PRESS DIGEST- British Business – March 9


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


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


(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


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 […]