Crisis

Atos looks beyond the Covid-19 crisis to help businesses prepare for the future

Paris, May 14, 2020

Atos, a world chief in electronic transformation, anticipates what the world will seem like immediately after the Covid-19 crisis in a report printed by industry experts from the Atos Scientific Group, a world network manufactured up of one hundred sixty of the best experts, engineers and ahead thinkers from across the Group, who have been energetic on the topic due to the fact the starting of the crisis. Their predictions not only detail doable implications and chances for specific industries they also check out the ‘transversal’ implications of technologies that have the possible to renovate the

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What we learned from the 2008 global financial crisis

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Tim Buckley: I glance back at 2008‒2009, and I recall people panicking—investors I highly regarded. Some of them ended up acquiring out on March nine, 2009. They couldn’t tackle it any more, and that’s just when the marketplaces took off. No just one had predicted that. You generally have to recall the marketplaces are ahead-wanting, and you don’t know when they’re likely to choose off—just like you don’t know when they’re likely to tumble. So it is very best to be invested than to try to time it, because it is shut to not possible.

Karin Risi: Which is

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World Bank, IMF Push to Consolidate Patchwork Approach to Coronavirus Crisis

In times of crisis, the world’s economic policy makers have often gathered at G-20 summits and at the semiannual meetings of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank to formulate global rescues. But not this time.

No officials will travel to Washington, D.C., for meetings that had been scheduled this week. Instead, finance ministers and central bankers—like most of the world’s office dwellers—will hold their meetings virtually, attempting to combat the most severe global downturn since the Great Depression, via teleconferences…

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World facing worst economic crisis since Great Depression

The global coronavirus pandemic has inflicted an economic crisis unlike any in the past century and will require a massive response to ensure recovery, IMF chief Kristalina Georgieva said on Thursday.

The warnings about the damage inflicted by the virus already were stark, but Ms Georgieva said the world should brace for “the worst economic fallout since the Great Depression.”

With nearly 89,000 deaths in 192 countries and territories and the number of cases now surpassing 1.5 million worldwide, much of the global economy has been shut down to contain the spread of the virus.

The International Monetary Fund expects

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How coronavirus crisis is holding India’s kidney patients to ransom

The grandmother of Arun Aklekar (name changed on request) suffers from a kidney failure and usually takes her dialysis treatments every few days. What might be considered a taxing routine anyway became worse when the Mumbai hospital they go to for her sessions shut down its dialysis unit after someone tested positive for Covid-19.

Similar closures and lack of transportation amid the pandemic, and the lockdown that came with it, have raised questions about the fate of those suffering from advanced kidney failure, an ailment which kills an estimated 225,000-275,000 every year in India, even without the problems that
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