Japan reportedly to extend state of emergency by another month to 7 March

Kyodo News reports on the matter This just rebuffs the reports from the end of last week and over the weekend. The announcement is likely to come tomorrow as the current state of emergency protocol is set to carry on until 7 February. For bank trade ideas, check out eFX Plus Let’s block ads! (Why?) […]

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Emergency cash calls, tech IPO frenzy push 2020 banker fees to record high

© Reuters. A man uses his phone on Wall St. outside the NYSE in New York By Abhinav Ramnarayan, Clara Denina and Elizabeth Howcroft (Reuters) – Emergency corporate fundraising and a clamour for tech stock market listings pushed equity capital market volumes to over $ 1 trillion in 2020 and fees for investment bankers in […]

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FDA says will rapidly work towards finalisation of Pfizer vaccine emergency use authorisation

FDA says that they have notified the CDC and Operation Warp Speed to expedite work on the matter This comes after the FDA advisers had overwhelmingly approved the Pfizer vaccine yesterday here. This is merely a formality at this stage and the market isn’t too jumpy on the latest developments here after the November euphoria. […]

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Fed’s Bostic: would be prudent to keep U.S. emergency lending programs open

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: President and Chief Executive Officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta Raphael W. Bostic speaks at a European Financial Forum event in Dublin (Reuters) – Atlanta Federal Reserve Bank President Raphael Bostic said on Thursday it would be “prudent” to keep open the Fed’s emergency lending and backstop programs created […]

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China health official says China has officially launched emergency use of COVID19 vaccines

Coronavirus weekend news – Chinese media, Global Times, reports via Twitter that an official at the country’s National Health Commission: says China has officially launched emergency use of a vaccine the vaccine has been in clinical trial since July 22 GT also report on a more than 20,000 person phase III clinical trial in the […]

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U.S. securities regulator scrutinizes public companies that took emergency loans: sources

10/10 © Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Massachusetts 2/10 By Koh Gui Qing NEW YORK (Reuters) – The U.S. securities regulator has asked public companies that received emergency government loans to prove they qualified for the funds and made consistent representations to investors about their need for the aid, two […]

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U.S. will cap how much each bank can lend under emergency coronavirus program: memo

© Reuters. A person in a mask walks on a nearly empty street in the coronavirus outbreak near the Treasury Department in Washington By Michelle Price and Chris Prentice WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. government notified lenders on Sunday that it will cap how much each bank can lend under the emergency loan program designed […]

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Exclusive: U.S. plans to lease space to energy companies to store oil in emergency reserve

© Reuters. NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Department of Energy plans to announce as soon as Wednesday it will allow oil companies to lease space in the Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR), as it tries to comply with President Trump’s directive to fill the facility to capacity, two industry sources said. The SPR has the […]

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