Finance Minister Rishi Sunak announced the budget to tackle unemployment as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.
Chinese companies sell shares worth $32.1 billion in January-June, equivalent to 49.8 percent of worldwide offerings, data shows.
The Tourism Development Fund will launch equity and debt investment vehicles to develop the tourism sector in collaboration with private and investment banks.
Latest claims are down from a peak of nearly seven million in March, and it marked an 11th straight weekly drop, Labor Department says.
The first batch of designations target 39 people or entities, including Syrian regime leader Bashar al Assad personally as well as his wife Asma — the first time she has been targeted by US sanctions.
With the economy still reeling from the damage inflicted by the coronavirus pandemic, the Federal Reserve confirmed it will keep the benchmark interest rate at zero until the recovery is underway.
Ukraine will receive an immediate disbursement of about $2.1 billion from the 18-month Stand-By Arrangement, the IMF said in a statement.
Bank says coronavirus pandemic inflicted a "swift and massive shock" causing broadest collapse of global economy since 1870.
About 47 productions were underway when Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern imposed a tough lockdown on March 26 to stop the spread of the coronavirus.
"This challenge of Covid-19 has squeezed the life from television and radio stations," said David Omwoyo, the head of the Media Council of Kenya, as decreasing revenues and rising unemployment hit media.
Surveys have also shown consumer confidence, manufacturing and services industries stabilising albeit at low levels in May, indicating the downturn triggered by Covid-19 pandemic was bottoming.
Authorities ordered numerous businesses shut and closed the country's international borders to stem the spread of Covid-19, costing the economy billions of dollars but achieving success in containing the virus.
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