The outbreak of the coronavirus has dealt a shock to the global economy with unprecedented speed. Following are developments on Wedy related to the global economy, the work place and the spread of the virus.
President Donald Trump said he spoke with Russian President Vladimir Putin about oil prices during a call Monday and also has spoken with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.
“They are going to get together, and we’re all going to get together and we’re going to see what we can do because we don’t want to lose an industry,” Trump said during a White House press conference about the coronavirus pandemic. “You’re going to lose an industry over it, thousands and thousands of jobs.”