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Republicans Hit Biden on Coronavirus

2021-11-24 15:32:48 UTC

Republicans Hit Biden on CoronavirusRepublicans have fought mask requirements and vaccine mandates for months, but as coronavirus infections again rise, they are blaming the president for failing to end the health crisis. Read more at New York Times


Stocks and Oil Drop Amid New Coronavirus Variant

2021-11-26 17:47:18 UTC

Stocks and Oil Drop Amid New Coronavirus VariantStocks and oil futures slumped, while investors sought safety in government bonds.
Read more at New York Times


Coronavirus: Countries shut borders over new South Africa variant

2021-11-26 11:02:53 UTC

Coronavirus: Countries shut borders over new South Africa variantNations ban flights as health officials hold an urgent meeting over a new variant in southern Africa.
Read more at BBC News


New Variant Prompts Rapid Travel Bans on Southern Africa

2021-11-26 09:47:10 UTC

New Variant Prompts Rapid Travel Bans on Southern AfricaSeveral countries have already imposed travel restrictions on South Africa after a new coronavirus variant was detected in the country and in nearby nations. South African scientists will meet with W.H.O. experts on Friday to discuss the variant, which one sc Read more at New York Times


World stocks dive as virus variant spooks markets - Reuters

2021-11-26 11:04:45 UTC

World stocks dive as virus variant spooks markets - ReutersGlobal shares plunged Friday as reports of a new coronavirus variant spooked investors. Francis Maguire reports.
Read more at Reuters


Italy poised to tighten Covid rules for unvaccinated with super green pass

2021-11-24 13:31:27 UTC

Italy poised to tighten Covid rules for unvaccinated with super green passRules expected to take effect over next week would bar unvaccinated people from range of activities

Italy is moving towards barring unvaccinated people from popular social a Read more at The Guardian


Denmark's government suggests reintroducing mandatory face mask usage - Reuters

2021-11-24 15:32:00 UTC

DenmarkDenmark's government on Wednesday proposed reintroducing mandatory face mask usage on public transport, in shops and in the healthcare sector to curb rising coronavirus infections. Read more at Reuters


China's yuan slips on fresh virus worries but corporate demand stems losses - Reuters

2021-11-26 04:58:00 UTC

ChinaChina's yuan slipped on Friday, pressured by global concerns about a new coronavirus variant identified in South Africa, although sustained corporate demand for the local currency capped losses. Read more at Reuters


TSX futures down as oil hits two-month lows - Reuters

2021-11-26 12:04:00 UTC

TSX futures down as oil hits two-month lows - ReutersFutures for Canada's energy-heavy main stock index tumbled on Friday, after oil prices hit a two-month low as a new coronavirus variant spooked investors. Read more at Reuters


Croatia restricts travel rules due to new COVID-19 variant - Reuters

2021-11-26 11:04:00 UTC

Croatia restricts travel rules due to new COVID-19 variant - ReutersCroatia will restrict the travel rules from several countries due to the new coronavirus variant, Interior Minister Davor Bozinovic told reporters on Friday. Read more at Reuters


EU executive wants travel suspension from countries with new COVID variant - Reuters

2021-11-26 11:38:00 UTC

EU executive wants travel suspension from countries with new COVID variant - ReutersThe European Commission proposed on Friday that EU countries suspend travel links with countries in which the new variant of the coronavirus called B.1.1.529, has been found. Read more at Reuters


Israel starts vaccinating children aged 5-11 - Reuters Australia

2021-11-23 17:13:24 UTC

Israel starts vaccinating children aged 5-11 - Reuters AustraliaIsrael kicked of a nationwide campaign to vaccinate children aged 5-11 on Tuesday, hoping to beat down a recent rise in coronavirus infections. Read more at Reuters


Belgium detects first case of new variant in Europe - Reuters

2021-11-26 16:31:24 UTC

Belgium detects first case of new variant in Europe - ReutersBelgium has detected the first case of the new coronavirus variant which was first found in South Africa, a virologist said on Friday (November 26). Read more at Reuters


Flights should be suspended over new variant: Von der Leyen - Reuters

2021-11-26 16:31:23 UTC

Flights should be suspended over new variant: Von der Leyen - ReutersThe European Union's chief executive called on Friday (November 26) for a suspension of air travel connection to places where a new coronavirus variant has been detected. Read more at Reuters


Turkey closes borders to five countries due to new COVID-19 variant - Reuters

2021-11-26 18:38:00 UTC

Turkey closes borders to five countries due to new COVID-19 variant - ReutersTurkey closed its borders to passengers from five countries as a measure against the new coronavirus variant, Turkish Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said on Friday. Read more at Reuters


Stocks tumble on new coronavirus variant fear - Reuters

2021-11-26 18:02:00 UTC

Stocks tumble on new coronavirus variant fear - ReutersU.S. stocks dropped on Friday, with the Dow (.DJI) and S&P 500 (.SPX) suffering their biggest one-day percentage drops in months, Read more at Reuters


Asian FX, stocks drop on new coronavirus variant concerns - Reuters

2021-11-26 07:15:00 UTC

Asian FX, stocks drop on new coronavirus variant concerns - ReutersShares and currencies in Asia's emerging markets fell sharply on Friday, as investors fled riskier assets after the detection of a new and possibly vaccine-resistant coronavirus variant, which in-turn strengthened safe-haven assets like the dollar. Read more at Reuters


New coronavirus variant fears knock 2% off Dow futures - Reuters

2021-11-26 11:35:00 UTC

New coronavirus variant fears knock 2% off Dow futures - ReutersU.S. stock index futures slumped on Friday, with travel, bank and commodity-linked stocks bearing the brunt of the selloff, as the discovery of a new and possibly vaccine-resistant coronavirus variant spooked investors ahead of a short trading session. Read more at Reuters


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