Passengers wear protective masks at the departure hall of a high speed train station in Hong Kong on Thursday. Associated Press
It was a very Black Monday for a very beleaguered nation, which is facing growing isolation as countries shun it. The coronavirus outbreak in China has not only taken a toll on human life, but also on the economy.
World markets bounced on Tuesday, with Chinese stocks reversing some of a previous coronavirus-related plunge amid official efforts to soothe nerves and both Europe and metals scoring their best day of the year so far.
The virus has spread from Wuhan around China to major population centres including Beijing, Shanghai, Macau and Hong Kong. Abroad, Thailand has confirmed four cases, while US, Taiwan, S.Korea and Japan have each reported one.
US consumer sentiment increased in early September, with Democrats more upbeat about the economy’s outlook compared to Republicans ahead of the Nov. 3 presidential election.
To the tune of Dhs43.13 billion in cash dividends for 2019 have already been paid out by Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange and Dubai Financial Market to more than 700,000 investors
The Expo Centre Sharjah is currently hosting the ‘Expo Electronics Exhibition’, the first event the centre has organised after the gradual return to normal life and the resumption of activities and events in Sharjah.
Ending months of speculation, Apple is launching its first exclusive online store in India on September 23 just ahead of the festive season, offering a full range of products, support and premium experience to consumers and the large aspirational fan base across the country.