The cost of containing Coronavirus — the world has set aside $3 trillion so far
- The world has pledged a total of $3 trillion to fight the impact of
- The Europe leads the charge with the central bank doling out $820 billion in its Pandemic Emergency Purchase Programme.
- This figure is set to cross $4 trillion is other planned stimulus packages are approved.
These are some of the biggest emergency stimulus measures since the 2008 financial crisis across Asia, Europe, the Americas and Australia. The most recent is the European Central Bank’s (ECB) $820 billion Pandemic Emergency Purchase Programme to ease the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.
Here’s a quick overview of what the top 10 countries are doing with their financial aid:
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