Milan in virtual lockdown as Italy reacts to coronavirus
Italian stocks and bonds tumble as worry mounts that the spread of the virus may push the economy into recession
Milan/Rome — Italy’s economic engine ground nearly to a halt on Monday amid Europe’s largest coronavirus outbreak.
Milan, the country’s financial hub, and the productive regions of Lombardy and Veneto were in virtual lockdown as schools, universities and museums closed, sporting events were cancelled and a curfew was imposed on bars...
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