Strategists hope for the second half of the year

Frankfurt For the time being, grit your teeth and survive the darkening situation. For the second half of the year, however, the stock market experts hope that the economy will revive if there are successes in curbing the Covid 19 virus and the restrictions on public life are relaxed again. Investors on the stock markets […]

VIRUS: Lawyers’ association demands data protection requirements for Corona app

BERLIN (dpa-AFX) – In the discussion about a cell phone app to contain the corona pandemic, the German Lawyers’ Association (DAV) demands clear conditions for the use of user data. “Health protection is important, but such measures must also respect the fundamental rights of those affected: the information obtained must not be used for law […]

VIRUS: In Italy, more than 750 corona people die again

ROME (dpa-AFX) – In Italy, hundreds of corona patients died again within a day. The number of people currently infected with the Sars-CoV-2 pathogen climbed by almost 2,500 people on Thursday compared to the previous day. Overall, however, the corona figures that civil defense in Rome presented in the evening continued to stabilize the trend. […]

VIRUS: Brinkhaus open to the use of tracking apps

BERLIN (dpa-AFX) – Union parliamentary group leader Ralph Brinkhaus (CDU) has shown itself to be able to use so-called tracking apps in an exit from the contact restrictions in the corona crisis. “The intelligent handling of data is certainly part of the solution for the transition phase” to prevent new infections, said Brinkhaus “Focus Online”. […]

VIRUS: More than 25,000 confirmed infections in France

PARIS (dpa-AFX) – In France there are for the first time more than 25,000 confirmed infections with the corona virus. The number of cases increased by 2933 within a day to a total of 25 233, said health director Jérôme Salomon on Wednesday in Paris. Accordingly, 1,331 deaths were recorded. Around 11,500 patients would be […]

VIRUS / Study: Up to 70,000 corona deaths avoidable in Great Britain

LONDON (dpa-AFX) – Scientists expect the corona pandemic in the UK to prevent 35,000 to 70,000 deaths in the next twelve months. They call for much stricter measures to prevent this high number of victims. The government should “do more to suppress the epidemic, be it through forced closures or forced social distancing rather than […]

VIRUS: WHO sees no lack of medication

GENEVA (dpa-AFX) – Despite the coronavirus outbreak, the supply of the most important medicines is not at risk worldwide. This was true even though many components were manufactured in China and production was temporarily interrupted there, said WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus in Geneva on Friday. “WHO is working closely with industry associations, government agencies […]

“Black Swan” scares off exchanges

The private bank custody account: Torsten Johannsen, Otto M. Schröder Bank Instead of calming the markets, the significant rate cut by the Federal Reserve led to great uncertainty and a strong sell-off of US stocks. Investors wonder: “Are the coronavirus crisis impacting the economy worse than feared?” Further monetary and fiscal policy measures are expected […]