Breakingviews – Today's virus vices store up tomorrow's problems

LONDON (Reuters Breakingviews) – Friedrich Nietzsche famously argued: “That which does not kill us, makes us stronger.” If the German philosopher could peruse social media in the coronavirus era, he might change his view. Housebound and bored, people appear to be drinking more booze, toking more weed, watching more porn and smoking more butts. These behaviours may alleviate the monotony of short-term lockdown […]

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FOREX-Sterling drops as PM Johnson sent to intensive care

* Graphic: World FX rates in 2019 tmsnrt.rs/2egbfVh (Recasts with sterling move, adds quotes, updates prices) By Karen Brettell NEW YORK, April 6 (Reuters) – Sterling dropped against the dollar and the euro on Monday after it was reported that British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been moved into intensive care after his COVID-19 worsened. “Over the course of this […]

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Zoom shares dip amid coronavirus, security concerns, competition

FBI warns about hackers on Zoom, video conferences while shut in by coronavirus The Cyber Guy Kurt Knutsson explains how Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. Continue Reading Below Shares of Zoom fell 8 percent  Monday, adding to their sharp declines in the past few days, as the video conferencing app […]

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Slump in Australian M&A Has Bankers Eyeing Rescue Deals

Dealmakers are helping Australian companies with everything from urgent equity raisings to restructuring, after the coronavirus pandemic brought mergers and acquisitions to a standstill. The country’s deal activity delivered the worst start of a year since 2013. Announced deals in Australia dropped to $13.8 billion in the first quarter this year, a 32% plunge from the first three months of […]

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