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US Fed leaves interest rates near zero, to use full range of tools to help economy

In its statement, the Fed said it is "committed to using its full range of tools to support the US economy in this challenging time”

30 Apr 2020 10:41 AM

US to roll back social distancing guidelines from tomorrow

Trump hopes to hold mass campaign rallies in the coming months, even though experts say there is little hope of having a vaccine by then

30 Apr 2020 10:29 AM

Remdesivir shows 'clear-cut' effect in treating coronavirus, says US

The finding represents the first time any medication has been shown to improve outcomes against the COVID-19 illness

30 Apr 2020 9:36 AM

Oil prices rise after US crude storage build slows

U.S. Energy Information Administration data showed U.S. crude oil inventories grew by 9 million barrels last week to 527.6 million barrels

30 Apr 2020 8:42 AM

Donald Trump signs immigration order curbing green cards

Trump said his move was necessary to help Americans find work in an economy ravaged by the coronavirus

23 Apr 2020 9:59 AM

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Donald Trump announces 60-day halt to US green cards

Trump said that the move will not have any impact on those entering the country on a temporary basis

22 Apr 2020 9:14 AM

IMF approves immediate debt relief for 25 poor countries

The fund together with the World Bank have called for rich nations to stop collecting debt payments from poor countries

14 Apr 2020 4:13 PM

US senators urge Saudi officers to take concrete action to cut oil output

Saudi Arabia and Russia were close to finalizing a deal to cut crude output by a record 10 million barrels per day

12 Apr 2020 9:39 AM

Trump announces 3M deal to provide millions of facemasks

Overburdened US health facilities have warned protective equipment stockpiles are at critically low levels nd some may run out within days

07 Apr 2020 9:58 AM

Trump signals possible tariffs on oil imports amid low prices

Oil prices have dropped by about two-thirds this year as the COVID-19 pandemic has hammered demand

06 Apr 2020 10:17 AM

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US small businesses seek USD 5.4 billion in virus relief loans

Friday was the first day the companies were able to apply for the money, intended in large part to help them pay employees' salaries

05 Apr 2020 9:33 AM

Coronavirus outbreak: US says small business aid will start Friday

Treasury guarantees the loan and will wipe it out if the company keeps its employees or re-hires those it may have already laid off

03 Apr 2020 11:26 AM

Covid19: World Bank approves $1 billion emergency fund for India

The World Bank's first set of aid projects, amounting to USD 1.9 billion, will assist 25 countries

03 Apr 2020 9:44 AM

Trump Impeachment trial distracted govt from coronavirus: McConnell

McConnell said that the outbreak “came up while tied down on the impeachment trial, and it diverted the attention of the government

01 Apr 2020 11:13 AM

Over 2 lakh coronavirus deaths in US likely: White House

Trump called it “a matter of life and death” for Americans to heed his administration’s guidelines

01 Apr 2020 10:56 AM

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Coronavirus could push 11 million people into poverty: World Bank

Growth in the developing East Asia and Pacific, is projected to slow to 2.1 per cent in the baseline

31 Mar 2020 1:49 PM

WHO showed favouritism to China: Trump

Trump was asked if he agreed that the WHO showed favouritism and the US should re-explore its relationship with the health agency

26 Mar 2020 12:32 PM

Washington DC closes all non-essential businesses, orders people to stay home

DC Mayor Muriel also prohibited gathering of 10 or more people

26 Mar 2020 10:39 AM

IMF approves $1.3 bilion aid program for Jordan

The program to support unbudgeted spending covering emergency outlays and medical supplies and equipment

26 Mar 2020 10:34 AM

Senate passes coronavirus rescue package on unanimous vote

The package is intended as relief for an economy spiraling into recession

26 Mar 2020 10:31 AM

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