Analysts said the dismal report could spur policymakers to push harder for a stimulus bill as more than 13 million people were due to lose their government-funded unemployment benefits on December 26 without quick action by Congress . Advancing issues outnumbered decliners by a 2.1-to-1 ratio on the NYSE and by a 1.7-to-1 ratio on the Nasdaq. U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell cited some positive movement in congressional efforts to reach a compromise on a new coronavirus aid bill ...
The fifth meeting between the two sides on Saturday lasted for more than four hours. He added: "We have only one request from the Centre . please fulfil the demands of our farmers". In his opening remarks, Tomar, who is leading the talks for the Centre, said the government had no intention of hurting farmers' sentiments. They met in a tense atmosphere and the leaders didn't join government representatives for lunch.
Exceptions are "subject to certain criteria", including trips that create or protect at least 50 United Kingdom jobs. A Welsh MP has condemned the UK Government's announcement that "high-value business travellers" will be exempt from having to quarantine on arrival at airports in England.
A senior banker, who did not wish to be identified, said that while the system has witnessed a rapid growth in transactions via digital channels, the lenders have only resorted to minor upgrades to their infrastructure, which clearly have been inadequate.
The widely tracked IHS purchasing managers' index (PMI) showed employment rose for the first time in nine months as domestic demand remained strong, while that from overseas markets declined. The composite PMI index, an average of the services and manufacturing sectors was also released on Thursday and was revised up to 49, from the initial estimate of 47.4, boosted by a strong PMI reading for manufacturing earlier in the week.
The coronavirus is "surging" in Colorado , with the state estimating that one out of every 41 people is now contagious, the Denver Post reported . 1), although the extension Polis has placed on the order allows for more time to distribute the funds if the Dec. 1 payment arrival doesn't occur. Like the rest of the country, Fauci said that Colorado should expect to see a "surge upon surge" of cases because of the holiday season.