due partly to government restrictions. [Full Article...]

Ryanair et EasyJet annulent leurs vols vers l'Italie jusqu'à début avril — Coronavirus

Ryanair et EasyJet annulent leurs vols vers l'Italie jusqu'à début avril — Coronavirus Le transporteur a expliqué que les passagers ayant réservé un vol pour cette période pourront être remboursés ou obtenir un bon leur permettant de voyager au cours des 12 prochains mois. Ces vols se poseront à Milan, Rome, Venise et Florence et reviendront au Findel dans les prochains jours. De son côté la compagnie low cost Volotea très tournée vers l'Italie , n'a pas encore fait connaître l... [Full Article...]

Market Outlook: BoE cuts, look ahead to the Budget

Market Outlook: BoE cuts, look ahead to the Budget The Bank of England has cut its main interest rate to 0.25% from 0.75%. The central bank also announced a new Term Funding Scheme, which is estimated to be around £100 billion which is created to provide help for small and medium businesses which might find their cashflow interrupted by the coronavirus-linked slowdown. [Full Article...]

Google's COVID-19 Fund To Offer Paid Sick Leave To Extended Staffs

Google has already felt the wrath of COVID-19, having been forced to cancel I/O 2020 , but it's now taking even more drastic measures. The extended workforce may include third-party service providers, contractors, consultants and other part-time staff working on a designated project among others. [Full Article...]

Saudi, UAE open oil taps as they wage price war

Saudi, UAE open oil taps as they wage price war The ensuing competition has seen members such as Saudi Arabia announce massive production increases, and sent crude prices to the lowest in four years. But they may rebound in June by when China is likely to resume nearly normal production and the coronavirus outbreak in Europe is expected to reach the inflection point. [Full Article...]

Trump presses ‘pathetic’ Federal Reserve to cut rates more aggressively

Trump presses ‘pathetic’ Federal Reserve to cut rates more aggressively These operations are meant to ensure that the supply of reserves remains ample and to mitigate the risk of money market pressures. The Fed last week lowered the target range for the federal funds rate by 50 basis points to 1 to 1.25 percent, its first emergency rate cut since the 2008 financial crisis, as the COVID-19 outbreak has posed "evolving risks" to economic activity. [Full Article...]

Walmart changes leave policy after coronavirus case

Following consultation with state and local health experts, the impacted Kentucky store remains open, and Walmart has taken steps to "reinforce [its] cleaning and sanitizing protocol", the company said/ The infected worker is now receiving medical care and her condition is improving, according the email. [Full Article...]

Coronavirus: Two Deaths Reported In Florida

Coronavirus: Two Deaths Reported In Florida They also arrived to the facility to find employees using positive pressure bag valve masks to ventilate potential coronavirus patients - even though firefighters have been told not to use such masks, as they can disperse more particulate into the air, the responder said. [Full Article...]

Qantas Slashes Capacity Amid "Sharp Drop" In Bookings

Qantas Slashes Capacity Amid Qantas also said it had grounded eight Airbus A380s and slashed global capacity by nearly a quarter in response to the impact of coronavirus. The airline said the reductions, which would be in place until mid-September, come following the spread of the coronavirus into Europe and North America over the past fortnight, as well as its continued spread through Asia , which had resulted in "a su... [Full Article...]

White House didn't want to tell seniors not to fly

White House didn't want to tell seniors not to fly In Maryland, the focus was on a patient with coronavirus who attended a public event last Saturday at a retirement community in the Washington suburb of Rockville and came into contact with as many as 100 people, Governor Larry Hogan said. [Full Article...]

United States stock trading halted as Dow, Nasdaq plunge over coronavirus fears

United States stock trading halted as Dow, Nasdaq plunge over coronavirus fears What's going on: Under " circuit breaker " rules, stocks resume trading 15 minutes after the halt. Monday was the first time that one of these circuit breakers, in their current form, have kicked in during regular trading hours. About $9 trillion was wiped off global stocks in nine days, Bank of America said in a research note after U.S. markets closed deep in the red again on Thursday... [Full Article...]

Global stock markets post biggest falls since 2008 financial crisis

Global stock markets post biggest falls since 2008 financial crisis Oil prices are down about 20%, deepening a rout that began when Saudi Arabia , Russia and other producers failed to agree on cutting output . Trump, for what it's worth, admitted he only recently learned people died from the flu. Russia, say analysts, is much better placed to withstand an economic shock than it was in 2014 when the West imposed sanctions over its annexation of Ukraine's Cr... [Full Article...]

Coronavirus upside? Gas prices falling

Coronavirus upside? Gas prices falling Florida gas prices should go even lower this week, potentially sinking below $2 per gallon in some markets, according to AAA . Sunday's state average of $2.28 per gallon is seven cents per gallon less than a week ago, and the lowest daily average price since February 2019. [Full Article...]

Meet 'Lieutenant Dan', a two-legged coonhound finalist for the Cadbury Bunny tryouts

Meet 'Lieutenant Dan', a two-legged coonhound finalist for the Cadbury Bunny tryouts Obviously we don't want to sway the competition but just have a look at some of Lieutenant Dan's photos for the competition. Cadbury issued a casting call for all pets, each vying for the opportunity to be in this year's iconic Cadbury Clucking Bunny Easter commercial. [Full Article...]

Facebook sued by Australian information watchdog over Cambridge Analytica-linked data breach

Facebook sued by Australian information watchdog over Cambridge Analytica-linked data breach Australia's privacy regulator is taking Facebook to court over the Cambridge Analytica scandal . It is unclear how much Facebook could be fined if the Australian action succeeds, but each contravention of Australia's Privacy Act attracts a maximum penalty of Aus$1.7 million ($1.1 million). [Full Article...]

Twitter strikes deal with Elliott, Silver Lake

Twitter strikes deal with Elliott, Silver Lake Elliott's head of USA activism, Jesse Cohn, will join Twitter's board immediately alongside Egon Durban, co-chief executive of Silver Lake , the firms said in a joint statement. Twitter announced a truce with billionaire Paul Singer's hedge fund Elliott Management that will allow Jack Dorsey to remain chief executive, only a week after a report that the fund was looking to ... [Full Article...]

Northern Italian Region Protests Massive Quarantine Over Coronavirus

Northern Italian Region Protests Massive Quarantine Over Coronavirus The moves were announced as Italy was hit by its biggest daily increase in coronavirus cases since the start of the outbreak in the country's north on February 21. "We have to limit the spread of the virus and prevent our hospitals from being overwhelmed", he added. - In the U.S. more than 400 cases have been reported, and the death toll is 19. [Full Article...]

Coronavirus outbreak: Forget homemade hand sanitizer, just wash your hands, experts say

Coronavirus outbreak: Forget homemade hand sanitizer, just wash your hands, experts say But while hand sanitizer can help to reduce germs, even those with 60 percent alcohol "do not get rid of all types of germs", according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention . When you are out and about on your journey and soap and water are not available to wash your hands having hand sanitizer can come in handy. And while we admire the ingenuity, one popular recipe-featuring aloe ver... [Full Article...]


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