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CASES 326,216 736
DEATHS 6,715 13
Euro zone economy at risk of double-dip recession
Europe

Euro zone economy at risk of double-dip recession

  • Euro zone private sector activity shrinks in October, PMIs show.
  • Surveys likely to heighten expectations for double-dip recession.
  • Services activity shrinks as manufacturing booms, PMIs show.
Published 23 Oct, 2020 05:03pm
Spain considers curfews to fight new coronavirus wave
Europe

Spain considers curfews to fight new coronavirus wave

  • Between Friday and Monday, Spain added nearly 38,000 cases, bringing the cumulative total to 974,449. The death toll jumped by 217 to 33,992.
  • "A curfew would mean...that at some hours there's no mobility, like France has done for example," he said.
Published 20 Oct, 2020 06:23pm
Hungary central bank says ready to act if CPI outlook changes
Europe

Hungary central bank says ready to act if CPI outlook changes

  • The Council continuously assesses incoming data, closely monitors the persistence of inflationary effects resulting from the restoration of the economy.
  • If warranted by a change in the outlook for inflation, the MNB will be ready to use the appropriate instruments.
Published 20 Oct, 2020 06:13pm
France's new COVID-19 cases slow but deaths sharply up
Europe

France's new COVID-19 cases slow but deaths sharply up

  • The Monday figure tends to dip as there are fewer tests conducted on Sundays. The seven-day moving average of new infections,
  • The number of people in France who have died from COVID-19 infections rose by 146 to 33,623, versus 85.
Published 20 Oct, 2020 12:41am