Thursday , April 2 2020

International News

Peru tackles virus with region’s biggest stimulus, eyes IMF help

Bloomberg Peru is moving to fend off economic catastrophe with a record fiscal stimulus and plans for a contingency line of up to $18 billion from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to contain the fallout from the coronavirus pandemic. The government is putting together a package of economic measures totaling ...

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Denmark’s GDP may contract 10% in 2020

Bloomberg Denmark’s central bank drastically cut its forecast for gross domestic product, and now sees a painful recession this year, after the government’s response to the coronavirus pandemic brought the economy to a near standstill. GDP will contract somewhere between 3% and 10%, the Copenhagen-based bank said on Wednesday. The ...

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