UPDATE 1-Britain seeking 250,000 volunteers to help health service

(Adds detail, tasks and Hancock quote) LONDON, March 24 (Reuters) – Britain is looking for 250,000 volunteers to help the National Health Service (NHS) and vulnerable people hit by the coronavirus crisis, health minister Matt Hancock said on Tuesday. “We are seeking a quarter of a million volunteers, people in good health, to help the NHS, for shopping, for delivery […]

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Fed's 'bazooka' soothes dollar funding squeeze

LONDON, March 24 (Reuters) – The U.S. Federal Reserve’s efforts to shield the economy from the effects of the coronavirus have — for now – slowed a scramble for dollars that threatened to clog funding markets. The dollar had gained almost 9% in 11 days in the rush for cash, but it fell on Tuesday, at one point to its […]

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