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Dow futures rise as stocks point to strong open on Monday

Finance
Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.Source: NYSEU.S. stock futures moved higher in overnight trading and pointed to gains at the open on Monday, continuing last week's rally that led the Dow and S&P 500 to record highs.Dow futures rose 60 points. S&P 500 futures gained 0.16% and Nasdaq 100 futures rose 0.14%.Stocks rose last week with the Dow Jones Industrial Average rising 4% and the S&P 500 gaining 2.6%. The S&P 500 and the Dow both closed at record highs Friday.The Nasdaq Composite advanced 3% last week, despite a sell-off on Friday spurred by rising interest rates. The jump in bond yields has challenged growth stocks in recent weeks and sent investors into cyclical pockets of the market. The Nasdaq is up less than 1% this month, while the Dow and S&...
Trump Covid: President says he’ll leave hospital on Monday

Trump Covid: President says he’ll leave hospital on Monday

World
Media playback is unsupported on your device US President Donald Trump says he will be released from hospital later on Monday, three days after being admitted with Covid-19."Feeling really good!" Mr Trump tweeted just before a scheduled briefing from his doctors. He said he would be discharged at 18:30 (22:30 GMT).But questions remain over the seriousness of Mr Trump's illness after a weekend of conflicting statements.The true scale of the outbreak at the White House remains unclear."Don't be afraid of Covid," he tweeted. "Don't let it dominate your life. We have developed, under the Trump Administration, some really great drugs & knowledge. I feel better than I did 20 years ago!!"More than 7.4 million cases of Covid-19 have been recorded in the US and...
Trump could be discharged from hospital ‘on Monday’, his doctors say

Trump could be discharged from hospital ‘on Monday’, his doctors say

World
US President Donald Trump could be discharged from hospital as soon as Monday as he continues to recover from coronavirus, his doctors have said.Mr Trump, 74, has been fever-free since Friday and is not complaining of shortness of breath, Dr Sean Conley told reporters outside the Walter Reed Medical Center in Maryland on Sunday. He is now on dose two of five of the experimental antiviral drug Remdesivir and is not experiencing any side effects.If things continue to go well, he may be allowed to continue his treatment back at the White House on Monday, his team said. Image: Mr Trump, 74, is pictured in a conference room at the Walter Reed Medical Center on Saturday Dr Brian Garibaldi, a pulmonary specialist, added: "If he continues to...
Coronavirus: Some people shielding allowed outdoors from Monday

Coronavirus: Some people shielding allowed outdoors from Monday

Health
Vulnerable people in England and Wales advised to stay home since the coronavirus lockdown began will be able to go outdoors again from Monday.The change means people will be able to go out with members of their household. Those living alone can meet with someone from another household while maintaining social distancing.Support for shielders, such as food and medicine deliveries, will continue. Shielding advice in Northern Ireland and Scotland has not yet changed.Who should be shielding?In England, those shielding will be advised that they can go outside once a day, with their household or, if they live alone, to meet one other person at a two-metre distance. In Wales, outdoor exercise for people shielding will be unlimited. Those shielding should not go...
Bayern Munich players to return to training in ‘small groups’ on Monday for first time since Bundesliga was suspended, German champions confirm

Bayern Munich players to return to training in ‘small groups’ on Monday for first time since Bundesliga was suspended, German champions confirm

Sports
Bayern Munich players are set to return to training for the first time since the Bundesliga was suspended on March 13. The German top flight recommended clubs should not train until Sunday, April 5 and the division pace-setters will welcome back players in small groups from Monday. Bayern Munich players will return to training on Monday A club statement read: “The FC Bayern Munich first team will return to training in small groups from Monday, 6 April. “This will be done in coordination with government policy and the relevant authorities. It goes without saying that all hygiene regulations will be strictly observed. “Training will take place with no members of the public present. Giving COVID-19 the red card The quicker we w...