Italy closes ports for refugee ships

F.A.Z. Live Blog on the corona virus: current developments Live blog about the corona virus Italy closes ports for refugee ships From Laschet: “I don’t see a mask requirement at the moment” +++ finance ministers adjourn +++ European corona tracking app could come at the end of the Easter holidays +++ medical president for security […]

US deaths top 7,000, Fauci warns about ‘knockout drug’

This is CNBC’s live blog covering all the latest news on the coronavirus outbreak. All times below are in Eastern time. This blog will be updated throughout the day as the news breaks. Global cases: More than 1,088,878 Global deaths: At least 58,773 US cases: At least 270,473 US deaths: At least 7,077 The data […]

The media briefing on “legal and regulatory compliance issues” will begin shortly

FM Nirmala Sitharaman on Coronavirus Outbreak LIVE Updates: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said he will turn to the media today at 2:00 PM during preparations to prepare an economic package that will likely help the country through the coronavirus blockade. He said in a tweet that the package would be announced soon as a priority […]

Dow futures down 400, pending Congress, “limit” again

A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in New York, the United States, on March 18, 2020. Michael Nagle | Xinhua News Agency | Getty Images 8:10: Fed announces unlimited purchases of assets The Federal Reserve said Monday that it will launch a barrage of programs aimed at helping markets […]

Short stop in New York, at Philly airports

This is the 24-hour CNBC blog covering all the latest news on the coronavirus epidemic. All times below are in Eastern time. This live blog will be updated throughout the day as the news stops. Global cases: over 298,000 Global deaths: at least 12,755 U.S. cases: at least 23,480 Deaths in the United States: at […]

Dow drops to 1,300, trade has stopped again, Ackman says it has closed the country

Stocks hit a new coronavirus crisis on Wednesday as investors were concerned that the government’s response to the pandemic would not be enough. A market-level key circuit breaker was triggered for the second time in just three days as volatility continued to upset Wall Street. Here’s what happened: 5:31 pm: NYSE to temporarily close the […]

Dow drops 1,200, S&P 500 down 5%, virus cases jump

This is a live blog. Check back for updates. 10:40: ETF on emerging markets on track for the worst month since 2008 10:35 am: Walmart jumps 5%, gets an update from Credit Suisse As the broader market subsides, Walmart’s shares have risen by more than 5% as Credit Suisse updated the stock to a higher […]

Dow below 20,000, Boeing drops 20%

Traders work during the opening bell on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on March 16, 2020 on Wall Street in New York City. Johannes Eisele | AFP | Getty Images This is a live blog. Check for updates 10:58 am: stocks get help from Fed announcement After the Federal Reserve announced that it will […]