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Indian shares fell sharply on Monday as concerns over the spread of a virus outbreak in China and its potential economic impact sapped demand for riskier assets. The death toll from China's new coronavirus grew to 80 Sunday, with more than 2,700 people infected globally. China's National Health...

stockmarkets-dec19_27jan20.jpg Asian stocks fell on Monday amid mounting concerns over the potential impact of a new coronavirus that has killed at least 80 people in China. Trading volumes were thin as several regional markets were closed for the Lunar New Year holidays. Japanese shares tumbled as the coronavirus spread to...

Indian shares opened lower on Monday after the death toll from China's new coronavirus grew to 80, with more than 2,700 people infected globally, raising concerns the outbreak could severely disrupt the Chinese economy, an engine of global growth. The benchmark S&P BSE Sensex fell 245 points, or 0.59...

asianstocks2-dec16_26jan20.jpg Asian stock markets are lower on Monday following the negative cues from Wall Street Friday amid concerns about the rapid spread as well as the economic impact of the coronavirus outbreak that has infected more than 2,700 people and killed 80 people in China. Trading volumes are thin with several markets in the region remaining shut for the Lunar New Year holidays.

Indian shares may open lower on Monday as China virus fears intensified, helping raise demand for safe-haven assets such as gold, the Japanese yen and Treasury notes. The death toll from China's new coronavirus grew to 80, with more than 2,700 people infected globally. China extended the week-long...

The Thai stock market has finished lower in five straight sessions, skidding more than 30 points or 1.9 percent along the way. The Stock Exchange of Thailand now rests just shy of the 1,570-point plateau and it's looking at another soft start again on Monday. The global forecast for the Asian markets...

The Japanese stock market is notably lower on Monday following the negative cues from Wall Street Friday amid concerns about the rapid spread as well as the economic impact of the coronavirus outbreak that has infected more than 2,000 people globally and killed 80 people in China. Trading volumes were...

Indian shares rose notably on Friday amid speculation the government will announce additional measures in the upcoming Budget to revive the economy. Sentiment also received a boost after the World Health Organization (WHO) stopped short of calling the virus outbreak in China a global emergency, saying...

stockmarkets-jan23_24jan20.jpg Asian stocks largely ended Friday's session on a steady note after the World Health Organization said the coronavirus outbreak in China did not yet constitute a global health emergency. The death toll in China has now risen to 26, while the number of confirmed cases jumped to 830. Markets in China,...

Indian shares opened flat to slightly higher on Friday as China struggled to stop a deadly virus from causing more damage. The benchmark S&P BSE Sensex rose by 79 points, or 0.19 percent, to 41,465 in early trade, while the broader NSE Nifty index was up 31 points, or 0.25 percent, at 12,211. KEC...

asianmarkets3-dec19_23jan20.jpg Asian stock markets are mixed on Friday after the World Health Organization or WHO said it is still too early to declare the coronavirus outbreak in China a global public health emergency. Nevertheless, investors are cautious amid worries over the rapid spread of the deadly virus. Japan's health ministry confirmed a second case of the coronavirus in the country.

The Thai stock market has moved lower in four straight sessions, skidding more than 25 points or 1.6 percent along the way. The Stock Exchange of Thailand remains just shy of the 1,575-point plateau although it may stop the bleeding on Friday. The global forecast for the Asian markets is mixed and...

The Indonesia stock market on Thursday snapped the three-day slide in which it had fallen more than 55 points or 0.9 percent. The Jakarta Composite Index now rests just beneath the 6,250-point plateau and it's expected to remain in that range again on Friday. The global forecast for the Asian markets...

The Japanese stock market has pared initial gains and is modestly higher on Friday following the mostly positive cues overnight from Wall Street after the World Health Organization said it is still too early to declare the coronavirus outbreak in China a global public health emergency. Nevertheless,...

The Australian stock market is advancing on Friday following the mostly positive cues overnight from Wall Street after the World Health Organization said it is still too early to declare the coronavirus outbreak in China a global health emergency. Banks and healthcare stocks are among the leading gainers. The...

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