Latest Headlines From The Global Financial Markets – Daily Updates!

Dow Jones 30,000 - a milestone 125 years in the making

Dow Jones 30,000 – a milestone 125 years in the making

November 27, 2020

Tuesday, November 24th, marked a couple of very important events for the US and, quite frankly, the world at large.   After a debacle that seemed never to end, Donald Trump has finally given the green light for president-elect Joe Biden to officially transition into the White House. This came as a result of the…

global stocks

COVID-19 Pandemic Has The Markets in Turmoil – But What Stocks Are Performing Better Than Ever?

April 13, 2020

As the novel coronavirus pandemic sweeps through the planet, every industry, business, and individual of the world got affected by the lethal virus. The first quarter of 2020 has seen an uproar in the financial markets across the world. But some global stocks grew erratically, creating a time-tested opportunity for traders and investors. Amongst the…

USA Covid-19

How the USA Is Handling The COVID-19 Outbreak and Its Impact

March 27, 2020

The US Administration has been judged in delaying its reaction to the novel coronavirus, COVID-19. According to the latest figures collated by Johns Hopkins University, USA has more confirmed cases than any other country; more than 85,000 have been infected by the virus. The president believes that the latest figures are related to the extensive…

U.S. Senate passes $2 trillion bill for 'strange and evil' coronavirus crisis

March 26, 2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Senate on Wednesday unanimously backed a $2 trillion bill aimed at helping unemployed workers and industries hurt by the coronavirus epidemic, as well as providing billions of dollars to buy urgently needed medical equipment. After bitter negotiations, the deeply divided Senate came together and passed the bill by a 96-0…

The Sultan’s Trail was good practice for lockdown | Adrian Chiles

March 26, 2020

  Opinion Religion Why a pilgrimage was good practice for lockdown   Adrian Chiles My experience on the Sultan’s trail found that two Christians, two Muslims, a Jew and two atheists could live peaceably together, although the mountain scenery seems a lifetime away now   Courtesy of the Reuters Markets

Spain extends state of emergency until April 12 as coronavirus crisis worsens

March 26, 2020

MADRID (Reuters) – Spain extended its coronavirus lockdown on Thursday and said it was fighting a “real war” over medical supplies to contain the world’s second-highest virus death toll, turning to China for many critical products, where officials reported fraud and massive price increases. A further 655 people died overnight, pushing Spain’s toll from the…

Asian tiger sends virus economic impact signal

March 26, 2020

The world has been given an indication of the economic impact of coronavirus as Singapore released its initial growth figures for this quarter. The trade-reliant city state now looks to be heading for its first full-year recession in about two decades. The figures suggest that the global economy is also set for a sharp contraction.…

Great Barrier Reef suffers third mass bleaching in five years

March 26, 2020

Australia’s Great Barrier Reef has suffered another mass bleaching event – the third in just five years. Warmer sea temperatures – particularly in February – are feared to have caused huge coral loss across the world’s largest reef system. Scientists say they have detected widespread bleaching, including extensive patches of severe damage. But they have…

Coronavirus row helps topple Kosovo government

March 26, 2020

The government of Kosovo has collapsed after a vote of no confidence in Prime Minister Albin Kurti was backed by a majority of MPs. The vote was brought by a junior coalition partner, on the pretext that Mr Kurti had broken an agreement by sacking the interior minister without consultation. It comes only two months…

Why orange juice prices are soaring on global markets

March 26, 2020

The future price of orange juice has spiked by more than 20% this month as consumers look for healthy products during the coronavirus pandemic. While demand has risen, supply has been hit as producers struggle to export goods due to transport restrictions. This has caused a rise in the so-called “futures” price of orange juice,…