By Gina Lee and Peter Nurse
Investing.com – Rolling updates on the latest developments and headlines from around the world on the Covid-19 pandemic.
(5:05 AM ET) Poland to reopen hotels, shopping malls on May 4
Poland will reopen hotels and shopping malls on May 4 while it will consider reopening pre-schools on May 6, Poland’s Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said on Wednesday, in a move to ease restrictions imposed to stop the spread of the coronavirus.
Poland started relaxing some curbs earlier in April, saying they were costly for the economy. It has reopened forests and parks and eased rules on the number of customers in shops.
(4:41 AM ET) Euro zone lending surges to decade high
Lending to euro zone companies surged in March as firms rushed for emergency funding amid the continent’s coronavirus-related lockdown, data from the European Central Bank showed on Wednesday.
Indeed, lending growth to non-financial corporations rose to…