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Emmanuel Macron orders COVID-19 lockdown across all of France, closes schools

Emmanuel Macron orders COVID-19 lockdown across all of France, closes schools

By Administrator_India Capital Sands President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday ordered France into its third national lockdown and said schools would close for three weeks as he sought to push back a third wave of COVID-19 infections that threatens to overwhelm hospitals. With the death toll nearing 100,000, intensive care units in the hardest-hit regions at …

Pound Falls on Lockdown, Brexit Fears

By Administrator_ India Capital Sands The pound fell sharply Tuesday as concerns about a no-deal Brexit and fears over a looming lockdown hurt sentiment. GBP/USD fell 0.95% to $1.2940. The possibility of the UK leaving the EU without a trade deal is a “credible hypothesis,” French foreign minister Jean-Yves Le Drian reportedly said Tuesday, according to …

Indian stocks to lag rivals as stimulus falls short

Indian stocks to lag rivals as stimulus falls short

By Administrator_India Capital Sands Foreign investors have begun to price in a slower rebound for Indian stocks this year on concerns that the relatively meagre stimulus the government has delivered for businesses and consumers will leave the economy trailing its main rivals. Mumbai’s equity indices have bounced about 43% since crashing to a four-year low …

No end to lockdown yet but ‘careful’ easing begins, British PM Johnson says

No end to lockdown yet but 'careful' easing begins, British PM Johnson says

By Administrator__India Capital Sands The coronavirus lockdown will not end yet, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Sunday, urging people to “stay alert” to the risks as he outlined plans to begin slowly easing measures that have closed much of the economy for seven weeks. While his directions were for England, the government wants …