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The new coronavirus strain, first discovered in the central city of Wuhan, has caused alarm because of its connection to Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS), which killed nearly 650 people across mainland China and Hong Kong in 2002-2003. More

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  • Gold eases as drop in virus cases lifts risk appetite Feb 19, 2020 08:25 AM IST

    Gold eases as drop in virus cases lifts risk appetite

    Gold prices eased on Wednesday after crossing the key $1,600 level in the previous session, as global shares climbed in cautious trade following a slight dip in new coronavirus cases, while palladium hit a fresh peak on supply issues.

  • China races to contain job losses as coronavirus batters economy Feb 19, 2020 08:12 AM IST

    China races to contain job losses as coronavirus batters economy

    Now Xia is looking for a part-time job after the company, with a workforce of about 100, rejected his request to pay at least half his monthly salary during the suspension, and left him no choice but to resign.

  • Oil inches higher, but gains capped by widening economic impact of coronavirus outbreak Feb 19, 2020 07:45 AM IST

    Oil inches higher, but gains capped by widening economic impact of coronavirus outbreak

    Brent crude was up by 6 cents at $57.81 a barrel by 0149 GMT, while U.S. oil was up 7 cents at $51.97 a barrel. Both contracts started the Asian session trading lower.

  • Samsung poised to benefit from China virus woes afflicting Apple, other rivals Feb 19, 2020 07:35 AM IST

    Samsung poised to benefit from China virus woes afflicting Apple, other rivals

    Half of Samsung's smartphones are now made in Vietnam, where the coronavirus that has crippled the China operations of Apple and many other firms has so far had only a limited impact on its production.

  • WHO says 'no indications' of coronavirus cases in North Korea Feb 19, 2020 07:30 AM IST

    WHO says 'no indications' of coronavirus cases in North Korea

    "At the moment there are no signals, there are no indications we are dealing with any COVID-19 there," Dr. Mike Ryan, head of WHO's emergencies programme, told a news conference in Geneva on Tuesday.

  • New coronavirus cases in China fall for second day as death toll passes 2,000 Feb 19, 2020 07:25 AM IST

    New coronavirus cases in China fall for second day as death toll passes 2,000

    China's National Health Commission reported 1,749 new confirmed cases of coronavirus infections, the lowest daily rise since Jan. 29, while Hubei province - the epicentre of the outbreak - reported the lowest number of new infections since Feb. 11.

  • India may give reprieve to solar projects delayed by coronavirus fallout Feb 18, 2020 10:04 PM IST

    India may give reprieve to solar projects delayed by coronavirus fallout

    Anand Kumar, India's renewable energy secretary, said all the contracts have a 'force majeure' clause that companies can invoke to secure an extension on the project schedules.

  • Jaguar Land Rover's UK output threatened by coronavirus-linked parts shortage Feb 18, 2020 09:30 PM IST

    Jaguar Land Rover's UK output threatened by coronavirus-linked parts shortage

    The rapidly spreading virus has killed nearly 1,900 in China and stricken some 72,000 people, confining millions to their homes, disrupting supply chains and delaying reopening of factories after the extended Lunar New Year holiday break.

  • In The News podcast | 2020 salary hike seen at decade low; coronavirus kills Wuhan hospital director; Tendulkar's victory lap feted and more Feb 18, 2020 08:07 PM IST

    In The News podcast | 2020 salary hike seen at decade low; coronavirus kills Wuhan hospital director; Tendulkar's victory lap feted and more

    Tune in to In The News with host Shraddha Sharma for the top news developments in India and around the world.

  • Samsung offers phone delivery service for test use to ride out coronavirus impact Feb 18, 2020 07:55 PM IST

    Samsung offers phone delivery service for test use to ride out coronavirus impact

    The move highlights efforts made by the global smartphone industry, one of the tech sectors most hurt by the virus outbreak in China, to minimise the impact on business.

  • If Apple is hurting due to the coronavirus, its suppliers and rivals likely are too Feb 18, 2020 05:45 PM IST

    If Apple is hurting due to the coronavirus, its suppliers and rivals likely are too

    Revising guidance set just three weeks ago, the world's most valuable tech company said while many factories that make iPhones have reopened for work, they were ramping up more slowly than anticipated.

  • Moody's lowers Apac growth forecast for 2020 to 5.2% due to coronavirus Feb 18, 2020 04:55 PM IST

    Moody's lowers Apac growth forecast for 2020 to 5.2% due to coronavirus

    The impact of the shuttering is large as China contributes a whopping 16 per cent of global GDP, up from 4 per cent when it was hit by the SARS virus in 2003 and consumes over a fifth of metals globally besides controlling over 40 per cent of the global apparel and textile trade.

  • Coronavirus outbreak: Paracetamol prices rise 40% Feb 18, 2020 04:03 PM IST

    Coronavirus outbreak: Paracetamol prices rise 40%

    The coronavirus outbreak, which has caused over 1,800 deaths in China, has forced some factories in the country to halt production.

  • Policy | Coronavirus exposes the brittleness of China’s economic prowess Feb 18, 2020 03:46 PM IST

    Policy | Coronavirus exposes the brittleness of China’s economic prowess

    The COVID-19 outbreak has not only brought to fore the employment uncertainty workers face in the service sector but has also showed China’s incapacity to come up with a formal solution to this. This is a problem that echoes in India as well.

  • Coronavirus outbreak: Hospital director at China virus epicentre dies Feb 18, 2020 02:07 PM IST

    Coronavirus outbreak: Hospital director at China virus epicentre dies

    The COVID-19 virus, which is believed to have originated in Wuhan late last year, has infected more than 72,000 people and killed nearly 1,900.

  • Reporter's Take | Coronavirus impact: Demand rises for masks and sanitisers Feb 18, 2020 01:42 PM IST

    Reporter's Take | Coronavirus impact: Demand rises for masks and sanitisers

    Moneycontrol's Shraddha Sharma gets in conversation with Himadri Buch to talk about the rising demand and price of face masks and sanitisers in India.

  • China arrests activist who criticised Xi Jinping over coronavirus: rights group Feb 18, 2020 12:09 PM IST

    China arrests activist who criticised Xi Jinping over coronavirus: rights group

    Another source, who spoke to AFP on the condition of anonymity, said Xu had been arrested in the southern city of Guangzhou

  • Gold rises on mounting business impact from coronavirus outbreak Feb 18, 2020 11:18 AM IST

    Gold rises on mounting business impact from coronavirus outbreak

    Spot gold was up 0.4% at $1,586.32 per ounce as of 0246 GMT

  • Coronavirus outbreak: Preventive vaccine ready for pre-clinical trials Feb 18, 2020 11:10 AM IST

    Coronavirus outbreak: Preventive vaccine ready for pre-clinical trials

    Efforts to find a coronavirus vaccine have already started globally

  • Singapore Airlines to cut flights as coronavirus epidemic hits demand Feb 18, 2020 10:09 AM IST

    Singapore Airlines to cut flights as coronavirus epidemic hits demand

    Key affected destinations include Frankfurt, Jakarta, London, Los Angeles, Mumbai, Paris, Seoul, Sydney and Tokyo, the airline said on its website

  • Corporate India’s poor Q3 numbers were a trailer, Q4 could be worse Feb 18, 2020 09:25 AM IST

    Corporate India’s poor Q3 numbers were a trailer, Q4 could be worse

    Topline growth has slowed down further, but the surprise is the drop in net profit despite the corporate tax cut

  • Coronavirus: Death toll in China rises to over 1,860; total cases at 72,436 Feb 18, 2020 08:29 AM IST

    Coronavirus: Death toll in China rises to over 1,860; total cases at 72,436

    Of the new deaths, 93 were reported from Hubei Province — the epicentre of the virus, China’s National Health Commission said

  • Apple unlikely to meet revenue guidance due to coronavirus impact Feb 18, 2020 08:06 AM IST

    Apple unlikely to meet revenue guidance due to coronavirus impact

    Manufacturing facilities in China that produce Apple's iPhone and other electronics have begun to reopen, but they are ramping up more slowly than expected.

  • Coronavirus outbreak may dampen trade prospects further: WTO Feb 17, 2020 09:15 PM IST

    Coronavirus outbreak may dampen trade prospects further: WTO

    This does not augur well for India's exports, which have recorded negative growth from August till January.

  • Coronavirus could hamper $2.24 billion in Indian solar projects: Crisil Feb 17, 2020 08:04 PM IST

    Coronavirus could hamper $2.24 billion in Indian solar projects: Crisil

    The coronavirus outbreak, which has killed more than 1,700 people and infected 70,000 others, has hit the Chinese economy and disturbed global supply chains.

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