Corporate Corner

5 August, 2020 12:00 AM printer

Corporate Corner

A man sleeps at the door of a closed shop in a market area in New Delhi on Tuesday. India’s overall unemployment rate in July dropped to pre covid-19 levels indicating that the job crisis during past three months, when the country was under strict lockdown, has declined notably.

In this file photo the Starbucks logo is pictured at one of its chains in Washington, DC. More than 100 American business leaders sent a letter to top Congressional lawmakers on Monday urging them to lay aside partisan bickering and approve emergency aid for small businesses suffering during the coronavirus pandemic. Leaders of companies like Walmart, Facebook, Google-parent Alphabet and Starbucks warned of a "catastrophic" impact on the economy and employment if federal aid is withheld from companies dealing with the devastating impact of the COVID-19 shutdowns.

In this file photo taken recently Handout picture released by the National Copper Corporation of Chile (CODELCO) showing the construction of the underground operations of the Chuquicamata mine in Calama. Chile's economy shrank by 12.4 percent in June compared to the same month in 2019 as the effects of the coronavirus pandemic continue to bite, the Central Bank said on Monday. It was a better result than expected, largely thanks to Chile's mining industry that has been kept operational throughout the outbreak.

A man wearing a face mask or covering due to the COVID-19 pandemic, walks past consumers sat outside a restaurant in London on Monday, as the Government's "Eat out to Help out" coronavirus scheme to get consumers spending again gets underway. Britain's "Eat out to Help out" scheme began Monday, introduced last month by Chancellor Rishi Sunak to help boost the economy claw its way from a historic decline sparked by the coronavirus crisis.