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Venezuela launches London appeal in battle for $1bn in gold
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Venezuela launches London appeal in battle for $1bn in gold

  • The Banco Central de Venezuela (BCV) board controlled by the Maduro government is challenging a High Court ruling in July.
  • the bullion is his to control as the British government, along with around 60 others around the world.
Published 23 Sep, 2020 01:15am
Canada at 'crossroads' with COVID-19 case numbers rising
USA

Canada at 'crossroads' with COVID-19 case numbers rising

  • Canada is at a crossroads and individual action to reduce contact rates will decide our path.
  • Tam's comments are the latest in a series of warnings from health officials across Canada that the spread of the disease is gaining momentum.
Published 23 Sep, 2020 12:51am
Argentina economy plunges record 19.1pc in second quarter on pandemic impact
USA

Argentina economy plunges record 19.1pc in second quarter on pandemic impact

  • The steep fall, deeper than a 16.3% drop during Argentina's major 2002 crisis, came as the South American country imposed a strict lockdown in mid-March to stem the virus.
  • The key is the lockdown, which restricted supply and was a blow to demand, which pummeled economic activity in the second quarter of 2020.
Published 23 Sep, 2020 12:50am
US House pauses vote on bill to fund government and avoid shutdown
USA

US House pauses vote on bill to fund government and avoid shutdown

  • The delay "relates to numerous agriculture provisions" in the bill, one Democratic aide said. With government funding lapsing on Sept. 30.
  • The bill generally continues current spending levels, avoiding a government shutdown when funding runs out on Sept. 30.
Published 23 Sep, 2020 12:46am
US CDC reports 199,462 coronavirus deaths
USA

US CDC reports 199,462 coronavirus deaths

  • he CDC reported its tally of cases of the respiratory illness known as COVID-19.
  • The CDC figures do not necessarily reflect cases reported by individual states.
Published 22 Sep, 2020 10:39pm
Fed's Barkin says recent labor market improvements will slow
USA

Fed's Barkin says recent labor market improvements will slow

  • Many small businesses are reducing staff to adjust to lower demand, and the level of people filing for jobless claims for the first time each week remains elevated six months after the shutdown.
  • If this rate of initial claims continues, you have to imagine the recent improvements in the labor market are going to slow.
Published 22 Sep, 2020 10:27pm
US CDC reports 199,024 coronavirus deaths
USA

US CDC reports 199,024 coronavirus deaths

  • The CDC reported its tally of cases of the respiratory illness known as COVID-19.
  • The CDC figures do not necessarily reflect cases reported by individual states.
Published 21 Sep, 2020 11:56pm
Biden, Trump campaign in US Midwest as Supreme Court fight looms
USA

Biden, Trump campaign in US Midwest as Supreme Court fight looms

  • A Republican seeking re-election on Nov. 3, Trump will hold campaign events in Ohio, a state some Democrats once saw as a lock for Trump.
  • Each is reckoning with a presidential contest that was upended by Friday's death of the liberal Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
Published 21 Sep, 2020 11:45pm
US debt to hit nearly twice GDP by 2050: CBO
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US debt to hit nearly twice GDP by 2050: CBO

  • The nonpartisan budget referee agency said that the 2020 deficit is projected at 16% of US GDP.
  • The share will fall for several years, but will begin rising sharply again by 2028.
Published 21 Sep, 2020 11:19pm
Fed begins tussle over practical meaning of new inflation policy
USA

Fed begins tussle over practical meaning of new inflation policy

  • The new policy, laid out in a strategic document last month and incorporated into a policy statement issued on Wednesday.
  • Atlanta Fed President Raphael Bostic said, for example, that he'd be paying closer attention to how fast inflation rises rather than on its quarter-to-quarter level in implementing the new approach.
Published 18 Sep, 2020 08:12pm
US current account deficit surges 52.9pc in second quarter
USA

US current account deficit surges 52.9pc in second quarter

  • The Commerce Department said on Friday the current account deficit, which measures the flow of goods, services and investments into and out of the country.
  • Data for the first quarter was revised higher to show a $111.5 billion shortfall, instead of $104.2 billion as previously reported.
Published 18 Sep, 2020 06:27pm
US weekly jobless claims stuck at higher levels
USA

US weekly jobless claims stuck at higher levels

  • Initial claims for state unemployment benefits totaled a seasonally adjusted 860,000 for the week ended Sept. 12, compared to 893,000 in the prior week.
  • Fed Chair Jerome Powell said more fiscal support was likely to be needed, adding that though the labor market has improved "substantially" it was "a long way from maximum employment."
Published 17 Sep, 2020 05:54pm