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Global Stocks Jump On Virus Hopes, Oil Hit By OPEC+ Delay

Wall Street S&P 500 emini futures were up almost 4%, close to their upper limit too, bouyed by comments from U.S. President Donald Trump that his country was also seeing a "levelling off" of the crisis.

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Global Markets: Asian Shares Hold On To Gains But Virus Keeps Markets On Edge

The dollar bounced in Asia, rising 0.28% to 107.86 yen and gaining 0.36% to $1.2375 per British pound as investors adjusted positions before the release of U.S. manufacturing data.

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Global Markets: Asia Shares Edge Up, China Factories Show Flicker Of Life

China's official manufacturing purchasing managers' index (PMI) bounced to 52.0 in March, up from a record-low 35.7 in February and topping forecasts of 45.0.

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Oil Extends Gains As Optimism Over US Stimulus Lifts Global Markets

U.S. crude rose to a high of $25.24 a barrel early in the session and was at $24.86 a barrel, up 85 cents, or 3.5%, at 0732 GMT.

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Global Stocks Drop As Investors Shun Risk On Coronavirus Fears

U.S. stock futures fell 3% in Asia, a day after the S&P 500 rose 6% and Dow Jones rose 5.2% or 1,049 points.

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Markets Crater As Coronavirus Fears Overwhelm Central Bank Emergency Measures

Some $2.69 trillion in market value was wiped from the S&P 500 as it suffered its third-largest percentage decline. Over the past 18 days the benchmark index has lost $8.28 trillion.

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Global Markets: Zero Rates, Zero Impact - Fed & Co Fail To Calm Markets

Oil fell again, with Brent crude last off $3.21, or 9.5% at $30.70 per barrel while U.S. crude slipped $2 to just below $30 a barrel.

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Global Markets: Stocks Crumble, Unconvinced As Fed And Peers Attempt Radical Rescue

Oil prices fell on concerns about global demand. Brent crude was last off $1.01 at $32.84 per barrel while U.S. crude slipped 53 cents to $31.20 a barrel.

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World Shares Trampled In Coronavirus Panic, Oil Prices Plunge

MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan lost 3.7% in its worst day since late 2015, while Shanghai blue chips dropped 2.2%.

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World Stocks Succumb To Virus As Cases Spread, Disruptions Grow

European shares opened sharply lower, with travel stocks bearing the brunt. The pan-European STOXX 600 index was down 2.4% by 0856 GMT.

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Asian Shares Grind Higher, Virus Risks Block The Way

Japan's Nikkei rose 0.9% and hard-hit Australian shares finally managed a bounce of 1.1%. Shanghai blue chips put on 1.3%.

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World Finance Officials To Consider How To Cushion Economies Against Coronavirus

Global stocks and oil prices have made some recovery afters policymakers indicated willingness to help ease the economic fallout from the coronavirus.

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World Stocks Set For Worst Weekly Slump Since 2008 As Pandemic Fears Intensify

U.S. crude futuresx fell 3.2% to $45.59 per barrel, having lost 14.5% so far on the week, which would be the deepest fall in nearly nine years.

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Asian Stocks Slide Deeper As Pandemic Fears Grow

China accounts for about 96% of cases and has instituted dire containment methods that have paralysed global supply chains.

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Global Markets: Pandemic Fears Jolt Stock Markets, Bonds Rally

The S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average both shed more than 3% on Tuesday in their fourth straight session of losses.

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