The Swiss government is doubling
the size of its coronavirus emergency loan scheme to 40 billion
Swiss francs ($40.94 billion) after being flooded by requests
for help by businesses, it said on Friday.
Walt Disney Co said on Thursday
it will start furloughs of non-essential U.S. employees across
the company on April 19, a response to the global coronavirus
outbreak that has shut down or disrupted its media and theme
Boeing Co Chief Executive Dave
Calhoun said on Thursday the coronavirus pandemic was going to
have a lasting impact on the global aerospace industry, as he
outlined steps for a voluntary layoff plan for employees.