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Japanese comedian Ken Shimura dies from coronavirus: NHK

2/2 © Reuters. A man wearing a protective face mask walks past in front of a huge screen reporting death of Japanese comedian Ken Shimura in Osaka, western Japan 2/2 TOKYO (Reuters) – Japanese comedian Ken Shimura, who had been hospitalized after being infected with the new coronavirus, has died, …

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Four ways that coronavirus has changed capital markets

Some day this crisis will end. When, and at what human and economic costs, remain big unknowns. But when markets return to something like normality, investors are likely to find a fundamentally altered political and economic landscape: one in which the role of monetary policy has shifted from primary to …

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Market volatility puts equity offerings on ice 

Companies have shied away from going public in response to the coronavirus shock, as elevated volatility makes deals difficult to price. Since 2000, less than 10 per cent of initial public offerings above $100m have occurred while the Vix — the Cboe volatility index known as Wall Street’s “fear gauge” …

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