Range-bound sterling gains as dollar rally fizzles

Reuters | Apr 8, 2020 at 3:11 PM

Sterling gained ground against the dollar on Wednesday as the U.S. currency’s rally eased a touch, and on news that British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was in “clinically stable” condition after being rushed into intensive care.

EU ministers fail to agree virus economic rescue in all-night talks

Kathimerini English Edition | Apr 8, 2020 at 10:34 AM

European Union finance ministers failed to agree in all-night talks on more support for their coronavirus-hit economies and their chairman said on Wednesday morning he was suspending the discussions until Thursday.

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Sterling edges lower as dollar dominates

Reuters | Apr 8, 2020 at 8:53 AM

Sterling edged lower against the dollar on Wednesday, as demand for the U.S. currency rose broadly amid growing concerns in markets that the coronavirus pandemic is far from over.

UK PM Johnson ‘stable’ in intensive care, needed oxygen after COVID-19 symptoms worsened

Reuters | Apr 7, 2020 at 3:41 PM

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was stable in intensive care on Tuesday after receiving oxygen support to help him battle COVID-19, while his foreign minister led the government’s response to the outbreak.

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  • UK PM Johnson 'stable' in intensive care, needed oxygen after COVID-19 symptoms worsened (Reuters: Apr 7, 2020 at 2:30 PM)