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BUENOS AIRES/BRASILIA (Reuters) - Indigenous peoples across Latin America are cutting off their communities from the outside world, worried that the coronavirus could pose a grave threat to their culture by putting at risk tribal elders, the keepers of their heritage.
BEIJING (AP) — China, the world’s biggest energy consumer, is taking advantage of a plunge in global oil prices due to the coronavirus outbreak to build up its stockpiles of crude.
NEW DELHI: India’s industrialists are tentatively reopening their factories, as the government eases the world’s biggest lockdown to revive an economy that was slowing even before the coronavirus outbreak.
SANTIAGO (Reuters) - When the Chilean government announced a total quarantine last week for the wealthy eastern areas of capital Santiago where cases of coronavirus were most prevalent, Maria De Leon, a 31-year-old nanny, was presented with an unenviable choice.
THE phrases: “What you see is not what I get”, “it is a mirage” and “quantitative sleight” have been commonly bandied around by head-honchos to describe sensationalised news surrounding their remuneration packages. Every time the spotlight shines on the astronomical remuneration of managing directors or chief executive officers (CEOs) with hard-hitting questions on the quantum awarded when their companies are loss-making, these views are met with the typical retort that the figures have been taken out of context.
NEW YORK: The Dow Jones Industrial Average surged over 5% on Monday while the S&P 500 and Nasdaq each jumped more than 4% in a major rebound following last week's steep sell-off sparked by fears about the coronavirus.
NEW YORK: Morgan Stanley said on Thursday it would buy discount brokerage E*Trade Financial Corp in a stock deal worth about $13 billion, the biggest acquisition by a Wall Street bank since the 2008-2009 financial crisis.
GOFFSTOWN, N.H. (Reuters) - A New Hampshire family that received a $1,000-a-month "freedom dividend" for a year from the campaign of Democratic presidential contender Andrew Yang spent most of the money on college bills - but also on an improv class for the unemployed dad.
The effects of the climate crisis will touch every single one of us eventually – rich, poor, or complacently middle.
SINGAPORE: The global economy is stumbling into 2020 after a battering from trade tensions and a manufacturing recession that dragged growth to the weakest in a decade.