Britain will introduce a 14-day
quarantine for almost all international travellers from June 8,
interior minister Priti Patel said on Friday, with anyone
breaking the rules facing a 1,000 pound ($1,218) fine.
Hedge funds concentrated their portfolios
even further into growth stocks including Amazon.com Inc
and Microsoft Corp in the first quarter of
2020 as the COVID-19 pandemic pummeled U.S. markets, Goldman
Sachs analysts said in a report.
South Africa's rand
weakened on Friday as the emergence of a fresh source of tension
between the United States and China after Beijing moved to
impose a new security law on Hong Kong hurt demand for
currencies seen as higher risk.
The two regions closest to New York City
could start the process of reopening their economies next week
if deaths from the novel coronavirus continue to decline and a
tracing program is up and running, New York Governor Andrew
Cuomo said on Friday.