Data released on Thursday showed new local coronavirus transmissions in China fell to zero, as Beijing saw a record number of imported cases, putting more pressure on the capital to screen out infected passengers and isolate suspected cases.
A spokesman for China's Foreign Ministry suggested on Thursday the US military might have brought the coronavirus to the Chinese city of Wuhan, which has been hardest hit by the outbreak, doubling down on a war of words with Washington.
China's leader visited the epicenter of the global coronavirus epidemic Tuesday, state media reported, in a sign authorities in the country believe the threat from the illness that has stoked fears of a worldwide recession was diminishing.
Nine renminbi-denominated highly liquid Chinese government bonds have been included in JPMorgan’s Government Bond Index-Emerging Markets (GBI-EM) indices. The inclusion will be completed step by step within 10 months.
With the Chinese economy getting impacted due to the coronavirus outbreak, India can push its exports in the global markets to fill up the space vacated by the neighboring country, industry body Assocham said on Sunday.