PRESS DIGEST- British Business – March 9

03/09/2020

March 9 – The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy. The Times Port of Dover has sounded the alarm over Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s levelling-up agenda, […]

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 […]