#AceFinanceDesk report ………………..Impossible Foods, the popular plant-based protein startup, has secured about half a billion dollars in fresh funding: The cash came from heavyweight Asia investors, a hint at Impossible’s growing ambitions in the region

FEATURED: With 103 tunnels, 917 curves and 988 bridges spanning over 20 stations, India’s UNESCO-listed Kalka-Shimla “toy train” is a spectacular feat of engineering. The views are incredible, too ….

JUST IN: WORKING FROM HOME: Congress prepares to work from home #8NN #workingfromhome https://t.co/BKNGNSjAx9 http://twitter.com/8NewsNow/status/1239869088593260546 March 17, 2020 at 11:00AM

JUST IN: Live update: Turkey bringing home over 3,600 of its citizens from Europe https://t.co/MmF8MjVpFX http://twitter.com/TOIAlerts/status/1239845694132727809 March 17, 2020 at 09:27AM

JUST IN: GOV.UK/ #Coronavirus Latest Report: As of 9am on 16 March 2020, 44,105 people have been tested in the UK, of which 42,562 were confirmed negative and 1,543 were confirmed as positive with 53-deaths as of last night:

JUST IN: GOV.UK/ Detailed Guide: British People: Travel advice: #coronavirus (COVID-19)

#AceFinanceDesk report …………..Higher public spending and borrowing in the U.K. as a means to fend off the impact of #coronavirus on businesses will leave Britain facing a ‘wartime business situation’, Robert Chote, head of the OBR told lawmakers on Tuesday Sputnik Int reports

#AceFinanceDesk report ……..The Bank of Japan on Tuesday made its biggest injection of dollar funds since 2008 and South Korea also pledged to act soon as major central and commercial banks joined forces to alleviate broad shortages of U.S. dollar financing in global markets @ReuterBiz reports

#AceFinanceDesk reports … Goldman slashes China growth forecast; imported coronavirus cases rise Goldman Sachs said on Tuesday that China’s economy will likely shrink 9% in the first quarter, underscoring how the coronavirus has disrupted normal business activities, even as China reported a rise in new cases of the disease, most of them imported. More on Reuters

#AceFinanceDesk reports … Live update: Global shares bounce after Wall Street dive, recession warning https://t.co/CmJrxYZ5Rf http://twitter.com/TOIAlerts/status/1239845692392103937 March 17, 2020 at 09:27AM