Asian stocks retreat on lack of new Fed action - Coronavirus may trigger debt emergency in Africa - Daimler unveils hydrogen-powered concept truck
Stock markets around the world have plunged amid mounting concerns about the impact of the COVID-19 virus on business. The virus has continued to spread, with 27 new cases in Germany. DW has the latest here.
Shares in electric carmaker Tesla shed a fifth of their value, partly owing to a surprise decision not to incorporate it into the US' leading S&P 500 index. But the dip was just a fraction of recent gains.
Germany's Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said, "when radical extremists and anti-Semites use demonstrations to agitate and divide, then everyone should keep much more than 1.5 meters' distance." Follow DW for the latest.
An EU summit made previously "unthinkable" progress on the economic response to the COVID-19 crisis, according to Italy's PM. But the leaders are still at odds over several details. Follow DW for the latest.
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