A 41-year-old man in Jiangsu province, northwest of Shanghai, was hospitalised on April 28 and is in stable condition, the National Health Commission says but insists the risk of large-scale transmission is low.
Markets and stocks rally as investors see Covid-19 treatment on the horizon.
The iPhone maker reached the $2 trillion milestone in Wednesday's early stock market trading when its shares surpassed $467.77. It came just two years after Apple became the first US company with a $1 trillion market value.
Mirroring the emptying of supermarket shelves around the world, indebted corporates have rushed into money markets to hoard dollars, with a global shortage of greenback funding threatening to cripple firms from airlines to retailers.
India's income tax revenues contracted 3.5 percent in the first 11 months of the current fiscal year, which began in April 2019, and income from other taxes grew by a meagre 3.8 percent, the finance ministry told parliament.
While governments and central banks have unleashed or are prepared to roll out stimulus measures, the rapid spread of the disease and rising death toll are putting a strain on economies and stoking concerns of a worldwide recession.
China let its yuan weaken below 7 to the dollar, an 11-year low, as the escalation in the US-China trade war shook currency markets.
The International Monetary Fund will accelerate funding in support of Argentine government's austerity program, President Mauricio Macri announces amid heightened volatility in markets.
Gold and oil will extend their gains on Monday when markets open for the first time since Western powers launched a missile attack on Syria, but equities are unlikely to suffer big losses.
Bitcoin began trading on its first major global exchange Sunday, in a milestone for the digital currency that has surged to record highs this year.
Prime Minister Theresa May's call for a snap poll to boost her Brexit credentials has failed, plunging Britain's economic future into uncertainty as talks loom on the UK's exit from the European Union.
Prime Minister Theresa May said Britain will seek the greatest possible access to European markets but added that the aim is to establish free trade deals with countries beyond Europe.
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