Tuesday, 01 December 2020
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COVID-19 Accelerates the Growth of Pulmonary Device Market

Medical devices are focused on diagnosis, control, treatment, management, and evaluation of the problems associated with the disease. As infectious respiratory diseases immediately create demand for respiratory care, respiratory or pulmonary devices are used to remove m.. Read the news

Thursday, 06 Aug 2020

London Stocks Gain on Vaccine Hopes, GlaxoSmithKline Boost

London-listed shares rose on Wednesday as signs of progress in developing a COVID-19 vaccine bolstered hopes of a swift post-pandemic economic rebound, while GlaxoSmithKline gained after a U.S. health panel voted in favour of its blood cancer drug.The drugmaker rose 1.4.. Read the news

Wednesday, 15 Jul 2020

US Treasury sent $1.4bn of pandemic aid to dead people

The finding was one of several "challenges" uncovered in the official review of federal coronavirus aid.Since March, Congress has pumped some $2.6tn into the American economy in an effort to shield it from virus slowdown.But the rush to deliver the money has contributed.. Read the news

Friday, 26 Jun 2020

Oil tops $42 as OPEC+ laggards pledge better compliance

Iraq and Kazakhstan, during a meeting of an OPEC+ panel on Thursday, pledged to comply better with oil cuts, sources said. This means curbs by the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries and allies, known as OPEC+, could deepen in July.“There is enthusiasm in th.. Read the news

Friday, 19 Jun 2020

Emerging market corporate credit quality down but not out

Of the almost 1,800 rating cuts or downgrade warnings S&P Global has made since the virus exploded, 420 have been in emerging markets, nearly half of all the EM issuers the ratings agency monitors.With Latin America now the epicentre of the pandemic the numbers are set .. Read the news

Monday, 08 Jun 2020

South Africa loosens lockdown in economic recovery effort

President Cyril Ramaphosa was widely praised when he ordered a strict lockdown at the end of March, but the measures have battered the economy of Africa’s most industrialised nation, which was already in recession before the coronavirus.South Africa’s central bank e.. Read the news

Monday, 01 Jun 2020

COVID-19 Crisis will Push Automation in Several Industries

Almost a year ago, the thought of Robotics and automation replacing humans at several places used to scare people, but now with COVID-19 pandemic creating worldwide shutdown, it would have been better if robots were already there doing human jobs.It has already been mor.. Read the news

Monday, 25 May 2020

Mark Zuckerberg embraces remote work beyond Silicon Valley

Zuckerberg said the world’s largest social network would start “aggressively opening up remote hiring” in July, expecting that about half its workforce would eventually do their jobs outside Facebook’s offices over the next five to 10 years.The company would tak.. Read the news

Friday, 22 May 2020

Trump signaled of cutting ties with China

In an interview with Fox Business Network broadcast on Thursday, Trump said he was very disappointed with China’s failure to contain the disease and that the pandemic had cast a pall over his January trade deal with Beijing, which he has previously hailed as a major a.. Read the news

Friday, 15 May 2020

U.S-China at the Brink of Trade-War II?

Donald Trump had imposed tariffs over nearly USD 360 billion worth Chinese goods for which the Trump administration, as well as Beijing, had entered phase one of the trade agreement in January 2020 anticipated for easing the tension. However, the progress was derailed a.. Read the news

Monday, 11 May 2020

Quick Tips to Jump-Start with eLearning Business

With the coronavirus lockdown and everyone staying at home is the best time to start or boost the existing eLearning business. Below are a few highlights for supportive tip-offs that might aid a person in Jump Start with an eLearning Business.Organizing an eLearning blo.. Read the news

Monday, 27 Apr 2020

Coronavirus Outbreak will Upturn China’s Supply Chain

One thing that clearly can be predicted is China’s supply chain, which will never be the same as before the pandemic. Recent months have completely disrupted the supply chains affecting a large number of businesses across the world. Unlike always this time the disrupt.. Read the news

Monday, 13 Apr 2020

UBS and Credit Suisse to part payout the dividend payment

UBS and Credit Suisse have decided to pay out part of their dividend for 2019 later this year after financial markets watchdog FINMA criticised the Swiss banks’ decision to maintain a full payout during the coronavirus crisis.UBS said it would pay out its dividend of.. Read the news

Thursday, 09 Apr 2020

Asian Stocks turn mixed, oil rebounds in choppy trade

Asian stocks were mixed on Wednesday after two sessions of sharp gains as investors tempered their optimism about the coronavirus while death tolls were still mounting across the globe.While the number of COVID-19 hospitalisations seemed to be levelling off in New York .. Read the news

Wednesday, 08 Apr 2020

Kao USA, Inc announces the launch of MyKirei

Kao USA, Inc is bringing a radically new level of care to the personal care category—and redefining corporate responsibility—with the launch of MyKirei by KAO, a comprehensive collection of products founded on the credence that caring for ourselves, our society .. Read the news

Tuesday, 07 Apr 2020

2020 Economic Contagion is Spreading Faster Than COVID-19

There is no comparison between the 2008 economic crisis and the 2020 Pandemic crisis that the world is going through. Rather, coronavirus has given a shock to the global economy that is very similar to the great depression of 1929. Alike 1929, this economic crisis is al.. Read the news

Thursday, 02 Apr 2020

Industries That will Withstand the COVID-19 Storm

2020 has been a brutal year for almost every business across the globe. For more than millions of individuals, the year has been financial ruin as the year started with threats like COVID-19, U.S.–China trade war, Brexit and Australia bushfire. However, coronavirus ha.. Read the news

Monday, 30 Mar 2020

Lockdown makes Farmers suffer as supply chain disrupted

A three-week lockdown in India aimed at stopping the coronavirus is preventing perishables from reaching its teeming cities, pushing up prices and forcing some farmers to feed their ripening produce to their animals instead.The breakdown in the supply chain is especiall.. Read the news

Friday, 27 Mar 2020

Tryten Welcomes Global Director of Healthcare

Tryten is proud to announce and welcome Dr. Deborah A. Jeffries as the company's Global Director of Healthcare. Dr. Deb brings 25 years of expertise in medicine, education, telehealth, video conferencing, virtual training, patient care, and healthcare industry t.. Read the news

Wednesday, 25 Mar 2020

CDC says, Hantavirus isn't a global public health threat

A man who died in China Monday reportedly tested positive for hantavirus, but that doesn't necessarily mean you should worry another pandemic is coming.Hantaviruses are a family of virus that spread through rodents, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Cont.. Read the news

Wednesday, 25 Mar 2020

Maverix Metals Provides Corporate Update

Maverix Metals Inc. (the "Company" or "Maverix") (NYSE American & TSX: MMX) is providing an update to its shareholders in light of the evolving and unpredictable impacts of the outbreak of COVID-19 as it relates to the Company's royalty and stream interests.As the s.. Read the news

Tuesday, 24 Mar 2020

FDA suspending routine food facility inspections

The Food and Drug Administration is suspending “routine” food facility inspections in an effort to ensure the safety of its workforce and not interfere with food manufacturer programs to limit the number of visitors to their facilities in the wake of the coronavirus.. Read the news

Friday, 20 Mar 2020

Britain and Europe to face lockdown

The world’s wealthiest nations poured unprecedented aid into the reeling global economy on Thursday as coronavirus cases ballooned in the current epicenter Europe and London became the latest major center bracing for lockdown.With almost 219,000 infections and more th.. Read the news

Thursday, 19 Mar 2020

Having Trouble Finding Hand Sanitizer? You're Not Alone! New Retail Sales Data from SPINS Points to a Sharp Increase in Consumer Spending on Wellness Focused Products, Trend Expected to Continue

Calls for the public to increase virus prevention appears to not be falling on deaf ears as newly released consumer spending data shows an upward shift in consumer spending on health and wellness related products. SPINS®, the leading provider of wellness-focused data a.. Read the news

Wednesday, 11 Mar 2020

British regional airline Flybe Entered into Administration

British regional airline Flybe said early on Thursday it entered into administration, as the already struggling carrier failed to withstand the plunge in travel demand caused by coronavirus.“All flights have been grounded and the UK business has ceased trading with im.. Read the news

Thursday, 05 Mar 2020

U.S. bank lobby economist predicts for global rate soon

Investors battered by the breathtaking drop in global stock markets on coronavirus fears are ever more convinced the world’s big central banks, including the Federal Reserve, will soon step in to try to quell the storm.Against that, the top economist for the U.S. bank.. Read the news

Monday, 02 Mar 2020

Hospitals would Face Shortfall of Critical Medical devices

It’s not just critical medicines that could witness potential shortages due to the coronavirus outbreak. Commonly used medical devices like digital thermometers, infrared thermometers, nebulizers, blood pressure monitors and glucometers could face the same risk so.. Read the news

Wednesday, 26 Feb 2020

Fears of Coronavirus rising into Pandemic Rises

Fears mounted on Monday that the coronavirus outbreak in China will grow into a pandemic with disruptive and deadly consequences for countries around the world, after sharp rises in infections in South Korea, Italy and Iran.A surge of infections outside mainland China t.. Read the news

Monday, 24 Feb 2020

Yum China Stands with Communities to Fight Coronavirus

Yum China Holdings, Inc. (the "Company" or "Yum China") (NYSE: YUMC) announced that it has been actively mobilizing resources in a multi-pronged response to the outbreak of novel coronavirus (COVID-19). As part of its efforts, the Company immediately introduced enhanced.. Read the news

Friday, 21 Feb 2020

Coronavirus on G20 agenda as China reports uptick in cases

China reported an uptick in new cases of coronavirus on Friday, boosted by more than 200 people testing positive for the disease in two prisons outside of Hubei province, the epicenter of the outbreak.The epidemic is set to be a major focus of discussion at a meeting on.. Read the news

Friday, 21 Feb 2020

Stock Futures slips as coronavirus cases outside China rise

U.S. stock index futures fell on Thursday, a day after the S&P 500 and Nasdaq closed at record levels, as the number of coronavirus cases outside China increased.South Korea reported a spike in new cases on Thursday and Japan reported two new deaths while research sugge.. Read the news

Thursday, 20 Feb 2020

Indian Shares drop as Apple's warning signals virus impact

Indian shares tracked Asian peers lower on Tuesday, as a revenue warning from tech giant Apple Inc signalled mounting financial fallout on businesses from the coronavirus epidemic in China.The iPhone maker warned late Monday it was unlikely to meet a sales target set ju.. Read the news

Tuesday, 18 Feb 2020

Global shares inch up on Chinese support measures

Global shares inched higher on Monday as the promise of further policy stimulus from China to counteract the economic hit from a coronavirus outbreak calmed nervous investors.Trading is expected to be light, with U.S. stocks and bond markets shut for a public holiday.Bo.. Read the news

Monday, 17 Feb 2020

China power demand drops as coronavirus shutters plants

China’s industrial power demand in 2020 may decline by as much as 73 billion kilowatt hours (kWh), according to IHS Markit, as the outbreak of the coronavirus has curtailed factory output and prevented some workers from returning to their jobs.The cut represents about.. Read the news

Friday, 14 Feb 2020

Nestle Accelerates growth target after solid 2019

Food giant Nestle expects growth to accelerate over the next two years toward its mid-single digit organic growth target, initially set for 2020, after it hit a four-year high at 3.5% and profitability improved in 2019.Like other large food companies such as Unilever, N.. Read the news

Thursday, 13 Feb 2020

UK scientists UK team tests coronavirus vaccine on mice

A team of UK scientists believe they are one of the first to start animal testing of a vaccine for the new coronavirus that has killed more than 900 people and spread around the world.Researchers at Imperial College London said their ultimate goal was to have an effecti.. Read the news

Thursday, 13 Feb 2020

Virus fears: China Diplomacy Loom over Singapore Airshow

Singapore kicked off Asia’s largest aerospace event under heightened scrutiny on Tuesday as thousands of visitors shunned the Singapore Airshow over coronavirus fears, while all eyes were on a sensitive fly-off between U.S. and Chinese fighters.Organizers hailed a “.. Read the news

Tuesday, 11 Feb 2020

Union Budget 2020 offers Long-Term Sustainable Growth?

India is caught in a major economic collapse since more than a decade, however Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Union Budget 2020, revealed on February 1, provides only a few steps towards creating a turnaround.The Indian government’s $428 billion 2020-21 budget has l.. Read the news

Monday, 03 Feb 2020

South Africa's rand firmer as virus selloff pauses

South Africa’s rand firmed on Monday to back below the key 15.00 per dollar mark, mostly on profit-taking and month-end positioning after a steep slide triggered by global coronavirus fears dragged the currency to its weakest level in three months.At 0700 GMT the rand.. Read the news

Monday, 03 Feb 2020

Asian Stock Markets Skid as China virus toll rises to 170

Several countries began isolating hundreds of citizens evacuated from the Chinese city of Wuhan in an effort to stop the global spread of an epidemic which has killed 170, with South Korea calling for calm in the face of protests at a quarantine center.Asian stocks and .. Read the news

Thursday, 30 Jan 2020

Death Toll Topped 100 in China from CoronaVirus

The death toll from the Wuhan coronavirus has topped 100, with more than 4,500 cases confirmed across China, as US authorities warned against all "non-essential" travel to China.Authorities in Hubei, the Chinese province at the center of the outbreak, said an additional.. Read the news

Tuesday, 28 Jan 2020

Death Toll in China Rose to Nine From a new flu Coronavirus

The death toll from a new flu-like coronavirus in China rose to nine on Wednesday with 440 confirmed cases, Chinese health officials said as authorities stepped up efforts to control the outbreak by discouraging public gatherings in Hubei province.Another 2,197 people w.. Read the news

Wednesday, 22 Jan 2020

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