Guyana court halts release of election results amid fraud accusations

03/08/2020

GEORGETOWN (Reuters) – Guyana’s top court on Sunday upheld an injunction blocking the elections commission from proclaiming a winner in this month’s presidential election, delaying the results of a vote that has been marred by accusations of fraud. A protester was killed and demonstrators took […]

Wall Street coronavirus contingency plans – the state of play

03/08/2020

(Reuters) – As the coronavirus spreads in the financial hub of New York, financial firms – led by the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA)– have triggered their contingency plans and are taking other precautions. As of Sunday, here is the state of play: […]

Italy locks down millions as its coronavirus deaths jump

03/08/2020

MILAN (Reuters) – Italy ordered a virtual lockdown across much of its wealthy north, including the financial capital Milan, in a drastic new attempt to try to contain a outbreak of coronavirus that saw the number of deaths leap again sharply on Sunday. The unprecedented […]