The spread of the new coronavirus is jamming up business as companies suspend production, meetings, events and business travel
LONDON — The spread of the new coronavirus around the world is hitting companies hard as they suspend production, meetings, events and business travel. Here’s a look at the latest developments:
MARKETS: Markets are down sharply again. The Dow and S&P slumped 4.4% Thursday and Treasury yields dropped to record lows, a sign of caution among traders. After a mixed day in Asia, investors sold off shares more aggressively in Europe, where indexes were down over 3%. Shares in airlines were down as much as 10%.
FACEBOOK GATHERING: Facebook says it is canceling F8, its annual conference for developers. The show had been scheduled to take place May 5-6 in San Jose, California. The company says it is planning other ways for its developer community to get together, including live streams, locally hosted events and videos. More than…
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