WHO acknowledges ‘evidence emerging’ of airborne spread of Covid-19

The World Health Organization on Tuesday acknowledged “evidence emerging” of the airborne spread of the novel coronavirus, after a group of scientists urged the global body to update its guidance on how the respiratory disease passes between people. “We have been talking about the possibility of airborne transmission and aerosol transmission as one of the … Read more

Mike Santoli’s market notes: Hiding in big tech, mixed market action, stress on the horizon?

This is the daily notebook of Mike Santoli, CNBC’s senior markets commentator, with ideas about trends, stocks and market statistics. “The trend is your friend – until the end,” they say. The trend now is one of investors hiding in Big Tech/secular-growth plays as the average stock stagnates. There’s a rational basis for all this: … Read more

ED a step closer to securing fugitive economic offender tag on Sandesaras

New Delhi: An Enforcement Directorate plea seeking fugitive economic offender tag on the Sandesara brothers and two other accused in the Rs 14,500-cr Sterling Biotech money laundering case will finally be heard by a lower court after the Supreme Court clarified that it has not stayed proceedings against the Sandesaras. The proceedings were hanging fire … Read more

Met refers British sprinter stop-and-search

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Bianca Williams won European and Commonwealth gold in the 4x100m relay in 2018 The Met has referred itself to the policing watchdog over the controversial stop-and-search of a British sprinter in west London. Bianca Williams and Ricardo dos Santos, a Portuguese 400m runner, were stopped in Maida Vale on … Read more

E.U. Set for a Worse Recession Than Expected: Live Market Updates

Here’s what you need to know: Sweden largely avoided imposing prohibitions. The government allowed restaurants, gyms, shops, playgrounds and most schools to remain open.Credit…Johan Nilsson/EPA, via Shutterstock Ever since the coronavirus emerged in Europe, Sweden has captured international attention by conducting an unorthodox, open-air experiment. It has allowed the world to examine what happens in a … Read more

Mary Trump levels scathing criticism of President in new book obtained by CNN

“Donald, following the lead of my grandfather and with the complicity, silence and inaction of his siblings, destroyed my father. I can’t let him destroy my country,” Mary Trump wrote in the book, a copy of which was obtained by CNN. Mary Trump writes that some of the book is based on her own memory, … Read more

SoftBank energy arm to raise $600 million via offshore bonds

MUMBAI: SoftBank group’s SB Energy, the Indian unit for green energy business, is raising up to $600 million in overseas green bonds being launched Wednesday. This is the first ever offshore bond sale by an Indian private company since the pandemic began. Bonds will likely mature in five years, with the company using the proceeds … Read more