Americans spend grim Easter Sunday at home as COVID-19 deaths near 22,000 Americans spend grim Easter Sunday at home as COVID-19 deaths near 22,000

By Administrator_India Capital Sands Americans spent a glum Easter Sunday largely confined to their homes by the still-raging coronavirus pandemic as the U.S. death toll neared 22,000, with more than half a million confirmed cases nationwide. With 42 states imposing strict stay-at-home orders most churches were shuttered, although many erected crosses outside or even offered […]

Tokyo seeks shop shutdowns, Kyoto warns tourists away as coronavirus threatens Japan economy Tokyo seeks shop shutdowns, Kyoto warns tourists away as coronavirus threatens Japan economy

By Ritu, Capital Sands Metropolitan Tokyo asked some businesses to close and the ancient capital of Kyoto warned tourists to stay away as Japan battles a fast-spreading outbreak of the new coronavirus, amid fears the government’s measures are too little and too late. Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike said she was targetting a range of businesses […]

Asian Equities Up as COVID-19 Shows Signs of Slowing Asian Equities Up as COVID-19 Shows Signs of Slowing

By Administrator_India Capital Sands Asian stock markets continued their gains on Tuesday as falling COVID-19 numbers improved investor sentiment. The United States, Italy and Spain reported declining case figures over the weekend. The ASX 200 slipped 0.5%, flattening its earlier gains by 10:23 PM ET (3:23 AM GMT). The Reserve Bank of Australia is set to announce its interest rate decision later in the day. Analysts are […]

India's March services activity contracts amid coronavirus disruptions India’s March services activity contracts amid coronavirus disruptions

By Ritu, Capital Sands India’s dominant services sector, the lifeblood for economic growth and jobs, contracted in March as new business and export demand fell sharply as the coronavirus pandemic wreaked havoc globally, a private survey showed. Prime Minister Narendra Modi ordered India’s 1.3 billion people to stay home and shut shops and business selling […]