Tag: Early

S&P/TSX composite edges higher, U.S. stocks mixed in early trading

TORONTO – Gains in the financial sector helped Canada’s main stock index edge higher in early trading to start the week, while U.S. stock markets were mixed. The S&P/TSX composite index was up 3.84 points at 15,192.82. In New York, the Dow Jones industrial average was up 157.34 points at 25,172.89. The S&P 500 index…

Quebec reports lowest COVID-19 daily death tally since early April

MONTREAL—Quebec marked a full week without breaking 300 new COVID-19 cases a day, while registering its lowest death total since early April with just eight new deaths. The province’s health authorities say 225 new cases were reported in the past 24 hours, bringing the provincial tally to 52,849. The additional COVID-19 deaths bring the province’s…

PSG declared French league champion as season ends early

Paris Saint-Germain was declared champion of the French soccer league on Thursday after the season ended early because of the coronavirus pandemic. The announcement from the league followed the French government’s decision on Tuesday to call off the soccer and rugby seasons in the country and end plans to resume. “We have (acknowledged) the end…

Georgia, other U.S. states press ahead with early coronavirus reopening

ATLANTA (Reuters) – Governors of about half a dozen U.S. states are pushing ahead with plans to begin a partial restart of their economies despite warnings that loosening restrictions prematurely could lead to a fresh surge of coronavirus infections and loss of life. The move toward reopening in Georgia, South Carolina and other states follows…

‘Post-mortem’ analysis needed: US disease control chief says too early to say whether WHO failed, after Trump suspends funding

The US CDC director, Robert Redfield, has hailed America’s ‘productive cooperation’ with the WHO as President Donald Trump blamed if for failed response to Covid-19 crisis. It was too early to decide if it failed, Redfield said. “The CDC and WHO have had a long history of working together in multiple outbreaks throughout the world,…