WHO bigger donor base, better pandemic response

The coronavirus pandemic sweeps across the globe virtually unchecked with six to seven million confirmed infections. The World Health Organization held its first media briefing Monday on the pandemic since U.S. President Donald Trump announced the U.S. would end funding and cut ties with the organization. U.S. officials emphasized the need for testing, social distancing … Read more WHO bigger donor base, better pandemic response

Australia heading into recession | 7.30

It’s official: Australia is heading into recession. The news wasn’t unexpected given the devastating impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the economy. But there could be more bad news on the way. For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch more ABC News content on iview: https://ab.co/2OB7Mk1 Subscribe to us on YouTube: … Read more Australia heading into recession | 7.30

George Floyd Protests | ‘We Have a CIVIL WAR Between The State & Black, Brown Communities!’

RT’s Going Underground speak to Twin Cities Democratic Socialists of America organizer Robin Wonsley about the killing of George Floyd by US Minneapolis police and the subsequent Black Lives Matter uprising that has swept the United States. She discusses the postponement of the trial of the officer who killed George Floyd, the grassroots nature of … Read more George Floyd Protests | ‘We Have a CIVIL WAR Between The State & Black, Brown Communities!’

Guggenheim’s Minerd Says Fed Will Face ‘Day of Reckoning’ Over Asset Purchases

Jun.03 — Scott Minerd, chief investment officer at Guggenheim Investments, discusses the impact of the Federal Reserve’s efforts to stabilize the U.S. economy on credit markets, corporate debt, and defaults. He speaks with Bloomberg’s Sonali Basak on “Bloomberg Markets.”

IMF managing director Kristalina Georgieva talks coronavirus, global economy (FULL STREAM 6/3)

COVID-19 has caused economic disruption and devastation for millions of people around the globe. As countries are reeling from catastrophic job losses and financial uncertainty, international leaders are working to protect the most vulnerable. Washington Post Live features International Monetary Fund managing director Kristalina Georgieva on how the Fund is responding to the global pandemic … Read more IMF managing director Kristalina Georgieva talks coronavirus, global economy (FULL STREAM 6/3)

HK Financial Secretary: Determined to defend linked exchange rates system

The national security legislation will help the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) to sustain law and order, Paul Chan, Financial Secretary of the HKSAR told CGTN’s Zhu Dan, adding that cancelling the city’s special trade status will seriously undermine U.S. economy. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): … Read more HK Financial Secretary: Determined to defend linked exchange rates system

China lodges stern representations with UK over HK comments

China has lodged stern representations with the United Kingdom over its foreign secretary’s remarks on Hong Kong. Dominic Raab, on Tuesday, said that China’s crackdown poses a threat to Hong Kong’s prosperity and economy. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cctvnews-app/id922456579?l=zh&ls=1&mt=8 Download our APP on Google Play (Android): … Read more China lodges stern representations with UK over HK comments

HK Financial Secretary: National security legislation to help regain political, social stability

The national security legislation will help Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) to sustain law and order, Paul Chan, Financial Secretary of the HKSAR told CGTN’s Zhu Dan, adding that cancelling the city’s special trade status will seriously undermine U.S. economy. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cctvnews-app/id922456579?l=zh&ls=1&mt=8 … Read more HK Financial Secretary: National security legislation to help regain political, social stability

Treasurer warns the worst is yet to come as Australia’s economy enters recession | ABC News

Australia has entered it’s 29-year dream run of economic growth, after grinding to a 0.2% contraction in the March quarter largely bought on by bushfires and the COVID-19 crisis pandemic. Treasurer Josh Frydenberg today said Australia avoided economic ‘armageddon’, and talked up the ‘economic resilience’ of the nation. But with hundreds of thousands of Australians … Read more Treasurer warns the worst is yet to come as Australia’s economy enters recession | ABC News

Italy reopens borders amid hopes tourists can kickstart economy devastated by lockdown

After three months of economically crippling lockdown, Italy has reopened to tourists from Europe – though conditions apply. Italy was the first European country to be hit hard by the coronavirus and has officially reported more than 33,000 deaths. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 … Read more Italy reopens borders amid hopes tourists can kickstart economy devastated by lockdown

Coronavirus: After The Pandemic: ‘The world takes life way, way more seriously’

Sky News takes a looks at the post-COVID-19 world economy in this series: After The Pandemic. SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel for more videos: http://www.youtube.com/skynews Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/skynews Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/skynews Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/skynews For more content go to http://news.sky.com and download our apps: Apple: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/sky-news/id316391924?mt=8 Android https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.bskyb.skynews.android&hl=en_GB Sky … Read more Coronavirus: After The Pandemic: ‘The world takes life way, way more seriously’

China’s Economic Recovery: Bright Spots, Prospects

Last week’s Two Sessions in Beijing were a key moment to assess China’s economic health and its future direction. Despite not setting a GDP target in the wake of the coronavirus epidemic, China is still eyeing economic growth this year. But one reality we have to face is that demand overseas remains extremely weak, as … Read more China’s Economic Recovery: Bright Spots, Prospects

Coronavirus and bushfires tip Australia into first recession in 29 years

Australia’s economy shrunk by 0.3% in the March quarter, according to the national accounts figures. The treasurer Josh Frydenberg said the contraction was less severe than many other countries battling the economic shock associated with the coronavirus pandemic, but acknowledged the country was now in recession – ending three decades of continuous economic growth. Coronavirus … Read more Coronavirus and bushfires tip Australia into first recession in 29 years

Senior Economist Alison Pennington says latest GDP figures is ‘calm before the storm’ | ABC News

Some Australians are living through a recession for the first time. GDP figures from the Bureau of Statistics show Australia’s economy shrank 0.3 per cent in the March quarter, amid bushfires and the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic. Alison Pennington is a Senior Economist and spoke to ABC’s business reporter Sue Lannin. Read more … Read more Senior Economist Alison Pennington says latest GDP figures is ‘calm before the storm’ | ABC News