3月30日、悪材料の織り込みも進んでいるが、更なる政策を催促する売り仕掛けの警戒も続ける 4月相場の急落局面はチャンス どんな相場でも2番底はある 催促相場の行く末は政策総動員 日経平均株価

3月30日、悪材料の織り込みも進んでいるが、更なる政策を催促する売り仕掛けの警戒も続ける 4月相場の急落局面はチャンス どんな相場でも2番底はある 催促相場の行く末は政策総動員 日経平均株価

US deaths pass 3,000 as World Bank warns Covid-19 will drive east Asia into poverty

China reports week without new cases in Wuhan as US death toll continues to climb

The United States has recorded its deadliest day in the coronavirus pandemic, with another 540 deaths taking its fatalities past 3,000, as the World Bank warned that economic fallout could drive large parts of East Asia into poverty.

In a symbolic moment in the fight against the pandemic, the US navy hospital ship Comfort sailed down the Hudson into Manhattan on Monday, to the relief of cheering onlookers on New York and New Jersey’s river banks. The converted oil tanker passed the Statue of Liberty, accompanied by support ships and helicopters, with giant red crosses painted on its white hull.

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Karaoke warning in Tokyo amid calls for Covid-19 state of emergency in Japan

Capital’s population told to avoid bars and restaurants for two weeks as coronavirus cases rise

Weeks after urging them to forgo cherry blossom parties, the governor of Tokyo has told residents to ditch another national pastime – karaoke – as calls grow for Japan to take tougher measures to stem a rise in the number of Covid-19 cases.

Yuriko Koike said Tokyo’s 14 million people should avoid visits to bars and restaurants, and put karaoke sessions on hold until 12 April, while a senior medical official called on the government to declare a state of emergency before it is “too late”.

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Tougher New Zealand rules on Covid-19 could set it apart as ‘normal’ nation after lockdown

Epidemiologist tells parliamentary committee even more stringent measures could ‘eliminate virus over next few weeks’

The New Zealand government’s swift move to lock down the country when there had been no deaths and only a few hundred cases of Covid-19 has drawn widespread praise - but an epidemiologist told a committee of lawmakers on Tuesday that the rules alone would not be enough to curb the virus’ spread.

“It’s like pressing the pause button on your device,” David Skegg, an emeritus professor of epidemiology at the University of Otago, said of the four-week national lockdown that began last Wednesday. He added that the sacrifices New Zealanders had made by staying at home, and the hit to the country’s economy of a national shutdown, would be “a terrible waste if we don’t pull out all the stops now.”

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‘Bear hunt’ helps banish coronavirus boredom for New Zealand children

Teddies appear in windows across the country – and the world – in a bid to entertain isolated children

A nationwide teddy bear hunt is helping keep New Zealand’s children occupied during the country’s month-long coronavirus lockdown, with tens of thousands of homes taking part, including the prime minister.

New Zealand has more than 600 confirmed cases of coronavirus and is in the midst of a quarantine period, one of the strictest enforcements anywhere in the world. Going outside is prohibited unless for essential supplies such as food and medicine, or a brief respite of exercise and fresh air, taken locally.

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North Korea reacts to Pompeo ‘insult’ with threat to cut off talks

Kim Jong-un’s regime says ‘we will walk our own way’ but US secretary of state still hopes for dialogue

North Korea has warned it could cut off dialogue with the United States but Mike Pompeo has said the US still looked forward to talks, even after the North called his insistence on sanctions “ludicrous”.

The US secretary of state has asked nations to “stay committed to applying diplomatic and economic pressure” over the North’s nuclear and ballistic missile programmes while calling on it to return to talks.

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