April 6, Monday, 2020 (1:30 p.m.) Read by Mr. Raja Pradhan and Ms. Hiroko Kitadai

  1. Japan’s Prime Minister Abe Shinzo is making final arrangements to declare a state of emergency over the coronavirus pandemic as early as Tuesday.
  2. Japanese companies are delaying the release of their earnings reports for the business year ending in March.
  3. New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo has suggested the state may be hitting the apex of the outbreak there.