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Nobuko Kobayashi, partner at EY-Parthenon, discusses how the coronavirus outbreak is affecting the Japanese economy. The economy is headed for a double-digit contraction this quarter as increased restrictions on movement add to the impact of the c...
Australia's parliament passed a record A$130 billion ($80 billion) jobs-rescue plan, as the government continues efforts to buttress the economy from the coronavirus outbreak.
President Donald Trump says he would "rely heavily" on public-health experts to decide when to reopen the U.S. economy. He speaks at a White House briefing.
The novel coronavirus has spurred what will likely be the worst recession in generations as the U.S. economy grinds to a halt and millions lose their jobs. Bloomberg Economics created a model last year to determine America's recession odds. The ch...
In this edition of "Smart Charts," Louise Yamada, managing director of Louise Yamada Technical Advisors, examines the recent performance of the Dow Jones Industrial Average index, Wells Fargo, and monthly moment indicator with Bloomberg's Taylor R...
Bloomberg Economics expects tax cuts and spending measures already announced by the U.S. will result in a budget deficit above $2.4 trillion this year. Upcoming measures are likely to push that toward $3.5 trillion, or 16% of GDP, easily the large...
The World Health Organization was on the defensive Wednesday after President Donald Trump blasted the U.N. health body for its handling of the coronavirus. WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus speaks at a press conference in Geneva.
Capital should be available for high-quality companies if we enter into a recession-like environment, but it will come at a cost, Kenneth Buckfire, co-founder and president of investment bank Miller Buckfire & Co.
Angela Hicks, ANGI Homeservices Inc. Co-founder, talks about the need to get federal aid to small business owners and contractors.
Amazon will suspend its delivery service that competes with UPS and FedEx.
Causeway Capital Management Chief Executive Officer and Portfolio Manager Sarah Ketterer discusses the outlook for stock dividends with Bloomberg's Taylor Riggs on "Bloomberg Markets."
Drive-through coronavirus testing centre opens at Gatwick Airport.
Bloomberg New Economy hosted its first Conversation Series virtual event on April 7, 2020. Editorial Director Andrew Browne was joined by Jason Furman, former chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers under President Barack Obama; Michele Flour...
Governor Andrew Cuomo says the citizens of New York State need to get more diligent when it comes to social distancing during the coronavirus pandemic.
Dr. Steve Corwin, chief executive officer at New York-Presbyterian Hospital, discusses the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the medical center's staff and services, and testing regimens to limit the spread of the virus.
Dr. Robert Gallo, the Institute of Human Virology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, Co-founder and director discusses the coronavirus.
Rishi Sunak says he cannot save every job and business.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo says New York State suffered its highest single-day death toll from the coronavirus on Tuesday.
Nathan Sheets, chief economist at PGIM Fixed Income, dsicusses what recent coronavirus policies could mean for the future of global debt levels with Bloomberg's Alix Steel on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Americas."
Senator Bernie Sanders, a Democrat from Vermont, ends his presidential campaign. Sanders says former Vice President Joe Biden will be the party nominee.
Boris Johnson is "improving" but remains in intensive care.
Senator Bernie Sanders ended his presidential campaign Wednesday, leaving Joe Biden standing alone in the race for the Democratic presidential nomination.
RBC strategist Lori Calvasina forecasts that S&P 500 earnings per share will drop from $139 to $135 in 2020.
Cape Town lockdown: Incredible drone footage shows deserted streets in South Africa
Joseph Nye, author and former dean of Harvard's Kennedy School of Government, says both the U.S. And China stumbled to control the coronavirus. Nye spoke with Bloomberg New Economy Editorial Director Andy Browne during the first in a series of vir...
Quibi, a new streaming service only available on mobile phones, has launched. At least 300,000 people downloaded the app on day one. Co-founder Jeffrey Katzenberg spoke to Bloomberg's Carol Massar and Jason Kelly. This interview was from April 6.
London and Manchester city centres were almost deserted on Wednesday.
Nicola Sturgeon sends best wishes to 98-year-old COVID-19 survivor.
South African Communications Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams issued an apology after breaching nationwide lockdown rules by attending a lunch at the home of a former deputy minister. She spoke from her home in Pretoria.
As the coronavirus hit, New Zealand put nanoscientist Michelle Dickinson front and center to explain the disease to adults and children. Now, Dickinson has started a daily science show for homebound kids all over the world.
Michael Purves, Tallbacken Capital Advisors chief executive officer, is very bullish on the utility sector.
John Roe Head of Multi Asset Funds at Legal and General Asset Management discusses prolonged policy management of the Coronavirus and explains why we have not seen the bottom at an index level yet.
Global coronavirus cases top 1.3 million and Japan declares a state of emergency for Tokyo.
U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson is in "good spirits" according to his office. He's in a London hospital being treated for coronavirus.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo says "social distancing is working" as he gives his daily update on the coronavirus pandemic.
Jason Furman, former Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers under President Barack Obama, is concerned that the U.S. response to the coronavirus might worsen the divide between the left and right. Furman spoke with Bloomberg New Economy Edit...
New York Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul discusses social distancing and the current state of New York during the coronavirus pandemic.
Michele Flournoy, former U.S. Under Secretary of Defense for Policy, is worried the world is ignoring the chaos the coronavirus will unleash in Africa, Central America and parts of Asia. Flournoy spoke with Bloomberg New Economy Editorial Director...
Cowen Inc. Chief Executive Officer Jeffrey Solomon says the most severe moves in equities are behind investors and M&A fears may clear up over the next quarter.
John Woods, chief investment officer of Asia-Pacific at Credit Suisse, discusses investor sentiment, market volatility amid the coronavirus outbreak, and the opportunities he sees.
Simon Yuen, founder of Surich Asset Management, which is leading the HSBC Shareholders Alliance, discusses the bank's decision to scrap dividends. The alliance, which claimed to have the backing of 3,000 shareholders, made four demands including d...
Adam Posen, a former Bank of England policy maker who now heads the Peterson Institute for International Economics, talks about President Donald Trump's criticism of the World Health Organization, and the administration's coronavirus stimulus. Pos...
Nissan Motor Co. Chief Operating Officer Ashwani Gupta discusses the measures the automaker is taking amid the coronavirus outbreak. Gupta says Nissan is focused on preserving cash as it pledged to put thousands of furloughed U.S. employees back t...
Goldman Sachs says equities have further to fall before a "strong rebound" driven by a 50% plus rise in corporate earnings in the U.S. and Europe, as well as an increase in dividend payouts.
European Union finance ministers failed to agree on a strategy to mitigate the economic impact of the virus pandemic, prolonging a paralysis that casts doubt over the bloc's chances to weather the storm unscathed.
Rajan Mathews, director-general of the Cellular Operators Association of India, discusses how the industry is coping with concerns over rise in Internet congestion amid the coronavirus outbreak.
Former Indonesian Finance Minister Muhamad Chatib Basri discusses the measures by the government to fight the coronavirus outbreak and the outlook for the economy. Indonesia has vowed to do whatever it takes to limit the damage to Southeast Asia's...