Saudi stocks dive 6.8% after finance minister vows ‘painful’ measures

A banner showing Saudi King Salman (right and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in Jeddah. (AP pic) DUBAI: Saudi shares slumped 6.8% as trading opened Sunday, a day after the finance minister announced “painful” measures to tackle the economic impacts of the coronavirus pandemic. Almost all the listed stocks on the Arab world’s largest bourse […]

2 Covid-19 deaths and 122 new cases reported

PETALING JAYA: Malaysia reported two new deaths related to Covid-19 today, bringing the death total to 105. A total of 122 new cases were also reported, pushing the total number so far to 6,298. Of the new cases, 52 are imported cases. At a press conference here today, health director-general Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said […]