Tags : Breaking News: Europe

Global cases top 3.6 million, Trump says more deaths inevitable

[ad_1] This is CNBC’s live blog covering all the latest news on the coronavirus outbreak. This blog will be updated throughout the day as the news breaks. Global cases: More than 3.65 million Global deaths: More than 256,800 Most cases reported: United States (over 1.2 million), Spain (over 219,300), Italy (over 213,000), United Kingdom (over 196,200), France […]Read More

Global death toll tops 251,000

[ad_1] This is CNBC’s live blog covering all the latest news on the coronavirus outbreak. This blog will be updated throughout the day as the news breaks. Global cases: More than 3.5 million Global deaths: More than 251,000 Most cases reported: United States (over 1.17 million), Spain (over 218,000), Italy (over 211,900), United Kingdom (over 191,800), France […]Read More

Global cases top 3.4 million, death toll over 243,600

[ad_1] This is CNBC’s live blog covering all the latest news on the coronavirus outbreak. This blog will be updated throughout the day as the news breaks. Global cases: More than 3.4 million Global deaths: More than 243,600 Most cases reported: United States (more than 1.1 million), Spain (over 216,500), Italy (over 209,300), United Kingdom (over 183,000), […]Read More

Malaysia’s partial lockdown costs $550 million a day

[ad_1] This is CNBC’s live blog covering all the latest news on the coronavirus outbreak. This blog will be updated throughout the day as the news breaks. Global cases: More than 3.3 million Global deaths: At least 238,380 Most cases reported: United States (1,103,115), Spain (213,435), Italy (207,428), United Kingdom (178,685), and France (167,305).  The data above […]Read More

EU chief backs investigation with China into origin

[ad_1] The president of the European Commission backed calls for an investigation into the origin of the new coronavirus and said China should be involved in the process.  Lawmakers in countries like Germany, Sweden and Australia have called for a probe into how the virus started, which has so far infected over 3.2 million people and […]Read More

Euro zone GDP Q1 2020 amid coronavirus crisis

[ad_1] A view of Avenue Des Champs Elysees on April 19, 2020 in Paris, France. Pierre Suu The euro zone economy contracted by 3.8% in the first quarter, compared to the last three months of 2019, as the coronavirus pandemic severely impacted business activity in the region. Thursday’s preliminary reading is the lowest since records […]Read More

Australia outbreak on cruise ship; US cases 1 million

[ad_1] This is CNBC’s live blog covering all the latest news on the coronavirus outbreak. This blog will be updated throughout the day as the news breaks. Global cases: More than 3.1 million Global deaths: Over 227,000 Most cases reported: United States (over 1 million), Spain (236,899), Italy (203,591), France (166,541), and United Kingdom (166,441). The data […]Read More

Barclays reports a 42% fall in net profit on the

[ad_1] Barclays on Wednesday reported a 42% fall in first-quarter net profit year-on-year and opted to take a £2.1 billion ($2.62 billion) credit impairment charge, as it attempts to anticipate the fallout from the coronavirus pandemic. The British bank posted net profit attributable to shareholders of £605 million for the first three months of the […]Read More

China numbers; US cases top 1 million

[ad_1] This is CNBC’s live blog covering all the latest news on the coronavirus outbreak. This blog will be updated throughout the day as the news breaks. Global cases: At least 3,113,447. Global deaths: At least 216,930. Most cases reported: United States (1,011,877), Spain (232,128), Italy (201,505), France (169,053), and United Kingdom (162,350).  The data above was compiled by […]Read More

Net profit slides 67% in first quarter as oil prices

[ad_1] Energy giant BP reported a significant fall in first-quarter net profit on Tuesday, as oil prices continue to dive amid intensifying concerns about the coronavirus crisis and dwindling storage capacity. The U.K.-based oil and gas company posted first-quarter underlying replacement cost profit, used as a proxy for net profit, of $800 million. That compared […]Read More