Home Topics CAC 40
Europe’s main equity markets plunged at the open on Monday, mirroring losses elsewhere on investor panic over the deadly coronavirus.
London’s stock market rallied Tuesday to a new two-month peak, supercharged by a Brexit-hit pound and energy giant BP’s surging annual profits, dealers said.
Global stocks mostly rose Friday following strong US jobs data, though Wall Street’s rally showed signs of fatigue after the Dow finished its best January in 30 years.
The British pound on Monday hit a seven-week high against the dollar as UK Prime Minister Theresa May delivered an upbeat speech on the eve of a key Brexit vote which she is expected to lose, dealers said.
Stock markets retreated once more Thursday as China’s slowing economy forced Apple to slash its revenue forecast, wiping as much as $55 billion from its value and dragging down share prices in the wider technology sector.
Oil prices slumped to one-year lows Friday on lingering concerns over high crude supplies, while stocks diverged at the end of another volatile week for global markets.
The dollar fell versus the euro and pound Tuesday after US President Donald Trump hit out at the Federal Reserve’s interest rate rises, accusing it of not backing his economic plan, while most equity markets climbed looking ahead to China-US trade talks.
European stock markets rallied on Friday after Italy reached a new coalition deal, with investors brushing aside trade war fears as they awaited key US jobs data.
12Page 1 of 2
This was contained in a statement issued on Wednesday and signed by Comrades Bio Joy Josiah, and Mrs Ekpebor Florence, National Chairman and Secretary respectively of Joint Health Sector Union, JOHESU.
Kogi State Government has advised workers to brace up for tough times ahead as it commenced the payment of salaries for the month of March.
Nigeria must break the chain of the spread of COVID-19 in the country to avert the likely scenario of being the next epicentre of the pandemic due to her large population size.
Christian Fuchs is hoping the footballing authorities find a way to complete the current season amid the coronavirus outbreak which sees football suspended in almost every country across the world.
Alex Iwobi’s Everton are being linked with a surprise move for Real Madrid winger Gareth Bale and Juventus midfielder Aaron Ramsey.
The Diagnostic Centre at the University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan, has been certified by the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) and is now functional.
Joshua, meanwhile, is scheduled to defend his three world titles against Kubrat Pulev on June 20 but that fight is more likely to take place on July 25 – or delayed until even later in the year.
Gov. Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State, and his Deputy, Dr Emmanuel Akabe, have tested negative for COVID-19.
After discussion with fan groups, the club have confirmed they will give season ticket holders money back for the games they have already paid for - if the games are not played - and the renewal date for next season’s tickets has also been pushed back.
United Kingdom Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, has tested positive for coronavirus.