People buy fruit and vegetables at a market in Wellington, New Zealand. Reuters
Australian and New Zealand shares fell sharply on Thursday as investors sold off equities globally in search of safety after a drop in a US bond yield curve highlighted the risk of recession.
The bilateral trade between New Zealand and the United Arab Emirates witnessed a 29 per cent increase during the past one year, a top New Zealand official said.
Australia and India will be aiming to finish top of the World Cup league phase and so avoid facing hosts England in the semi-finals as they prepare for the final day of round-robin matches.
Some 898,822 workers lost their jobs since March 12 in Spain, social security data showed on Thursday, more than half of which are temporary workers. The number of people officially registered as unemployed in the country rose to 3.5 million in March, the highest level since April 2017.
The British flag carrier has massively reduced flights and warned it will need to cut jobs to survive the emergency as the battered aviation sector frantically seeks to take out costs.
US stocks joined a worldwide downdraft on Wednesday as more signs piled up of the economic and physical pain being caused by the coronavirus outbreak.
The Sharjah Economic Development Department, SEDD, lauded the package of incentives and decisions approved by the Government of Sharjah to support the government and private entities, as well as business sectors and individuals.